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Portside Inn Backpackers Lodge Reviews

52 Bridge Street, Napier, Napier, New Zealand

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54 Total Reviews
  • 65%Value For Money
  • 80%Security
  • 60%Location
  • 75%Staff
  • 70%Atmosphere
  • 65%Cleanliness
  • 70%Facilities

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The staff and longer term guests could not have done more to make me feel welcome from the moment I arrived and I was given lots of help about what to do in the area. The hostel quickly felt like a home from home and, if I could have, I would have rearranged my trip to stay longer. I hope I'll be back!

  • 17th Nov 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Northern Ireland
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


It wasn't clean, the atmosphere was concerning and I just didn't like it at all.

  • 14th Nov 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Sweden
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)

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We are very disappointed that you did not enjoy your stay. It would help if you had spoken to us during your stay,so that we could address your concerns.


I was only for two nights there and I wished it would be only one...two of three showers were so dirty, I didn't want to use them and it not seemed like they would clean the bathrooms daily....

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