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Bay Adventurer

28 Kings Road | PO Box 29, Paihia 0247 , 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
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Tromso, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had originally planned to stay in a motel in Paihia, but after seeing a great deal on GrabOne we booked a family apartment at Bay Adventurerer. It proved to be a great decision. The apartment was clean, spacious, large and perfectly adequate for our needs - and it was significantly cheaper than any of the motels I checked.It's well... More 

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Warrandyte, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My partner and I were doing a roadtrip right up to Cape Reinga and planned to camp along the way, however at last minute notice due to a heavy Winter downpour decided to opt for the basic comforts of this backpackers for one night. When calling late afternoon of that day, the staff member was friendly and accommodating. As requested,... More 

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A quality establishment, comfortable, with many things to do for fun. i was there three weeks in July, winter seasson thus had few people but anyways perfect to share stories, outdoor trips and fun nightlife with the ones around. The rooms are spacious with lockers and if you are lucky you can sleep in a double bed on a room... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Had a great 7 nights stay here. It was our first time backpacking and first time in NZ but the staff made us feel welcome. Most residents are responsible and keep the place clean and tidy especially in kitchen and bathroom. Don't stay here if your expectations are beyond what a backpackers accommodation should be. This a standard backpackers accommodation... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Spent 2 nights here and there's nothing to complain about it. Clean rooms and helpful receptionists. There's also a small hotspa tub near the swimming pool, which came in really handy for a relaxing dip under the stars during winter. Free wifi was a bonus!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Really enjoyed staying here. Clean and spacious kitchen and bathroom with nice and helpful staff. Rooms are warm in winter and the hot tub and pool are lovely. Not too far from the main stretch and much quieter and more relaxed than seedy Base next door.

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Paihia, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

When i arrived in the hostel i was welcomed by a very nice british guy working at the reception. He showed me around the hostel was very helpful in answering all my questions and showed a great sense of humour. The facilities are clean and tidy and the people working here seem to be very well organized. This is definitly... More 

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Queenstown, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Bay Adventurer is a great place to meet other travelers. The room layout surrounding a communal courtyard is a great place to meet people and have a "few" drinks in the evening. Rooms/facilities are generally clean and tidy and the staff very friendly with great location knowledge. Free WIFI and use of tennis courts/equipment is also a massive bonus!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Stayed here for 2 nights, great location for the Bay of Islands. Room was spotless, huge, and extremely comfortable. Staff were extremely friendly and helpful, wouldn't hesitate to come again if visiting the region

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

We opted to stay in a tent- which was an option on their site through hostel world. It doesn't say anywhere when booking on your mobile through hostel world that tents weren't provided so be sure to take your own if you opt for this. We were upgraded if we paid 1/2 the difference, this worked out ok as the... More 

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