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Reviewed 12 June 2015 via mobile

The most uncomfortable bed I've slept in at any hostel in 6 months travelling in Australia. The kitchen and toilets might have been very clean but were clearly compensating for the lack of anything to do. The staff were very pleasant, however the managers were rude, sarcastic, and the fake laughter from one of the managers was rather annoying to...

Thank solcut
Reviewed 30 May 2015 via mobile

Stayed here for a night before our skydive. Staff were really friendly and went out of their way to make you feel at home. kitchen was big and very clean. We stayed in a double room which was lovely! Definitely recommend staying here :)

Thank Ellamnopp
Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 May 2015 via mobile

This hostel was suitable for just the one night we were there but not much else. It wasn't dirty but it also wasn't clean and the bedroom had ants. The owners were also quite rude to everyone - we overheard the lady tell some American girls to 'get a sense if humour and that Americans are uptight' because they hadn't...

Thank Kristinalisle
Reviewed 26 May 2015 via mobile

Helpfull staff, managers take you out for little tours, clean, kitchen is very big so no waiting and there is a oven so you make lasagne or coockies; -) ! good location next supermarket and beach. Great stay!

Thank Myrthe v
Huddersfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 May 2015

I really loved the laid back vibes of this hostel... add in brilliant staff, clean accommodation and fun organised trips/activities and you have one brilliant hostel. This was by far one of the best hostels that I stayed at during my three month backpacking trip. it's located so close to the greyhound bus stop that you can walk within a...

Thank Clare B
Reviewed 29 April 2015

Stayed here for 2 nights in a 4 bed dorm. The rooms were clean and the kitchen spacious with lots of jobs available. Wifi is rationed but free. Close to the greyhound stop and woolworths supermarket. Mission beach is very quiet so take a book in case it rains!

Thank Northern_Rachie
Reviewed 26 April 2015

It was a nice hostel...we had an 8 bed but there was only my friend and I in there so it was really good for us. We only stayed one night because we were doing a skydive in the morning. There isn't much to do around there but the hostel is close to the shops to get food etc.

Thank Annamaria370
Cairns, Australia
Reviewed 15 April 2015

The hostel is in a good location, close to the beach and shops and is well laid-out and well-kept. The facilities of note that we used include a large, well-equipped kitchen, bbq area, ping pong table and large amount of outdoor seating, both covered and uncovered. The pool looked clean but we didn't use it during our stay. The only...

Thank sweetpants
Reviewed 14 April 2015 via mobile

We stayed for a couple of nights in a private room. Pros Great location, Greyhound stop right outside and Woolworths just around the corner. Free shuttle bus and tours. Absolute regularly take people around the neighbourhood to see wallabies and casawarry. Cons Kitchen is dirty with too many flies and the fridges smell like mould. WiFi This might not be...

Thank Rhys J
Reviewed 12 April 2015 via mobile

There are so many lovely things about this place it's hard to know where to start. Bedrooms were spacious and clean, as was the kitchen and all communal areas. It was busy without being noisy, and had a pleasant social atmosphere. The pool was lovely and, importantly, spotless. The staff were polite, courteous and helpful, offering tips on how best...

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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: ₹ 2,010 - ₹ 2,917 (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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“I slept in a van in the carpark. it was lovely.”
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“great for group travellers or travellers wanting to meet new people”
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“Choose a room with AC, Do a skydive!”
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“Best hostel”
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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 :)”
983piam, 2 Jan 2015 | Read review
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