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Global Village Backpackers

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 28 June 2015

Fascinating place decorated with tribal artifacts and art from all over the world by the owners. beds were a bit hard for me but not to worry when everything else was so interesting. AMAZING communal kitchen VERY well organised and regularly cleaned by the staff who were mostly backpackers travelling through. it was a pleasure to come home to this...

Thank Diane W
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 27 May 2015

This hostel tastes quite cool, I really liked that being nice and cozy!! I have tried free kayaking which was freezing last evening, but You are likely to enjoy and feel NZ. Lol Bed room is cool, those each of beds have individual light and a power plug which was really helpful. However, during the night was soo cold. There...

Thank Red0826
Reviewed 24 May 2015

Bathrooms were pretty typical, beds were fairly comfy, location was ok, no wifi in the rooms (lobby only). Don't trust google directions, just look at the map to get there! The living area was very relaxing and the art work was great!

Thank Andrew G
Reviewed 18 May 2015 via mobile

It's an art gallery!The decoration and design are so unique. First thing first,friendly service. Bedroom is nice,the bed is soft.Kitchen is clean, all the foodware is organized properly,dining area is designed like a small cafe.Lounge is spacious and really comfortable. There are some musical instruments provided. Worth to stay:)

1Thank set_hut_munyi
Reviewed 1 May 2015 via mobile

This is a place of the best category. Not one of those that do the job, not one of the great places but one of the few ones you remember a lifetime. Even campers with a campervan of tent can stay here. You can see that the owners have put their love in every little detail and enable travelers to...

1Thank Marianne D
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 17 April 2015 via mobile

Sadly Greymouth was pretty rainy and grey on our visit here, but this hostel was nice and warm and accommodating. The room was nice, warm, spacious and clean (our sheets smelled great) and the kitchen facilities were nice. The free wifi codes were a bonus too. The staff were helpful and friendly, more than happy to help us out with...

1Thank holycricket
Sunderland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 April 2015 via mobile

Exactly what a backpackers should be. We had a really wonderful time at this hostel thanks to the extremely helpful friendly owners. We got picked up from the train station and taken to the hostel and also Russell helped us with some paperwork we needed for our travels. All the facilities you could wish for are at this hostel, the...

1Thank 154Dob5
Reviewed 29 March 2015

We stayed there for one night 2 months ago as we were biking the south island. We went through the different backpackers in town, and this one was the best! Very colourful and pleasant atmosphere. The rooms are great and make you feel like you are travelling the world. There is a nice garden along the river and you can...

1Thank Christele J
Jindabyne, Australia
Reviewed 21 March 2015

There's not much to do in Greymouth, it's more a stop before Paparoa or Nelson but this hostel well worth staying in! It's filled with sculptures, paintings, memorabilia from different countries around the world, heaps of maps. The room are really comfortable and for good value. Everything feels very homey and modern. Staff is awesome too, helpful and kind. It...

Thank Vestouc
Stony Creek, New York
Reviewed 8 March 2015

Stayed there the first time in 2006 and then several times after that. We thought it was great then, but never reviewed it. Now it's 2015 and stayed there again. I thought for sure it would have aged and deteriorated. Not so. It is still as clean and welcoming as it was many years ago. It is the most quiet,...

1Thank Terri L

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Additional Information about Global Village Backpackers

Address: 42-54 Cowper Street, Greymouth 7805, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > West Coast Region > Greymouth
Price Range: $61 - $78 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Global Village Backpackers 2*
Number of rooms: 51
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Not sure as we only stayed one night.”
, 10 Apr 2017 | Read review
“I stayed at 4 bedroom number 12”
, 9 Jun 2016 | Read review
“i stayed in a double private and found it very nice, no complaints.”
494darrahh, 15 May 2016 | Read review
“The private room with its own balcony is lovely”
KateMRBL, 4 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Rooms closer to the main general area have stronger wifi connection!”
19jow, 26 Jul 2015 | Read review
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