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140 Ulster Street, Hamilton, New Zealand
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Ranked #41 of 60 hotels in Hamilton
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Melbourne, Australia
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103 reviews 103 reviews
25 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

My husband and I had flown from Melbourne into Auckland, hired a car and driven to Hamilton to stay overnight before heading onto Rotorua the following day. Unfortunately our flight was delayed (and we'd overlooked the 'call ahead for outside reception hours access' on our booking notes) so when we FINALLY managed to locate this YHA (not at all obvious... More

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Bathurst, Australia
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339 reviews 339 reviews
50 hotel reviews
175 helpful votes 175 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2013

Friendly welcome by woman who showed me my room and the facilities, so the staffing seems to have changed since earlier negative comments about staff. But the rooms are tiny and the hostel is a long walk from the bus station. There used to be free YHA wi-fi here. There was when I booked but it had become an extra... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2013

Arrived here feb 2013 for 1night. The reception staff didnt have a clue one was german and didnt understand a lot of english and the other looked stoned and was unhelpful. No free wifi. The rooms wernt cleaned properly we had someones bedding from the night before, and there is nothing to do in hamilton seriously NOTHING! But there was... More

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42 reviews 42 reviews
29 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2013

The guy working at the desk was pretty bad. It seemed like he really didn't like the fact that we were there and needed to check in and had questions. I guess maybe we were bothering him while he was busy on his cell phone? This was our 3rd YHA and definitely the least friendly staff we encountered. The rooms... More

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Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
17 reviews 17 reviews
8 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2013 via mobile

I am so angry, upset and disappointed we stayed at this nightmare backpackers as it has completely ruined our holiday to NZ. We have stayed at a number of backpackers on our holiday so we are not a stranger to them and they have proven to be little gems until THIS one. We paid approx $130 for 2 nights for... More

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Bideford, United Kingdom
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52 reviews 52 reviews
38 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2013

My husband and I stayed two nights here and it was okay. We had a double ensuite room on the top floor of the hostel. It was quiet at night and the linen and towels were very clean and of a good standard, but it was quite cramped. We probably found it worse than others as we are both six... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
11 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2012

Being the first hostel 'Ive stayed in i was expecting the worst - but I was surprised. The room I stayed in was a twin with ensuite - although I only booked a twin. First I was greeted by a super friendly guy at the reception who was more than happy to show us around the hostel, once inside the... More

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Mobile, Alabama
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2012

we travel quite a bit and usually stay at hampton inns. being very tired and late at night, we came upon this hotel and decided to give it a try. it was outstanding to say the least. the room was like a new room. very nice. a full breakfast was awaiting us . the staff very friendly. we will be... More

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Portland, Victoria, Australia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2012

We knew the rooms would be tiny having seen it online. The walls were freshly painted and the bedding was all fresh and finer than some other hostels. I shared a modern shower cubicle with strong, hot water flow with one other, similarly the toilet. The TV reception was clear. Extras such as shampoo, soap and fresh soft white towels... More

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Perth, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2011

We stayed here for one night and did not use any of the facilities other than the bed and bathroom. We had booked using hostelworld which listed the room as Double Bed Private - Ensuite. The lady at reception could not find our booking as they had not had any communications from Hostelworld in the last few days so we... More

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Also Known As:
Microtel Hamilton
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Address: 140 Ulster Street, Hamilton, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Hamilton
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