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    Blenheim Backpackers & Motorcamp

    27 Budge Street, Blenheim 7201, New Zealand
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    26/11/2017 27/11/2017
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    Traveller (7)
    Room & Suite (4)
    Pool & Beach (1)
    • Excellent33%
    • Very good28%
    • Average20%
    • Poor13%
    • Terrible6%
    2 Mar 2017
    14 Jul 2017
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    Public Wifi
    Free Parking
    Airport Transportation
    Self-Serve Laundry
    Breakfast included
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    1 - 5 of 41 reviews

    Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

    Blenheim Backpackers was mine and my friend's actual home away from home for 8 months and I truly have no bad words to say about this place. The family who runs the camp and the manager are so kind and accommodating-always making sure their guests...More

    4  Thank Adina S
    Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

    Not the best plase where i ve been . Clean enought but to many weird rules..no visitors after 8 pm,to many party during the week end week-ends and the owner ot seems to care at all...whaaat ? Anyway the place it s no too bad...More

    1  Thank thefreeswallow
    Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

    We came to Blenheim because we wanted to work here. My friend and I found a job offer on backbackerboard from the hostel every week, so we expected to start working as soon as we arrived. They gave us a list with contacts. No one...More

    4  Thank Theresa R
    Response from BlenheimBackpackers, Manager at Blenheim Backpackers & MotorcampResponded 24 October 2016

    Hi Theresa, yes we usually do allow visitors to our guests, but not visitors who lie and deceive the managers/reception, as you both did. We never once promised you anything, and did clearly remind you of the work situation before you checked in. Correct me...More

    Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

    The campground basically is a car park. There's no privacy or free space at all. No grass, just gravel. The sites are literally 2 meters aside the railroad which runs multiple times a night and definitely will wake you up. Facilities are old and not...More

    2  Thank rise33
    Response from BlenheimBackpackers, Owner at Blenheim Backpackers & MotorcampResponded 5 October 2016

    Hi Daniel, We are sorry to hear you had a bad experience while staying with us for you to say there is no free space or grass only gravel is not very accurate, you must not have seen the 30 sites at the rear of...More

    Reviewed 1 March 2016 via mobile

    I stayed here for about 5 weeks in October and November. I had a 4 bed dorm room with a kitchenette. It wasn't full at first but filled up after about a week of me being there. The room wasn't super large, but it worked...More

    4  Thank Rae1331
    Response from BlenheimBackpackers, Owner at Blenheim Backpackers & MotorcampResponded 5 October 2016

    Hi Rae sorry you had a bad experience while staying with us, I am glad to say that now we are under new management.

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    "Hang out at the library for good wifi!"
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    "Ideally, go in Summer"
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    "The beds are very comfy and good value!"
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    "private double rooms are the same weekly price as dorms so great for couples wanting privacy."
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