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    Criterion Art Deco Backpackers

    City Centre 48 Emerson Street, Napier 4110, New Zealand
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    8/6/2017 8/7/2017
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    Traveler (26)
    Room & Suite (4)
    Dining (2)
    • Excellent29%
    • Very good37%
    • Average20%
    • Poor7%
    • Terrible7%
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    Free Internet
    Breakfast included
    Self-Serve Laundry
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    1 - 5 of 91 reviews

    Reviewed April 10, 2017

    This is a good hostel, in the heart of the city. It is not too big or a chain hostel and the owner is friendly and helpful. I enjoyed my stay here - the kitchen is not very big and they could do with more...More

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    Reviewed April 2, 2017 via mobile

    There is a lot of longterm people staying, so it's hard to connect if you're just there for 2 nights. The common areas and kitchen are really spacious. Everything is outdated and smells kind of old, but we had a lovely calm stay and the...More

    1  Thank alinarc2015
    Reviewed March 31, 2017 via mobile

    Lovely hostel, great atmosphere, friendly people. The lady manager Kay was so helpful and informative when asking things to do around town. Always happy and smiling with other guests. The downfall that made me feel ill, was watching the other manager, Kays husband Jeff, yell...More

    3  Thank Hanz44
    Reviewed March 27, 2017 via mobile

    Really nice open environment for meeting people and listening to music or even quiet spaces to chill out and have some privacy. Beds are comfortable and place is kept very clean. Large kitchen area for communal cooking and the staff are suuuper friendly and inviting....More

    1  Thank Raven E
    Reviewed March 27, 2017

    I stayed at the Criterion for about 3 weeks and the staff made sure i felt as if I were home. The energy is incredible and safe. Kay, the manager, is sweetest and makes sure everyone knows she is here to help 24/7. Literally. You...More

    2  Thank FrejaMarieHElrod
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    • Top amenities
    • Free Internet
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Breakfast included
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Price range
    • $40 - $48 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette
    • Number of rooms
    • 24
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    • Location
    • New Zealand >
    • North Island >
    • Hawke's Bay Region >
    • Napier
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    Traveler (26)
    Room & Suite (4)
    Dining (2)
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    Family and Play Areas (1)
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    Room Tips
    "Get a room back away from the common area."
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    "Various room options from dorms to ensuite doubles"
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    "Can be street noise if on the side of the Rose Bar across the street. I just wore earplugs on weekend nights"
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    "Go somewhere else"
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