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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2016 via mobile

I was surprised at how big it was! Nice chill out areas throughout, a couple of lounges, TVs, balcony seating in sunshine, a good dining space, a small cooking space but I think there's a couple throughout the hostel for designated rooms, a cute small garden/patio area (very picturesque!) I feel like it was lacking in things to do, I... More 

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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2016

The hostel is just amazing! The owners help you out with everything you want to know! The rooms are sweet as and the lounge area upstairs is a Awesome place to relax and enjoy the view from Paihia! Not expensive and no party hostel, for me and my girlfriend it was the best hostel we ever stayed in :-)

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Oakland, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

Owners are super helpful with any questions- what to do,will help book trips if you need Entire place is clean - more than 1 kitchen and sitting area to relax in. Outside is beautiful and rooms are clean and quite.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016 via mobile

The owner of this spot is super accommodating and helpful! He was always around taking care of things and answering questions. The location is beautiful and everything is within walking distance. Clean rooms, bathrooms and kitchens. Wifi is great if you're in the right spot. Plenty of free parking.

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Thank Becca F
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

I've had a super great time there. I worked at the mousetrap for a 1 month as a cleaner and it's definitely the best owners and team I've ever had. Rooms and facilities are clean. People are friendly. There even is a fireplace for the (not-so-cold) winter !!! I enjoyed my time there so much !

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Thank JB_Renard
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

Great stay, clean room and bathrooms, good wifi and absolutely brilliant staff. What more could you want from a hostel? Would definitely recommend. Owners had great local knowledge recommending things to do on a tight timescale in Paihia

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

The location was nice. It is a very old house, eclectically decorated, with several common areas. Pretty cossy. The owners waited for us to checking at 21.00 (anyway, the booking says at 22). The hostel is run by a nice couple. It has free parking. It was quite complete but we could find our place. The room was Ok and... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2016 via mobile

The dorms are quiet and big, the common areas are good for socializing and the staff is really helpfull and friendly. Quiet at night which is very importent. Really close to a good bar, a good cafe, the the town center and a couple of good walks.

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Thank Dan A
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2016

Perfect option in Paihia. Clean, comfy friendly and brilliant sea-views from the balcony. Owners look after you and hostel is just the right size. Can also book local tripes there so no need to go to iSite! Can only recommend!

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Thank Lotzi88
Berlin, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2016 via mobile

I stayed here several months ago but remember the perfect views from the terrace, super clean bedrooms and high quality kitchen. The hostel has a fantastic layout for socializing and is very close to the beautiful beaches of Paihia. Very well-run, comfy and friendly!

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about The Mousetrap Backpackers

Address: 11 Kings Rd, Paihia, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Paihia
Price Range: $34 - $55 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
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