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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great hostel. Tidy rooms but they are small. Large communal space makes up for it. Great facilities. Friendly staff. Bed was just ok - no springs in the mattress on the bunk beds so a bit stiff on waking. No fly screens on the windows and no fans in the room so I got eaten by sand flies in the...

Thank Gabrielle B
Hamilton, New Zealand
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

This delightful survivor of both the earthquake & the developers chequebook is perfect for those who travel with a backpack. It is unsuitable for those in cars because parking is only on the street & that is nearly impossible on Marine Parade. I arrived by bicycle & was welcomed with a smile & storage for my bike & trailer. Yes...

Thank darbynwest
Braunschweig, Germany
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

Definetly not a bad hostel. I only expected a little more, because this place is a little bit too run down for a Yha. Staff was helpfull, free fast wifi. At least the bathrooms were clean enough. Overall good but could be better.

Thank Lionheart92
Catania, Italy
Reviewed 9 January 2017

In the center of Napier, we stayed in this lovely hostel only for one night but it was very nice. Looks like a little family house. Clean. Good kitchen and cosy tv-room. Nice staff. Good facilities. Cheap.

Thank Marie-Anne M
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Older more run down hostel. However the rooms are big and the bathrooms lovely and clean. Stayed in a double corner room with greats views of the ocean with big windows. Bathroom short walk down hallway. Great price for a night stay would recommend to anyone.

Thank Lala6060
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

The hostel is in a good location. The beach is right across the road. The room was a little small (but probably average for a hostel). The kitchen and fridge were good size. Parking is limited to just what is on the side of the road.

Thank Andrew M
Reviewed 4 December 2016

This hostel was fantastic, great facilities, lovely woman at reception who was really welcoming, very clean and excellent value for money, really happy with our choice! We had a twin room on the beach front side, you could hear the waves at night, very cool.

Thank Angelique J
Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Clean room. Comfy bed. Good kitchen and laundry facility as you'd expect at a YHA. Friendly staff and a nice atmosphere. Set within a cool Art Deco town. Our room had a sea view which was a bonus. Decent hostel for a stop over if you're heading North or South.

Thank Facemaster6000
Reviewed 19 November 2016

YHA Napier is one of many hostels along the sea front. There is a large kitchen and indoor dining area with an outdoor dining area for when the weather is nice. We booked a last minute wine tour day trip with the help of one of the member's of staff and they were very quick to help when we got...

Thank Trfskinner1
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 7 November 2016

We took a private double room. The hostel is a bit dated and the space was very tight. I have slept at other YHA in NZ and this was the smallest space we had. Napier is a small town and the hostel is located quite near to the CBD. There were 3 shower+toilet on our floor but 1 could not...

Thank nnadiama

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located on the beachfront close to Napier city centre, the YHA Napier hostel has character, fantastic sea views (all the way to South America!), spacious rooms, cheerful staff and a convivial atmosphere. Originally a waterfront hotel this rambling survivor of the 1931 Napier earthquake is now a top rated backpacker hostel by Hostelworld.com customers. Backpacker accommodation at YHA Napier includes comfortable twin, double, shared and single rooms. ... more   less 

Additional Information about YHA Napier

Address: 277 Marine Parade, Napier 4110, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Hawke's Bay Region > Napier
Price Range: RM182 - RM217 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — YHA Napier 4*
Number of rooms: 50
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“Choose somewhere else, the worst hostel I have ever stayed at. Dorms did seem slightly better than the doubles/twin rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles richiemurray, 7 Feb 2016 | Read review
“It's a converted hotel with meandering extensions so rooms vary. Upper levels naturally allow you to see more.”
 of 5 bubbles Bustopher_Deane, 22 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Shop around”
 of 5 bubbles kirstyc407, 22 Dec 2014 | Read review
“Being a 100 year old+ building, there are some plumbing noises etc. that they can't do anything about, but once you know what it is you learn to live with it.”
 of 5 bubbles mummakook, 1 Sep 2014 | Read review
“Just not the room I described.”
 of 5 bubbles Xunliang_Lin, 28 Jul 2014 | Read review
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