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4.0 of 5 Hostel   |   Corner KIngs Road and MacMurray | Roads, Paihia 0200, New Zealand
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YHA Paihia
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Ranked #13 of 25 Specialty Lodging in Paihia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The hostel itself is not so big and the staff is very friendly, they have got the best tips for trips and places around Paihia (and these are quite a lot). Also the hostel is close to the beach, kitchen, tv room etc are big enough and the internet works very constant. I had a great time here in Paihia!... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

A really lovely place; the staff are great - really friendly and welcoming, and the rooms are kept very clean. Wonderful atmosphere, and well located right by the beach - and all the ice cream shops of course!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a great stay here - it's perfect! Staff really friendly and it's so clean. WiFi better than most hostels and it's right by the beach. Very pretty outdoor eating area and it's got real character here. Have stayed in loads of hostels in NZ and this is one of the good ones.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014 via mobile

This rather old, but clean YHA is the place to stay while in Northland. The staff is very helpful and has even given us a ride to Countdown (30min by foot) as it was pouring down for a couple of days during our stay. The wifi is very fast (streaming movies works perfectly fine) and is free for YHA members.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

This hostel was amazing! The staff were extremely nice and professional, but made you feel like family. The rooms, kitchen, and common areas were immaculate. So clean that you could eat off the ground! I would recommend this hostel to everyone who stops in Paihia.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Nice hostel on the end of the road where all other hostels are situated! The hostel is small, clean and the staff is friendly to help you to fix and plan things. I stayed in a 4 mixed share room and we had a bathroom ensuite, small but convenient! The kitchen is also small but because there are not so... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014 via mobile

My fiancée and I stayed here and it was the best hostel we've stayed in. The staff were friendly and extremely helpful. The rooms were clean and comfortable. And the location is rad. Very relaxing feeling about this place. We loved it and will defo stay here again! Seriously, it's great!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

Nice clean double ensuite room with bedding and towels provided. Good location with just a short walk to the center of paihia. Helpful staff to plan where to eat etc. Quiet as well so can get a good night's sleep.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

The YHA in Paihia is really special, it's quiet and that's why it's the best place to stay and have a good rest in the Bay of Islands. Not far away from the centre and close to the beach, with a cool kitchen, good lounge (the only place in the world with so many VHS!). Moreover Andy & Travis are... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

I have been staying at YHA Paihia on and off for the last few months and have been incredibly happy with my experience here. The hostel has everything you could want, it's central (without being to close to the bars/clubs for noise to be a problem), it's comfortable and clean. For me what I've enjoyed most is the staff/owners. They... More

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Address: Corner KIngs Road and MacMurray | Roads, Paihia 0200, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Paihia
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — YHA Paihia 4*
Number of rooms: 45
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