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The Mousetrap Backpackers

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Dining (5)
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Golf Course
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Self-Serve Laundry
Tennis Court
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Booked a twin room that lead on to the lounge. The room was basic and in need of a good dusting. We couldn't open the door and asked reception to assist. They came to the room, blew on the key and said it was fluff stuck in the lock. We never managed to get into the lock
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We had a bad first impression of the hostel from arrival.. we arrived around 11am and were dropped our bags off and hoping to explore before check-in. A guy called Jake (potentially the manager?) was giving a few girls some instructions on where to clean when we arrived, but
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I booked this hostel without much thought when I did, and boy was I happy to have done so! Not only have the lovely owners, Jake and Nikki, given this place a lot of character, but it is well organised, with 3 kitchens, plenty of toilets and showers available and decent
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What a great way to finish a month on the road.... Jake & Nikki have created a great environment for all, their bespoke hostel hits the spot, close to the beach, bars and shops it’s an ideal location to enjoy all that Paihia has to offer. The hostel is clean and has a great
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Stayed here for 4 nights and absolutely loved it. Location is very good, only a 5 min walk from the bus stop and still outside of the hustle of the main street. The hostel itself was really homelike and also surprisingly very very clean. Staff was also really friendly and
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Private room
"Rooms with two bed are on the living room so you might get disturbed in the morning"
"I really like a private room, because you never know who you are in the dorm with."
"If you'd like to have a private room in a hostel: definetly in this room where you can enjoy the silence."
"Hotel has a "quiet" policy at 11:00 pm."
"Private rooms 8 and 9 are at the back and are quiter"
USD 35 - USD 55 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
New ZealandNorth IslandNorthland RegionBay of IslandsPaihia
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