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Backpackers Vacation Inn and Plantation Village

1.5 of 5
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59-788 Kamehameha Highway, Haleiwa, Oahu, HI 96712
Backpackers Vacation Inn and Plantation Village
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    2.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    2 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed in the beach house in November 2014. I was also here in January 2013. The place could use some renovations but the location made it worth the price. Don't expect too much, the rooms back right onto the sand though and most rooms have a fantastic view. Some are blocked by palm trees. The staff are pretty chilled... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

one of the worst hostels in my life Wifi almost not working Dirty rooms, everything's so old Windows broken, very dirt bathroom Fridge should be like 30 years old But very close to the shoreline and sole cheap place in the area Free snorkel rental

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

There are few short term accomodations on the North Shore of Oahu, especially priced to fit a middle class budget. We found this place on line, no reviews, and it sounded good. First problem - poor signage and lighting made it very difficult to find after dark. We had never received the promised email confirmation or any directions. Upon checking... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015 via mobile

One step up from camping if you want to stay on North Shore. It's a dirty college apartment with long-term guests and your the new guy...along with a 70 year old. Small rooms, near broken bunk beds, extremely dirty shower, sticky floor Paying in cash gives you a discount

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Don't even think about stay at this dirty hostel. It was the dirties hostel i have ever seen. The saftey in the cabins was the worst ever. It smelled really bad, mowl and dust everywhere, i don't really known what the cleaners cleaned in the room becuse it was filthy all the time. Wifi suck dosen't work at all in... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

The location, price, atmosphere, view, amenities and fellow travelers were all great. I would've loved to stay longer and would definitely stay again. The reason I can't give 5 stars is that it was very dirty, and the staff wasn't too helpful prior and up arrival. The room (I stayed in a double room with shared bath/kitchen on the plantation)... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

If you're looking for accom built for Bodhi and the ex-presidents (re "Point Break")... This is it. A cluster of rough and tumble beach shacks with surf board falling out the windows. The crowd it attracts is, need it be said, every type of surfer invented; from the cliche mellow dudes on the search, the ADD adrenalin junkies looking for... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

The place is clean and the owner is very friendly, such as the travellers i met. Definitely located close to some good surf spots and the main city, on the northshore. You d better have a car if you want to enjoy the coast.

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Chennai (Madras), India
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

Stayed here for about a week during summer season - and it was great!! This is a great hostel with amazing staff, cheap bike and surf rentals and an overall warm and happy atmosphere! The location is also great! the best snorkeling is done just across the road and we saw stingrays, sea turtles and a lot of cool fishes!... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014 via mobile

When staying at a hostel you are rolling the dice...this time I lost +1 star for an amazing location on the north shore. Can't be beat +1 star for polite friendly staff onsite. That's all I got I emailed and asked what was available for my travel dates. We exchanged emails and I was told a studio with double bed... More 

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