Ranking Score Explained

Hi there, thanks for your interest in how we calculate an experience's ranking score. It's at the core of Rankers so I'm pleased you're curious.

The ranking score percentage is used to compare and sort experiences in ranking tables. It is not necessarily a direct measurement of the quality of a particular experience as rated by its customers. I've found it a useful tool to allow me to find the best experiences with confidence. But I've also found it important to read the customer reviews before making any final judgements!

We calculate an experience's ranking score using a multi-factor data model instead of a raw data average (mean). This model takes into account several important questions. For instance - is there a trusted body of reviews? What is the age of a review and is the review from a credible source?

Below you'll find details around some of the important factors that went into calculating the ranking score for Juno Hall Backpackers and Camping.

If you have any questions or comments about our ranking score calculation please get in touch at info@rankers.co.nz. We don't believe this is perfect or complete so we're always interested in ways we might make improvements.

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Juno Hall Backpackers and Camping

Valid Reviews

57 Valid Reviews

The Juno Hall Backpackers and Camping experience has a total of 61 reviews. There are 57 valid reviews that are included when calculating the ranking score and 4 invalid reviews that are excluded from the calculation. Reviews can be excluded only when a reviewer is not verified or after an investigation by our team determines the reviewer is not genuine.

Below is the distribution of ratings for the 57 valid reviews:

Rating Count Percentage
10/10 30
53%
9/10 18
32%
8/10 8
14%
7/10 0
0%
6/10 1
2%
5/10 0
0%
4/10 0
0%
3/10 0
0%
2/10 0
0%
1/10 0
0%

93.33% Average

The raw data average (mean) for all the Juno Hall Backpackers and Camping valid reviews is 93.33% and is based on 57 valid reviews. This value is not used to calculate the ranking score and it only provided here as a comparison to the weighted average.

Face-to-Face Reviews

4 Face-to-Face Reviews

The Rankers team meets with travellers while they’re in New Zealand and conducts face-to-face surveys. These reviews, in our opinion, are the most trusted in the industry and represent a critical control sample. To our knowledge, we are the only travel review website in the world that has gone to this extent.

More about face-to-face reviews

Within the 57 valid reviews, the experience has 4 face-to-face reviews collected during interviews by our team.

Below is the distribution of ratings for the 4 face-to-face reviews:

Rating Count Percentage
10/10 2
50%
9/10 0
0%
8/10 2
50%
7/10 0
0%
6/10 0
0%
5/10 0
0%
4/10 0
0%
3/10 0
0%
2/10 0
0%
1/10 0
0%

90.00% Average

The raw data average (mean) for all the Juno Hall Backpackers and Camping face-to-face reviews is 90.00% and is based on 4 face-to-face reviews. This value is not used to calculate the ranking score and it only provided here for comparison purposes.

Weighted Average

96.04%

Rankers calculates a weighted mean as a base average on which we can improve. Individual review's ratings are given a weight based on several factors. The weight of a review determines the overall impact it'll have on the final weighted average.

Recent reviews have more weight as they are more relevant and reflect the experience as it currently operates. Over time reviews become less relevant and loose their impact on the ranking score.

Low rating reviews carry slightly less weight. This dampens the effect of very low ratings for every experience across the board. This is especially important when the experience has few reviews overall and a single negative rating can grossly mischaracterise an experience. Consistent poor reviews will still result in the experience receiving a comparitively low ranking score.

Credible sources provide reviews that can be trusted. If we have verified a reviewer is genuine via a face-to-face meeting then the review carries additional weight.

Reviewer Rating Age Face-to-Face Weight Relative Weight
Dennis Rijbroek 10/10 51 days 99.59 100%
Mik Jennings 9/10 51 days 99.59 100%
Anselm 9/10 82 days 98.93 99%
Adrian and Tanya 10/10 113 days 97.98 98%
Kate 9/10 174 days 95.2 96%
Tash & Laura 9/10 263 days 89.04 89%
Fabienne&Dustin 10/10 263 days 89.04 89%
Alis 10/10 263 days 89.04 89%
Emma 10/10 263 days 89.04 89%
Nik 9/10 263 days 89.04 89%
seph 9/10 294 days 86.3 86%
Jan Z. 10/10 294 days 86.3 86%
Gerrit 10/10 294 days 86.3 86%
M Elsten 10/10 294 days 86.3 86%
Jason 10/10 325 days 83.26 83%
Agathe 10/10 355 days 80.03 80%
Ali 9/10 386 days 76.39 76%
Xiaoming Guo 10/10 386 days 76.39 76%
Grizzly Girl 10/10 386 days 76.39 76%
Gio 10/10 447 days 68.34 68%
Stefano Clerici 10/10 478 days 63.79 64%
C J B 10/10 508 days 59.11 59%
L + J 10/10 539 days 53.96 54%
Florian 10/10 569 days 48.84 48%
Boguslaw MAKIELLO 10/10 583 days true 46.54 46%
M A Pelton 9/10 625 days 40.0 39%
UK 50-something couple 8/10 628 days 37.58 37%
Alyson Reid 9/10 642 days 37.52 37%
Ewan Evans 9/10 692 days 30.74 30%
Lucy Watson 10/10 719 days 27.4 26%
Mairead Bushe 10/10 724 days 26.81 26%
Artemis 9/10 937 days 8.96 8%
Naira Prudencio 10/10 963 days 7.76 6%
Mailhos Cécile 10/10 968 days 7.56 6%
Caryn Grosvenor 10/10 987 days 6.85 6%
Catherine Kay 8/10 1008 days 5.89 5%
Svetlana L 10/10 1018 days 5.94 5%
Rebecca Lindsey 9/10 1024 days 5.8 4%
Neil Warnock 10/10 1055 days 5.25 4%
Shelly Stanchuk 9/10 1085 days 5.02 4%
Becky and James 10/10 1118 days 4.96 4%
Mikael Torres 9/10 1178 days 4.86 4%
Pamela Hoffman 8/10 1271 days 4.46 3%
Daniel Fuell 10/10 1278 days 4.69 3%
John-Jozef Proczka 9/10 1359 days 4.55 3%
Loic Journet 8/10 1366 days 4.31 3%
Janneke Hekhuis 8/10 1370 days 4.3 3%
Max Brunner 9/10 1413 days 4.46 3%
Ruth P 8/10 1421 days 4.22 3%
Nurul Nadia Naziron 9/10 1486 days 4.33 3%
Lotte Spors 10/10 1574 days 4.18 3%
Chiara Magelli 10/10 1587 days 4.16 3%
Philip Mattes 9/10 1659 days 4.03 3%
Claude Nobs 6/10 1755 days 3.21 2%
Simon Mehlmann 10/10 2038 days true 3.39 2%
Camille Gagnant 8/10 2110 days true 3.1 2%
Amanda Neall 8/10 3149 days true 1.41 0%

Adjustments

Several adjustments to the weighted average are added to improve relevancy and credibility. These adjustments apply equally to all experiences that meet the criteria.

Sample Size Adjustment

No Adjustment

A reasonable number of reviews are necessary in order for the average to be credible and for an experience to take a prime position within the ranking tables. As such, experiences with only a few reviews have a moderated score. This does not mean that the experience or the reviews can't be trusted. The Juno Hall Backpackers and Camping experience has plenty of reviews and does not meet the criteria for any adjustment.

Recent Reviews Adjustment

-0.36% Adjustment

There may be an adjustment if an experience hasn't received any reviews within the last 60 days. However the Juno Hall Backpackers and Camping experience does not meet the criteria for any adjustment.

In addition, an experience's ranking score may be adjusted for each day there is no new ranking. After 1 day the adjustment comes into effect. The maximum number of days that can be adjusted for is 199 days.

The Juno Hall Backpackers and Camping experience has been adjusted for 18 days. Adjustments are according to the following table.

Days Adjustment
15 -0.30%
16 -0.32%
17 -0.34%
18 -0.36%
19 -0.38%
20 -0.40%
21 -0.42%

Final Ranking Score

96%

The final ranking score once adjustments and rounding has been applied. This value is cached and recalculated each day. Therefore it may not be precisely accurate based on the other values presented.

If you have any questions or comments about our ranking score calculation please get in touch at info@rankers.co.nz.