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Raglan Backpackers and Waterfront Lodge

6 Wi Neera St, Raglan 3225, New Zealand
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Raglan Backpackers and Waterfront Lodge
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Quebec City, Canada
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37 reviews 37 reviews
28 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A friend and walked-in with no reservation about a month ago. The guy at reception was so friendly and booked us in a 3 bed dorm which we share with another backpacker. I must say that the room are pretty small but needed it just for sleep really. The hostel has everything you need to; spa, sauna, computers, kayak and... More

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Vang Vieng, null, Laos
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014 via mobile

Great facilities, chilled and laid back, kayaks and surfboards for hire, hot tub, sauna, free computers to use but no wifi so people are sociable. Staff are friendly and so helpful with what to do and when the best surf is. Nothing to complain about

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Auckland, New Zealand
2 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

I stayed here ANZAC weekend with my partner, as a weekend away from Auckland. As a travel agent who specialises in backpacker travel I wanted to stay here. The staff are fantastic - Casey, Aaron and Derek to name a few. They are happy to be there and love to chat to everyone. There is a hot tub which is... More

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Egmont Village, null, New Zealand
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

Had such a great stay at this laid back hostel with amazing facilities including spa and sauna, bbqs to cook on, 2 well equipped kitchens, free use of water sport gear, friendly and helpful staff. only bummer is having to be quiet after 9.30pm and spa closing at 8.30pm, bit early but nevermind! :D

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Bath, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

Loved my night here and wish I could have stayed longer to make the most of the sauna, spa pool, hammocks, kayaks, books in the lounge, barbecue in the courtyard....the list goes on. Very friendly atmosphere and the rooms were great. Thanks!

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Voecklabruck, Austria
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014 via mobile

Raglan Backpackers is definitely one of my favourite hostels in NZ: very clean, nice beds, friendly staff, welcoming atmosphere, great offers such as free kayak boats or fresh eggs :D , perfect location in general :) the surfing introduction was unfortunately too short for me but everything else was nice.

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13 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2013

I stayed here as part of the stray bus experience and found it perfect. It is a really chilled out place to be and I was disappointed I was only there for a night which I feel speaks volumes for a hostel! They offer a bus into the town, and to the beach an is a great place to chill... More

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National Park, null, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2013

I loved staying here. I think it's one of the best hostels I stayed in. The yard inside is lovely and the hostel itself is not too big. You feel like you are a part of a big family and everybody is super nice!!! The staff is incredible! The hostel offers surf gear which you can rent super cheap, Kayaking... More

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Vasteras, Sweden
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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2013

We had an awesome stay at backpackers a month ago with great service and help with everything for our surf trip. Great jacuzzi, shower was good. Room was comfy! The kitchen was clean and everything was sorted! Just great!

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Victoria, Canada
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3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2013

I feel obliged to write this review as I stayed here in March of 2009. Since then I've covered a lot of road and stayed at more than a few hostels. This was the best, loved my time there and if I had it to do all over again, I'd have spent two weeks instead of one. Raglan is great,... More

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Additional Information about Raglan Backpackers and Waterfront Lodge

Address: 6 Wi Neera St, Raglan 3225, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Raglan
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $

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Raglan Backpackers hostel New Zealand is located on the water's edge of Raglan's beautiful harbour, looking out across the water to Mt Karioi. Purpose-built accommodation for your comfort and security, we take pride in our clean facilities, friendly atmosphere, surfing knowledge and helpful staff. All rooms open onto a private central courtyard garden, where you can relax in a hammock or enjoy the hot tub. The living room and dining area open onto the grass lawn which is absolute waterfront.AS a guest you have free use of our mountain bikes, kayaks, sauna and spa pool. We have also have a full range of surf boards for hire, with transport to the surf beach (5 min drive). ... more   less 
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