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Backpackers Central Hamilton

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“free breakfast”(16 reviews)
“single room”(5 reviews)
“big kitchen”(3 reviews)
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What's included
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Rooms
Family Rooms
Kitchenette
Self-Serve Laundry
2 Star Hotel
As our name suggests, Backpackers Central Hamilton is conveniently located close to most amenities. A range of bed options from dorm (up to 6 bunk beds) to fully furnished single, double and triple, family rooms. We offer modern, safe (24hr access with electronic swipe key), clean and...
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846 Victoria Street, Hamilton 3204, New Zealand
10.2 km to Hamilton Airport
41 restaurants are within a 0.5 km radius
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As soon as I walked into this place, I had a terrible feeling about it. The manager didn't seem all too friendly and had this weird... vibe to him. Once I got into the room, it looked like a damn prison, no windows, same walls,...More

Thank leonv3x
Response from Lark-Manager, Manager at Backpackers Central HamiltonResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your time to write us a review. We are sorry to hear that you did not satisfy our room conditions and facilities. We'll try to solve the problem as soon as possible to ensure all the guests are delightful to...More

Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

1stly creepy male receptionist. Entered my room without knocking to bring me my towel. Second, room I was in was NOT like picture given when I booked. The picture showed 4 beautiful cozy and well furnished single beds, when I entered there were two old...More

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Response from Lark-Manager, Manager at Backpackers Central HamiltonResponded 5 June 2018

Thank you very much for your time to write us a review. We are sorry to hear that you did not satisfy our room conditions and facilities. We'll try to solve the problem as soon as possible to ensure all the guests are delightful to...More

Reviewed 22 May 2018 via mobile

First, some positives: centrally located, good quality wifi, the toilet was clean, and off-street parking was provided. The many negatives: there was no heating and the bed was covered in an extremely thin blanket. The pillows smelt of stale swear and the Windows couldn't be...More

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Response from Lark-Manager, Manager at Backpackers Central HamiltonResponded 25 May 2018

Thank you very much for your time to write us a review. We are sorry to hear that you did not satisfy our room conditions and facilities. We'll try to solve the problem as soon as possible to ensure all the guests are delightful to...More

Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

I don't usually stay in backpackers. but, I was impressed by the cleanliness, price and location. $120 for 4 people in the centre. I was very impressed. breakfast was sparse but it was free, and car parking was excellent.

Thank Mike P
Response from Lark-Manager, Manager at Backpackers Central HamiltonResponded 22 May 2018

Much appreciated your time to review your stay with us. It is great to hear that you have enjoyed it. Thank again and we look forward to hearing from you. Safe Travels!! Lark

Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile

The hostel was fine. It’s around 10 min walk to the inner city centre. The kitchen and bathrooms are okay. But the beds seriously I have never had a bed that slept that bad. I could feel the metal springs all over my body. I’m...More

Thank Rian6
Response from Lark-Manager, Manager at Backpackers Central HamiltonResponded 6 May 2018

Much appreciated your time to review your stay with us. It is great to hear that you have enjoyed it. Thank again and we look forward to hearing from you. Safe Travels!! Lark

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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Self-Serve Laundry
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Price range
US$35 - US$56 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$35 - US$56 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Room & Suite (29)
Dining (7)
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Papaali Norrah T
11 February 2017|
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Response from Sam H | Property representative |
it depends on availability. which date do you looking for? I think there are two options that we can accommodate your family. 1. a family room ensuite ( for 5 people including infant)@ $130/night + a quadruple room... More
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Papaali Norrah T
11 February 2017|
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Response from Sam H | Property representative |
Yes, we are family friendly hostel and we can accommodate kids and infant only in private rooms. Thank you so much
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Rick C
16 October 2016|
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Check-in time is between 2pm-10:30pm. Thank you.
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"Don't go to this place"
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"I was in room 46 - which was good in terms of getting afternoon sun and was relatively quiet. It was a single..."
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"Book early and query the aircon or ventilation."
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"private double"
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