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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 6 November 2015 via mobile

Yvonne is the bubbliest YHA receptionist ever! She will surely make your stay here an enjoyable one. You will have a memorable experience in this cute and affordable place to stay in Hamilton. I will surely keep coming back here. Be sure to be a YHA member to receive discount.

1Thank Clarke B
Manukau, New Zealand
Reviewed 29 July 2015

Staff were extremely friendly and helpful Facilities wise it had all the basics but unfortunately not much else. Room i was in didn't have a wall jack so I had to unplug the tv and use that one, room was extremely small.

Thank SwaggyJay
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 20 July 2015

I spent three nights here altogether. Two consecutive nights, went to Taupo and stopped over back here for one more night. The manager, Yvonne, is extremely friendly, welcoming and accommodating. Her customer service is fantastic. Booked a three person bedroom but was put into a seven person bedroom. The rooms were nice, had a little bit of space and an...

Thank Justin C
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 23 May 2015

I only spent one night here but it was a truly enjoyable experience. I spent the night here as it was easy to get to the Waitomo Caves and Hobbiton. The place itself was really small but the rooms were clean, the beds were comfortable and each room has an ensuite bathroom. There's not much space in the rooms itself...

Thank Lishaznia
Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 14 April 2015

We stayed in the YHA Hamilton while passing through Hamilton on the Te Araroa Trail and again when we had finished. We couldn't resist going back for more because we had struck up such a lovely comradeship with the manager on our first visit. The hostel rooms are great as they are all en-suite, impeccably clean and our room even...

Thank Lauren O
Biel, Switzerland
Reviewed 28 March 2015 via mobile

The staff is very friendly. The location is not the best but if you've a car, you don't mind. The dormitory rooms are okay. But not too big. The ceiling is very low... If you sleep on the top bed. Take care of your head when you wake up. The shower is very very small. The kitchen is okay, but...

Thank Joris B
Santiago, Chile
Reviewed 1 March 2015

The hostel is very clean and the communal areas are excellent, the rooms are tiny but tidy, even though the bathroom was a bit too small. The location isn't great, but Yvonne, the owner, will do anything she can to help you and that's always a massive plus.

Thank Rolando C
Muenster, Germany
Reviewed 21 February 2015 via mobile

We spent two nights at the YHA Hamilton and enjoyed it. The dorm was large and clean, just like The kitchen. The beds have been a Real blessing, they were one of the best ones so far. The host Yvonne is just a sweatheart! She just started working here and she is totally in her Job. The People are also...

Thank Whabada
Reviewed 7 January 2015

I stayed here over the new year for three nights. The rooms were tiny but clean. Noise could be heard through the walls from other guests. Wifi was free which was great. The place is located to far from town especially if you have a heavy bag. Bus route 18 and 21 will get you to the transport centre and...

Thank jonasluck1234
Reviewed 7 December 2014

YHA Hamilton is a little bland, but I met some lovely people in the kitchen to make up for that. The communal facilities are quite good for a YHA, but my room looked like my first attempt at decorating and the beds are precisely too small to be really annoying for someone 6'3". It's also next to a busy intersection...

Thank willswitchengage

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Additional Information about Microtel Backpackers Hamilton

Address: 140 Ulster Street, Hamilton 3200, New Zealand (Formerly YHA Hamilton Microtel)
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Hamilton
Price Range: RM107 - RM280 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Microtel Backpackers Hamilton 2*
Number of rooms: 20
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 of 5 bubbles grt7c34, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Get the bus if you have heavy bags 21 or 18”
 of 5 bubbles jonasluck1234, 6 Jan 2015 | Read review
“The three bed en-suites are tiny and face a noisy road.”
 of 5 bubbles willswitchengage, 6 Dec 2014 | Read review
“See if you can get a bigger room as there will then be room for your luggage!”
 of 5 bubbles Jennyfurry, 21 Jul 2014 | Read review
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