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Portside Inn Backpackers Lodge

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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good21%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible10%
1 Feb 2017
“Bed bugs!!! Never go here!”
6 Dec 2016
“Felt like home!”
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Rooms
Pets Allowed
Wheelchair Access
Self-Serve Laundry
Breakfast included
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Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

Horrible place due to bed bugs and owners who threaten you to keep your mouth shut about it! They even lie to health inspectors! They won't do anything proper against this pest and don't care that guests might get bitten and carry the bugs to...More

Thank Anna N
Response from p0rtsideinn, Manager at Portside Inn Backpackers LodgeResponded 7 February 2017

We always thank our customers for their reviews, comments and constructive suggestions. The hostel has very recently been given a clean bill of health from the Environmental Health Dept, the Department is regulated by the the City Council and that cannot be tampered with. We...More

Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

This is the hostel where I stayed while working in Hastings and this is the place I can most call home in NZ so far! Irene and Judith are welcoming and make you feel at home :) Kitchen is huge and the hostel is big...More

1  Thank Lucie T
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

It was alright for a short stay for me. Couldnt really get comfortable there. It is a good 20 Minute walk to Napier city. Napier itself is just beautiful. I didnt find the staff and people staying there too be too friendly.

Thank Lionheart92
Reviewed 15 May 2016

long term workers everywhere although they were nice people they took over everywhere. No storage space in the kitchen. The Kitchen Shelves were dirty and worn. The toilets and showers were ok on the main block. The other Block was Filthy. Not many staff there...More

Thank keithsmith283
Reviewed 27 January 2016

Our stay was good, people were easy going we had no issues with coming and going. Facilities where clean and good to use. Even used to pool as it was so hot. Kitchen was very clean and tidy, Lounge area also was tidy. Rooms where...More

Thank kymMcN
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Free Parking
Self-Serve Laundry
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Price range
US$10 - US$83 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Price range
US$10 - US$83 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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