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Palmerston North, New Zealand
Reviewed 5 January 2017

The worst backpackers I have ever been too, and I have been to a lot in NZ. We stayed for 5 nights in a tween 'room' behind the pool. I was shocked when I entered it, it was about 2x3 meters. But the size was not the biggest problem there. First of all, there was no window, so it is...

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Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

This place is worth the money. The facilities are great, pool, hot tub, use of tennis courts, close to everything. It's a very special place so in no ways quiet but they kick ppl who are drinking out at 11 which is good. On the negative the kitchen is fowl! The fridge hasn't been cleaned on ages, if ever, there...

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Thank Grace T
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

This hostel has a very social vibe (don't come here if you want quiet!) but unfortunately it's not very clean. The room we stayed in smelled so much I dreaded going in every time and the kitchen was a mess. It's a good place to meet people and the staff were very friendly and helpful but I still would not...

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Thank ChantalGro
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Fantastic staff, everyone is helpful and friendly. Dorms are very tidy and clean! I had a fantastic time here. Pool and hot tub are a bonus, beach is right down the street. I highly recommend staying at this hostel.

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Thank Ashley P
Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

We are surprised that no towels are provided in the room. The fact that we had walked in early in the morning to pay in advance before checking in just to confirm our booking through booking.com and informed the staff that we gonna check in late at night, the hotel should at least aware that no towels are provided in...

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Thank Shahril R
Reviewed 14 December 2016

We stayed several nights here and really enjoyed the place. You can use the pool and tennis courts for a chill day. Hostel is pretty lively which might not be for everyone's taste, but they close the outdoor areas after 11. The manager and team booked us on several great trips - (tip: get out in the bay sailing with...

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Thank Jake19856
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 November 2016

We stayed at Bay Adventurer for several nights and really enjoyed it. Staff were friendly and the place has a great atmosphere. You can chill in the pool/spa and even have a game of tennis all included in the price. WIFI was a nice bonus. If you get time make sure you head to the Watangi treaty grounds for the...

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Belfast
Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

Was just here one night in a dorm. 2 staff in reception were lovely and helpful and we were shown to our room. Good location right in the middle. Kitchen was small and lacked a working microwave and kettle without a sign up. Boiling water heater didn't work either. Lack of pans and plates etc. We did arrive on Halloween...

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Thank Emma L
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Really liked this place to stay! A lot of the people staying here for a long time and also work in the hostel. Every room has it's own entrance and there is a lot of space to sit with eachother and meet people. There is a Pool and hottub which is really nice. The atmosphere here is awesome.

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

I had a really awesome time there! The staff were super friendly, the rooms and bathrooms were clean. The facilities that are provided are incredible. The atmosphere was fun and friendly.... Definitely recommend!!! Well done Bay!!! ✌️

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
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  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Bay Adventurer

Address: 26-28 Kings Road, Paihia 0200, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Paihia
Price Range: $41 - $68 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Bay Adventurer 4*
Number of rooms: 20
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“Run away, fast! Far !”
 of 5 bubbles 250quentinc, 24 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Definitely go for the weekly rate!”
 of 5 bubbles bayleyfaragher333, 18 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Avoid the entire place, is my advice.”
 of 5 bubbles tulip0hare, 24 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Tent pitch cost $31 for 2 people and the hostel supplied the tent.”
 of 5 bubbles 114clairg, 11 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Upstairs apartment overlooking the pool and tennis courts - and well back from the road”
 of 5 bubbles GavinTT, 13 Aug 2015 | Read review
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