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Chichester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 December 2015 via mobile

Omgosh, where to start. Wish I had read the reviews before hand. If we hadn't had paid before arriving, I would have walked out and slept on the street! Its so dirty, full of flies and the kitchen is diabolo, despite the signs saying do your dishes, there was curry everywhere. The rooms were disgusting, we had dirty bedding, no...

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Magdeburg, Germany
Reviewed 26 October 2015 via mobile

Its loud even at 2pm at night, it smells, no fresh air is coming to the rooms, just from the corridor. The kitchen is even after cleaning in the morning still dirty. You can't find fresh towels. The staff don't care about anything. Its so unfamiliar all the time. I don't care about cheap prices if the place is like...

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Thank Judith W
Christchurch
Reviewed 13 October 2015

This place is awful. Kitchen is so dirty we went out to eat. Beds are really old, saggy and uncomfortable. Whole place needs a complete revamp, starting with a scrub from head to toe. Music from nightclub next door started at 9.30pm and went till 3am - you could feel the bass the entire time. I could go on, but...

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Pontarlier, France
Reviewed 12 October 2015

The desk didn't received our online booking so my friends and I had to split and sleep in different rooms. We paid for a 4-bed dorm and we ended up separate in 8-bed dorms. The kitchen was so dirty that we decided to have dinner outside. Even the "clean" things were dirty, we had to clean everything we used for...

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Thank Ludivinne
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 6 October 2015

Dirty, noisy, smelly. It's right next to a nightclub and is probably the worst hostel I've stayed in in NZ. Didn't want to use the kitchen because it was so dirty, and we left a day earlier than we'd paid for because of these reasons (didn't get our money back). Definitely don't recommend this place to anyone.

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Thank anon0002015
Mount Maunganui, New Zealand
Reviewed 24 June 2015 via mobile

This is literally the worst hostel I've ever stayed in. I wouldn't recommend it to anyone. It's filthy and the manager is a complete jerk. He overcharged my friend and I the entire time we stayed there. We were supposed to be put into a family room after one week, because it was cheaper but instead we had to wait...

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1Thank taylorannbaker
Reviewed 30 December 2014

The hallway is stink. Room is small. Noisy!there is non-stop music at night ! I book a 4dorm room for 2nights. but in the second night, they arranged me to 8dorm room. Are they kidding me? And then they said they made some mistake and refund half day roomrate to me .i paid $35/night but they refunded $15only,That's fine. Next...

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Thank Fran c
Reviewed 26 December 2014

There are not clean, the kitchen are disgusting and unsanitery. I eat out, would never cook in that kitchen. You get 50 MB wifi every Day, or do you? One day did it Tell me i have use it all, and i had only use it for 2 min. You Can not use the wifi, or the computers for Skype!!!...

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Thank Gitteand86
Somerset
Reviewed 14 October 2014 via mobile

Where to start! First of all I was greeted by a very unhelpful receptionist. My room wasn't ready when I arrived at 11.30am and checkout was at 10am. I didn't mind the wait, only about 20 minutes when he'd told me he'd cleaned the room and changed my be sheets. When I went to the room (after having a rubbish...

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2Thank Clint91
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 September 2014 via mobile

This place was disgusting. Dirty is an understatement. Spoke to the owner and he said too bad, it's a backpackers. He said oh well the 60 people staying there thinks it's fine. Although funnily enough in the graffiti on our bed someone had written clean this filthy hostel. Seems someone agreed with me. If we had the time and money...

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Address: 62/64 Willow Street, Tauranga 3110, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Bay of Plenty Region > Tauranga
Price Range: $27 - $60 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 22
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“Pick a different hostel. Sleeping on the beach or in your car would be better than this place.”
 of 5 bubbles 98carolinab, 11 Dec 2016 | Read review
“do not expect window;)”
 of 5 bubbles AgataP264, 17 May 2014 | Read review
“View the facilities before you pay and stay away from tauranga central backpackers.”
 of 5 bubbles JohnboyNz, 9 Mar 2013 | Read review
“i believe there is not a good room in this hostel, just dont go there”
 of 5 bubbles radirg, 7 Mar 2013 | Read review
“I stayed in no 1 and it was great”
 of 5 bubbles DaveA12, 18 Feb 2013 | Read review
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