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Bay Adventurer

28 Kings Road | PO Box 29, Paihia 0247 , New Zealand
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Ranked #19 of 26 Specialty Lodging in Paihia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014
Pruss88 Lurgan, United Kingdom
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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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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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51 reviews 51 reviews
23 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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 1 week ago NEW

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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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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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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29 reviews 29 reviews
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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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London, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

I have nothing but good words to say about this hostel. Everything from the facilities to the cleanliness and staff was fantastic. The dorm rooms are spacious, comfortable and clean; and if you're lucky you can even grab a double bed! The kitchen, lounge and bathroom were clean and tidy with everything you require. The main plus to this hostel... More 

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Nelson, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

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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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
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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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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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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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