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AJ's Backpackers Lodge

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405 Southland Road, Hastings 4122 New Zealand
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#12 of 20 Speciality lodging in Hastings
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AJs is no longer trading I have retired. Many thanks to all who enjoyed a stay over the last 25 years.
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SaraGrace wrote a review Apr 2014
Palma de Mallorca, Spain14 contributions8 helpful votes
Terrible experience room cancelled last minute so made to stay in a dorm room as no other options on Easter weekend, smelly room and dirty, worst experience in a backpackers in Nz don't stay!!!! Usual Nz hospitality not obvious in this place!
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Date of stay: April 2014Trip type: Travelled with friends
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TheCiara wrote a review Nov 2013
Roxburgh, New Zealand2 contributions
Nice little homely backpackers. We only intended to stay for two nights but ended up staying three weeks. Maureen, the owner, went out of her way to help us. We arrived in Hastings quite late and she was good enough to pick us up from the bus stop. She heard we were planning to look for work and managed to get us an orchard job almost straight away. We met a whole host of interesting characters here and had a few good nights with BBQs etc. Only downside is the kitchen's a little small so it can be a bit of a chore to cook. But overall thumbs up!
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Date of stay: October 2013
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lesthedok wrote a review Apr 2013
Wellington2 contributions
We arrived late in the day looking for accommodation at short notice. We got the last available room. The hosts were welcoming and helpful. Really enjoyed our stay and appreciated the peace and quiet. Had a very restful night. Definitely recommend this hostel!
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Date of stay: April 2013
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Amunce wrote a review Jan 2013
Horsham, United Kingdom13 contributions10 helpful votes
This backpackers is very welcoming and comfortable. The host is excellent,friendly and welcoming - including a tour of the place before you get started! The kitchen clean and well equipt and there is plenty of space to park a car ! Thanks!
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Date of stay: January 2013
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New ZealandNorth IslandHawke's Bay RegionHastings
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Frequently Asked Questions about AJ's Backpackers Lodge
Which popular attractions are close to AJ's Backpackers Lodge?
Nearby attractions include The Common Room (0.9 km), Hastings City Art Gallery (0.8 km), and Nga Pou O Heretaunga (0.8 km).
What are some restaurants close to AJ's Backpackers Lodge?
Conveniently located restaurants include Rush Munro's, Jarks Cityside Restaurant & Bar, and Gengy's Mongolian Bbq Buffet Restaurant.
Is AJ's Backpackers Lodge located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.8 km away from the centre of Hastings.
Are there any historical sites close to AJ's Backpackers Lodge?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Otatara Pa Historic Reserve Walk (9.9 km).