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MicroTel

140 Ulster Street, Hamilton, New Zealand
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Raglan, New Zealand
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2015

I've stayed at this YHA several separate occasions in the past few months. I have sampled both the dorm and private accommodation, and have found both to be clean, comfortable, and restful. I have experienced many backpacker facilities in my time, and this one is one of my favourites. The kitchen facilities are small, but clean and well-equipped. The pantry... More 

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6 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2015 via mobile

Booked double room for a one night stay. The awful smell of the room hit us first and it felt and looked unclean. Not enough room on floor for bags, bathroom flooded when showering because curtain didnt go whole way around. Dirty plates and cutlery were left around the outside of establishment. Location not too bad, easy walk to shops... More 

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Manhattan Beach, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2015 via mobile

Cleanliness is not a priority here! If this was our first YHA stay in New Zealand, we never would have stayed here (even though it was prepaid) because we would have had enough cash to stay elsewhere but since we were almost done with our 7 week traveling, we did not have the cash to stay elsewhere :-( Staying at... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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46 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2015 via mobile

Yvonne is the bubbliest YHA receptionist ever! She will surely make your stay here an enjoyable one. You will have a memorable experience in this cute and affordable place to stay in Hamilton. I will surely keep coming back here. Be sure to be a YHA member to receive discount.

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Manukau, New Zealand
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24 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

Staff were extremely friendly and helpful Facilities wise it had all the basics but unfortunately not much else. Room i was in didn't have a wall jack so I had to unplug the tv and use that one, room was extremely small.

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Melbourne, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

I spent three nights here altogether. Two consecutive nights, went to Taupo and stopped over back here for one more night. The manager, Yvonne, is extremely friendly, welcoming and accommodating. Her customer service is fantastic. Booked a three person bedroom but was put into a seven person bedroom. The rooms were nice, had a little bit of space and an... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

I only spent one night here but it was a truly enjoyable experience. I spent the night here as it was easy to get to the Waitomo Caves and Hobbiton. The place itself was really small but the rooms were clean, the beds were comfortable and each room has an ensuite bathroom. There's not much space in the rooms itself... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

We stayed in the YHA Hamilton while passing through Hamilton on the Te Araroa Trail and again when we had finished. We couldn't resist going back for more because we had struck up such a lovely comradeship with the manager on our first visit. The hostel rooms are great as they are all en-suite, impeccably clean and our room even... More 

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Biel, Switzerland
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32 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 via mobile

The staff is very friendly. The location is not the best but if you've a car, you don't mind. The dormitory rooms are okay. But not too big. The ceiling is very low... If you sleep on the top bed. Take care of your head when you wake up. The shower is very very small. The kitchen is okay, but... More 

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Santiago, Chile
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6 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

The hostel is very clean and the communal areas are excellent, the rooms are tiny but tidy, even though the bathroom was a bit too small. The location isn't great, but Yvonne, the owner, will do anything she can to help you and that's always a massive plus.

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