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Reviewed 6 May 2016 via mobile

Stayed there for 3 month in total. The longer you stay the better it gets. Me and my mate got a two bed room for a very low weekly rate. The bathrooms and kitchen are very clean. The maze of small rooms and hallways in the old building make it a very comfortable place to be and you really do...

1Thank LutzKl
Muscat, Oman
Reviewed 28 March 2016 via mobile

I stayed here for a night. It is a walking distance from the city center. The place was clean and the rooms were OK. The staff were friendly but they were not there when I arrived (at 4pm) and had to wait sometime for a person to show up.

Thank Reza S
Doha, Qatar
Reviewed 13 March 2016 via mobile

Really nice hostel, in town and on the beach. The kitchen is great. Room on the ground floor is s bit dark, plus you have to wait until courtyard is cleared at night before it's quiet. And all the bathrooms are upstairs. Otherwise, all good. Nice place to relax

Thank jmm73
Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 6 March 2016

Nice spot opposite the sea. Great people and nice and clean. Beds are great. We were met at the desk by reception person with smile. He was always helpful. The room was spotless. Great place to stay once again, we have stayed here many times over the years and really enjoyed it.

Thank Lambertus K
West Midlands, England
Reviewed 3 March 2016

Marcus on reception was really welcoming and helpful, its a 5 minute walk into the main part of the town. The showers were adequate, enough bathrooms, bed comfy but room was very hot and stuffy with no fan which made sleeping very difficult on a hot night. Kitchen was large and well organised. Free wifi

Thank Maddy_Parkes
Reviewed 18 February 2016

Clean, comfortable, good location. Right on marine parade with a pak n save 5 mins away. bikes are $20 per day and you can cycle along the beach towards Clifton and the wineries, takes about an hour. Free wifi and clean nice kitchen and outdoor area.

Thank recharnock
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 8 February 2016

Private room, next to TV lounge, expensive, broken bed with old matress, broken locks on toilets, broken windows, unhelpful staff. There are plenty of other alternatives in Napier - this is the worst YHA I have ever stayed at. We only stayed one night of our booked two-night stay. Went to alternate accommodation even if we lost the cost of...

2Thank richiemurray
Reviewed 8 January 2016 via mobile

Wonderfull staff, very welcoming and helpful. We arrived late, one of the last remaining bed was in a messy room (3 guys were living in for couple of weeks), so the manager asked us if we wanted to see the room before booking. Each of us paid 26$ for a bed in a 4 people dorm. The bathrooms were clean,...

Thank Laura N
Port Vila, Vanuatu
Reviewed 6 January 2016

We recently stayed here for three nights and I would be happy to return here in the future. The hostel is an older building in a great location near the sea and within a few minutes walk of the town centre, super market, cinema and food options. Kitchens were great; bathrooms were good; rooms were very basic but tidy and...

1Thank Squads
Ile de France
Reviewed 5 January 2016 via mobile

Old house, next to the city center and face the ocean. The rooms are very very small and oldfashioned, not set up for backpackers travelling with big bags. Kitchen is quite big with all facilities, bathrooms are quite old also but clean. You can get free wifi here, and stay in the dinning room face the ocean, or in the...

Thank BLUP1

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located on the beachfront close to Napier city centre, the YHA Napier hostel has character, fantastic sea views (all the way to South America!), spacious rooms, cheerful staff and a convivial atmosphere. Originally a waterfront hotel this rambling survivor of the 1931 Napier earthquake is now a top rated backpacker hostel by Hostelworld.com customers. Backpacker accommodation at YHA Napier includes comfortable twin, double, shared and single rooms. ... more   less 

Additional Information about YHA Napier

Address: 277 Marine Parade, Napier 4110, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Hawke's Bay Region > Napier
Price Range: ₹ 2,561 - ₹ 3,101 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — YHA Napier 4*
Number of rooms: 50
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“Choose somewhere else, the worst hostel I have ever stayed at. Dorms did seem slightly better than the doubles/twin rooms.”
richiemurray, 7 Feb 2016 | Read review
“It's a converted hotel with meandering extensions so rooms vary. Upper levels naturally allow you to see more.”
Bustopher_Deane, 22 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Shop around”
kirstyc407, 22 Dec 2014 | Read review
“Being a 100 year old+ building, there are some plumbing noises etc. that they can't do anything about, but once you know what it is you learn to live with it.”
mummakook, 1 Sep 2014 | Read review
“Just not the room I described.”
Xunliang_Lin, 28 Jul 2014 | Read review
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