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28 Kings Road | PO Box 29, Paihia 0247 , New Zealand
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Ranked #22 of 26 Specialty Lodging in Paihia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I stayed at this hostel after a mistake with my initial booking. I stayed in a 6bed dorm room which was an ok size. There was only one plug in the room however there was a long adaptor so everyone could use it. There were also lockers and a mirror in the room. There was free wifi however this wasn't... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Spacious 4 bed dorm, unfortunately only a glas door, no seperate window to get fresh air, so we had to leave the door open over night - which didn't feel safe or quiet. Wifi apprently would be free but the not very motivated staff wasn't able to give us the password for it. Kitchen is okay, but there's not much... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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28 reviews 28 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Really friendly hostel, free kayak, bike, pool, hot tube, etc. it's a good value ! We went to base next door 1night cause was full in adventurer and we really didn't enjoy it! The room are a bit small but you don't really stay in the room ;) They got few double size bed in share room so if you... More 

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Papendrecht, The Netherlands
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hostel is in a great location and with nice and spacious rooms. Good faciities in terms of the presence of a pool and tennis courts. However I was not able to extend my stay because nobody would be at the reception on the first of january although they had availability. This for me proves a complete lack of involvement... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

Although I am not a picky person, I've never seen such a filthy kitchen and worst part is there is no cleaner at all not even by the end of day (no vaccuming, no wiping of anything at all,even dirty dishes and bottles on the floor from day before! just the rubbish bags were removed... fortunately). There's no way this... More 

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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30 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

This hostel is located on Kings Road along with most other backpacker hostels in Paihia. I stayed here for 6 nights and had an alright stay, the weather wasn't great so in turn I depended on the hostel a bit more than usual which probably exposed some of it's negatives. There is a great outdoor social areas in that there... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

We stayed here for the weekend on a trip up north. Definitely one of the best hostels we've stayed at. The location is good, 10 min walk from Paihia town centre. The facilities excellent, staff very friendly, would choose to stay here again :-)

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25 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

Turned up late evening having driven up from Auckland. Reception staff were friendly and helpful, 6 bed dorm a good price. Room was pretty limited on space once 6 people's luggage was in it and people already staying taken up pretty much all the locker space. Bathrooms reasonably clean. Kitchen tiny and a mess, not a great place to cook... More 

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Lurgan, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

stayed here for 2 nights,would recommend a stay here free-WiFi use on pc ,free international calls,clean rooms, kitchen and TV room ,,rooms have lockers to put bags in witch you can use your own pad lock,helpful and friendly staff decent place to stay

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Hostel staff are so friendly, rooms are big and well resourced. Towels and linen were provided, kitchens well equipped. Location is great close to bars, restaurants and the beach. The pool and hot tub are our of use in the winter but I would recommend you only coming in the summer anyway. Paihia as a town is beautiful but like... More 

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Address: 28 Kings Road | PO Box 29, Paihia 0247 , New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Paihia
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 20
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