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Flying Nun Backpackers

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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good9%
  • Average22%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible25%
8 Jan 2018
“psychedelic hippie experience”
30 May 2017
“A must for Backpackers! ”
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What's included
Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Bar/Lounge
Spa
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Location and contact
147 Roebuck Road, Gisborne 4010, New Zealand
3.4 km to Gisborne Airport
76 restaurants are within a 2 km radius
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Reviewed 9 January 2018

A crazy old convent building converted into a backpacker´s hostel. Crazy people staying there & a crazy landlady to keep it all together. I loved the atmosphere of the architecture, the campervans converted into living rooms in the backyard and the eclectic details found around...More

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Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

Excelente place if your planning to stay for short or long term while working (I lived here for 7 months!!). Its atmosphere provides a perfect scenery for meeting people from all over the world, in the best mood ever (despite of working for 12 hours...More

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Reviewed 21 January 2017

I stayed with friends who had booked for us but arrived separately... they were in a room and I was camping. Cheap place but definitely odd. When you check in you get a set of plates, bowls, mugs, and utensils and are expected to clean...More

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Reviewed 3 October 2016

Is definetly a good place to live or stay long, you have to feel it, is not a place for turists. Really convenient for people who works in gisborne. You can stay in your tent or room. Very cheap rate per week, big common areas,...More

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Reviewed 26 May 2016 via mobile

The price is really good, it's 21 nzd per night and you are paying 2 nzd extra for bedsheets. The old lady, who is running the hostel is really unfriendly and weird. The check in took me about 15 min because i had to wait...More

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Top amenities
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
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Air Conditioning
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Bar/Lounge
Spa
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Price range
US$11 - US$29 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Details
Price range
US$11 - US$29 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room Tips
"Plant your tent in the summer"
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"Private choices affordable!"
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"Dont. This place has so much potential but new owners and a complete overhaul are needed asap. DUMP"
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"Private room"
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