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Pentlands Backpackers Hostel

41 reviews
  • Excellent12%
  • Very good48%
  • Average19%
  • Poor19%
  • Terrible2%
21 Jul 2014
“Twice stayed, twice loved!”
16 Jun 2014
“Great place, terrible management”
Free Wifi
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Airport Transportation
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Reviewed 21 July 2014

My second time here I was greeted by the staff by my first name before I even got in the door!! loved the customer service and the hospitality! I booked the same room and it had that "second home" feeling that is always nice. The...More

3  Thank Walter A
Reviewed 16 June 2014

pentlands backpacker is a great little hostel, homestyle, quite, clean with great facilities and in a great location. The kitchen is large, the bathrooms are clean and very private, you get your own room with a toilet, shower and sink - no sharing a room...More

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Response from Friends-Pentlands, Manager at Pentlands Backpackers HostelResponded 23 June 2014

Pentlands Backpackers Hostel is about having a good time in a place we like to call home away from home. We work very hard to ensure that everyone enjoys their stay at our hostel but sometimes it seems it is impossible to make everyone happy...More

Reviewed 16 May 2014

Good quiet location just 400m to supermarkets and 2 main roads with shops and restaurants. Outerlink bus at the end of the road and other buses to city 2 blocks away. Stayed in a 4 bed dorm in probably the tiniest room in the hostel....More

2  Thank Dday2046
Response from Friends-Pentlands, Manager at Pentlands Backpackers HostelResponded 10 June 2014

It is sad that the comments written here are incorrect. Firstly the hostel in not going to be closed in june or 60 days. The fridegs are brand new. There is security cameras in the ktichen and around the hostel so guests are vey aware...More

Reviewed 9 April 2014 via mobile

Stayed here for 3 nights, found that everything was pretty much perfect! The fridges are jammed full but you will find space eventually. The tv area is also always packed.. But can't help that! The location is perfect, having mt Eden right there was amazing.....More

Thank Chelsea T
Reviewed 4 April 2014

The Manager was a bit weird but the receptionist was really nice. The hostel is very clean. Kitchen is alright but the fridges are VERY full. No coffee/tea/salt/pepper/oil whatsoever... There is no place to hang out and talk with others travellers after 10pm as you're...More

Thank Alicat787
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Shuttle Bus Service
Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Business Centre with Internet Access
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"Just in case this is your first time traveling to a hostel, wear slippers in the shower and don't forget..."
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"dont sleep in the downstairs dorms is very depressing and noisy!"
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"Avoid the dorms in the downstairs."
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"The dorms downstairs are a bit more noisy than the rest."
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