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    The Pickled Parrot Backpackers

    9 Greys Lane, Paihia 0247, New Zealand
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    • Excellent57%
    • Very good25%
    • Average7%
    • Poor5%
    • Terrible6%
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    “free breakfast” (14 reviews)
    “the kitchen” (25 reviews)
    “party goers” (2 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Self-Serve Laundry
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    Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

    Enjoyed our stay at pickled parrot, very calm atmosphere yet appeared to be a tight ship. Funny story about where the name came from and guitars in the living room. We actually had the place to ourselves when we went but you could tell that...More

    Thank Chris H
    Reviewed 18 April 2017

    A clean, quiet, comfortable hostel. Very suitable for the mature traveller since it is not a "party" hostel! We arrived for one night and ended up staying for 3! There is plenty of free parking and breakfast is included. We arrived after dark so It...More

    Thank 50shirl
    Reviewed 10 April 2017

    Hidden away from the party streets of Paihia this backpackers is amazing on all fronts. Rose was so welcoming and helpful when we arrived. The free breakfast is a great touch along with the hammocks, the BBQ and the awesome courtyard. Only a 2 minute...More

    Thank ConnorC27
    Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

    If you need to stay in Paihia stay here. A little out of town but worth it to be peaceful and rested. Delightful accommodation, we had a small abode up in the trees. Plenty big enough for us. Great communal accommodation also and camping.

    Thank Nicki F
    Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

    We arrived late at around 9pm and the hostel were more than accommodating staying open late for check in. We had a very spacious double room which was excellent compared to other hostels we have stayed in. The free breakfast was a very nice touch...More

    Thank Andy R
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    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Price range
    • US$36 - US$50 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Number of rooms
    • 25
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    • Location
    • New Zealand >
    • North Island >
    • Northland Region >
    • Bay of Islands >
    • Paihia
    • Also Known As
    • The Pickled Parrot Backpackers Hotel Paihia ,
    • The Pickled Parrot Backpackers Paihia, Bay Of Islands, New Zealand
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    "6 bed doorms are the best place to meet people!"
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    "The wifi is very bad, almost non existent"
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