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Needing somewhere to stay outside of Wellington, as we had a long drive north the next day, it suited our purpose.
Comfortable but not super clean, dust mainly around carpet edges and sand around door and window frames.
Great location though, right across the road...More
I arrived at this place late at night after having nowhere else to go. The owner was very sweet and welcoming. She helped me carry my bags to my private room. It is a shared bathroom and kitchen, which was kept nice and tidy. The...More
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
$38 - $50 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Barnacles Seaside Inn Backpackers Paraparaumu, Kapiti Coast