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Slope Point backpackers

164 Slope Point Road | RD 1, 9884, New Zealand
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited Slope Point on June 1st and stayed at the backpackers. The rooms are warm and self contained. Common room with fun games and all the essentials you need to have a good time. Perfect location under the starry skies. The gravel road leading up to it isn't too bad and just adds to the charm. Warm and welcoming hosts.Would... More 

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slopepoint, Owner at Slope Point backpackers, responded to this review

Thanks gregory. It was lovely to have you stay. Great to see you got all the way up to the top of the North from the far south. Great effort. The girls loved your photos on the "selfie stick". It was a pleasure having you stay - was good fun. All the best for the future and thanks again for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Such a lovely backpacker. Thanks for the owner who shared some ingredient for our dinner. She knew that we doesn't bring any food. Appreciate a lot and love the place we stay, reasonable price with luxury cabin ! I wil be back.... ^^

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slopepoint, Owner at Slope Point backpackers, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to give us a review. It was a pleasure having you stay and we don't like seeing people go hungry if they are caught out. Hope you have a great trip through the catlins and beyond. All the best for the future. More 

Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Slope Point backpackers feels like it is in the middle of nowhere but that is part of its charm. It is very quiet at night, and we had an amazing sleep. Booked the platinum room (self-contained) which looked more like a hotel than a hostel (only downside would be that it's a shower rather than a bath, but the suite... More 

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slopepoint, Owner at Slope Point backpackers, responded to this review

Hi there Thanks for the review. we really enjoyed having you here and wish you all the best for your future travel. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Definitely good value for money. We stayed in a double room and were surprised that more people were not here. We were made to feel at home. Bathroom and toilets were nice and modern. Kitchen was modern and had comfy seats and recliners to relax. Simple things such as tea, coffee, salt and pepper were provided. We did get woken... More 

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slopepoint, Owner at Slope Point backpackers, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to make a review. We are pleased you like staying here. You are right, when the wind blows like many places in new zealand; it is hard to sleep. All the best for your future and for your travels. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

We had the most wonderful nights sleep in this beautifully situated backpackers. The location is remote, just what we love. The accommodation is of a very high standard. We stayed in the Silver room, comfy beds, clean ensuite and with our own kitchen facilities and all for $30 each for the night. Perfect. You do need your own transport to... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

We are a group of 4 and had stayed at slope point backpackers for a night on 4th February 2015. We were impressed by the cleanliness of the entire place and the warmth hospitality from its owner. Besides being a fantastic place to stay over, it has a great view of the surrounding mountains. Highly recommended for those visiting Catlins... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

The best sleep we had on our whole trip. The family were lovely and so relaxed, helpful and welcoming. Fantastic to stay on a farm and in such a beautiful area. Have been talking about this part of our trip lots and telling everyone how great it was- recommend for travellers of all types.

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Caldes de Montbui, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014 via mobile

We spent two nights in the Slope Point Backpackers. It was a great experience. We booked the green room and it was perfect. All was clean and we had all the items that we need two cook. The familiy was so nice and hospitable and her daugther showed us the different animals that they have.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

Very spontaneous we decided to sleep at the Slope Point backpackers! And we didn't regret it! We got a very cosy and cute doubleroom with the most comfortable bed we have ever had on our entire trip through NZ!! In the communal kitchen is free tea and coffee which we really appreciated and it's a nice gesture for all the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

Slope Point Backpackers is the only shared-facility lodging we have opted for till date and we were a little apprehensive about our visit. However, this undoubtedly turned out to be the best lodging we had during our visit to NZ. We stayed in comfortable and cozy gold room which was super close to the bathroom. The entire facility was extremely... More 

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