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    Raglan Backpackers and Waterfront Lodge

    6 Wi Neera Street, Raglan 3225, New Zealand
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    Reviewed 22 February 2016

    This has been a long time coming, I stayed here a few years back and it was my favourite hostel experience. The atmosphere is so friendly and rather than sitting on phones or getting absolutely trashed, everyone interacted with eachother in the evenings. At one...More

    Thank Chris F
    Reviewed 15 February 2016

    Great hostel/backpacker! Clean and cosy overall. Had a good sleep even sleeping in 8 person dorm, not really noise or other disturbances. Great location near central, everyday transports to the beach to surf or hangout. We really enjoyd our stay and would recommend to everyone...More

    Thank Aleksi P
    Reviewed 14 February 2016

    Best hostel I have ever stayed in! I have stayed in hostels all over the world and this one is hands down my favourite! It has the friendliest vibe, loveliest staff, safe, everything you need and surf cars to take you to the beach! Its...More

    Thank Christinaukulele
    Reviewed 10 February 2016 via mobile

    If not the best, definetely in the top 3 of the 100+ hostels I have been to. Cannot find any negatives about this place. Great staff! Very friendly and helpful! Cool, relax athmosphere! Great people! Showers worked perfectly, toilets/showers were all the time spotless clean....More

    Thank sbch1
    Reviewed 9 February 2016 via mobile

    Really nice hostel in a great location. Rooms are decent and the place is well designed and friendly. Love the bikes, kayaks and all the free stuff they have I.e balls, fishing gear, skateboards etc. Loads of options for surf rental and they have cars...More

    3  Thank Patrick C
    Response from timsuz, Owner at Raglan Backpackers and Waterfront LodgeResponded 17 February 2016

    Thanks a lot for your feedback. We are very sorry to have let you down on this, we think people should always get a good nights sleep, its one of our mottos! So we have definitely taken this on board, it led to a staff...More

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    Awards & Recognition
    Certificate of Excellence
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Beachfront
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Laundry Service
    • Things to do
    • Hot Tub
    • Price range
    • US$20 - US$75 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette
    • Number of rooms
    • 12
    • Location
    • New Zealand >
    • North Island >
    • Waikato Region >
    • Raglan
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    Romek H
    18 September 2016|
    Response from HopewellLodge | Reviewed this property |
    Please contact Raglan Backpackers directly, I am just a reviewer.
    Room Tips
    "Any room it doesn't matter - you'll be so chilled!"
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    "Waterside location"
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    "All rooms are sweet. 4 and 6 room dorms gives a great deal of room in the center"
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    "The rooms in the far end are great. They have some queen and king sized beds."
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