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46 Davis Crescent, Paihia, New Zealand
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Ranked #2 of 25 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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Boston, MA
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109 reviews 109 reviews
105 hotel reviews
154 helpful votes 154 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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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35 reviews 35 reviews
18 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 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
33 helpful votes 33 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
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

We stayed here for 3 nights in March and it was simply lovely. We had a seaview room which was great - recommend you ask for an upstairs room. It was modern, good shower and tidy. It isn't really a backpackers as it so much better equipped and nicer than you'd expect from one. The communal kitchen is spotless, again... More

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London, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
17 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

Myself and my girlfriend stayed here, in a 6 bed dorm (Feb 21st, Laraine also stayed on the 20th). I was really impressed by this place - the 6 bed dorm was sectioned off into pairs (but without doors), the beds are very comfortable, it's very clean and it had 2 bathrooms within the dorm (but only 1 shower). The... More

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

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