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23 Otaika Rd, Whangarei, New Zealand
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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English first
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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Beijing, China
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35 reviews 35 reviews
18 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 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
16 reviews 16 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
14 reviews 14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 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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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2013

Location Located to a big but road which goes through Whanagarei. A lot of parking slots. Stuff When I was there, there was an friendly and charming couple who managed the backpackers while the real owner was abroad. They are nice conversation partners and you should try their kifer! Cleaness It was okay if you stay only some nights. But... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013

All in all this hostel can be described as 'not bad'. I was taken in at first by the charm of the old ornaments and the owners were friendly. Peter was a little too forceful about the bird recovery centre though so we went reluctantly. We found we enjoyed it in the end but were still a bit resentful that... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Top Contributor
107 reviews 107 reviews
26 hotel reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2013

It's not the cleanest place with the dog and cat hairs all over the place, but let's not forget it's a backpackers lodge! The villa offers good beds, free internet, free towels and sheets, 2 kitchens and enough toilet/bath facillities. And it has good hosts (Peter and Noelle)

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

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