We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Criterion Art Deco Backpackers

Share
Traveller (30)
Room & Suite (5)
Traveller (30)
Room & Suite (5)
Dining (2)
Overview
City Centre 48 Emerson Street, Napier 4110 New Zealand See on map
AMENITIES
Free Internet
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Kitchenette
Self-Serve Laundry
Pool
Room Service
2 Star accommodation
Reviews (116)
Filter reviews
103 results
Traveller rating
29
34
22
8
10
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
29
34
22
8
10
Show reviews that mention
All reviews art deco central location place to stay criteria sink cereal
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 5 of 103 reviews
Reviewed today

It's a nice and comfy hostel, not far away from my Intercity bus stop. FD staff was very friendly and helpful. My single room was very spacious and quiet. I had a such good rest in the hostel. I will definitely come back again.

Thank May H
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This hostel is perfectly located, right in the centre of Napier. They guy working on the reception is nice and friendly. WiFi is provided, as is a breakfast of toast and cereals. It’s a great place to stay for a night or two. I would...More

Thank simonbT8830IT
Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed in a female dorm for a couple of nights - the room was spacious and the bed comfortable. No lockers in the room. Although they have a female dorm they only have mixed toilets/showers, but they are very close to the room. The...More

Thank Jas G
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
View more reviews
About
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 56 (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 56 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
New Zealand > North Island > Hawke's Bay Region > Napier
Photos
Traveller (30)
Room & Suite (5)
Dining (2)
Family and Play Areas (1)
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 46 nearby hotels
Art Deco Masonic Hotel
1,163 reviews
.10 km away
The County Hotel Napier
1,217 reviews
.18 km away
expressotel
238 reviews
.35 km away
Scenic Hotel Te Pania
884 reviews
.35 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 231 nearby restaurants
Rasoi Cuisine of India
154 reviews
.13 km away
Bistronomy
635 reviews
.08 km away
Mister 'D's Bistro
1,068 reviews
.07 km away
Hunger Monger
225 reviews
.12 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 127 nearby attractions
Napier i-SITE Visitor Information Centre
276 reviews
.14 km away
Sunken Gardens
202 reviews
.19 km away
MTG Hawke's Bay
251 reviews
.15 km away
Waiapu Anglican Cathedral, Napier, New Zealand
57 reviews
.15 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Criterion Art Deco Backpackers staff and past guests.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines
Room Tips
"There are some stairs to do to get to the hostel"
177jasg
1 week ago
Read review
"Double Room, the 19 is nice :)"
avrildahan
23 Jul. 2018
Read review
"Try not to get a room facing the main street as street cleaning and garbage pick up trucks start making..."
travelguy1969
26 Sep. 2017
Read review
"Get a room back away from the common area."
SimonK755
16 Mar. 2017
Read review
Show More 
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing