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12 Albert St, Whitianga 3510, New Zealand
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Perpignan, France
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a simply fabulous place.The best welcome and helpfulness from John and Jill, with spotless spacious dorms and bathrooms always with fresh towels and bathmats. Excellent well equiped kitchen with fresh herb garden and comfortable terrace and lounge areas with nice views. Ideally situated on the main street and yet only a 2 minute walk from a wonderful beach.... More 

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catspyjamas2015, Manager at The Cats Pyjamas, responded to this review

Steve, Thank you for the review-It was lovely to meet you, and a pleasure having you stay with us . More 

Auckland, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a great time when staying here with my mates. The owners were awesome and were really helpful when we needed to know how to get to places like Hot Water Beach, definitely good that they know the area well. The rooms and shared areas were all clean, and the owners did a solid clean up each morning of the... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

Only booked for a week ended up staying for 6. Spend Christmas and new years 2014/15 with the owners and the long termers I couldn't imagine a better place it felt like a second family. The owners are really nice and cares about keeping the place clean and comfortable. The hostel is perfectly located with the beach about 45 seconds... More 

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catspyjamas2015, Manager at The Cats Pyjamas, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write about your stay here.We were pleased to have you stay with us, and wish you all the best for your future travels.Of course, if you come back to our beautiful town, we would love to see you again. More 

Auckland
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

I recently stayed here for 4 nights, over new year. I was very impressed with the friendly hosts and the standard of cleanliness of the facilities, and the nightly rate makes this a very economical place to stay. The location is fantastic, within a very short walk there is the town centre and the beach. I have stayed in many... More 

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catspyjamas2015, Manager at The Cats Pyjamas, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your stay. We are very pleased that you enjoyed your time with us. Please come back and see us when you are next in Whitianga. .Happy travels! More 

Hamilton, New Zealand
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

We recently stayed here on the 6th of December 2014. I had booked our stay about 3months in advance, as we booked a work doo trip fishing trip. When I originally booked the prevouse owners sounded like nice hospital people There was 9 of us staying all respectable adults who work for a respectable goverment organisation. We had the best... More 

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catspyjamas2015, Manager at The Cats Pyjamas, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your stay.We have taken into consideration all of your comments and acted upon them accordingly.We are sorry that we were unable to provide your group with the raucous and party atmosphere that you may have anticipated.However, we do provide areas for both a calm environment for weary travellers from late evening, and... More 

Leicester, United Kingdom
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16 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

We stayed with Brian and Trish for a few nights and it was a pleasant stay. The room was nice and clean with towels. Took us a while to get checked in and the owner couldn't understand the spelling of my name which was actually quite amusing! The kitchen is quite tiny and there is only one, so it can... More 

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8 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013

Shared accommodation. Only booked because we needed somewhere relatively cheap to stay. 10 ppl in one dorm is too many. The room was small with little space to keep your things so when we arrived other people's things were everywhere including on our beds. Owner simply pointed at our beds without any attempt to clear them. Ok for the price,... More 

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Roanoke, Virginia
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14 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2013

We got trapped in a rainstorm for a few days so we ended up here...and I'm glad we did! The owners were really nice and we had a cozy double room for ourselves. The facilities were good, and there were plenty of movies (although they were VHS) and a nice lounge area to sit and relax.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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37 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2013

I just stayed here one night, but it´s a lovely hostel, clearly runned by people who love doing it. It hase a nice atmosphere and easy to make contact to other travelers, because there are big communal areas. The cat doesn´t wear pyjamas but is a really friendly host :)

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London
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104 reviews 104 reviews
89 hotel reviews
270 helpful votes 270 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2013

I stayed in a female dorm for one night. There were clean linens. The bunk mattress was very soft and the metal bunks quite noisy. Otherwise, no problems with the dorm. The bathroom was clean, and the kitchen was reasonably well equipped. There was a nice communal lounge with a TV and a good selection of videos. People gathered sociably... More 

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Address: 12 Albert St, Whitianga 3510, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Coromandel Peninsula > Whitianga
Number of rooms: 7

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