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Centabay Lodge

27, Selwyn Road, Paihia, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Boston, Massachusetts
4 reviews 4 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It's an inexpensive place in Paihia to stay. We stayed in a double room with a private bathroom (room 5). It was perfectly adequate. The DVD policy is strange. They have over 400 of them, but only one can be played at a time throughout the entire hostel. It's first come first served. The wifi that we bought we gave... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My friends and I stayed at this place. It was the best backpackers hostel I have been to. The staff were very friendly with well equipped kitchen facilities and tidy rooms. The bathrooms were very clean and there was a spa pool too! The kayaks were also free to use! The place is very close by to shops. Being next... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed just for one night at the last minute , booked into a female dorm but the owner upgraded me to a twin as I said I liked peace and quiet. Then took the kayak out early the next morning, said I could use for the morning and I left my gear at the hostel. Felt very welcoming and friendly.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014 via mobile

Me and two friends spent 3 nights there and it's was very good. The room and the place was very clean and tidy, the owner helped us to book cruise tours and also recommended us places to go. We were so happy with our stay that we came back 8 days after and spent 2 more nights. When we left... More 

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Gent, Oost-Vlaanderen, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

It's one of the homiest hostels i've ever been to. The athmospere is so amazing and everybody will go out of there way to help you in any way they can. There is an nice and clean kitchen, the 2 lobby's are really nice, and the best thing is, there is a free games room with a pool, a dart... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
19 reviews 19 reviews
13 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

The hostel had a really good atmosphere! It was hard to even do stuff during the days outside the hostel because you just wanted to stay there. The kitchen was big enough for us to arrange a big bbq for 15 people! There was two TVs in common areas with over 400 DVDs to watch for free. You could also... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014 via mobile

This is a fantastically central hostel with a welcoming feel and great facilities. We went for a week and ended up staying 8! The rooms are lovely, spacious and comfortable and the kitchen is big enough for you to be able to cook easily without tripping over one another. If heading to Paihia I would definitely recommend you make this... More 

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Dunedin, New Zealand
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10 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

We had a great experience staying at Centabay Lodge backpacker's in Paihia, we would stay here again. The price, location and room were great. There was a great friendly atmosphere, we just wish we had been able to stay longer & make use of the free kayaks.

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Brisbane, Australia
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22 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

We stayed here for 3 night total in a double room. Rooms are clean, tidy and comfortable. Good kitchen area for cooking downstairs an the staff and owner were all friendly and accommodating. Definitely recommend this place!

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Östersund Sweden
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

Centabay Lodge is located in absolutely prime position in Paihia. It is only one block from the ocean, the wharf, the busstation and the restaurants. The rooms are nice and clean. Jack who runs the place has a wonderful attitude and gives excellent service. He helped me a lot during my seven nights in Paihia. There are very good facilities... More 

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Address: 27, Selwyn Road, Paihia, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Paihia
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 25
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