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Orewa Backpackers

2d Hammond Avenue | Hatfields Beach, Orewa, New Zealand (Formerly Marco Polo Backpackers Lodge)
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

Arriving late and without a reservation and a variety of problems, the staff at the lodge were more than helpful, they were able to sort out my difficulties without a hesitation and with a generosity I am pleased to say still exists in the world today. The accommodation was cool with a classic backpacker inner courtyard that felt safe in... More 

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Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

I took my baby and whanau to this beautiful little gem for her 7th birthday and we had the best time, hosted by an awesome relaxed kick back falla named STEVE, who made us feel at home and welcome and so enjoyable. My family came from near and far to celebrate her night with a huge feed and all the... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

I went twice to Orewa Backpackers and I must say it's a really nice backpacker Steeve is always here and you can chat with him it's always cool :) and Orewa it's a cosy city in which you can almost do everything! The backpacker is close from the beach and near the city as well !

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OrewaBP, Owner at Orewa Backpackers, responded to this review

Really appreciate your feed back thank you so much....Happy Travels More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

I found Orewa backpackers by luck as I was using the street to do a U turn on my motorbike. I noticed the sign and stopped in for a look, to my surprise I found a beautifully located and superbly laid out lodging. I purchased a room and found it clean with a comfortable queen size bed and private. Good... More 

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So pleased you enjoyed your stay......Happy travels More 

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

We were very happy to be here! The manager was really helpful, and the atmosphere was just nice and easy going. Orewa has a wonderful beach, and is just a good alternative if you don't want to sleep in Auckland. The kitchen was clean, and the dorms nice and cosy. Nice and small, that's the way a hostel is supposed... More 

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OrewaBP, Manager at Orewa Backpackers, responded to this review

Thank you I'm so pleased you enjoyed your stay...... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2013

Manager was unaware of our online booking.Pity we made it.This place needs some TLC.The room was just wide enough for a double bed,naked light bulb,no hooks,thin curtains and a chair. The information stated new bedding. A single thin sheet on a double bed?A pillow which was just the microfil stuffing in a pillow case? I think not.The kitchen was grubby... More 

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

We spend 2 nights in this Backpackers and we really enjoy it ! Brad is really helpful and friendly. The place has been refurbished and it is clean, modern and green. We recommend it ! The only bad point is you have to take the car to go to Orewa city center

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

it is a very nice hostel with tropical feeling through bananatrees in the middle garden. the wooden building is stylish. the athmosphere is like home. the manager improves the quality of the hostel step by step.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

Nice and quiet backpackers hostel, close to Hatfields Beach, but not near shops or cafés. You really need to take the bus/ go for a bike ride or just walk.. Very friendly and relaxed supervisor. Love the fireplace! Nice gardens and nice views.

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Orewa, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2013

Very clean and friendly place to stay with wonderful views of the countryside. Manager Steve is onsite and he is doing a great job maintaining the "home away from home" feeling. A lot has changed in the last 12 months as the rooms are bright and well aired. Stayed 5 nights.

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OrewaBP, Owner at Orewa Backpackers, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review, I am pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay and that it was clean and tidy , and meet your expectation too. I hope you used and enjoyed your sweet deal vouchers too......till next time , Happy travels !! More 

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