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  • Excellent40%
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  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Rooms
Family Rooms
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Self-Serve Laundry
Breakfast included
2 Star Hotel
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All reviewsfruit treesmain buildinglady who runsdouble roomabel tasmanbig kitchenoff street parkingoutside areatown centrestayed here for one nightgreat kitchenplace to staynew zealandfree wifipamrexbackpackers
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Reviewed 21 April 2018

Our two-day stay was certainly one of our most pleasant experiences in New Zealand : nice and comfortable bungalows spread throughout a park planted with fig and apple trees (with recommendation to pick and enjoy their fruits !), a most friendly and cheerful manager, Pam,...More

Thank François B
Reviewed 20 April 2018 via mobile

When we arrived we were made to feel so welcome It had a nice relaxed feel We stayed in one of the cottages with self contained bathroom Really clean tidy and so quiet Outside the paths were well lit as we wandered amongst the fruit...More

Thank Michelle F
Reviewed 15 February 2018

We chose to book a private room/en-suite. While we didn't stay in the main building, we did enjoy the separate rooms in the "back-yard" . our room was small, but nice, with a covered porch to relax at night. off-street parking was nice. It was...More

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Reviewed 26 January 2018 via mobile

Pam, the lady who runs this hostel is lovely and welcoming and there are several long-stayers who clearly like the place. The kitchen, bathroom and living areas are clean and the outside area is great for the evenings. Unfortunately the experience of staying here was...More

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Reviewed 16 January 2018

Good for youngsters who are not allergic to cats. There are two cats that are supposed to be kept out of rooms. Nope, they aren't. Atchoo, sneeze, wheeze. The staff is a bit hit-or-miss as well, but quite friendly. I'm too old for that lifestyle,...More

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Amenities
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Meeting Rooms
Self-Serve Laundry
Room amenities
Refrigerator in room
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Price range
US$44 - US$49 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$44 - US$49 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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"Ensuite bungalow is the way to go if you are a couple."
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"the ensuite cabins at the end of the lovely garden are the best!"
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"Limited free wifi"
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"Private units in the garden are lovely."
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