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Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

I originally booked for two weeks here whilst I looked for a room to rent in the city. I booked a single room, the room was small but clean with its own TV, the bathroom was shared with just one other person, also clean and well kept. What I liked about this place was the kindness of the staff and...

Thank lauren u
Alton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 January 2017

The place has a rundown feeling to it with mismstching crockery in the kitchen area, and very little of it. My room is the proverbial 8 x 6 with a bed and a television. Nowhere to put the case or hang clothes. I have been in much better YHA's on this trip.

Thank gjpeg
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

This was the first hostel I stayed in New Zealand and it was an okay experience. The room next to mine was being painted during my stay so the paint fumes were kind of annoying. Location is good and price reasonable.

Thank Andrew M
Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

We spent two nights in Hamilton, the second at the Microtel, and really enjoyed our stay here compared to the first place. It was perfectly located in the CBD near a Pak n Save and other amenities. The room we had was newly renovated and very nice. Comfortable beds, clean sheets, and a decent selection of workable items in the...

Thank Kaitlinjenkins
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Great prices, friendly people to chat to.. Excellent kitchen area and bedroom was quite nice. Lady at check in was a breeze to deal with :). Will definitely be back here another time next year. Close to CBD and grocery shopping.. Free parking is also available

Thank grt7c34
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

I spent there 2 nights and forgot my drybag with a fleece in it there. The owner couldn't find the it and didn't seem to care at all that I had just lost items worth 140NZD and that there are thiefs there. No apologies or refunds or nothing. Cant recommend at all.

1Thank Hanna L
Reviewed 3 August 2016

We stayed in a single ensuite room on the ground floor. The room seemed nice when we first walked in, but over the course of the first day, we noticed that the room wasn't well ventilated and just seemed slightly damp overall. We also noticed black mildew in the corner of the room. That being said, it was also a...

Thank Brian B
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

Very inexpensive place. We booked a double room with ensuite and it was very good value for money. I have stayed in many YHA the last months and this is probably one of my favorites. The room and toilet was really clean. The bed was maybe a bit small but it was comfortable anyway. Unlimited Hot shower with good pressure....

Thank soniaru3
Winchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 February 2016 via mobile

Plus side guy on check.in friendly etc. All ok. CBD 5mins walk. BUT we have the private room number 1, which has the stairs to the left of it, so constantly sounds like a heard of elephants charging up and down, now maybe some dnt care. BUT if you wish to sell these private motel type.rooms then walls this thin...

Thank luke14ott
Honolulu, Hawaii
Reviewed 15 February 2016

Very inexpensive, fairly clean, great location. And the staff was really friendly. I paid a little more for a private room that shared a shower and toilet with another room. The room was spartan. Had a small TV but very spartan. Hooks were screws in the wall. The no longer used soap dispenser in the shower was disgusting. Still, the...

Thank Hyo K

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  • Free Internet
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Microtel Backpackers Hamilton

Address: 140 Ulster Street, Hamilton, New Zealand (Formerly YHA Hamilton Microtel)
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Hamilton
Price Range: $32 - $75 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Microtel Backpackers Hamilton 2*
Number of rooms: 17
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“Get cheaper one”
grt7c34, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Get the bus if you have heavy bags 21 or 18”
jonasluck1234, 6 Jan 2015 | Read review
“The three bed en-suites are tiny and face a noisy road.”
willswitchengage, 6 Dec 2014 | Read review
“See if you can get a bigger room as there will then be room for your luggage!”
Jennyfurry, 21 Jul 2014 | Read review
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