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Absolute Backpackers Mission Beach

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Reviewed 27 February 2017

Very quiet, comfy, large spacious rooms. Good kitchen with everything you need and clean bathrooms. Good Wifi. The staff on reception are very helpful. 5 mins from the beach and the Greyhound Coach stop.

Thank LittIe_Miss_TraveI
Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

Even for the relatively low price we found this backpackers to be very disappointing. Our stay wasn't off to a flyer as we discovered dirty sheets and towels on the springy uncomfortable bed. On request these were replaced but the poor cleaning standards extended to the kitchen and the toilet. In general the place looks very worn and in need...

Thank Ross M
bradabsolute, Manager at Absolute Backpackers Mission Beach, responded to this review

Hi Ross Thank you for the feedback, I apologise that the standards were a little down on your visit. Unfortunately, you were here when we were really quite before we got busy for Xmas. I had more staff than guests. I was going through a change of staff. The staff live together so are close and may have seem a...

Kent, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Spent a couple of nights here so we could do rafting and skydive! Mission Beach itself is a bit small and quiet but the beach is very pretty. Stinger nets so you can swim. The hostel is in a great location for the greyhound and also the woolworths/liquor shop. The town is further away but they offer a shuttle bus....

Thank Amy A
Mission Beach, Australia
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

We were originally booked to stay three nights but very quickly we cancelled the third night and decided to move down to Townsville earlier. Our room was at the front of the property and was disgusting. Cobwebs everywhere. Sheets stained. Bunk beds felt like they would collapse. No aircon so had one very warm sweaty night. I got bitten by...

Thank becks773
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

Unfortunately Absolute backpackers wasn't the 'resort disguised as a hostel' as it claims to be. We had a 4 bed room for 3 people which was nice. However, we had no air con in our room, just a fan that didn't help at all. We were in what appeared to be an old garage room converted into a dorm. Our...

Thank Michelle M
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

Okay so we were looking for value for money so we booked this hostel because it was cheaper than our other alternatives. We were only there for one night but it suited us perfectly. It was a 3min walk from the greyhound bus stop, 5min walk to Woolworths and the hostel run free pick up and drop off to mission...

Thank MollsB94
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Highly recommend this hostel to all travellers! It was very clean, shuttle buses were great, staff were helpful and friendly. Free BBQ on Sunday wich was very scrumshous! Thank you for the lovely stay. X

Thank Sally J
Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

6 of us in a 10 bed dorm. Check in was ok with staff being helpful and welcoming. Room was very warm as only one fan to cool a large, high ceiling room. Insects crawling around the rooms and surrounding area is something that needs looked at..I think it is a result of a poorly followed cleaning schedule. Plus points,...

Thank Bossman88
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Absolute backpackers is by far the most amazing place to stay in mission beach with great cleanliness helpful and super fun staff a free bbq on a Sunday a fully equipped kitchen a pool and so much more it's an absolute must

Thank Stephen O
Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Stayed here twice in quick succession in a double room with shared bathroom. Rooms were small, but adequate and air conditioned with ceiling fans. Shared kitchen is ample to prepare meals, though could be improved with some more cutlery. There are heaps of stove tops available, so no need to queue to prepare food. One fridge was out of service...

Thank Mongol_Bear

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Additional Information about Absolute Backpackers Mission Beach

Address: 28 Wongaling Beach Rd, Wongaling Beach, Mission Beach, Queensland 4852, Australia (Formerly Mission Beach Backpackers Lodge)
Region: Australia > Queensland > Mission Beach > Wongaling Beach
Price Range: $31 - $59 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Absolute Backpackers Mission Beach 2*
Number of rooms: 30
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“Ask if they have a room with air con as it is very humid up here :) Otherwise they hostel is nice :)”
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