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    Ariki Backpackers

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    25 Ariki Street, New Plymouth, New Zealand
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    Overview
    • Excellent45%
    • Very good33%
    • Average20%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible1%
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    “own bathroom” (4 reviews)
    “great location” (13 reviews)
    Wifi
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Self-Serve Laundry
    Business Centre
    3.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

    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

    1  Thank Mario A
    Reviewed 2 June 2016

    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.

    1  Thank Bocanegra24
    Reviewed 10 May 2016

    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

    1  Thank amira1295
    Reviewed 1 May 2016 via mobile

    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.. Positive: -I arrived by bus & almost didn't have to walk at all, because the hostel is...More

    Thank Ariane B
    Reviewed 9 April 2016

    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

    1  Thank acarb83
    King and Queen Hotel Suites
    331 reviews
    #1 of 30 hotels in New Plymouth
    0.3 km
     
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    245 reviews
    #5 of 30 hotels in New Plymouth
    0.2 km
     
    The State Hotel
    170 reviews
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    0.5 km
     
    16 Northgate Motor Lodge
    201 reviews
    #6 of 30 hotels in New Plymouth
    1.4 km
     
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    • US$35 - US$56 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 10
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    • Taranaki Region >
    • New Plymouth
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    16 Northgate Motor Lodge
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    Room Tips
    "Away from the pub"
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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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    "just don't."
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