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46 Davis Crescent, Paihia, New Zealand
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Seabeds
Ranked #2 of 26 Specialty Lodging in Paihia
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I was somewhat ambivalent about booking this hostel as the Lonely Planet guide described it as 'refurbished', and I wondered how long ago that refurbishment was. But as of November 2014 the rooms look sparkling new and are very clean, tastefully decorated and comfortable. It is easily the nicest hostel I have ever stayed in. I booked to stay in... More

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Kansas City, Kansas
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18 reviews 18 reviews
16 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

My mother and I stayed in a private twin room. I really enjoyed my stay here. The host is very helpful with anything you need. And her cat is adorable too! The location is great, being so close to a supermarket. Paihia is small enough that it really is easy to walk anywhere. The kitchen is extremely well stocked! And... More

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Boston, MA
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107 reviews 107 reviews
103 hotel reviews
141 helpful votes 141 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

You feel like you are staying in luxury here. It's a hostel that was converted from an old motel. They gutted it by the looks of it and out in new EVERYTHING. It's all brand new and modern. I stayed three nights in a dorm. It's off season so I got a huge room to myself. The bed was very... More

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New York City, New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

I booked Seabeds last August, not knowing that the winter in New Zealand, particularly the North Island and Paihia, would be sparsely populated. I did not hire a car and was relying solely on the busses to get me to and from my destination. I booked Seabeds because it looked so fabulous online and Marie, the owner, was kind enough... More

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Bangkok, Thailand
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

I stayed at many hostels in New Zealand but this one was besides Verandahs in Auckland the best one I stayed in. The female dorm feels more like a hotel or a shared flat, everything is nice and clean. Ensuite bathrooms are very comfy. What I enjoyed the most is that you can listen to the ocean waves why you're... More

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Leads UK
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5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

This hostel was no ordinary hostel. It was the cleanest, comfiest most hospitable hostel I have EVER stayed in. I stayed for 5 nights in November and it was the perfect end to my many months abroad. I completely unwound here as it felt like I was at home. The husband and wife who run it can't do more to... More

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Beijing, China
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18 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

It is the best hostel I've ever stayed. The hostel was very very clean and the owner was kind. Space in their fridge was allocated according to rooms and was clearly marked. I've stayed in a shared 3-bed room. It seemed more like a motel room, rather than a hostel. Beds were hotel-style, not the bunks. The room had an... More

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Blenheim, New Zealand
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61 reviews 61 reviews
29 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

- Just between supermarket and town centre - No free wifi - Good view - Good! beds, no bunks - FRIENDLY staff - CLEAN - Enough space and equipment in the kitchen - New building - Familiair, like home - Small hostel - No extra stuff - Book trips here and get discount - Stayed 5 nights - Will be... More

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Fulda, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

It is easily one of the best (maybe the best) hostel in New Zealand. You feel like staying in a hotel rather than in a backpackers. Contemporary design, modern facilities and a cleanliness I've never experienced so far in New Zealand. They even clean the kitchen in the evening for the next morning. For any reason it does not attract... More

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Grenoble, France
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

Really good place to stay! the bathrooms and the kitchen are clean and the beds are comfortable. There a beautiful view to the ocean and the owner is really nice :). I'm stayed 10 days and I didn't want leave..

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Address: 46 Davis Crescent, Paihia, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Paihia
Number of rooms: 10
Also Known As:
Seabeds Paihia, Bay Of Islands

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