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Tarbes, France
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016

We booked there for 3 and were happy about the website information, until we get there : - no parking spot (only the street) - no attendance between 1 and 4 pm, not written anywhere in the booking nor in the lodge website. - We called the manager at 12h50 he answered he was coming for our check-in, we waited... More 

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Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2016

Nice and small hostel in Parnell, ca. 15' walk outside of town center, in a nice residential ristrict, no traffic noise, very quiet! Distance to town center, buses and harbour is easy walking, although with backpack. Friendly staff (after a few e-mails I also got back the refund for a canceled roomrate, thanx!), nice veranda, BBQ. Facilities are OK, kitchen... More 

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Queenstown, New Zealand
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

"Parking is available onsite" is what it said where I booked it from - yeah, 2 spaces, one used by a trailer. The rest is street parking which I can only gather is used by everyone else who lives on the street, or commuters. You just had to be lucky. There are many long term residents here, which I'm fine... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015 via mobile

I had a single room downstairs - the room was comfy and quiet. The shared bathrooms and toilets are were clean enough but the kitchen was hit and miss. First thing in the morning it was clean and tidy, but after it had been used for a bit it got messy. Some ppl can even burn rice! I only used... More 

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Nelson, New Zealand
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015

This has to be the dirtiest, most over priced and worst managed backpackers ever. I stayed two nights and it was awful. The kitchen was filthy and the showers were so bad I went to a gym to shower. The owners were unhelpful and when challenged on their service and amenities became defensive and rude. Worst $65 per night I... More 

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Munich, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Slightly renovated in 2014, nice living room, small but useful kitchen. Suitable for long-termers. Showers have a good pressure, smaller rooms have own fridge. At my time there, WiFi was relatively good, free and unlimited (which is rare in NZ). Duvet covers however are not washed as frequent as needed. Neighbour often complains and calls the noise control.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015 via mobile

Lantana Lodge has the best water in New Zealand. Nice location away from the cbd, but still walking distance. Good for long term hostellers or hostellers looking for a friendly environment. Not the best kitchen, but good value for the price.

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Rosenheim, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Lantana Lodge is small and nice hostel in Parnell.... it's about 30 walking minutes from the city centre away but you can take the bus from Parnell Road. It's located in a residential area and there are 2 parcs nearby and just at the end of the road you'll find every weekend the famous french market. The Rooms are okay,... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015 via mobile

We stayed a little family in a Room. The hostel is well situated i the parnell area. But we were a bit disapointed about the Daily manager seemed to know nothing about the area (where to rent bikes, cars etc). The kitchen could really need a good cleaning, a was easily crowded.

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Byron Bay, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 via mobile

Room tidy. Kitchen festy. Didn't want to cook there. Shelves & pantry overcrowded with food, random dishes. Bathrooms okay. Small no ventilation. Staff not that helpful but was a backpacker himself. A bunch of backpackers left one day and left their food on communal coffee table - food still there 24 hours later. Outside sunny verandah filled with empty ashtrays.... More 

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Additional Information about Lantana Lodge Backpackers

Address: 60 St Georges Bay Rd. | Parnell, Auckland, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Auckland Region > Auckland
Price Range: $21 - $64 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Lantana Lodge Backpackers 3*
Number of rooms: 79
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