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Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

It was the cheapest we found & also last minute. For the price, it could've/should've been better..however, in comparison to the other accommodations nearby, this was the the cheapest (so in that sense, you get what you pay for) Unless you have to, don't. *...More

Thank Ash L
Reviewed 23 February 2017

The hostel/lodge has great facilities and is actually the pecfect place for long-term backpackers working in Paihia for the season as it is in the centre of town. Jack makes sure everybody is respectful to each other. The rooms are homely and the kitchen is...More

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Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

Extremely poor service. The owner was extremely rude and obnoxious. Bedrooms were average. Bathrooms were unclean and unkempt. Although price was good - was a very bad place to spend the night in a lovely place. Will not being going back.

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Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

I actually had so much fun staying here due to the other travellers and Paihia itself. However the owners/managers were very rude and shouting at the guests constantly over very little problems. On top of that, when I checked out one morning they didn't allow...More

1  Thank Kenzie D
Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

The facilities were ok. The real downfall of the place was the unfriendly, unhelpful and sexist staff members. When we asked for help we got laughed at and weren't given any helpful suggestions. Furthermore, we were talked down to and were made to feel like...More

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US$34 - US$53 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Paihia
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Centabay Lodge Paihia, Bay Of Islands, New Zealand
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"Need to know it is Backpackers lodge. Well equipped kitchen for your own cooking."
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"For quiet, book a room upstairs facing the road."
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"room 3 is great"
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"Most rooms have one x double and one x single and you're paying per person shared accommodation..."
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