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9.1
Superb 344 Total Reviews
  • Value For Money 9.4
  • Security 9.4
  • Location 9.5
  • Staff 9.2
  • Atmosphere 8.9
  • Cleanliness 8.9
  • Facilities 8.6
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9.1
Superb 344 Total Reviews
  • Value For Money 9.4
  • Security 9.4
  • Location 9.5
  • Staff 9.2
  • Atmosphere 8.9
  • Cleanliness 8.9
  • Facilities 8.6

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  • shazkaz71003
  • Australia, Female, 31-40
  • Novice Nomad
  • 9 reviews
12th Sep 2017
10.0

Great place, staff really helpful. Thanks.

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  • Anonymous
  • England, Female, 18-24
  • Novice Nomad
  • 2 reviews
2nd Sep 2017
9.7

This was a lovely homely hostel with a great atmosphere and a great place to stay and base yourself to explore the Bay of Islands

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3rd Jun 2017
10.0

Loved staying here so much! Can't wait to come again some day!

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28th May 2017
10.0

A really wonderful hostel. It felt like home straight away with a great social area at the top and warm fires. Nicki was a wonderful host and really helped with booking a Cape Reinga tour after ours was cancelled. Rooms warm and comfortable and facilities spot on. The laundry facilities were handy as well as the parking. A must stay in Paihia!

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  • Anonymous
  • England, Couple, 25-30
  • Novice Nomad
  • 3 reviews
12th May 2017
9.1

Excellent hostel, very clean and plenty of room for cooking and chilling etc. Really cosy and great view from the upstairs kitchens. Nice and quiet but friendly.

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  • Anonymous
  • New Zealand, Male, 18-24
  • Novice Nomad
  • 1 review
1st May 2017
10.0

Best hostel so far, winter fires in the lounges and felt like home. Oh yeah free wifi works.

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29th Apr 2017
8.9

I thought everything was brilliant with the exception of the cooking utensils and cutlery. Quite a few things missing in the kitchen. Room as lovely, staff too and it was clean and quiet! Can very well recommend. I would go back if i was going to Paihia again.

    • 8.0Value For Money
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  • Anonymous
  • England, Female, 25-30
  • Novice Nomad
  • 1 review
14th Apr 2017
8.9

Great location - round the corner from the beach; across the road from bars (even though they are across the road the hostel is still quiet and peaceful). Staff friendly. Rooms spacious. Kitchens small and basic - (bad point though:- the fridge absolutely stunk so maybe things have been in there for a while and not thrown out!) Overall a really nice hostel and feels like a home rather than a backpackers. Would definitely stay here again.

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11th Apr 2017
9.1

Fantastic location, right off the beach and across from some decent eateries. They provide luggage lockers in every room and two lounge/kitchen areas upstairs for relaxing. Overall very nice!

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4th Apr 2017
9.4

Great location. The hostel was clean and quiet. Everyone there was friendly and helpful. There are good cooking facilities, including an outdoor grilling area. I would recommend staying there.

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