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Base Backpackers Paihia hostel

Hostelworld.comUSD 39*
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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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York, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Standard Hostel, rooms were big with 4 bunks in each. Each has its own bathroom which was nice, water pressure good in the showers! Kitchen was clean but had to hunt for cutlery and pans/plates from time to time. Great little TV room showing films all the time for when you just want chill and do nothing for few hours...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Hostel is in a good location, only a minutes walk from the beach. However, security is lacking, dorm doors do not lock automatically, therefore our room door kept getting left open. Not good when rooms are accessible straight from the road! Same for the "luggage storage" just a shed with no security. Charged $12 BBQ and $34pn stay, bit odd...

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Barcelona, Spain
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Base hostels are good because they can fit to a budget trip...but in this case, even if we knew we were on budget, it really disapointed us. First of all, we arrived at 8 and reception closed (no problem) and the guy from the bar checked us in without any kind of interest (on his own words "I dont give...

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

I've stayed at Bases all over New Zealand I love them, but this one doesn't feel like a Base, it feels like paradise!!!! Staff were friendly, kitchen and common area were nice and clean.. Cute pool and amazing hot tub!!! Was great to come home to after a long day walking!! Our dorm felt like a holiday home! Large and...

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Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Absolutely loved it at pipi patch, if I could of stayed longer I would! Great location, clean & cozy hostel and THE best staff ever!! All of them are just so happy, hard not to be when your living in paradise I guess! All very helpful too.. Cat, one of the girls from reception, even towed us from a service...

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Utrecht Province, The Netherlands
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

I stayed here 2 nights is a dorm room. The room had enough space and had a bathroom and kitchen ensuite. The bathroom was clean and the shower was pretty comfortable. The kitchen didn't have any facilities besides a fridge and a sink. However there is a bigger communal kitchen next to the reception where you can prepare your meals....

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Thank Beccie1
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

Great location..energetic, kind and fun staff, always well looked after in my visits..could do with some slight updating however they had mentioned they are in the middle of refurbishing the rooms. BBQ most nights, which is brilliant for socializing at the start of the night. Great food and lots of stuff for the price!!

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Thank Jake C
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Such a fun place to stay! I love all the staff at the Pipi Patch, The rooms are amazing and so is the BBQ! you cant get a better deal for dinner than 12 for steak sausage salad and a baked potato PLUS a free drink!!!

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

Expensive price for budget hostel. First stop here on the kiwi bus and wasn't very impressed. Offered a Bbq which was a rip off in our opinion being vegetarians (offered samosas instead of meat) and expensive drinks. The welcome ' talk' made by a hungover member of staff (he even admitted he wanted to get it over and done with)...

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Royston, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

The hostel is nothing like a normal base for a start, so you are on to a win! The staff were Awesome! Super helpful and really funny, no problem or question was to big for them. It was nice to see people enjoying their work, it makes you more happy. The rooms were comfy, had our own bathroom (really good...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
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  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Base Backpackers Paihia hostel

Address: 18 Kings Road | Pipi Patch, Paihia 0200, New Zealand (Formerly Sunseekers Motel)
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Paihia
Price Range: $55 - $86 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Base Backpackers Paihia hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 140
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“I would avoid but if you have to then definitely go for a private room.”
emmamJ9359UO, 16 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Avoid the 8-person dorms there is not enough room”
834leahj, 27 Apr 2015 | Read review
“Don't take anything of any value here.”
Kiwifriend2014, 10 Aug 2014 | Read review
“Try to stay as far away fro the bar as possible to avoid loud party-goers.”
Elisa5311, 3 Mar 2014 | Read review
“try and get the rooms towards the back. Instead of 8 in one room these have 2 rooms of 4 people.”
Lenistaylor, 11 Dec 2013 | Read review
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