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YHA Bay of Islands Paihia

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  • Terrible1%
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“the kitchen”(32 reviews)
“dolphin room”(2 reviews)
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Umm. I have stayed in YHA hostels few times, always great experiences. That’s why I picked YHA this time also because I thought I know what to expect. Well.. the quality wasn’t that good in this hostel. Wifi was hardly working, sometimes didn’t work at...More

Thank susanjusan
Response from Andy L, Owner at YHA Bay of Islands PaihiaResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for choosing the YHA for your stay in Paihia. We are proud to be part of this quality brand.We acknowledge your review and would like to respond. On the day in question we did have a problem with wifi in Paihia. We are...More

Reviewed 6 February 2018

The hostel was amazingly close to the beach and sea. There is also a supermarket on the same street or a countdown supermarket about a 7-10 minute walk away. The owners Andy and Jen were great , they were very friendly and welcoming and always...More

Thank 1sam
Response from Andy L, Owner at YHA Bay of Islands PaihiaResponded 8 February 2018

Hi Isam Thanks for your comments. We were delighted to read that you found our Hostel to be friendly and welcoming Wewish you all the best for your travels. Regards Andy and Jen

Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

This is one of the best hostels I've ever been! Really friendly staff. Really clean and good beds. Good showers and great kitchen. I met cool people too! Close to town and close to the beach. Make sure you book ahead, and be sure of...More

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Response from Andy L, Owner at YHA Bay of Islands PaihiaResponded 7 February 2018

Hi Thanks so much for your feedback.We are proud of our Hostel and we were delighted that you had a good time. We wish you well with your travels Andy and Jen

Reviewed 4 February 2018

First of all, a huge thank you to Andy and Jen, the owners. My luggage was left behind on the bus and Jen actually went to her home and loaned me all the necessities including shoes! I had on flip-flops for a day on an...More

Thank Horse2016
Response from Andy L, Owner at YHA Bay of Islands PaihiaResponded 7 February 2018

Hi Linda We were really happy to help you in that difficult situation and we were delighted that you found our Hostel to be clean and comfortable. We wish you well. Regards Andy and Jen

Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

I really enjoyed my stay here. The location is perfect, the facilities nice and the hostel gives you a warm and welcoming feeling. The atmosphere was brilliant and the kitchen spacious. I'd definitely recommend the place. It's the perfect holiday hostel for a couple of...More

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US$32 - US$85 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Price range
US$32 - US$85 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Pippa65
28 September 2014|
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Response from Andy L | Property representative |
Hi Pippa, We have single rooms at our Paihia hostel for $89.10 per night for members or $99 for non members. All rooms have an ensuite bathroom and you can book directly by email. Unfortunately I am unable to include our... More
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"I would aim for one of the rooms on the top floor as it is quieter."
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"Rooms in the center of the hostel tend to have the best wifi."
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"Ask Andy or his staff as there is a lovely range of options. We enjoyed the Dolphin Room."
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"stay on the top floor for a quieter room."
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