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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hostel is in a good location, walking distance to everything. The staff were lovely. The place does need to be modernized or just given a spring clean - it's a bit tired. It was good as a base to explore the Bay of Islands.

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Munich, Germany
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was the cheapest we found & also last minute. For the price, it could've/should've been better..however, in comparison to the other accommodations nearby, this was the the cheapest (so in that sense, you get what you pay for) Unless you have to, don't. * the only thing working for them is their location. Very central. And the staff, they...

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belfast
Reviewed 23 February 2017

The hostel/lodge has great facilities and is actually the pecfect place for long-term backpackers working in Paihia for the season as it is in the centre of town. Jack makes sure everybody is respectful to each other. The rooms are homely and the kitchen is a welcoming interacting environment! Thank you Jack for keeping Centabay a peaceful gathering place. We...

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Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

Extremely poor service. The owner was extremely rude and obnoxious. Bedrooms were average. Bathrooms were unclean and unkempt. Although price was good - was a very bad place to spend the night in a lovely place. Will not being going back.

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Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

I actually had so much fun staying here due to the other travellers and Paihia itself. However the owners/managers were very rude and shouting at the guests constantly over very little problems. On top of that, when I checked out one morning they didn't allow me to use ANY facilities (including wifi) while I waited for my bus in the...

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Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

The facilities were ok. The real downfall of the place was the unfriendly, unhelpful and sexist staff members. When we asked for help we got laughed at and weren't given any helpful suggestions. Furthermore, we were talked down to and were made to feel like a nuisance. We will definitely not be coming back here and will not be recommending...

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Prague, Czech Republic
Reviewed 1 November 2016

This accommodation is in perfect place near the centre od city. Rooms are clear and in kitchen is everything which you need. If you want you can use whirlpool. There is a great atmosphere. Many young people with similar sentiments.

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Reviewed 11 October 2016

My boyfriend and I stayed here for 1 week in July 2016. We originally booked a dormitory room but decided to treat ourselves and upgraded to a double room ensuite with no problem. We were initially unsure of what to expect but shouldn't have worried as we loved our stay here. On arrival we were greeted by the owner Jack...

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Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Had an opportunity on a northland motorcycle trip to spend a night @ Centabay lodge. What a friendly place for cheap digs, couldn't ask for much more for much less. Clean, fresh and friendly after a hard day's riding - awesome. Had a chat to the owner (Jack), if you're a rider, he's got some great advice and tips about...

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Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

Good location, room was clean and had an ensuite. The problem was with people who were working here (WOOFers). Firstly our washing was taken out of the dryer just after it started by someone and remained wet. Also, others were drunk and set fire extinguisher off in kitchen. Dry powder was all over floor, food surfaces, utensils, in toasters and...

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Address: 27 Selwyn Road, Paihia 0200, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Paihia
Price Range: $41 - $69 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Centabay Lodge 2*
Number of rooms: 25
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“room 3 is great”
drozobzzz, 22 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Most rooms have one x double and one x single and you're paying per person shared accommodation (backpacker style)”
2012Tim, 12 Sep 2016 | Read review
“You can pay a small premium for a private room”
JohnBarbara2016, 28 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Rooms further from the Hot Tub are quieter”
TonyCann, 27 Mar 2016 | Read review
“I prefer smaller female dorms to have a sound sleep, rather than sharing it with snoring guys in a mixed dorm... ;-)”
346karinas, 22 Mar 2016 | Read review
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