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Krabi Town, Thailand
Reviewed 24 September 2015

I adored this place, from the little cat statues dotted around to the cheerfully painted walls, it has gorgeous duvet covers too! I spent 3 nights here, 2 in a double room which was comfortable, I then moved to the dorm, unfortunately.its very cheaply made creaky beds which weren't as comfortable though they were fine. The showers also have colourful...

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Whanganui, New Zealand
Reviewed 17 September 2015 via mobile

I drove into Whitianga without a place to stay and found this cute little house on the Main Street. It's great! Small and friendly. The girls dorm was clean, as was everyone else. There weren't any other girls booked into the room so I got the place to myself. Showers and bathroom were close and the kitchen was nice. There's...

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Munich, Germany
Reviewed 23 July 2015 via mobile

Me and my bf had two beds in a dorm room which was warm and tidy, also the manager is a lovely lady always willing to help you out if you need anything. The lounge are was large and quite comfy, theres an amount of free wifi and bathrooms are clean and working well! Def worth staying there and we...

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Whangaroa, New Zealand
Reviewed 21 June 2015 via mobile

We loved our stay at the cats pyjamas, the manager Wendy was so welcoming and lovely when we arrived and we had some great chats. The hostel is so clean, it's really well cared for. The kitchen has everything you need and the lounge is big with lots of sofas to choose from! There is lots of sunny outside space...

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catspyjamas2015, Manager at The Cats Pyjamas, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind words Meg. I'm happy you enjoyed your stay here. Also thanks for posting some great photo's of the Hostel. Safe travels :)

Idstein, Germany
Reviewed 18 May 2015

The new manager is just awwwwesome! Its hart to describe....it has to be expirienced !!! You will stay longer than you planed to and she'll make it not easy for You to leave. The hostel is nice, clean and well located (beach, Shops,...) If you're an easy going person with your heart at the right place: you belong here!!! Legend...

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2Thank Mira D
catspyjamas2015, Manager at The Cats Pyjamas, responded to this review

Thanks so much Mira for the lovely review, hopefully I will see you again one day :) Safe Travels x

Germany
Reviewed 18 May 2015

It was just awesome to stay here !:) A lot of things changed here and everything is clean. We were a group of 3 people and we enjoyed staying here the most in whole New Zealand. The new manager here is just amazing and we had a great time with her :) I would definitely recommend this place.

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2Thank Fabian B
catspyjamas2015, Manager at The Cats Pyjamas, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your awesome review!. My first week as Manager and I get the best guests so much fun : ) Safe travels x Cheers Wendy

Rotorua, New Zealand
Reviewed 16 May 2015

Loved my stay here so much. The new manager was so sweet-- she even drove me to a road nearby where I could hitchhike from when I left, completely unasked for. The rooms were clean and comfy, the courtyard was pretty, and the kitchen was clean and well-stocked.

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catspyjamas2015, Manager at The Cats Pyjamas, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your great review. I loved having you stay :) I hope your jacket arrived before you left. All the best Wendy

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 26 March 2015

Really enjoyed this hostel. John and Jill are really helpful. A cyclone rolled through while I stayed there. They kept us up to date on what was happening and ensured we were all informed on the situation. It's clean, tidy and has most anything you want is available. 1 slight is criticism is my room was a 8 bed dorm...

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catspyjamas2015, Manager at The Cats Pyjamas, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing your stay with us and yes, during that weekend the weather was less than perfect. However, it gave our guests the opportunity use the cozy lounge, make new friends,and surf the DVD collection!

Burton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 March 2015

A well run hostel managed by efficient managers Jill & John. Clean, tidy and lots of space outdoors too. Immaculate kitchen and good showers. Beds comfortable with nice linens. Easy to find location that us near to the town and beach. Plenty of on street parking. We would certainly return.

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catspyjamas2015, Manager at The Cats Pyjamas, responded to this review

Thank you so much taking the time to review your stay. It was a pleasure having you to stay with us.

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 15 March 2015

I loved this hostel - one of my favourites that I have visited! Not commercial and full of loud party people. John and Jill are a very friendly couple and are very helpful and caring!! I was here over the cyclone Pam so ended up spending a lot of time inside the hostel itself and the place had a really...

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catspyjamas2015, Manager at The Cats Pyjamas, responded to this review

Hi Laura, Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your stay. We would always welcome you back if you ever find yourself in our town again. Safe travels..

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  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
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  • Paid Internet
  • Paid Wifi
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Home away from home, The most centrally located backpackers hostel in Whitianga. We are 2 minutes walk from beach,shops, cafes,bars,restaurants and the tourist information I-Site. Take the ferry to Cook's Beach and you can also reach Hotwater Beach and Cathedral Cove by bicycle,Shuttle during the Summer or hitch-hike. As there is so much to see and do, we suggest to plan to stay for more than one night, so you can experience all the area has to offer. Includes fully-equipped kitchen (tea/coffee, herbs & spices), Outdoor Courtyard, Satellite TV, WIFI, BBQ's. Bus stop out front and off street parking available. A warm welcome awaits you from the Manager Wendy, however, the cat no longer lives here!!! ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Cats Pyjamas

Address: 12 Albert Street, Whitianga 3510, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Coromandel Peninsula > Whitianga
Number of rooms: 7
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“Try to get a room that's not next to other rooms as the walls are very thin.”
MalcolmS344, 8 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Stayed in a dorm and also a private room. Both very small and simple but all you need from a reasonably priced hostel.”
Laura8458, 14 Mar 2015 | Read review
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