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Stables Lodge Backpackers

2.0 of 5 Hostel   |   370 Hastings Street | Napier South, Napier 4110, New Zealand
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Ranked #22 of 31 Specialty Lodging in Napier
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2013
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2013 via mobile

First off loved Napier and this hostel was only a 5 minute walk to the city centre and there's free wifi but that's where the positive thoughts end.... The hostel is full of long term residents who are working around Napier. This results in everyone being in bed by 10 even on a Friday so no really social life which... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2013

This hostel has all the things that real backpackers really look for when booking. FREE wifi that actually works, only one of 3 places that offers this in the North island. The location is right near the center of town, very close to food stores, and of course, the beach. Very nice outside section with proper area for socializing and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2012

Clean and tidy hostel that never fails to deliver on everything it promises. Unlimited free wifi that worked everytime for us, clean and tidy rooms with good mattresses. A little noisy after dark at times, but staff were always on-site to deal with noises when they were notified (they live opposite the main building, and as a staff member said... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2012

Rooms are rather small - in a dorm, there's hardly any space to put your bags but I was lucky and had the room on my own the first night. There's just one desktop PC so if you don't have a laptop, you need to wait to use the free internet. I liked the veranda that heads out to the... More 

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Johor Bahru, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2012

Pro: 1. Location: Opposite the Warehouse, 10 mins to Countdown/Pak'N Save, 5 mins to Library, beach and CDB. 2. Free internet and Wifi. 3. Warm bed and room. Con: 1. Noise at Night due to next to Hasting street and some long-term residents at the lodge (despite the 10pm curfew, they still talking out loud and even cooking during mid... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2012

We stayed here one night after being told our current hostel had no room (they lied, and it's Criterion Art Deco, FYI). The rooms are literally former stables. They resemble the inside of a sleeping train car- narrow, with 2 bunks bolted to either wall, and 2 doors on each end. It's cute, but I wouldn't want to stay there... More 

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Taupo
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2012

First of all: The location is really in the city center and there is free wifi. The rest was horrible. I stayed there for 3 days. 1. Very small rooms 2. Very loud beds (turn around and EVERYBODY is awake) 3. Cat hairs everywhere and it ate some of my sweets 4. TV "Loung": Its ONE room and when somebody... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2012

Napier is a nice town. Down there are over 15 hostels but the one we want to go to was booked out totally. The reason, why we choose the stables lodge was the internet and some good reviews. The hostel is clean, yes. But this is nearly the only positive point. The bathrooms are dirty nearly all the time and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2012

Friendly, helpful staff, and a clean, tidy environment, made my stay here very comfortable. The free wireless internet was great. Unlimited access, so I could surf the night away.

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Dunedin, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2011

We had so much fun riding along the beach and into the water on a very warm and sunny day. Even if you have never been sitting on a horse (or a long time ago) you will enjoy the trek, because the horses are well trained and Dzidra is a very good teacher. The helmets and boots are new and... More 

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Address: 370 Hastings Street | Napier South, Napier 4110, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Hawke's Bay Region > Napier
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Stables Lodge Backpackers 2*
Number of rooms: 10
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