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YHA Waitomo Juno Hall Backpackers

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

The cutest little place, great decorations, comfy chairs and lots of social space. Super friendly staff, nothing is too much trouble for them. We especially loved little max the dog. We turned up wanting to camp for 2 nights and they were able to accommodate us easily. Shared bathrooms are very clean and you never have to wait for a...

Thank Caz281988
Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 12 December 2016

I rode the bus into town and had no way to get to the hostel. It was also pouring rain! I was told by the ladies at the cafe that if I gave them a call they would pick me up. I did and the super cheery and friendly girl who works the front desk drove down the rode to...

Thank Carolina B
Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for one night and absolutley loved it. The staff was super friendly, the facilitys great and the location was scenic! And a huge bonus was the cute animals on The way to The tennis court (loved The piggs).

Thank Alexandra P
Exeter, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 December 2016

A lovely little place to stay for a few nights, at the centre of numerous activity points its in a key location to the activities and excursions on offer. The man who runs it is a great character and helped us with onwards planning and trip bookings. Within walking distance to see the glowworms and the caves structures. Also had...

Thank AnnieJT21
Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

Stephanie went above and beyond to make me feel welcome upon arrival, even picking me up where I was dropped off by my intercity and being willing to take me the following morning. The hostel is cosy and peaceful, a perfect base for all of the waitomo activities on offer! Highly recommend this hostel, great value for money too!

Thank Emily S
Reviewed 28 November 2016

I stayed at the hostel for one night to do the Legendary Black Water Rafting the following day. For this purpose, the hostel is the perfect spot to stay, as it is just across the street. The hostel is clean and in a nice old-fashioned style. The man behind the reception that welcomed me was super friendly and funny and...

Thank Niklas U
Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

Stayed there for one night. We came without a reservation, luckily we wanted a non-powered site because they didn't have any beds. Very cheerful stuff who can give good advises. Besides the hostel you can find a pool and a tennis court, but also the Caves! Can absolutely recommend it.

1Thank Tobias K
Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

Definitely a hostel with above average quality. The six room dorm was surprisingly spacious, and the location is fantastic for any of the glowworm caving activies. One major sticking point i have with this otherwise fantastic place was charging for WiFi access. Like, hello, its 2016 💁💁💁? As a discerning asian male, i expect access to WeChat to let all...

Thank Jason Z
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

So you walk in, the staff are super cheerful, asking for your first names, cause that's way more comfortable. They check you in and then ask your plans, because it's a very small town, with mainly just the caves and it's activities... They told us where to go, where to get discounts, where to go for dinner (thanks!) then you...

Thank Josephineelliott
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 7 November 2016

We walked in to the hostel and luckily there's space for us. Stayed in a shared girls' dorm. This YHA was special because it is located in the farm - get a little glimpse of farm stay. You can greet the super friendly cow, sheep and cute little lamb. Plus, the pigs. There's plenty of shower rooms and toilets for...

Thank nnadiama

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Waitomo has been entertaining guests for decades with its deep caverns, luminescent glowworms and dark waterways for generations. YHA Waitomo offers the perfect base to experience all this spectacular place has to offer. The hostel is situated on a farm and has stunning views and native forest as your backdrop. Relax in a hammock by our large swimming pool and unwind from the adrenalin activities on your doorstep. ... more   less 

Additional Information about YHA Waitomo Juno Hall Backpackers

Address: 600 Waitomo Caves Rd, Te Kuiti 3977, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Te Kuiti
Price Range: ₹ 2,549 - ₹ 2,727 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 32
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Yes, I'd go for an en suite room, if available; not to worry if not.”
davidmR4183QL, 16 May 2017 | Read review
“Try to get a room at the end of the hall, if possible”
baynad06, 5 May 2017 | Read review
“It's a hostel, not a motel, so adjust expectations.”
Sawhira, 6 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Co-ed dorm was safe and comfortable”
, 19 Oct 2016 | Read review
“All looked good - I was in campervan and recommend staying in green area by the pool.”
BirdLover1959, 23 Aug 2016 | Read review
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