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Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 March 2016

The guesthouse us centrally located in Paihia and this makes it fairly easy to get around. the walls are quite thin though, so you can hear the next room. Although this was initially funny hearing them having sex it soon grew old! Showers were not the cleanest area. The shower mats were soaking and not changed in 3 days.

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Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 22 March 2016

I stayed in a 4 bed dorm, maybe the private rooms are differently treated. According to my experiences with other hostels, this one was quite dirty: the shower curtain was molded (but got changed, when I told them), kitchen were towels very dirty (but they said they get changed twice a day...), the washbasins were stuffed (I made the cleaning...

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Cairns, Australia
Reviewed 12 March 2016

Very noisy place, could hear snoring and creaking floors all through the night from next door. Backpacker tv room and kitchen also right below. No hot water 3 out of 4 nights and appalling water pressure. $89 a night, with facilities but no soap and not serviced at all. Fans only in room and room always smelt stale and musty.....

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Reviewed 27 February 2016 via mobile

Had a great stay, friendly helpful staff, , king size bed was comfy nice little kitchenette, good bathroom. For the price my husband and I were surprised at the roominess, nice balcony out the front. Lovely and clean.

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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 8 February 2016

Went for a room with Ensuite. First impressions weren't good, but the room was musty and no amount of airing and fan was able to change that. The fan made for handy white noise to filter out surrounding room noise. Location was good and price was cheap, not that we had a huge choice on Waitangi weekend with a fairly...

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 20 January 2016

Such a great spot, friendly helpful staff. Kayaks and bikes for hire, great outdoor area to chill with a spa as well. We would stay here again, was nice and quiet as well the only thing was the pressure in our shower wasn't the greatest but didn't bother us to much.

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 15 January 2016 via mobile

I stayed here for a week in November. While the weekly rate was the cheapest around, the hostel was dirty and smelly. In a dorm room of 5 people, our floor was not vacuumed once and our bin was not emptied once, despite it overflowing. The kitchen smelled too. The management was friendly and the price cheap, but overall not...

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Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 12 January 2016

When visiting the Bay of Islands for a week recently, I stayed at the Centabay Lodge in Paihia. Two good points were that the room was comfortable and guests respected the requirement to be quiet after 10pm so as not to disturb other guests. There was, and is, however, an issue with parking. For visitors looking for somewhere to stay,...

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Reviewed 8 January 2016 via mobile

We booked a double room and stayed for two nights. We got a twin room, which they apologized for and wasn't really a problem. Also we recived additional free wifi for free, very kind! Anyway, I wouldn't come back. The kitchen is disgusting (we decided to go out for dinner because we didn't want to cook in that dirty kitchen)...

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Reviewed 11 December 2015

I came here in September intending to only stay for a week or two but have stayed for 3 months. I did the work for accommodation for a little while which was brilliant, not even doing 2 hours work a day for my accommodation for the night. We even all sat round and had tea and coffee with biscuits everyday....

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Address: 27 Selwyn Road, Paihia 0200, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Paihia
Price Range: $26 - $71 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 25
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“Most rooms have one x double and one x single and you're paying per person shared accommodation (backpacker style)”
 of 5 bubbles 2012Tim, 12 Sep 2016 | Read review
“You can pay a small premium for a private room”
 of 5 bubbles JohnBarbara2016, 28 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Rooms further from the Hot Tub are quieter”
 of 5 bubbles TonyCann, 27 Mar 2016 | Read review
“I prefer smaller female dorms to have a sound sleep, rather than sharing it with snoring guys in a mixed dorm... ;-)”
 of 5 bubbles 346karinas, 22 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Pick another place to stay”
 of 5 bubbles PipC131, 12 Mar 2016 | Read review
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