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    Backpackers Central Hamilton

    846 Victoria Street, Hamilton 3204, New Zealand
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          US$45
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          Overview
          • Excellent25%
          • Very good32%
          • Average14%
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          • Terrible13%
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          “single room” (4 reviews)
          “big kitchen” (3 reviews)
          Free Wifi
          Free Parking
          Breakfast included
          Non-Smoking Rooms
          Self-Serve Laundry
          2.0 Star Hotel
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          Reviewed 3 weeks ago

          When i check in there was no one at the reception I had to wait for 20min and when i finally found the girl she was having a coffee at the terrace. the place is filthy. Rooms are pretty dirty and small, barley lighten A...More

          Thank Lola W
          Response from Sam H, Manager at Backpackers Central HamiltonResponded 3 weeks ago

          Hi Lola, We want to first apologize for any inconveniences or problems that this issues caused you. We'll check our cleaning processes and train our staffs to make sure that it won't happen again. We only accept children under the accompanied parents or adult supervisors....More

          Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

          The hostel is close to the Hamilton Transport Centre. (10 walking minutes) Big kitchen and many sofas in front of the tv at the living room. But that's it with the good things.. the bed rooms are too small for 6 people if everybody has...More

          Thank Gerd M
          Response from Lark-Manager, Manager at Backpackers Central HamiltonResponded 4 weeks ago

          Thank you very much for your stay. The water tap is fixed yesterday. We will try to keep our cleaning standards. Safe Travels!! Kind regards.

          Reviewed 11 April 2017

          So yes this hostel is in the centre and not too far from the bus station which is good. They also offer free breakfast - nothing fancy but it is free and there is free wifi too. I was able to use the computers in...More

          Thank blot17
          Response from Lark-Manager, Manager at Backpackers Central HamiltonResponded 12 April 2017

          Thank you very much for your stay. Safe Travels!! Kind regards.

          Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

          Cant expect much from city hostels of course, but this hostel is far below average. Decent common room/ Kitchen. The beds (bunks) are just horrible, very hard to get a good night of sleep. Very stuffy in the room too. I reckon that this hostel...More

          Thank Tjaart S
          Response from Lark-Manager, Manager at Backpackers Central HamiltonResponded 12 April 2017

          Thank you very much for your stay. Safe Travels!! Kind regards.

          Reviewed 26 March 2017

          The bathrooms / showers are fantastic and clean. The common areas area also pretty big so it's not too crammed in the busier periods. There are some real nice walks nearby and I have always found the staff extra friendly in a genuine way and...More

          Thank tomgarble
          Response from Lark-Manager, Manager at Backpackers Central HamiltonResponded 27 March 2017

          Thank you very much for your feedback. We are so pleased to see your great comments!! Safe Travels!! Kind regards Lark

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          • Free Parking
          • Breakfast included
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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          • Free Parking
          • Breakfast included
          • Self-Serve Laundry
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          • US$40 - US$97 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • Non-Smoking Rooms
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          • 48
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          Papaali Norrah T
          great thanks cost for one night will be?
          10 February 2017|
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          Response from Sam H | Property representative |
          it depends on availability. which date do you looking for? I think there are two options that we can accommodate your family. 1. a family room ensuite ( for 5 people including infant)@ $130/night + a quadruple room... More
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          Papaali Norrah T
          can this venue take a family if 9 2 adults and 6 kids ages from 9years old down wards till a infant.
          10 February 2017|
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          Response from Sam H | Property representative |
          Yes, we are family friendly hostel and we can accommodate kids and infant only in private rooms. Thank you so much
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          rick198927
          What times is check in available?
          15 October 2016|
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          Response from Sam H | Property representative |
          Check-in time is between 2pm-10:30pm. Thank you.
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