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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
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
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!
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
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!
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!