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The Mousetrap Backpackers

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Reviewed 3 August 2016

The hostel is just amazing! The owners help you out with everything you want to know! The rooms are sweet as and the lounge area upstairs is a Awesome place to relax and enjoy the view from Paihia! Not expensive and no party hostel, for me and my girlfriend it was the best hostel we ever stayed in :-)

Thank Saaimen
Oakland, California
Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

Owners are super helpful with any questions- what to do,will help book trips if you need Entire place is clean - more than 1 kitchen and sitting area to relax in. Outside is beautiful and rooms are clean and quite.

Thank Danielle K
Reviewed 17 June 2016 via mobile

The owner of this spot is super accommodating and helpful! He was always around taking care of things and answering questions. The location is beautiful and everything is within walking distance. Clean rooms, bathrooms and kitchens. Wifi is great if you're in the right spot. Plenty of free parking.

Thank Becca F
Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

I've had a super great time there. I worked at the mousetrap for a 1 month as a cleaner and it's definitely the best owners and team I've ever had. Rooms and facilities are clean. People are friendly. There even is a fireplace for the (not-so-cold) winter !!! I enjoyed my time there so much !

Thank JB_Renard
Reviewed 30 May 2016

Great stay, clean room and bathrooms, good wifi and absolutely brilliant staff. What more could you want from a hostel? Would definitely recommend. Owners had great local knowledge recommending things to do on a tight timescale in Paihia

Thank One2gingercrew
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Reviewed 18 May 2016

The location was nice. It is a very old house, eclectically decorated, with several common areas. Pretty cossy. The owners waited for us to checking at 21.00 (anyway, the booking says at 22). The hostel is run by a nice couple. It has free parking. It was quite complete but we could find our place. The room was Ok and...

Thank pablopecora
Tel Aviv, Israel
Reviewed 23 April 2016 via mobile

The dorms are quiet and big, the common areas are good for socializing and the staff is really helpfull and friendly. Quiet at night which is very importent. Really close to a good bar, a good cafe, the the town center and a couple of good walks.

Thank Dan A
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 April 2016

Perfect option in Paihia. Clean, comfy friendly and brilliant sea-views from the balcony. Owners look after you and hostel is just the right size. Can also book local tripes there so no need to go to iSite! Can only recommend!

Thank Lotzi88
Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 21 March 2016 via mobile

I stayed here several months ago but remember the perfect views from the terrace, super clean bedrooms and high quality kitchen. The hostel has a fantastic layout for socializing and is very close to the beautiful beaches of Paihia. Very well-run, comfy and friendly!

Thank Sara H
Reviewed 16 March 2016

Nice hostel just a short walk from the beach and town center. Rooms are nothing special, rather small but sufficiently clean and with individual lockers for each guest (bring your own lock though). What makes the hostel stand out is the nice common area. It has 3 kitchens and several lounges with couches as well as outside areas. All cutely...

Thank laurietravels2016

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  • Self-Serve Laundry
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Additional Information about The Mousetrap Backpackers

Address: 11 Kings Rd, Paihia, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Paihia
Price Range: ₹ 2,074 - ₹ 3,306 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
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“If you'd like to have a private room in a hostel: definetly in this room where you can enjoy the silence.”
Joofel, 22 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Hotel has a "quiet" policy at 11:00 pm.”
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williex2016, 18 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Private rooms 8 and 9 are at the back and are quiter”
MandyV81, 9 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Try and get a room at the back of the hostel so you are less disturbed by the noise from the backpackers across the road.”
pcb7339, 8 Jan 2015 | Read review
“I am staying in twin room at room no 4. a good and quiet room.”
YiiA, 14 Apr 2013 | Read review
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