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The Pickled Parrot Backpackers

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you need to stay in Paihia stay here. A little out of town but worth it to be peaceful and rested. Delightful accommodation, we had a small abode up in the trees. Plenty big enough for us. Great communal accommodation also and camping.

Thank Nicki F
Newcastle, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived late at around 9pm and the hostel were more than accommodating staying open late for check in. We had a very spacious double room which was excellent compared to other hostels we have stayed in. The free breakfast was a very nice touch and the kitchen area was excellent, more than enough fridge space and cooking facilities for...

Thank Andy R
United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hostel is really amazing, its very cute, clean and full all the facilities you need. It's also away from the party street and much quieter. Also for the price its really incredible, for $60 we had our own room and free breakfast in the morning. Amazing!

Thank MackemAbroad
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

This place was amazing! Rose was so accommodating when we called the day of to try and squish 4 people in for a night. The place is very clean, beautiful, and they had many private rooms. 10 minute walk from the beach and main streets so not too loud but not out of the way either. Food for breakfast, they...

Thank Jessica L
Reviewed 22 January 2017

I arrived with my family and we checked in, we were counting on a breakfast the morning after. Unfortunately it is only when the kitchen has been left tidy the day before, which was not the case. So although we paid for it, we did not have a breakfast, which brang another cost to our trip. The day after we...

Thank Thibault A
Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

When we found this place online we saw photos showing a very nice double room so we booked two nights. How deceiving these photos were. When we arrived we were led to what could only be described as a 2m by 2m office demountable hot box with a double bed. We sat there with the door and tiny little window...

Thank Dan P
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

We stayed here for 2 nights in a shared dorm over New Year's Eve and really enjoyed it! The owner is a lovely lady taking care of everything and helping you out whenever needed. The hostel has a really nice outside area to hang out, a BBQ, a kitchen with all the facilities needed and a few bathrooms. From 7...

Thank Sarah U
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

This is a lovely hostel with a mixture of private rooms, dorms and camping facilities. There were a decent amount of bathrooms to rooms and the main house itself was very quaint. The outside space is utilised well as an area to eat and socialise in. The hostel shuts down around 10pm, so although it encourages you to socialise with...

Thank Louise S
Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

A very nice hostel, clean facilities, breakfast in the morning and a very helpful host aswell as employees. Made our stay great, it was walking distance to everything in Paihia and close to some really nice restaurants.

Thank Erik B
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 December 2016

Excellent clean & spacious bathroom (only downside is that they are outside the rooms). Clean and well-stocked kitchen. Breakfast is provided :). Homey shared space & laidback deck area. (Also has space for tents). Close to the beach. 10 minute walk to Paihia centre (where you can access supermarket, shops, bars etc.) & 10 minutes to the Russell ferry (which...

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Come and relax at the Pickled Parrot. Enjoy free breakfast in this small personal hostel set in a sub tropical garden paradise. Friendly welcoming hosts, very clean accommodation, excellent kitchen facilities, all linen provided. Close to beach, restaurants and shops. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Pickled Parrot Backpackers

Address: 9 Greys Lane, Paihia 0247, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Paihia
Price Range: ₹ 2,619 - ₹ 6,386 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 25
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 of 5 bubbles aichadeviAmsterdam, 26 Dec 2015 | Read review
“The en-suite with veranda is fabulous ...... even in a thunder storm!!”
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