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Ariki Backpackers

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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good33%
  • Average20%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“great location”(14 reviews)
“coastal walkway”(8 reviews)
“centre of town”(5 reviews)
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Self-Serve Laundry
Business Centre
3 Star accommodation
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All reviewsgreat locationcoastal walkwaycentre of townstayed longerplace to stayfriendly helpful stafftwo nightswould definitely stay here againminute walkhostelmuseumearplugsplymouthsupermarket
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Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

I stayed two nights in a 6 bed dorm with bathroom. The rooms are tiny. There isn't enough room for 6 beds and 6 backpacks it was a very tight squeeze. I suggest they make them 4 bed rooms I would of stayed longer if...More

1  Thank Grace T
Reviewed 19 January 2017

Staff were outstanding with friendly greetings and a great attitude. The family room was good value for money. Our only issue was the bar located below our bedroom window that meant 'our family' didn't get much sleep on the busy bar nights!

1  Thank Philip M
Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

I stayed at ariki for two nights and really enjoyed my time there. The location was absolutely perfect for getting around town without a car because it's right in the city centre. The staff are immediately very friendly and take the time to get to...More

1  Thank Jill R
Reviewed 3 December 2016

I highly reccomend this place! Amazing customer service! We urgently needed somewhere to stay (2 adults and 6yr old child) at 10pm at night and the amazing guy we spoke with on the phone sorted us a family friendly room with no problems at all!...More

Thank Dale S
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Probably one of the quietest hostels I've visited so far (but I have just come from QLD Australia!). The staff were soooooo friendly! Walked in and showed me around, the woman who I met at reception knew exactly what the guys were doing in the...More

1  Thank Helena G
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Self-Serve Laundry
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US$35 - US$50 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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New Zealand > North Island > Taranaki Region > New Plymouth
Traveller (14)
Room & Suite (4)
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"try to stay in room 8 if you can"
2 million years ago
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"Away from the pub"
2 million years ago
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"Book early as they do get some very busy and book on weekends when events are happening."
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"Definietly pay the extra for a private room!"
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