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This is a great little peaceful hostel. Lacking a bit in atmosphere it does seem like the guys working in the hostels in exchange for accommodation can effect the atmosphere quite a lot. Des is great thougj as was the weekend manager. Kitchen is fulled equipped with plenty of space and really well located for the beach and super market. Not a great deal to do in this area though.
- Novice Nomad
- Female, 25-30
- (1 review)
Like a resort not a hostel all staff extremely helpful and friendly
- Novice Nomad
- Female, 31-40
- (1 review)
Klasse Hostel in MB! Unmittelbare Nähe zum Greyhound Stop! Saubere Küche und ein klasse Host! Chillige Atmosphäre. Würde hier sofort wieder buchen.
Great staff, friendly, basic rooms though, nowhere to place stuff, but I would stay again!
Had a lovely time at absolute. So chilled and relaxed. The cleanest hostel I've stayed in. Couldn't recommend more!
I stayed at Absolute for one night and really enjoyed my stay. The hostel is the cleanest I have stayed in so far, and the huge kitchen and rooms were really nice. The swimming pool is nice to relax by in the day, or the beach is only a 5 minute walk away. There isn't much going on in Mission Beach as a whole, but I would recommend staying here to anybody who is passing through to do a sky dive. The guy on the front desk was very friendly and welcoming.
The owner Ras and his staff really made me feel welcome! Great hospitality and it is a really nice hostel to stay. I stayed for 5 night and was not bored for a moment. It is very easy to get in contact with other backpackers. It is a very clean hostel. The kitchen, showers and toilets get cleaned every day. I can recommend everyone to stay at this hostel! Thanks again for my great stay :)
2 minute walk to Greyhound Bus stop, Woolworths, and bottle shop. 5 - 10 minute walk to Beach where you can watch skydivers. Clean facilities with a great chilled atmosphere (but not boring) loved TV room and free DVD rental. No lockers in the room but they have ones to rent outside room (only negative). Huge kitchen and staff were awesome. would stay again and reccommend!!
- Novice Nomad
- Couple, 25-30
- (1 review)
Lovely place, perhaps more evening entertainment is in order though? Also due to the neighbouring caravan park we were told to turn our music off around 8/9pm, which wasn't ideal when we were celebrating a birthday. Definitely a place to unwind.
Staff met us at Greyhound bus stop and walked us to accommodation (about a 3 minute walk). Very friendly staff, clean rooms amd good facilities. Right next to beach, Woolworths over the road, and in walking distance to sky dive centre. Brilliant location as there isn't that much to do in mission beach. Everything is on the doorstep. (Even a bottle shop across the road!)
We enjoyed our stay here, but might stay in North mission next time. The kitchen is huge and kept very clean, as are the bathrooms. The double room smelt a bit damp and was on the small side, but other than that was fine. The hostel uses travellers as staff, which made for quite a cliquey environment. It was quite uncomfortable when a group of employees made fun of some guests as soon as they left. Also a lot of activities were promised but few took place (although the free BBQ was very good).
Lovely setting and location but double rooms like boxes and need updating. Our room was very noisy at night due to the pipes in the wall I think. No wifi in the rooms.
Extremely clean, friendly and helpful staff, easy walk to the beautiful beach (Wongaling Beach - not Mission Beach town centre).
i had a great stay at this hostel! i stayed 4 days and really enjoyed my time. the hostel is very quiet and nothing like a party hostel. staff was very friendly and everyone of them knew my Name which was nice. i had great evenings with the other guests just sitting outside after dinner and having a nice chat. woolworths and a bottleshop were super close and the beach was a short walk away. I would definitely recommend this hostel if you just want to chill out and enjoy your time!
Really nice hostel. Was only here for the night but would've stayed for longer if possible. Nice pool and garden area with secure overnight parking. Dorms were clean and kitchen was massive with lots of cooking space so didn't have to wait at dinnertime. Over the road from a Woolworths too. Bathrooms were fine too. Live in staff were very friendly and approachable as well.
Very clean and quiet hostel! The atmosphere is great since it is one of the smaller hostels! Staff is super helpful, free shuttle tours daily! Wifi is not too good but better than nothing. All in all a great hostel which I would definitely recommend!
Good hostel with plenty of stuff for you to do with guided walks, pool and table tennis. Big kitchen and super friendly staff. Location is good if you're doing a skydive but if not then it's a walk to the town
In all, a very average Australian hostel. We had a private room which was smaller than most privates I've been in, but it did have a sink in it for brushing your teeth. The sink was nice to have, not something I usually see either. The location isn't great. It is very close to the bus station and Woolworths, but it's actually about 3 km out of Mission Beach. The kitchen is very well stocked. They need to update their own website though. Their policies are out of date.
nice friendly staff and good atmosphere. only stayed in mission beach to do a skydive as there's not much else to do there.