Junohall YHA Hostel Waitomo Reviews
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Really helpful English girl working there sorted out our Glow worm experience and overall a really nice play to stay.
Very cool.place! Dave the guy in the reception was very funny and nice. Thanks.Lovely place to stay.
Really nice hostel with good staff and during winter a nice fire in the living room area. With limited competition in the area (Waitomo is small) its a bit expensive.
Brilliant location and they've actually heard of Central heating unlike a lot of hostels I've been too. Not many hostels in the area so would recommend here.
A very friendly and cozy hostel! The staff are very helpful, and the hostel is situated right between the two big tour operators of the Waitomo caves.
You need to pay for wifi in 24 hour batches which adda onto the cost.
Freezing cold! Only one free plug-in in our 4 bed dorm. Staff were helpful, gave us a ride to the bus so we didn't have to walk the 2 kms.
Good base for any of the Waitomo activities. Check out the little pot bellied pigs on the farm, super cute. Waitomo's pretty quiet, so bring groceries if you plan on making food, otherwise your options are pretty limited - it's rural New Zealand after all.
Pros: Friendly, helpful staff. It is located right across Legendary Black Water Rafting if you’re doing a tour. Clean bathrooms, hot showers. Free parking. Big kitchen w/multiple sinks + burners. Cons: non-hostel members pay the higher price. No lockers in rooms. Doors are open all the time (gets chilly). No free wifi ($5 for 24 hrs).
The staff are really friendly at this little hostel, happy to answer any questions and give you a lift to the bus stop so you don't need to walk with your backpack. So many comfy sofas to curl up on after a day of caving and lots of DVDs to keep you entertained in the evenings :)
I absolutely loved the hostel!! Atmosphere was so chilled out and relaxed. Loved watching the piglets running around and anjoying the sun in the garden. Nakedbus stops right infront of it and black water rafting is 1 min walk to get to.
It's an hostel a bit far away from the main road but the location it's really amazing. In an extremely peaceful place, plenty of space to park around, huge living room and kitchen. Wi-Fi works perfectly!
Good location, and nice common room and kitchen area. For me the best part was the staff (Dave, maybe?). He offered some really helpful advice on booking caving tours that ended up saving me a lot of money. Didn't have a completely spic and span feel to it but I think that's mainly due to the fact that the building is a bit older. They do charge for wifi which always annoys me.