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    Pukeko Cottage Backpackers

    14 Brind Road, Russell 0202, New Zealand
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    “home stay” (2 reviews)
    “barry” (13 reviews)
    “caravan” (3 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Non-Smoking Hotel
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    1 - 5 of 17 reviews

    Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

    Visited at short notice, arriving at 9pm. The accomodation is quite central in Russell. Barry the host was very welcoming, friendly and full of good advice and offers of cups of tea etc. The old cottage is quirky and has charm, but woefully grubby-could do...More

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    Response from Russellite, Owner at Pukeko Cottage BackpackersResponded 7 April 2017

    Short notice and a 9pm arrival gave me no chance to do other than change linen. If bookings are received in normal conditions the ' sunshine supervan' would have been aired,vacuumed and sufaces wiped down. We had also just experienced a weather bomb over two...More

    Reviewed 9 January 2017

    Barry was a fantastic host, and runs a very good value backpacker/home-stay type accommodation. His local advice, and his stories about his life and family were very entertaining and engaging. The room is adequate for the cost, and offers something way more low key and...More

    1  Thank Brendan A
    Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

    Really enjoyable stay at Pukeko Cottage, Barry is a wonderful host and you felt like you were staying with friends. The animals (dog, cats, chickens) are lovely too and all facilities were fine for what you needed.

    1  Thank jomed20
    Reviewed 27 February 2016

    I stayed only for three days in the 1950's campervan. The place is really nice, cozy, comfortable bed and all the facilities that you may need. The house is reallly nice, clean and tidy and it has the most lovely backyard and stunning views of...More

    1  Thank Gisele M
    Reviewed 26 April 2015

    Friendly and cheerful host ....we stayed in the old caravan and the bed was good...other bedrooms in the house looked clean and comfortable but we liked the added privacy of the caravan..close to russell main street and host picked us up from the ferry on...More

    1  Thank walliesonwheels
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