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4.0 of 5 Lodge   |   277 Marine Parade, Napier 4110, New Zealand
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Ranked #11 of 31 Specialty lodging in Napier
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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84 reviews 84 reviews
42 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

The staff at the hostel were lovely - very helpful and informative - and my room was cosy (but a bit cold). The place is very centrally located and I enjoyed my stay as it was so near the town centre and the bus station, although I was frustrated that the internet connection didn't work.

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Palma de Mallorca, Spain
11 reviews 11 reviews
11 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Really nice location: seafront, just 5 mins from big supermarkets (pack'n'save, countdown), not far from the city centre. lil hostel almost empty winter time. very clean. nice lounge room. heaters in the rooms. nice garden. price is ok but you can find cheaper in the city centre. don't choose that one if you hope for some art deco experience, go... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

We stayed here for a couple of nights while we were in Napier. Run by a lovely couple (with very friendly dogs!), we mainly spoke to the lady of the house, who was really helpful and very welcoming. The hostel itself is well run, very clean and the room we stayed in was fantastic. Double bed, spacious, with a big... More

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Sydney, Australia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

We stayed two nights in the most amazing double room overlooking the beach. From our bed we could see the ocean, it was beautiful. The only problem was that the curtains were not lined so at night the street lights and beach front lights came straight into the room making deep sleep difficult. We ended up hanging a spare blanket... More

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Slough, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

Excellent location on the Marine Parade. Close to everything. Just across the road from the beach. Very welcoming staff, very relaxed atmosphere. Cleaning in progress every day from 10.30. If there is something to pick on, that would be the smoking in the courtyard. I understand you cannot smoke anywhere in public buildings in NZ. The courtyard is still part... More

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Reading, United Kingdom
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121 reviews 121 reviews
50 hotel reviews
122 helpful votes 122 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

One of the most efficiently run hostels I have stayed in, and organised by a devoted and hard-working team with an almost family-feel. The kitchen is VERY clean and there are always people about tidying and cleaning. The outdoor area is great and good for getting people together. Place has real character and little touches like Marcus offering to get... More

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Wellington, New Zealand
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52 reviews 52 reviews
13 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

This hostel had a great view from room and kitchen. staff is very helpful. beads were comfortable and rooms were very clean. the hostel is inclose proximity to beach and have lots of attraction nearby. will stay again.

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Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
11 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

Stayed here twice in the last month. The first time i stayed i told the lady on the desk that the room was very stuffy and hot in the summer months. I didnt really expect anything to be done about it but when i checked in the lady offered me a fan for my room. You do not get service... More

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Arlington, VA
15 reviews 15 reviews
8 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014 via mobile

The Napier YHA has been one of my best hostel experiences and I've stayed in quite a few over the years. Very clean with great staff and a lovely layout. You also can't beat the location. I would highly recommend this one.

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Bathurst, Australia
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423 reviews 423 reviews
58 hotel reviews
267 helpful votes 267 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2013

A single room here is basic but quite cheap. Friendly people at reception will give you a map and explain where to find nearest supermarkets and other things. A previous contributor complained of a lack of restaurants and bars open after 7 pm. While it's true that Napier does seem a bit dead at night, there are okay and affordable... More

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Address: 277 Marine Parade, Napier 4110, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Hawke's Bay Region > Napier
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — YHA Napier 4*
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