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Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

It is absolutely the best Hostel I have ever been to! You feel at home as soon as you arrived, the staff is more than friendly and helpful and everything is very clean! Super atmosphere to have an awesome and relaxed time with nice people, would have really liked to stay longer than these couple of days! 👍👍👍

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Brigg, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 October 2016

One of the best kept hostels in New Zealand. Staff were more than helpful with any queries, particularly when booking further accommodation in the YHA network and also information re local attractions was always available.

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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 26 September 2016

We had a large group of 20 people and they gave us the lodge for the week. The manager was very accommodating and helpful. Nice big kitchen, laundry facilities, lounge, TV, free Wifi and BBQ. Very friendly staff. Tidy and clean rooms. Would definitely stay here again.

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Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Stayed here early in September, and really enjoyed our stay. The room was nice and it even had a sink in it and a tv! The showers where hot and the electric blanket was amazing! Not very busy when we stayed but it was a friendly atmosphere. The wifi is okay, and staff helpful. I would recommend for a peaceful...

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Townsville, Australia
Reviewed 24 April 2016

Stayed in a twin room with my adult daughter. Facilities clean, comfortable beds, friendly and helpful staff. No stairs. Large communal dining/lounge area and kitchen. Felt very "safe" there. The lodge is at the end of a street - very quiet and peaceful, nice to hear the birds in the neighbouring bush. Laundry facility available - even able to use...

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Paris
Reviewed 1 February 2016

Really clean and nice hostel with comfy beds. Commons area are pleasant. Kitchen and bathrooms are really clean. The garden is bit small but nice to chill on a sunny day. Staff is friendly and helpful. The only problem of this hostel is the location, he is located in a residential area, far away to the city centre, it’s better...

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Greater Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 17 January 2016

To make the booking and reach someone already took an effort and several contacts. We had looked up the YHA via internet. Advertisement and reality did not meet our expectations. Also, navi-instructions led us to eco-lodge (the former YHA location first! The hotel was loud and busy, the kitchen a mess when we arrived. People where talking till midnight in...

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1Thank tekohune
Oshawa, Canada
Reviewed 16 January 2016

My boyfriend and I stayed at Sunflower Lodge for a few nights throughout October 2015. The receptionist, Kieran, was very welcoming and social. He was able to provide lots of information to us and other travellers including local activities (things to do, places to eat), directions (shops, supermarkets, buses), and was very prompt at gathering information if he himself didn't...

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2Thank bcroundtheworld
New Plymouth
Reviewed 4 January 2016

The hostel itself is OK but a little expensive (33 dollars/night) for a hostel located in a residential area 15 min walking distance to downtown new plymouth. The first 2 nights we stayed in a triple room with very comfortable beds but dirty floor. We checked in at 9 pm. The first evening. We decided to book another night, during...

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Barcelona, Spain
Reviewed 31 October 2015

We just stayed for one night, arrived in the evening and asked in reception if one of us could stay until 11 am approx. (checkout time is 10) around the lounge/kitchen until the other one comes back from an activity that I wasn't doing. And, the french guy on the front desk said it wouldn't a problem if we leave...

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Additional Information about Sunflower lodge backpackers

Address: 33 Timandra Street, New Plymouth 4312, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Taranaki Region > New Plymouth
Price Range: $58 - $74 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Sunflower lodge backpackers 2*
Number of rooms: 16
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“The double and single rooms were of a high standard and comfortable”
 of 5 bubbles threebelltower, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Wifi varied - not so good in our twin room but worked well in the communal area”
 of 5 bubbles 945kayel, 24 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Depends on your preference, mine was size of a prison cell.”
 of 5 bubbles Wangaster, 26 Aug 2014 | Read review
“Some rooms definitely looked better than others - so if you can, look at a few.”
 of 5 bubbles joleema, 27 Jan 2013 | Read review
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