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Raglan Backpackers and Waterfront Lodge

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great Hostel, great possibilities, great owner and the girl at the reception is super nice. So is the guy who told us how to surf. There is a sauna, a jacuzzi, free kayaks (well, the smaller ones are free) and you can rent surfboards and...More

Thank Sopranino89
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The hostel is clean and tidy. Staff is welcomed and friendly like all other travellers. We stayed in a room for three people and met a nice guy too. There is no wifi as they want you to interact with others. There is an access...More

Thank Nikoleta A
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

Really nice, chilled place right in the heart of Raglan. The hostel is small but really nice, clean and comfortable. The kitchen area had everything you would need - again clean. The beds are comfortable and you have space to store your bags in the...More

Thank Chris R
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

I'm a female solo traveller having surfed a handful of times in the past few years. Raglan is a great little town for beginner/experienced surfers, yoga lovers and those wanting some coastal walks and kayaking. Raglan backpackers is the best hostel I've stayed in to...More

Thank Hollie C
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

This is the first time I am using Trip Advisor to give the community advice and that has got a reason: Raglan Backpackers is the best hostel I‘ve ever been to! The people working there didn’t ask me to recommend that hostel on Trip Advisor...More

Thank Lukas H
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Beachfront
Free Parking
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Free Parking
Self-Serve Laundry
Laundry Service
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Hot Tub
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Price range
US$20 - US$75 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Kitchenette
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Price range
US$20 - US$75 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Kitchenette
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Romek H
17 September 2016|
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"Any room it doesn't matter - you'll be so chilled!"
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"Waterside location"
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"All rooms are sweet. 4 and 6 room dorms gives a great deal of room in the center"
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"The rooms in the far end are great. They have some queen and king sized beds."
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