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AJ's Backpackers Lodge

5 reviews
  • Excellent40%
  • Very good20%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible40%
23 Apr 2014
“The most horrific night of my life”
19 Apr 2014
“Just turned up and our room has been given away, not happy as have to stay in a dorm room.”
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Reviewed 23 April 2014

This place is the absolute epitome of unpleasantness. Dirty rooms. Terrible beds. Appalling bathrooms. I slept in my clothes and left as soon as it was daylight. I would not house my dog in these conditions.More

5  Thank Francesca T
Response from 2014MMM6, Owner at AJ's Backpackers LodgeResponded 26 December 2016

Hello Sara, My name is Maureen and I have just gone on line and read your review on AJ's posted in April 2014. I am the sole owner of this property. In February 2014 I lapsed into a comer unexpectedly. Yes I was unconscious and...More

Reviewed 19 April 2014 via mobile

Terrible experience room cancelled last minute so made to stay in a dorm room as no other options on Easter weekend, smelly room and dirty, worst experience in a backpackers in Nz don't stay!!!! Usual Nz hospitality not obvious in this place!

5  Thank SaraGrace
Reviewed 13 November 2013

Nice little homely backpackers. We only intended to stay for two nights but ended up staying three weeks. Maureen, the owner, went out of her way to help us. We arrived in Hastings quite late and she was good enough to pick us up from...More

Thank TheCiara
Reviewed 8 April 2013

We arrived late in the day looking for accommodation at short notice. We got the last available room. The hosts were welcoming and helpful. Really enjoyed our stay and appreciated the peace and quiet. Had a very restful night. Definitely recommend this hostel!

Thank lesthedok
Reviewed 30 January 2013

This backpackers is very welcoming and comfortable. The host is excellent,friendly and welcoming - including a tour of the place before you get started! The kitchen clean and well equipt and there is plenty of space to park a car ! Thanks!

Thank Amunce
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New Zealand > North Island > Hawke's Bay Region > Hastings
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"Sleeping in your car would be preferable."
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