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Cairns, Australia
Reviewed 10 June 2016 via mobile

Recently stayed here for my hens weekend with about 13 other women. We had the most amazing time made even more amazing by Brad (the manager) & Anna (one of the workers) joining in on our games & showing us the ropes in Mission. All the staff were exceptional and the backpackers is ideally located across the road from a...

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Reviewed 17 May 2016

Very impressed, staff and owner very friendly and welcoming, we never got told to be quite as we were a hens party and we did get turned down from a lot of places. Thank you Brad for coming with us on the pub crawl great inside knowledge, awesome staff i.e Awesome Anna. Classic Brad was very helpful with questions before...

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Reviewed 17 May 2016 via mobile

Thanks to all of you for this 2 weeks of pleasure ! Feel here like at home, in a pretty backpack surrounded by sweet rainforest atmosphere. Incredible place to stay with a brillant staff to chill as to work for accomodations. Close to the Beach, shuttle bus for going to the funny North Mission full of great little bars and...

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Cairns, Australia
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Reviewed 16 May 2016 via mobile

What a weekend!! Thanks to Brad (owner) for providing us with such a wonderful space to celebrate the upcoming wedding of my best friend! We opted for a weekend away in Mission beach with 13 girls (I travelled from WA, one from Sydney, one from Townsville and the others from Cairns and Cooktown).... We were declined a few accommodation places...

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Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

The staff was nice and friendly, the kitchen had plenty of space! Free wifi was a nice bonus since my phone (vodafone) had no reception there. Showers/toilets were a bit dirty but not too bad. Quiet and chilled place,close to the bus stop and woolworths. No lockers in our room. Ok for one/two nights!

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Thank Mirva J
Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

Good location (close to beach and supermarket, bit far from mission beach though), super nice staff, very laid back atmosphere, free bbq on sundays, clean rooms and bathroom, big kitchen. I can definitely recommend this place!

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Thank Nicolas C
Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

I stayed only one night in absolute backpackers. My room was really big and clean, but there were a lot of animals like spiders and ants in the room and everywhere around. There are no lockers in the room and not enough sockets. Bathrooms and kitchen were not as clean as i would expect. Kitchen is really big and there...

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Dez011, Owner at Absolute Backpackers Mission Beach, responded to this review

Thanks for your feedback. There is always room for improvement and more stringent checks of rooms and communal areas is being addressed. Mission Beach doesn't have a town center as such, and is made up of 4 little villages. Absolute Backpackers is the most centrally located hostel to all conveniences required by guests, bus stop, supermarket and beach are all...

Carlisle, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 March 2016 via mobile

Firstly I have to say the staff here are absolutely lovely we really couldn't fault them at all they were so friendly and helpful! We got put into a room which looked like an 1800s hospital ward. It smelt damp and old and was so dirty! The toilets were absolutely disgusting! I wasn't able to use the bathroom in the...

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Reviewed 18 March 2016 via mobile

I would advise to book a room with a/c and your stay will be completely different. Quite a chilled hostel with movie room and pool. Nearby supermarket and good kitchen. Everything you look for in an Australian hostel. They also pick you up from bus. Mission beach itself is quite quiet and most people are only there for a couple...

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East Grinstead, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 March 2016 via mobile

This hostel is so comfortable! The girl at the front desk is easy to talk to and the layout of the hostel is cool! The kitchen is in the centre and is massive, 3 sets of hobs, 2 sinks, shelving to store your dry food and 2 fridges! The tv room is very homey, it's relaxing and you can hire...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Parking
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
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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: RM80 - RM203 (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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