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23 Otaika Rd, Whangarei, New Zealand
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very dated and hadn't seen a duster or vacuum for a long time. Some of the cushions on sofas and chairs were beyond shabby. Such a shame as had such potential. A good clean, a lick of paint, a huge de clutter would make a big diference.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

the place needs an upgrade for example wifi or at least some proper computers with updated software and updated internet facilities. Tea and coffee facilities never filled up and always empty. We should be able to pay for accommodation using eftpos or credit card -paying by cash only is very inconvenient. Cheapest place in whangerei. Cosy ,comfortable and nice environment... More 

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London
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

In desperate need of a cheap nights accommodation as my original plans were changed. I'm a single female travelling up North on my own. I rung Bunkdown Lodge,he was rude from the get go and then denied me a nights stay because I am a New Zealander!

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Wellington, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 via mobile

Despite the current %, I would recommend this hostel to all of my friends. The house is old but well maintained, common areas and bedroom were clean and the fire kept the house warm. Owners were welcoming and friendly and their little bundle of joy of a dog (so happy!!) made our stay very pleasurable.

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Munich, Germany
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

I was just staying for one night, but already felt like home. Very cosy and clean place. The couple running the hostel is very friendly and helpful. Location is very good and it's quiet at night. Couldn't ask for more

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Singapore, Singapore
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38 reviews 38 reviews
18 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

The hostel is located a few hundred meters from an i-site, and a few minutes walk from a bus stop for Route 6, an hourly bus linking Whangarei city centre and Kiwi North museum. Walking to the main bus station was about 15 minutes. The hostel seems a bit worn down, but the kitchen, toilets and shower rooms were clean.... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

really close to the isite and town centre. they have a dog and it is the cutest little dog i have ever seen. the owners are very friendly and live on site. the whole place is very clean and because it's small all the people who stay there are usually very friendly. Noell has a lot of knowledge about the... More 

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San Miguel de Tucuman, Argentina
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27 reviews 27 reviews
7 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

I arrived there at last minute. The hostel is conveniently located near the i-site. The couple running the place is really nice and tried to make me feel like home. The place is dated, definitely needs a remodeling. The rooms are ok, bunk beds comfy to have a good night. It was a little cold despite being summer but nothing... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013

We found this place by chance. We were shocked to realize that this is a huge home, nice, clean and with alot of stuff to do. The owners were just amazing - made me feel like I am home. I am just sorry we stayed for one night. I would totally recommend it to anyone passing by on the way... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013 via mobile

When we arrived at Bunkdown, we were actually greeted outside in our car and personally shown to a parking space, we were then taken inside, given the tour and asked to complete the paperwork - all fine so far. After doing the paperwork and handing over our money, we were given our bed sheets to make the bed, which in... More 

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Address: 23 Otaika Rd, Whangarei, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Whangarei
Number of rooms: 23

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