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Laughing Kiwi Backpackers

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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“free wifi”(14 reviews)
“the kitchen”(20 reviews)
“dorm room”(5 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
Kitchenette
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
Breakfast included
2.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The dorms are large, with enough space to move around the beds, and electric plugs for everybody. No lockers in the room, so make sure to pay attention to your belongings. On the overall the place feels quite safe, but you never know...Good location (supermarket...More

Thank Pauline N
Response from Kiwis01, Owner at Laughing Kiwi BackpackersResponded 3 days ago

Hi Pauline, thank you for your lovely review and feedback, lockers are on our plan to do ;) mean while we have storage in the office. Thank you for visiting us, travel safe - LK

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I visited Laughing Kiwi Backpackers with a friend during our trip of New Zealand. The place was cozy and the hosts were welcoming and very nice and helpful. It was a formidable stay. Everything was in good condition and we will definitely recommend it to...More

Thank RJuulR
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I am not really a typical backpacker, but my friend and I were looking for accomodation in Motueka, one night, not too expensive. We booked one night in advance and we really did not know what to expect. We had a twin room with shared...More

Thank Bea T
Response from Kiwis01, Owner at Laughing Kiwi BackpackersResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Bea! that's very nice thank you for your lovely review and feedback we are looking forward to future visits from you :) I love it when we convert hotel guests into hostel guests. Happy holidays see you soon!- LK

Reviewed 3 January 2018

The reception was very friendly and helpful. She went through the facility in the evening checking to make sure the guest were doing well. The other travelers were friendly and social discussing each others travels. The common area was comfortable for hanging out.

Thank Mark M
Reviewed 2 December 2017

I really loved my stay at the Laughing Kiwi Backpacker, thanks to the welcoming of the amazing staff and the warm atmosphere of the cosy living places I felt like at home. Close to Abel Tasman and some lovely beaches , this is one of...More

Thank Mathilde J
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Certificate of Excellence
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Self-Serve Laundry
Laundry Service
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Price range
US$21 - US$58 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Price range
US$21 - US$58 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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"We stayed in room 10 and this was very convenient"
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"The cabins are very private, but you still get to be part of the overall atmosphere and shared facilities."
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"if you want a bottom bunk phone and ask for one - even if you booked online."
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"The Back Lodge overlooks a kiwi fruit orchard. Front lodge has great deck for lounging and cooking up a BBQ..."
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