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Edinburgh
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here a few times during our stay in Southland and each time had a very nice time. It's in a nice quiet street and the rooms we had (double) were great, bed comfy, sheets soo soft too! This place is spotlessly clean, and very well run..kitchen is big and had everything you needed..lounge and dining area lovely too....

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Bentonville, Arkansas
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This hostel was also more homelike. The rooms were old fashioned and just beautiful. The wifi reaches everywhere which is great too. The kitchen is great and there are places to eat outside and inside too.

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New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great place to stay, it is spotlessly clean like they clean the whole place and keep on top of it throughout the day. We booked a double room which was a nice size and even the dorms looked comfortable. The 3 bathrooms and the kitchen were modern and it had a lovely garden. Steff the manager was...

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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Stayed here just for one night on my travels. Very well run by the young lady on duty. Clean and tidy and handy to cbd. Had an upper bunk and for an old fellow like me that was not so good. However everything else was excellent.

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Thank Graham B
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 25 January 2017

Lovely place. Clean, spacious, good facilities, good location, lovely helpful staff. Really nice bathrooms. We stayed in a room outside the main house, opening onto a lovely courtyard which made it more private and extra nice. And it even has good car parking.

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Thank lisa4726
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

Really really good. Very freindly and welcoming. Relaxed and great facilities to suit all. 5min walk from town and just met to the great Queens Park. Reccomended for any traveller to the area. Beds are comfortable with 5 people per room in bunks so not too crowded.

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Thank Callum V
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

We've stayed 3 nights in this hostel. Our female dorm was clean and big, and having an ensuite bathroom was so nice. The well equipped kitchen and the living room are really pretty (lovely ceilings!) and totally cosy. The WiFi works well - but only if you're in the lounge. No signal in the rooms - this is probably why...

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Thank Jaqueline H
Braunschweig, Germany
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

I enjoyed my stay here alot in this nice little hostel. It is very clean and quiet. The staff was very friendly. The rooms are very unique for a hostel. The wifi works okay at best. This is definetly the best place to stay when coming to Invercargill.

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Thank Lionheart92
Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed our 1 night stay at Southern Comfort. The double room was comfortable and clean. The bathrooms were also very clean though there is sometimes a wait to use them. The kitchen is good size and well equipped. We also were thankful for the BBQ grill and put that to good use. The wifi is pretty fast but can...

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Thank Jason M
Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

I had a great stay at southern comfort. It is a beautiful old house with all original features, the highest ceilings! I had a double room no ensuite but with all of the 3 private rooms the bathroom is just outside your door so doesn't matter at all. I would encourage anyone to stay here compared to any soulless hotel/motel...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A restored and cosy Victorian Villa with large verandah overlooking well tended gardens. Close to town centre, Queens Park Southland Museum and I-Site. Offering excellent location with secure homely comfort and friendly assistance. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Southern Comfort Backpackers

Address: 30 Thomson Street, Invercargill 9810, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Southland Region > Invercargill
Number of rooms: 24
Also Known As:
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“Our one-bunk room outside the main house was great, very quiet and private. Felt like it was maybe the old stables in a past life.”
 of 5 bubbles lisa4726, 24 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The manager initially put me into a dorm with 2 swiss men who had been tramping for 6 weeks. I don't think either had washed their feet in the whole of that time.! Seriously bad reeking smells. Fungal infections that would sicken a dung beetle that had just feasted on politician droppings. Of his own accord, the manager offered me a different room, after taking me to the smelly one, and then realising just how bad it was. This was before I had a chance to ask for a chenge. In otherwords, very helpfull accomodating staff. I am sure he would have made a change on request, just to see a customer right.”
 of 5 bubbles 737henrys, 21 Jan 2014 | Read review
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