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    Chillawhile Backpackers Art Gallery

    1 Frome Street, Oamaru 9400, New Zealand
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    Reviewed 18 March 2016

    Absolutely amazing hostel with the best staff. It's a small hostel with an art gallery (with free art supplies!), a great collection of musical instruments and multiple kitchens, so it never really feels crowded. Come on a Thursday for the best potluck dinner you will...More

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    Reviewed 13 March 2016 via mobile

    I wasn't to pleased with my stay here for a few reasons it came off with a real dodgy vibe They don't have eftpos or credit card facilities and want to charge you extra money to process your payment in about a month as I...More

    1  Thank Jono K
    Response from Chillawhile, Owner at Chillawhile Backpackers Art GalleryResponded 30 July 2016

    Sound's strange, Maybe our staff member was new and was lacking in some training and guidance at the time of your stay. I do recall that I was ill at that time, so training was done by Staff, Sometimes at the start of a contract...More

    Reviewed 12 March 2016

    My partner and I stayed in the "Double Room", the photo's of the room were nothing like the actual room, the floor was covered in half scrapped off paint, everything was dusty and the bed was extremely uncomfortable and was not the bed pictured in...More

    1  Thank ReztaNZ
    Reviewed 17 February 2016 via mobile

    My stay at the hostel was just great! If felt like beeing home.. It's such a cosy, nice and lovely place to stay and rest! The stuff is really nice and helpful and tries to make your stay as comfortable as they can. If you...More

    Thank Lisa S
    Reviewed 20 July 2015

    The room was really warm during the night even though outside temperature was below zero. Staffs were super friendly and respected our privacy. At night, the room was very quiet make it super easy to get to sleep as most of the guests stayed in...More

    Thank jththorne
    Response from Chillawhile, Owner at Chillawhile Backpackers Art GalleryResponded 13 August 2015

    Thank you for your review, It is important the information is correct, I want to state that we are a hostel with NO TV, there is no TV on site at Chillawhile in private or communal areas. - instead we have multiple communal areas where...More

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    "Steampunk HQ room has a view of the ocean and park in front of the building."
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