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Criterion Art Deco Backpackers

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8.9
Fabulous 580 Total Reviews
  • Value For Money 8.9
  • Security 8.5
  • Location 9.7
  • Staff 9.0
  • Atmosphere 8.7
  • Cleanliness 8.6
  • Facilities 8.8
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8.9
Fabulous 580 Total Reviews
  • Value For Money 8.9
  • Security 8.5
  • Location 9.7
  • Staff 9.0
  • Atmosphere 8.7
  • Cleanliness 8.6
  • Facilities 8.8
Criterion Art Deco Backpackers Located at 48 Emerson Street, City Centre, Napier.
Criterion Art Deco Backpackers
New Zealand
Napier 4110 48 Emerson Street, City Centre
89% 580
-39.4900492 176.9180640
Criterion Art Deco Backpackers
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  • Anonymous
  • Australia, Female, 18-24
  • Novice Nomad
  • 3 reviews
16th Nov 2016
6.9

This place isn't too bad for what you are paying. The free wifi is excellent. The building is beautiful and the location is prime. However, it is a bit of a party hostel. Not too bad. I checked in at around 3pm and the receptionist was exceptionally drunk. Still got the job done mind. The other thing is there aren't many plugs in the common rooms and in the dorm I stayed in they were placed rather oddly around the room. I had to sit in some awkward places to charge my phone.

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 6.0Facilities
    • 6.0Staff
    • 6.0Atmosphere
    • 6.0Cleanliness
11th Nov 2016
10.0

The best hostel in New Zealand. Nice people, nice staff & very good location ! The managers, Jeff and Kay, are lovely people ready to help you in everything you need. Kitchen is good ! Everything is really clean. Free coffee, tea, sugar and breakfast. Free pool, free pingpong & free wifi. Really beautiful old building. Balcony is awesome. A lot of choice in the DVDs and can be watched in the living room. Cozy rooms and beds. Cheap and chic place to stay close to the pub, the beach and the shops.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • England, Couple, 25-30
  • Novice Nomad
  • 3 reviews
11th Nov 2016
7.7

Hostel was fine but lots of younger travellers working in area so was a bit cliquey. Free breakfast in morning was a plus!

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 6.0Atmosphere
    • 6.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • England, Male, 31-40
  • Novice Nomad
  • 6 reviews
9th Nov 2016
9.7

Great location amazing building and staff. A shortage of plugs etc and showers etc the sacrifices swell worth it maintain the 1930s feel of the building. but a great place too stay and would recommend would stop here again in a heart beat best hostel in Napier by far.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Germany, Female, 31-40
  • Avid Traveller
  • 10 reviews
3rd Nov 2016
7.7

The common areas were really big and nice. The private rooms also seemed to be nice, but the dorm rooms were unfortunately pretty cramped, there was no space to put luggage, no lockers and not many plugs. Should better re-use some of those privates to create some nice 4-bed-dorms.

    • 6.0Value For Money
    • 6.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 6.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • England, Female, 25-30
  • Novice Nomad
  • 3 reviews
31st Oct 2016
10.0

Nice space, kept very clean. Friendly atmosphere. Good location. Free parking 5-10 mins away on a residential road. Booked a dorm but were given a private room for two as it was vacant. Would recommend.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Chile, Female, 31-40
  • Novice Nomad
  • 2 reviews
27th Oct 2016
10.0

It was a great place to stay! Clearly the people running it care a lot about every single traveler that stays there! The kitchen was great!

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Finland, Female, 25-30
  • Novice Nomad
  • 9 reviews
25th Oct 2016
10.0

The best hostel! Owners are really nice and helpful and actually care about you. Free breakfast is a big plus. Whole hostel was really clean. Atmosphere was really amazing! Excellent location right next to the beach. Would absolutely recommend!

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • rachaelja
  • England, Female, 18-24
  • Novice Nomad
  • 7 reviews
20th Oct 2016
9.7

Really cool designed hostel - friendly travellers and free breakfast. The wifi isn't great in the rooms nor is there many plug sockets in the room but you can just use the lounge area. The lady who runs it is awesome and you can tell she does a lot for the place. Great experience at this hostel, thank you.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Scotland, Female, 18-24
  • Novice Nomad
  • 1 review
8th Oct 2016
10.0

Best hostel i have ever been to! The staff where so lovely and laid back, the place was always clean, it was spacious, the walls are nice and thick so even if people are in the livingroom area you can still sleep with no problems, the list goes on! I met loads of people who planned to stay one night then ended up staying for weeks because it is just such a nice place to be! Cant recomend it highly enough

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness

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