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The location was perfect.
The staff was very friendly.
The community rooms were amazing and full of nice people.
It has carpets all over the place so if you go to the bathroom with socks at night you will feel like home.
Plus there is...More
First of all, the location is great and the staff extremely friendly and helpful. But the hostel is really dated. The interior is old, bathrooms as well. I wouldn't recommend it. You will meet a lot of nice people though.
So I was informed that late check-ins were possible. I arrived past 1am (as I told them I would) and was supposed to be left a key, however this never happened and I was forced to sleep in my car. This is partially my fault...More
I was here for 2 nights and paid around 27$/night for a 10-bed dorm. Luckily, what I actually got was a 6-bed room which was not even full..
-I arrived by bus & almost didn't have to walk at all, because the hostel is...More
This is a popular hostel located right in front of New Plymouth's main square, just a few metres from the bus stop, the i-Site, Puke Ariki and the waterfront. It simply doesn't get any better than this location-wise.
My friend and I stayed in the...More
US$35 - US$56 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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