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Bay Adventurer

28 Kings Road | PO Box 29, Paihia 0247 , New Zealand
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here with other people because they picked it. Yes it definitely has good facilities in terms of pool, hot tub, tennis courts etc. However dorm rooms were crowded and hot and curtains had some holes in. Also some dorms obviously had long term residents which were filthy as a result with stuff spewing out of the doorways onto the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed for a few nights this week. Check in was quick and was given tour of the place. Staff seemed to be friendly enough, particularly with the long termer's which is nice to see. Stayed in Dorm for 6 people, a little cramped with backpacks but was clean and had a comfortable bed. Bathrooms need to be modernised, look old... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This hostel was nice, the rooms were comfortable (apart from the heat and lack of air conditioning) due to it being 30 degrees plus I had to be out of my 6 share dorm by around 9am as outside was hotter than in. Upon arrive the kitchen was filthy however this was cleaned pretty much as we arrived. The fridges... More 

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Paihia, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place to stay for a Backpacker. Lots of people to meet and relax with in the day and evenings. Many facilities to include an outdoor swimming pool and hot tub that are cleaned regularly, use of the tennis courts as well as having 2 kitchens with the equipment you'll need for your stay. The location is ideal as it... More 

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Bay of Islands, New Zealand
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Found this hostel by luck on hostel world, booked 2 weeks and ended up cancelling our stay at salt water and base to stay here longer.. facilities are amazing for backpackers- swimming pool hot tub- both cleaned regularly 2 kitchens with all the equipment you could need. Free unlimited wifi, tennis courts and the main point a large courtyard to... More 

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Thank Darylgray0705
Auckland, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The facilities are great and the staff are friendly. Location is excellent, just minutes from the beach. Loved the communal area outside as it was a great way to get to know your fellow guests. Would recommend, we will certainly be back again!

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Jyvaskyla, Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was pretty happy with this place. The hostel really looked like a beach resort, people at the reception were so nice and attentive and you had the necessary facilities at hand. Very close to the town centre and the beach. The wifi was sometimes really slow and the rooms weren't always cleaned properly, but overall I enjoyed my time... More 

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Thank AmityHue
Hamburg, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

i been staying in lots of backpackers and i never encounter one with some many great facilities , pool, jacuzzi , free international calls, 2 kitchens and i can keep going, on top of all of this the best costumer service i experience , highly recommended to everyone

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015

This hostel has pretty much everything you could want - pool, hot tub, 2 kitchens, big courtyard, camping ground for tents, dorms/studios and 3 tennis courts. The staff were super helpful and there was a great sense of community amongst the guests and staff we met. The courtyard and kitchen layout is great for socialising and there's plenty of space.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2015

This place is alright for one or two nights, but overall it is not the cleanest hostel. Bathrooms are outside, which is a bit of a pain if the weather is not great. The kitchen tends to get pretty crowded and there is always something going on in the courtyard. Rest assured that there will be some self-proclaimed singer-songwriter ready... More 

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