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Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

We stayed 3 nights in a 1 bedroom apartment situated above the pool area. The facilities were clean, although the cooking pots were well worn, some unusable. We cooked on the BBQs which were good. There was a little damage to the interior. The front desk staff were helpful and friendly, knowing and advising which sailing company was best. This...

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Paihia, New Zealand
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Friendly, clean, social hostel just down the road from the beach and 10 minutes' walk from the centre of town. The room I stayed in was spacious and had plenty of places to charge phones etc. Free international landline phone calls are not something I've seen offered in a hostel before!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very dirty place, bathroom was never cleaned in the two days I was there. Kitchen is really messy and smells bad. Staff are friendly but I never saw anyone clean anything. Toilet paper was not being refilled either. The good thing about this hostel is that it's a really sociable place, because everyone sits in the courtyard together in the...

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Rotorua, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Bay Adventurer is a great backpackers in Paihia which is a beautiful little town. Spent a few nights here and enjoyed the lively evening atmosphere at the Bay. Facilities are good and clean. Free wifi a good bonus, although the kitchen is in need of updating - staff were always battling to keep on top of other guests mess as...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I came here at the start of December and didn't expect the next few weeks in The bay adventurer would be the best time I've had in NZ! They have a swimming pool which made mornings in the blazing sun more bearable and a hot tub for when it gets a little chilly at night, but the best part of...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came to Paihia from auckland after someone said how good it was. I was not disappointed, this place is amazing and is only made better by staying at the Bay Adventurer hostel. The hostel is welcoming, friendly and in the evenings it's the best place to be when everyone comes out into the courtyard to socialise and meet new people....

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Dusseldorf, Germany
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Double room was clean and okay. The location in town is also good. Almost all deck chairs at the pool were broken so unless you swim not a great place to hang out. All the benches outside in the common area are right in the sun. I mean, most people were sitting on the one bench in the shadow. Also...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic hostel, stayed in a 6-bed mixed dorm which was spacious and clean! Staff were great on reception throughout the whole experience; check in and out and even helped me book a tour and gave me info on the local area! Cleaning staff were all friendly and always looked like they were working hard, always seemed to be at least...

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Liege, Belgium
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I came here for a couple of nights after hearing about it from my friends and I was not disappointed. The staff is really nice and helpful, everything is clean and it's a great place to meet a lot of people. You have access to a pool and a hot tub which I think is great as well. I would...

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Palmerston North, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The worst backpackers I have ever been too, and I have been to a lot in NZ. We stayed for 5 nights in a tween 'room' behind the pool. I was shocked when I entered it, it was about 2x3 meters. But the size was not the biggest problem there. First of all, there was no window, so it is...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
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  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Concierge

Additional Information about Bay Adventurer

Address: 26-28 Kings Road, Paihia 0200, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Paihia
Price Range: £19 - £40 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Bay Adventurer 4*
Number of rooms: 20
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“Run away, fast! Far !”
 of 5 bubbles 250quentinc, 24 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Definitely go for the weekly rate!”
 of 5 bubbles bayleyfaragher333, 18 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Avoid the entire place, is my advice.”
 of 5 bubbles tulip0hare, 24 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Tent pitch cost $31 for 2 people and the hostel supplied the tent.”
 of 5 bubbles 114clairg, 11 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Upstairs apartment overlooking the pool and tennis courts - and well back from the road”
 of 5 bubbles GavinTT, 13 Aug 2015 | Read review
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