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Criterion Art Deco Backpackers

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City Centre 48 Emerson Street, Napier 4110 New Zealand See on map
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Free Internet
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Kitchenette
Self-Serve Laundry
Pool
Room Service
2 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

I arrived here as part of a tour and this was a comically awkward scary hostel. We were shouted at for playing cards in the social area. The little girl that lived there liked to steal wine.... However the sheets were surprisingly soft.

Thank feedthegirl
Reviewed 27 July 2018

Lovely place to stay,neat and tidy,Friendly staff,big kitchen,Restaurant and Cafe shops nearby.Can walk around to the Beach and Museum.The view was amazing from balcony.Will be definitely back again.Few best place to visit,The British Car Museum,Faraday Centre, Napier Prison,Bluff Hill.

Thank Majoshy
Reviewed 24 July 2018

I stayed with my partner for almost two months at the Criterion Art Deco Backpackers, from May to beginning of July 2018. We had the pleasure to meet the new owners, Febin and Keerthy and their lovely daughter, Fairy. They are all easy going people,...More

Thank avrildahan
Reviewed 2 May 2018

The best place to stay for a central location. Shops, bars, cafe and restaurants near by. The room we had was adequate with shower and toilet. Clean and accommodating. There was a breakfast offered, toast with spreads, cereals but not a lot and tea, very...More

Thank drew_wilson66
Reviewed 4 March 2018

Very well located in the heart of the art-deco city of Napier, this old art-deco style hostel is an invitation to travel back in time. The personnel is very welcoming and the complimentary breakfast, even simple, is an opportunity to discuss with other backpackers. Very...More

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Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Internet
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Self-Serve Laundry
Pool
Room Service
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
24
Price range
USD 40 - USD 45 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
New Zealand > North Island > Hawke's Bay Region > Napier
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
24
Price range
USD 40 - USD 45 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
New Zealand > North Island > Hawke's Bay Region > Napier
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Traveller (25)
Room & Suite (3)
Dining (2)
Family and Play Areas (1)
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"Double Room, the 19 is nice :)"
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