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MicroTel

140 Ulster Street, Hamilton, New Zealand
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Ranked #40 of 62 hotels in Hamilton
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
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    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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Newcastle, Australia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

I had a similar thought about the microscopic driveway when I first saw the YHA. Luckily during my stay there were at most 2 other cars in the car park plus my own car so that made getting in and out a whole lot easier. I was met by a kind lady, and even though I had paid for a... More

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

On first sighting all I could think of was how on earth are people supposed to park in that tiny carpark or even get their cars through the narrow driveway! And then there is the 20 point turn to get your car out again and onto the busy highway right on a busy traffic lights intersection. The bunk rooms are... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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104 reviews 104 reviews
26 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 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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58 hotel reviews
268 helpful votes 268 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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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
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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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South Molton, United Kingdom
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59 reviews 59 reviews
43 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 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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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
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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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Address: 140 Ulster Street, Hamilton, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Hamilton
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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