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4.0 of 5 Lodge   |   277 Marine Parade, Napier 4110, New Zealand
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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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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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98 reviews 98 reviews
40 hotel reviews
90 helpful votes 90 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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31 reviews 31 reviews
9 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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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10 hotel reviews
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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
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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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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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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2013 via mobile

Stayed here for one night. We were lucky as we got a double room facing the beach. Awesome view of the sea during sunset and sunrise. Friendly staff at reception, clean and cozy place. The kitchen is well equipped with all the cooking utensils and spacious dining area.

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10 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013 via mobile

For 45 dollars a night you get a room and a bed. Bed is comfy room is clean. Showers etc are all very clean which us the main thing. Have stayed here before and will again. Location good short walk to shops food etc.

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Milazzo, Italy
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2013

I stayed one night in Napier. The room had a nice view but was really cold. Internet wireless connection was not available. I would say that the price is high given the quality of accomodation. I would recommend to arrive in Napier before 7pm as all bars, restaurants and other places where to have dinner are closed.

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Address: 277 Marine Parade, Napier 4110, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Hawke's Bay Region > Napier
Hotel Style:
Ranked #9 of 31 Specialty lodging in Napier
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — YHA Napier 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Located on the beachfront close to Napier city centre, the YHA Napier hostel has character, fantastic sea views (all the way to South America!), spacious rooms, cheerful staff and a convivial atmosphere. Originally a waterfront hotel this rambling survivor of the 1931 Napier earthquake is now a top rated backpacker hostel by Hostelworld.com customers. Backpacker accommodation at YHA Napier includes comfortable twin, double, shared and single rooms. ... more   less 
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