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    Criterion Art Deco Backpackers

    City Centre 48 Emerson Street, Napier 4110, New Zealand
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    Overview
    • Excellent28%
    • Very good36%
    • Average20%
    • Poor8%
    • Terrible8%
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    “free breakfast” (16 reviews)
    “common room” (5 reviews)
    Free Internet
    Breakfast included
    Kitchenette
    Self-Serve Laundry
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    21 - 25 of 94 reviews

    Reviewed 23 November 2016

    This hostel had it's good and bad elements. Location was very central to everything, but I found that the town had a yuppy feel to it - lots expensive things that are hard to afford on a backpackers budget. The staff were really lovely and...More

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    Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

    Kay is the loveliest person I've ever met. We are like a big family and it's not expensive as well. The breakfast is from 7:30- 9:30. You can knock at her door evertime. The service is very very nice in there.

    Thank Jonas F
    Reviewed 4 October 2016

    Stayed here to channel them art deco vibes and I was not disappointed. Lovely place to stay, clean rooms, spacious kitchen & common area. Wifi was good. Breakfast provided in the morning. Geoff & Kay were very friendly and helpful. Great location -close to all...More

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    Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

    I spend 3 nights here and it is a greah hostel for backpackers. The rooms are clean. The bathrooms are VERY clean (THANK YOU!!). The staff is super helpful and polite. I was missing 2$ in cash for my payment and the receptionist was just...More

    Thank Emilie-Alexandr... S
    Reviewed 16 April 2016

    If you like art deco, you'll like it here. Loads of character, great communal space, nice rooms that are in the process of being done up, and great location in the centre of town. And the staff were friendly too.

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    About
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    • Top amenities
    • Free Internet
    • Breakfast included
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    • Breakfast included
    • Self-Serve Laundry
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    • Price range
    • US$38 - US$46 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette
    • Number of rooms
    • 24
    • Location
    • New Zealand >
    • North Island >
    • Hawke's Bay Region >
    • Napier
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    Dining (2)
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    Room Tips
    "Try not to get a room facing the main street as street cleaning and garbage pick up trucks start making noise..."
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    "Get a room back away from the common area."
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    "Various room options from dorms to ensuite doubles"
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    "Can be street noise if on the side of the Rose Bar across the street. I just wore earplugs on weekend nights"
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