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Bay Adventurer

28 Kings Road | PO Box 29, Paihia 0247 , New Zealand
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Ranked #19 of 25 Specialty lodging in Paihia
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
Anneke7 Nelson, New Zealand
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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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Nelson, New Zealand
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived late at night and left again early morning but we had a room with kitchenette and a big bathroom. The shower was great, the hostel quiet and the staff very helpful. The place is walking distance to the wharf and I-Centre and there are some nice cafés nearby.

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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

I stayed in a 6 bed dorm room at this hostel. Firstly my booking was lost. Then found so wasn't a problem. Beds would have to be one of the most comfortable hostel beds I've ever had. Cons - the towels you could rent were revolting and stained. I ended up drying myself with my Trackies. No power points situated... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

In short, we booked a room for $75. We got there and were charged $95 for a lesser/different room. We did get a $35 refund, however we later found out we were just charged the price of the lesser room

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New Delhi, India
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242 reviews 242 reviews
70 hotel reviews
137 helpful votes 137 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

We arrived to find that the room we had booked was really not booked. We had a confirmation but the hostel had no record. We were "upgraded" to the large apartment which had the advantage of having a nice patio. But, the bed configuration was such that my husabnd and I could not sleep together. The two beds were against... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014 via mobile

This could be a great hostel but there are a few things that just let it down. We were pleased when we arrived that our double room had been upgraded to one with a private toilet, which to be fair was pretty clean, although the toilet roll on the windowsill was covered in ants. The room was basic and smelt... More

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lille
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

I've found this place realy nice ! Firstable, the staff was amazing, realy helpfull, friendly and he was spending time with the traveller having chat with them ! Then, the dormitory are really nice. Each room is separate from each other so it's quiet. The bed are confortable and you have a nice duvet. In the kitchen there is a... More

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Brunswick, Ohio
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39 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

We came in on the Kiwi Experience bus but decided to book at Bay Adventurer instead of the recommended Base, and I'm so glad that we did! This is definitely one of the better hostels I've stayed in. Really cozy and clean rooms, a big kitchen/living area, and a pool and hot tub area. It was also nice to be... More

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Trier, Germany
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013

Awesome Stuff, Best Mattresses in Town, Cool activities and all of it on the doorstep to the most beautiful place on Earth, the Bay of Islands! Thank you Manuel, you and your ppl made me stay and feel home. If possible, i never would have left.

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Worcester
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37 reviews 37 reviews
37 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2013

We loved it here! After checking out a few other hostels in Paihia we settled at Bay (staying in a campa in their carpark using facilities.) We loved it! The staff were lovely, really friendly making recommendations for places they thought we'd like etc. The kitchen was always clean and warm, loads of great films to watch for nights you... More

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Wellington, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

We planned on staying for one night at the hostel, but stayed for a week due to Manuel and the hostel crew. The location is perfect, the people are amazing and the area is gorgeous. Manuel helped us with everything possible. It's also a very Spanish-friendly hostel- we had a lot of fun hanging out with some of our South... 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): $
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