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Ariki Backpackers

Cnr Ariki and Brougham street, New Plymouth, New Plymouth, New Zealand, Distance from city centre: 0.3km

Rating: 84% from 3 reviews

  • 86%Atmosphere
  • 80%Staff
  • 86%Security
  • 80%Cleanliness
  • 86%Location
  • 86%Value for money
  • 86%Facilities

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  • Well to start off driving into the area it the sea port city... so good luck on finding a cheap/clean place to eat. The beach was nice, and getting to the top of the Mountain was the highlights of my trip. "So about 3 hrs" In this area the lockers in the room are a joke "cabinets with holes in them" no locks,and last but not lest the staff was more helpful to the customers Renting surfboards then helping the guests.
  • 60%
  • 24 Feb 2014 Anonymous USA
  • Perfect venue for WOMAD,and really lucky for the weather, too!
  • 94%
  • 19 Mar 2012 Clinton
  • In this Hostel I had the best night I spend in New Zealand! The staff was very nice, even when we arrived at 11 pm to check in. A short walk to the city center and also to the nice beach. The other guys who stayed there were our age and cool to hang out with. Next time I go to NP, I'll stay at Ariki Backpackers again :)
  • 100%
  • 09 Jan 2012 Juliette
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