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YHA Gisborne

3.5 of 5 Hostel   |   32 Harris Street, Gisborne, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014
hayleyshannon Auckland, New Zealand
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Auckland, New Zealand
Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
10 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

We stayed here for two nights in a double room and it was quite nice for the two of us. It is quiet, has a nice common area, and is pretty walkable to most places you might like to visit. It is kept clean and people are friendly, and the price is good. Nothing spectacular but we would probably stay... More

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40 reviews 40 reviews
27 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014 via mobile

We stayed here for a few nights in a private double room and were pretty impressed. The room itself was spacious, clean and had a comfy bed. There is plenty of room in the kitchen and free tea and coffee. There's some nice communal areas inside and out. The location is pretty good but it's a good 20 minute walk... More

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Wellington, New Zealand
20 reviews 20 reviews
17 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

At first I was quite hesitant to stay here because of some bad reviews of the place. However, being a regular YHA backpacker, I decided to roll the dice on this one and was pleasantly surprised at the cleanliness of the hostel. I took a double private room, quite spacious compared to other YHAs. Communal bathroom was tidy with good... More

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Antigua, Guatemala
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

I was going to right a bad review about this place because the owner annoyed me so much but i thought better of it and decided to tell people that it did have some good things going for it, pat on the back for moral me. One thing just be prepared for clive, really is an odd, rude , disrepectful... More

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Zurich, Switzerland
15 reviews 15 reviews
14 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

Liked: small hostel, easy to get to know people Disliked: no free salt&pepper in the kitchen, hostel seems to be very old, it's not very cozy in it, no atmosphere, it's kind of far from the city centre (20-25 min walk to the iSite), 27$ per night is too much for what it offers

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Tauranga, New Zealand
17 reviews 17 reviews
4 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

We stayed in the private double room and totally enjoyed it ... yes, the building is a bit older, but well looked after ... the location is phantastic, just a few steps from the wine centre and the inner city, the dairy across the road is very handy too ... enough space to park and a well equiped kitchen ...... More

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46 reviews 46 reviews
45 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

I stayed in this YHA for 2 nights and had a truly wonderful experience. The hostel is ideally situated, close enough to the town centre to be convenient but away from the noise. The staff were friendly and I received a warm welcome. I needed to do laundry and that was quick and easy. The room was comfortable and airy,... More

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Brighton, England, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
17 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013

Don't be put off by the other reviews here as my experience couldn't have been more different! Yes the door to the hostel is not the front door, but its pretty easy to work that out as there is a huge deck and lots of tables outside the door where you have to enter the hostel. Its not far from... More

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Dublin, Ireland
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

Stay well away from this place! The staff were very unfriendly and rude, and not at all welcoming. Like another review I also had the problem with the front door locked, and when the man from the hostel came out after me waiting for a long time he was extremely rude and showed no sign of friendliness whatsoever. I would... More

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Charleston, South Carolina
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30 reviews 30 reviews
20 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2013

Stayed here in March 2013 for 2 nights in an ensuite double with my husband. Small very clean facility quite up to YHA standards and MUCH better than most of the noisy and somewhat unkempt BBH facilities we stayed at during a 7 week drive around both NZ Islands this year. From here on when we travel we will try... More

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Address: 32 Harris Street, Gisborne, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Gisborne Region > Gisborne
Hotel Style:
Ranked #7 of 12 Specialty Lodging in Gisborne
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Hotel Class:3.5 star — YHA Gisborne 3.5*
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