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What a cracking old building steeped in history.
Izzy and I were heading up to Rotorua having just landed from the Interislander and had pre-booked Barnacles through travelbug as a stopover.
I would love to have had the leisure to tarry over the numerous old...More
Its a 1923 backpackers hostel its old but very well maintained and clean.
Full of history and character.
Lovely place and well worth the stay.
Basic facilities like communal kitchen and bathrooms are clean and tidy.
First of all we booked this place via Hotels.com. They gave it a 2.5 star rating which was very generous. We missed the small print during the booking process that mentioned there are no private toilets or bathrooms, everything is shared and down the hall....More
Would NOT recommend this accommodation The showers were communal and no privacy No locks The place was dirty and the badly planned kitchen area needed a lot of attention to bring it up to a reasonable standard One night was one too many
Historic building and super friendly and comfortable. Free wifi. Lounges kitchen fridges etc. all the conveniences in a nice atmosphere and price is fair. Lots of beautiful old photos and information provided here.
$20 - $51 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Non-Smoking Rooms ,
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Barnacles Seaside Inn Backpackers Paraparaumu, Kapiti Coast