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    Bunkers Backpackers

    13 Argyle St, Stewart Island 9240, New Zealand
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    28/01/2018 29/01/2018
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    Traveller (9)
    Dining (3)
    Room & Suite (1)
    • Excellent77%
    • Very good17%
    • Average5%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible0%
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    “double room” (7 reviews)
    “the kitchen” (9 reviews)
    “log fire” (2 reviews)
    Free Wifi
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    Non-Smoking Rooms
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    1 - 5 of 55 reviews

    Reviewed 3 days ago

    It's a mix of a bed and breakfast, a cool person's home and a hostel 2 minutes from the beach. I loved it! The staff were so welcoming and helpful and if they didn't know the answer- they'd find out for you. After I finished...More

    Thank ameliajohnston
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Bunkers was the perfect place to relax for two nights after walking the Rakiura. It's clean, warm, relaxed and friendly with everything you need. Patrick, the host, kindly stored our extra stuff while we tramped, and had our room ready for us when we returned....More

    Thank mambot2
    Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

    A lovely local back packers hosted by Patrick who is keeping the place to a great standard, bathrooms and basins were always clean, a small kitchen but that never bothered us we just worked around everyone. We had a peaceful upstairs room waking to up...More

    Thank Rachel W
    Reviewed 28 October 2017

    I spent three nights at Bunkers. It was clean, quiet, and I felt very at home. There was even a special price being offered during my stay, which made it excellent value for money! It was a bit cold in the dorm room at night...More

    Thank autopilotstar
    Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

    Really one of the best hostels I stayed in during my travels in New Zealand. Very friendly staff, the dorms are small, but light and clean. Nice living room and I really felt at home in this hostel. The kitchen was small, but fully equipped....More

    Thank Daphne d
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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Free Parking
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    • Free Parking
    • Price range
    • US$46 - US$58 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
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    • Location
    • New Zealand >
    • South Island >
    • Southland Region >
    • Stewart Island
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    Traveller (9)
    Dining (3)
    Room & Suite (1)
    Hotel & Grounds (9)
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    Nearby Attractions
    Stewart Island Ferry - Stewart Island Experience
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    63 reviews
    .15 km away
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    "Stayed in a dorm which was spacious and comfortable."
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    "shared dorms downstairs...private double or twin rooms are upstairs. we stayed in a dorm room next to the tv..."
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    "If you are travelling as a couple, their double rooms are comfy and afforable!"
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    "East Ruggedy is a 4 person room downstairs. There are twin/double rooms upstairs (steep but carpeted)"
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