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“All you need at a great price!” 4 of 5 stars
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J's Backpackers
8 Grey Street, East, Hamilton 3216, New Zealand   |  
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Christchurch
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“All you need at a great price!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2011

Lovely little backpackers with everything you need, including a helpful and friendly owner/manager.

We stayed for several nights, and enjoyed our stay. If we're ever back in Hamilton I would certainly consider returning, with my one and only complaint being the distance from town and the airport. However I think that's what you get in Hamilton if you're wanting to find yourself a more grown-up backpackers as opposed to a 'party backpackers' so I really shouldn't complain!

  • Stayed October 2010, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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33 hotel reviews
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2009

The staff here were very friendly and welcoming and made our stay enjoyable. Our room was a good size and the hostel was very clean. The only negative was the size of the kitchen as it was on the very small side and was sometimes a struggle to get in there to cook. However the atmosphere that has been established here made it so this didn't really put a damper on our stay. The Hamilton Gardens was just across the road and was really nice to walk around, however if you need to get to town you probably need a car.

  • Stayed August 2009, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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3 hotel reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2009

It's a house with several rooms in a comfortable and quiet neighbourhood, and the host is really friendly. There isn't much around that area though, so it's better if you're driving, and happen to pass by this area during your journey to spend the night.

  • Stayed November 2007, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Address: 8 Grey Street, East, Hamilton 3216, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Hamilton
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Ranked #3 of 11 Specialty lodging in Hamilton
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