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YHA Waitomo Juno Hall Backpackers

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Tiverton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Juno Hall is in a beautiful spot just outside of Waitomo, 15-20 mins easy walk from the village. The views are stunning as are the (freezing cold) pool and hammocks. The entire hostel was dated but clean with a well appointed kitchen and reasonable showers. An unusually comfortable and supportive mattress in the dorm room I stayed in. Possibly one...

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North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The cutest little place, great decorations, comfy chairs and lots of social space. Super friendly staff, nothing is too much trouble for them. We especially loved little max the dog. We turned up wanting to camp for 2 nights and they were able to accommodate us easily. Shared bathrooms are very clean and you never have to wait for a...

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Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 11 December 2016

I rode the bus into town and had no way to get to the hostel. It was also pouring rain! I was told by the ladies at the cafe that if I gave them a call they would pick me up. I did and the super cheery and friendly girl who works the front desk drove down the rode to...

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Thank Carolina B
Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for one night and absolutley loved it. The staff was super friendly, the facilitys great and the location was scenic! And a huge bonus was the cute animals on The way to The tennis court (loved The piggs).

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Thank Alexandra P
Exeter, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 December 2016

A lovely little place to stay for a few nights, at the centre of numerous activity points its in a key location to the activities and excursions on offer. The man who runs it is a great character and helped us with onwards planning and trip bookings. Within walking distance to see the glowworms and the caves structures. Also had...

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Thank AnnieJT21
Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

Stephanie went above and beyond to make me feel welcome upon arrival, even picking me up where I was dropped off by my intercity and being willing to take me the following morning. The hostel is cosy and peaceful, a perfect base for all of the waitomo activities on offer! Highly recommend this hostel, great value for money too!

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Thank Emily S
Germany
Reviewed 28 November 2016

I stayed at the hostel for one night to do the Legendary Black Water Rafting the following day. For this purpose, the hostel is the perfect spot to stay, as it is just across the street. The hostel is clean and in a nice old-fashioned style. The man behind the reception that welcomed me was super friendly and funny and...

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Thank Niklas U
Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

Stayed there for one night. We came without a reservation, luckily we wanted a non-powered site because they didn't have any beds. Very cheerful stuff who can give good advises. Besides the hostel you can find a pool and a tennis court, but also the Caves! Can absolutely recommend it.

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1Thank Tobias K
Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

Definitely a hostel with above average quality. The six room dorm was surprisingly spacious, and the location is fantastic for any of the glowworm caving activies. One major sticking point i have with this otherwise fantastic place was charging for WiFi access. Like, hello, its 2016 💁💁💁? As a discerning asian male, i expect access to WeChat to let all...

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Thank Jason Z
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

So you walk in, the staff are super cheerful, asking for your first names, cause that's way more comfortable. They check you in and then ask your plans, because it's a very small town, with mainly just the caves and it's activities... They told us where to go, where to get discounts, where to go for dinner (thanks!) then you...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Waitomo has been entertaining guests for decades with its deep caverns, luminescent glowworms and dark waterways for generations. YHA Waitomo offers the perfect base to experience all this spectacular place has to offer. The hostel is situated on a farm and has stunning views and native forest as your backdrop. Relax in a hammock by our large swimming pool and unwind from the adrenalin activities on your doorstep. ... more   less 

Additional Information about YHA Waitomo Juno Hall Backpackers

Address: 600 Waitomo Caves Rd, Te Kuiti 3977, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Te Kuiti
Price Range: $52 - $55 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 32
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“Co-ed dorm was safe and comfortable”
 of 5 bubbles , 19 Oct 2016 | Read review
“All looked good - I was in campervan and recommend staying in green area by the pool.”
 of 5 bubbles BirdLover1959, 23 Aug 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles fitmom1010, 14 May 2016 | Read review
“Don't be shy to ask any advice to Stephanie, she is so helpful and she can propose you a free lift to the village.”
 of 5 bubbles BastienCrb, 1 Feb 2016 | Read review
“quiet rural location, so every room is quiet”
 of 5 bubbles RikL373, 21 Jan 2016 | Read review
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