Absolute Backpackers


Absolute Backpackers

28 Wongaling Beach Road, Wongaling Beach QLD 4852
Tel
(07) 4068 8317 or 1800 688 316
Reception open
7.30am–7pm
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great staff
23 November 2008
Cons
mission beach is too small!
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found mission beach itself a bit small but the hostel itself is a really friendly chilled out place to crash,the staff couldnt do enough for me and the 2 dogs chopper and diesel are class!

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Very nice place
26 March 2008
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Could be less party
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Very nice
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I would recommend this lovely place

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This is a great hostel !!
21 March 2007
Cons
The toilets/bathrooms
Pros
Dave & dave who run the hostel, great atmosphere
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We had an excellent time here. Dave & Dave are so relaxed and friendly, it was a breath of fresh air! We hired cheap bikes for the day from the hostel and saw mission beach fully. The hostel do advise you on tours and can book them for you, but they don't try and push or sell to you which was nice. In the evenings, they get a bonfire going and everybody chills out together drinking and chatting, playing music. The only hic-up for me was the toilets could have been cleaner but I know when we were there they were starting to do up the hostel and re-paint it, clean it ect So I think this hostel will be brilliant when it's finished!!!!!!

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A very welcoming hostel with cosy rooms
18 March 2007
Cons
it rained a lot when we were here
Pros
the two guys running the place are great, the kitchen is good
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The welcome we got from the guy picking us up from the bus station (30 seconds down the road from the hostel) was a nice surprise and we felt very welcome. The atmosphere in the place was great. The kitchen was open plan with lots of space to move about. Our room had a sink and the bed was comfy. Nice place!

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JAY AND SUE
THE BEST HOSTEL IN MISSION BEACH - PARADISE
22 September 2004
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YOU WILL LOVE IT ,WE STAYED AT MOST OF THE OTHER HOSTELS AT MISSION BEACH AND THIS ONE IS THE BEST OF ALL. IT HAS A GREAT ATMOSPHERE ,FACILITIES AND FRIENDLY PEOPLE. IT IS LOCATED IN A SMALL RAINFOREST AND EVERYTHING IS SO CLOSE INCLUDING THE BEACH. WE DON'T THINK THE LAST REVIEWER STAYED AT THE SAME PLACE AS HIS COMMENTS SOUND LIKE SOME OF THE OTHER BACKPACKER/HOSTELS IN TOWN .KEEP AWAY FROM "SCOTTYS" - AN OLD MOTEL, "TREEHOUSE" - TOO FAR AWAY FROM EVERYTHING AND NO TRANSPORT OR SHOPS AND LASTLY "MISSION BEACH RESORT" - EXPENSIVE ,FULL OF FAMILIES AND RUDE STAFF. WE CAN NOT WAIT TO COME BACK TO "THE LODGE" AS THEY CALL IT, ---- ITS THE BEST.----

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Anonymous
The worst hostel I stayed at in Australia
23 February 2004
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This hostel is really dirty and run down and has flea-ridden dogs swimming in the pool. The kitchen in filthy and there were cockroaches EVERYWHERE. Do not go there!

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globetrotting_mick@hotmail.com
The place with a special something
1 August 2003
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If there is a paradise on this planet, here it is. Started with 3 night and ended 3,5 months!!!!!!!!!!!! Everything is excellent about this hostel. The whole ground floor is 1 big social area. And (because of an other message) never saw a single bedbug. It´s all about relaxing, chilling and everything is ´too easy´. I did some working arround that place and believe me. I´ll be back. Because the only rule there is: Do not forget to relax.

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Anonymous
its all right
22 July 2003
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nice people but smelly and very dirty rooms.

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Kirsty H
Loved it
16 July 2003
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I stayed at the MBPL two years ago, and it was the only place I've been to that felt like a home from home. The atmosphere was warm and friendly, and I met people who I class now as my closest friends. The Lodge represents what Mission Beach is - relaxed, laid back and pure fun. I will always have very fond memories.

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Maria and Peter Oyston
Damp and bug infested
25 June 2003
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We stayed for two nights at this hostel, and believe me it felt like a lifetime. The first thing that is noticable is the overpowering smell of damp in the very unclean rooms. The second thing that we unfortunately experienced were the bed bugs!!! My husband was covered in bites. I am afraid I can find no redeeming qualities in this hostel and have only one concluding word: AVOID!

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Anonymous
Very good!
24 March 2003
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This hostel is very good an relaxed. The owners are very friendly people which make it a really nice place. I would certainly recommend it to other people.

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CaptainMicro
There're no keys in Heaven, only one door.
2 September 2002
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You don't get a key to your room and, when they tell you, it sounds a bit strange. But after only one day it's very easy to understand why. Mission Beach Backpackers Lodge is the place where you always wanted to be, a place so magic that nothing wrong can happen. The place is managed by a young german couple and their lovely dog, while the owner is the smartest australian guy I found so far. Across the road from a shopping centre, a pub and a resort - 5 minutes walk to palm beaches, bananas plantations and rainforest - 10 minutes sailing to Dunk Island. All the rest you need is just inside the Lodge: home feeling, tropical surronding and real good people to spend the best time of your life. Not the place for all night booze parties.

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Big Al
A way of life!
2 September 2002
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I was encouraged to this hostel by a friend and told him I would spend maybe one night. But this is no ordinary hostel, there is a special understanding between guests and staff and I soon felt very much at home. Take advantage of of its drop off facility whitch will give you the opportunity for adventure and relaxation combined.

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