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The Palace Backpackers

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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good10%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Rooms
Airport Transportation
Family Rooms
Kitchenette
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All reviewsfree breakfastlocal bakerymusical instrumentsbakery foodold housestayed in a double roombig houselong termersfantastic hostelgreat characterwould recommend this place to anyonecommon areasprivate roomplace to staytea and coffeewell equipped kitchencentral location
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Reviewed December 30, 2011

We stayed at dozens of hostels on our trip round New Zealand, and this was one of our favourites. The rooms are high-ceilinged and spacious, the staff were lovely, and the communal areas were friendly and convivial, and complete with guitars and keyboard for impromptu...More

Thank Mark N
Reviewed September 23, 2011

I was able to call this wonderful place home for over two months... I only intended on staying there a week when I first arrived. The house is colonial, beautiful and very well furnished (good job Dave!), located in one of the sunniest places in...More

Thank GinaMV
Reviewed August 19, 2011

The Palace Backpackers is a warm friendly beautiful place. You are made to feel like part of a community, not like a $ sign as with so many backpackers on the planet. High ceilings, sunny rooms, single beds (no Bunks) and FREE BREAKFAST & BAKERY!...More

Thank Mike J
Reviewed July 28, 2011

I stumbled across the palace right around christmas time. I had actually been calling around and everywhere was booked right up or they didn't accept bookings without a credit card number (which I didn't have at the time). It was a lucky find! Dave and...More

Thank on-a-friday
Reviewed July 28, 2011

This place is a little gem! No bunks. Big old colonial house. A verandah with a view of the sea and Centre of NZ Hill. A music room with a real piano. A hot tub that actually works and is actually clean! Free breakfast and...More

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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Airport Transportation
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Self-Serve Laundry
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Price range
US$37 - US$49 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$37 - US$49 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette, Family Rooms
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"If it's just you and another person, get the private room!"
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"Choose a room away from the street if poss"
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"You can hear the stairs creak from the 5 bed room"
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"We liked the first room best- Dickens. The only complaint we can think of is one bed had a broken spring..."
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