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9 Mason Road, Great Barrier Island, New Zealand
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Wellington, New Zealand
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166 reviews 166 reviews
135 hotel reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

We were in the 'middle house' which is the first of the two villas - well lets just say house because it was a fairly normal house. $150 a night as it's peak season. Friendly and helpful owners. You'll need to use their landline from time to time if you are organising transport or other activities, as cellphone reception is... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2013

What lovely hosts Malcolm and Robyn are! We had the house at the top - amazing wood fire oven that keeps you nice and cozy and your clothes dry. The house is clean and tidy with everything you could need and the Medlands Beach is just stunning. Couldn't recommend this place enough!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2013

Lovely place in a lovely setting. Fantastic views. Room (backpacker) was very comfortable and the dinning area has everything you need. The hosts are really friendly and make you feel very welcome. Just watch out for the chucks ;))

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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70 reviews 70 reviews
56 hotel reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2012

As the title suggest, this is clean and basic accommodation, much better than a lot of backpackers. Superb value for money - 80NZD per night for the two of us. Clean room and clean, well appointed kitchen. Hot and clean showers. Great views and wildlife. Within walking distance of a stunning beach.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2012

Robyn and Malcom were amazing hosts...so much so that we wished we could take them and the property, view and Medlands beach home with us to be our neighbors! I have been here 2x this year and would come back over and over again. Mornin' sunrise with the call of the kea, crashing ocean breathing through the breeze in the... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2011

Clean, neat and tidy with a very relaxed atmosphere. Spoilt by Owners, a fantastic deal for a busy wife and mother. Met the nicest people in the kitchen and at the Sports Club. Have become a Member :-) Berenice.

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Canada
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64 reviews 64 reviews
18 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2011

Robyn, the host, was amazing and very friendly. The 'dorm' that i was booked into was empty save me, and Robyn spread everyone out to give us room. Across the road from the beach, which is lovely. The only complaint i have is that there is a very small common area (ie the kitchen), which, while not really suitable for... More

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Lyon, France
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4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2008

Wooooa the best ever accommodation in the best ever place. Medlands Beach Backpackers has 2 villas sleeping 4 for only 80 NZD per night, no no not per person, for the whole villa. Winter rates of course but still. And well, GBI is such a special place.... Can't believe I won't be able to go back there before I leave... More

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Address: 9 Mason Road, Great Barrier Island, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Auckland Region > Great Barrier Island

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