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The Mousetrap Backpackers

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  • Average10%
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  • Terrible1%
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Rooms
Kitchenette
Self-Serve Laundry
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Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

My daughter took me on a roadtrip from Queenstown to Paihia in 10 days and this was the nicest cleanest best-managed hostel of all we've been. Warm atmosphere thanks to Jake and Nikki and the kind of travellers they attract.

Thank NiekHeerde
Reviewed 30 September 2016

It's just the best hostel in that town, owners are so nice, they making a lot of activities. A lot of space for chill or sharing time with people. It's also realy clean and that's a amazing thing for an backpackers. You can go without...More

Thank Quentin C
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

I was surprised at how big it was! Nice chill out areas throughout, a couple of lounges, TVs, balcony seating in sunshine, a good dining space, a small cooking space but I think there's a couple throughout the hostel for designated rooms, a cute small...More

Thank Jenny M
Reviewed 3 August 2016

The hostel is just amazing! The owners help you out with everything you want to know! The rooms are sweet as and the lounge area upstairs is a Awesome place to relax and enjoy the view from Paihia! Not expensive and no party hostel, for...More

Thank Saaimen
Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

Owners are super helpful with any questions- what to do,will help book trips if you need Entire place is clean - more than 1 kitchen and sitting area to relax in. Outside is beautiful and rooms are clean and quite.

Thank Danielle K
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Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Self-Serve Laundry
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Price range
US$30 - US$48 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette
Details
Price range
US$30 - US$48 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette
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"Rooms with two bed are on the living room so you might get disturbed in the morning"
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"I really like a private room, because you never know who you are in the dorm with."
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"If you'd like to have a private room in a hostel: definetly in this room where you can enjoy the silence."
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"Hotel has a "quiet" policy at 11:00 pm."
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