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Eagles Nest Backpackers

937 Victoria Street, Hamilton, New Zealand
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Eagles Nest Backpackers
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Dublin, Ireland
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24 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed here for 3 nights during the cricket world cup. The look is a bit spartan although they have signs up saying it's renovation to earthquake proof the place. It's pretty small but cosy. It is centrally located and it has most anything you want in the kitchen. A tv with lots of DVD's and decent selection of channels.... More 

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Seoul, South Korea
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35 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

The Eagle backpackers had a good location in Hamilton's CBD and is super close to a supermarket The general bus station was a 15 minute walk away. Just make sure to look closely for the entrance because I walked past 3 times. There is no big entrance area, it is just a door that goes up the stairs. Inside, there... More 

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10 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Took a private room with a king and single bed for 54$(BBH member) and the hostel was totally worth it considering the money paid. Not the best bathrooms or space but for the price was reasonable, pass by.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

i stayed here for a few nights and found it to be a lovely hostel. there was free wifi as well as tea and coffee and it was small and cosy. perfect to get to know some people. the only drawback was that the room i was in had no window so it got stuffy and instead had a skylight... More 

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Dee Why, New South Wales, Australia
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15 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

we had a good time in this place. It is backpacker hostel, so you can't be really fussy. It was ok clean, rooms are very basic, but kitchen was well equiped, wifi fast and people interesting. It is on the main road which is handy when you go for a night out.

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Singapore, Singapore
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

The Hostel was good and clean but the entire stay was rather strange. I booked a twin room which on arrival apparently meant i get not only a bunk bed but also a huge double bed as well and strangely i had a private bathroom. Everything was clean and well kept, thought i felt the bed was iffy but alright.... More 

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Nadi, Fiji
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

After reading some of the reviews, I was unsure of how this place would be, but I was pleasantly surprised. I stayed for 6 nights, booked a private twin room which was very comfortable, clean and had a TV. Kitchen and bathrooms were well maintained and kept clean. The free wifi was a nice bonus too. Location was good, there's... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

Simply put, I would never stay here again. In fact, had not everywhere else been booked when we arrived we would have gone straight to another lodging. On arrival, the staff member who checked us in was completely high and incredibly vague. The manager was disrespectful to us on checking out. They had previously promised us secure parking would be... More 

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

We stayed here recently, our double room was great. Beds were comfortable, facilities available are well maintained. Nothing to really fault on that front. Service was a bit odd. The hostel worker we spoke to had no knowledge of the area and the only recommendation he had was to rent a car. He seemed quite disinterested to be honest, but... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

We arrived in the evening and had to wait in the lounge for our room to be 'made up'. The guy seemed surprised by our arrival even though we had booked in advance. When we got to the room it had not been cleaned and seemed like it had been thrown together. We asked for the bed to be remade... More 

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