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Marburg, Germany
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We really enjoyed this hostel. We loved the cozy and sweet charme in there. It was clean and had everything you needed for cooking. Outside are some good places to chill or read a book. Jake at the check-in took his time to explain us everything around the hostel and even explained us the thing about BBH (I highly recommend...

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

We were here for 2 nights in a double bed private and couldn't have picked a prettier and cosier place to stay! Because we were on a guided tour that gets up very early each day, we had the chance to eat breakfast with a terrific view of the sunrise! Also, the owner was very nice and helpful; when we...

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United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The house is really perfect for a backpackers with cute rooms to hang out in and a really spectacular balcony to watch the sunset (or sunrise if your up early!). Its also beautiful too and feels very cozy once inside, like a home away from home. For the price and the location you really can't go wrong and the stay...

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Reunion Island
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed just one night but I very liked the place. Good emplacement, very close to to center and to the beaches. Very nice view of the islands close to the beaches. Very quiet. 3 kitchens, the one I used is small. Very good bed. Free off street car park and free wifi.

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Bournemouth
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed for two nights in the studio accommodation separate from the main back packers building. This gave us great facilities for cooking our own meals, a private bathroom our own bbq and balcony to sit out on. Our only issue was the bed which was incredibly uncomfortable leaving my partner on the floor the second night. Jake couldn't do...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed January 18, 2017 via mobile

My boyfriend and I stayed here for just over 2 weeks over the Christmas and new year period and we loved every minute of it. Jake and Nikki were absolutely lovely hosts and managed to work out our stay to accommodate what we wanted without fuss. We stayed in a double room, twin room and dorm during our stay and...

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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed January 17, 2017 via mobile

Just walked into his hostel and asked for a double private room, he said the hostel was full but if we were staying for 2 nights or more he had a shared house or studio flat. House was beautiful but we stayed in the studio. Just 5 mins from the beach set in beautiful woodlands it was perfect. Fully equipped...

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Reviewed January 2, 2017 via mobile

Very cosy and quite place. Very short walk from all the shops and restaurants. We had a twin room which was ok in size,however there was only one plug not the room. Overall the place was clean and tidy, the seating and kitchen areas were good in size . Went to stay an extra night but they were fully booked,...

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Reviewed December 12, 2016 via mobile

In a big 8bedrooms but missed plus to charge. Toilets And bathroom OK. Cosy 2kitchens with living rooms in the both. Wonderful terrasse. Juste want to stay And watch the view of sea And blue sky. Lines for wet clothes ! Not far from bus station. The little supermarket in paihia is vert expensive. If you can but your food...

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Reviewed November 28, 2016

Stayed at The Mousetrap for close to a week while I was in Paihia. Very cosy and homely hostel, lots of plush armchairs, big lounge upstairs to relax and socialize. Not a party hostel, it's mostly quiet, though there's a bar and other hostels across the street where a lot of the noise came from. Clean rooms, showers, and toilet...

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Amenities

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

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: $38 - $56 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
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“If you'd like to have a private room in a hostel: definetly in this room where you can enjoy the silence.”
 of 5 bubbles Joofel, 2 days ago | Read review
“Hotel has a "quiet" policy at 11:00 pm.”
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 of 5 bubbles williex2016, Nov 18, 2016 | Read review
“Private rooms 8 and 9 are at the back and are quiter”
 of 5 bubbles MandyV81, Nov 9, 2016 | Read review
“Try and get a room at the back of the hostel so you are less disturbed by the noise from the backpackers across the road.”
 of 5 bubbles pcb7339, Jan 8, 2015 | Read review
“I am staying in twin room at room no 4. a good and quiet room.”
 of 5 bubbles YiiA, Apr 14, 2013 | Read review
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