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Rosemere Backpackers

6 MacDonald Crescent, Wellington, New Zealand
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

Not clean, very noisy, few placera to sit in the kitchen area. Draft/wind trough closed windows, and this is a cold place some times. Beddings ned replacement , badly. One of the worst places I stayed. I belive little has ben done to the place in 25-30 years.

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Blenheim, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

I stayed at Rosemere for 2 months (for some reason) at the beginning of the year. The pros and cons (for me) are: PROS: TV Room is excellent, with good sofas and a hard drive FULL of movies and TV shows. Location is good, only about 5-10 mins walk to CBD. Well-equipped Kitchen, which is open all night (the gas,... More 

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Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

this is the worst backpackers I have ever stayed at! the young staff and their friends rave all night long, music blaring, drink bottles crashing, people snogging, fighting, shouting and rioting all through the building. The music and partying was still ongoing at 7am!!! they may provide cereal and bread for toast but there's pretty much no dishes or cups/mugs... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

As this was featured in my bbh brochure as an average hostel to stay in wellington, i must say i was surprised. The staff were not very helpful they even made a mistake with our booking. There was a $10 key deposit for our room which was not needed as they did not lock. The people staying there were obviously... More 

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I made a mistake not to read reviews before making my booking.... I stayed here for 2 separate nights one before going on the ferry and one after coming back from the ferry (the only reason I came back for the second night was that I had booked in advance again shame on me). I honestly don't have high standards... More 

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Paris, France
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

Rules wasn't respected, people always drunk and made lot of noise every nights. The kitchen was very small for the number of people living there, all the hostel was very dirty and almost never cleaned (kitchen, bathrooms & rooms). We stayed 3 nights and we could not stay longer...

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Hartmannsdorf, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

I staid in Rosemere on and off for about 2 months, and I really liked it. It has great features, like the TV room which feels like a small cinema - it's full of couches and has an enormous selection of films and series. No need for zapping through channels and getting bored in the process! There's the free internet... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013 via mobile

We arrived at the hostel at 6am after a really exhausting and short night. We slept in the TV lounge until our room was ready. We had all our bags with us and somebody stole one of our bags with a full bottle of wine and a newly bought tobacco in it. As soon as we realized that our stuff... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2013

I stayed here years ago when I was 18 and just fresh in New Zealand. This place and the people I met in it changed my life and how I saw the world. We did what you're supposed to do in a hostel: talk, socialize, play cards, drink, go out, cook, have costume parties. It blew my mind as a... More 

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Guelph, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2013

We stayed here for one night in order to have a night in the city (we were in a camper van). The staff were friendly (when they were actually around) but the building is old and run down and not very comfortable. We paid $72 for a double, shared bath and it was a ripoff. The bed was crap and... More 

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Address: 6 MacDonald Crescent, Wellington, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Greater Wellington > Wellington
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 5
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