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Sherbrooke, Canada
Reviewed 10 August 2016

There's not a lot of choice for backpacker hostels in Hamilton and this one wasn't the best nor the worst. It's an average hostel. It's small so it's a good place to meet people. It was in renovation while I was there so it was REALLY cold inside. It's clean and the service was okay, so was the wifi.

Thank Marie-Eve J
Reviewed 19 June 2016

Stayed here for a couple of nights while in Hamilton. It was quiet, had excellent wifi and the kitchen had more than enough supplies. Staff were nice and friendly. Very helpful when we couldn't get into the hostel as our key didn't work.

Thank Amos Vira G
Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 19 June 2016

Good location, good kitchen but just a tad small. great location and great wifi, staff are nice and it is easy to get a park close by. was quiet which was a nice change from other hostels, comfortable beds. Really enjoyed my stay.

Thank Prudence B
Reviewed 17 June 2016 via mobile

Really nice and helpful staff. Nice big lounge area with comfy couches and a balcony. Kitchen is fine and a good size but some of the stove tops didn't work. Bathrooms are good but found it a bit strange that a religious radio station is pumped in through speakers throughout the day.

Thank Becca_me27
New York City, New York
Reviewed 10 May 2016

The hostel itself is very homey. It had a large selection of DVDs with a nice sized TV in the shared room. My friend and I had booked separately and was going to be in different rooms but they upgraded us to a twin for free. The wifi doesn't reach all of the rooms but the couch is very comfortable...

Thank amira1295
Reviewed 7 March 2016

After having a fall through in plans I was left with no where to go late at night and I googled hostels in Hamilton and this one came up. I turned up quite late at night unexpected and asked if they had a room and luckily they did. Really really nice staff and my room was very tidy and had...

Thank Alicia B
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 26 January 2016

There are signs saying the hostel is undergoing earthquake improvement renovations. The double room had no windows and one skylight with no way to block the light. Our room became so hot we had to sleep with the door open, which increased the noise of people walking past. The staff were relaxed and helpful, there was free wifi, and there...

2Thank Timothy_Ruhle
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 January 2016 via mobile

Relaxed and homely feel. Kind of like shared accommodation. Big open plan kitchen-lounge which is great for socialising. Comfy couches to chill on and a huge selection of movies to choose from at no charge. Internet is fast, unlimited and free! Rooms are spacious and secure. The beds are definitely the comfiest mattresses you'll come across in a hostel. The...

Thank catrionaxx
San Diego, California
Reviewed 18 December 2015

This place just isn't good. I stayed in hostels for months throughout the country and this was the worst of them. The place is all under construction. Literally every wall is bare and you can still see the screws. The room I stayed in had a ceiling sunlight that was propped open and it was COLD! There was no way...

Thank Jessy0608
Swansea, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 October 2015

My friends and I aren't sure what to think about this hostel. It was a very informal check in process, although the staff member was lovely and friendly. The beds were comfortable but the rooms smelt musty and old. The showers were lovely and hot, and the bathrooms were kept outstandingly clean so that was really good. The kitchen was...

Thank Chloe W

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Additional Information about Eagles Nest Backpackers

Address: 937 Victoria Street, Hamilton 3204, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Hamilton
Price Range: $46 - $56 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Eagles Nest Backpackers 2*
Number of rooms: 7
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“Room one is great”
 of 5 bubbles , 19 Jun 2016 | Read review
“The next time I would ask for a room with a window if I stayed longer. There was no option for separate female or male rooms, if that's something you're keen on but you can always ask the staff to change you around. They are pretty relaxed.”
 of 5 bubbles thetravelonthebrain, 4 Jan 2015 | Read review
“Room 7 over looks the 2 hosts parking spot and they do smoke there, but its not that bad. and we suspect its the biggest room.”
 of 5 bubbles eggtartsandfarts, 4 Jun 2014 | Read review
“We had room No. 6 try not to get that room owing to the noise.”
 of 5 bubbles 307hilarya, 7 Oct 2013 | Read review
“Try and avoid Room #1 - no windows, bit musty”
 of 5 bubbles AspiringVagabonds, 25 Jul 2013 | Read review
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