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KIWI basecamp

69 Bealey Avenue, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
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1 room 1 adult
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Apucarana, Parana, Brazil
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 via mobile

It's a small hostel, few common areas and places to sit and talk to other people, but the rooms are good, good space and the bed was very confotable, I had a good and warm night. The kitchens are quite small and, if someone is cooking, you have to wait until they',re done. Few power points to recharge cell phones... More 

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015 via mobile

Only spent one night here. Average prices for a hostel but it feels more like a home. Can bring your own alcohol in and the garden is a great place to sit and have a drink. Have a pretty cool TV room in the garden where I spent a fair bit of my time. Good place to stay for a... More 

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Thank Davebrannen8
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015 via mobile

Stayed here for one night and it was unfortunately not a nice experience. There was a painting on the wall covering up a huge hole, my bag accidentally knocked it and plaster went everywhere. Kitchen was really tiny and a mess, no clean cutlery to be found. Most noticeably it was the only place I've stayed in nz where I... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Clean place and Very friendly staff, they will help you with anything! Not to small and not to big of a place so you get to know the people very easy and have a good time together! Close to shopping mall and liquor store ;)

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Thank Hoogie2015
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

The Good, The staff and helpers are friendly and very sociably. Fresh baked bread at 8am till it last. Free coffee and tea all day. The Bad, Stay out of Room #4 next to the toilets, shower,kitchen and very frequently used back door. The top bunks are the highest bunk I have ever slept in and the most squeaky. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015 via mobile

Super helpful and friendly stuff. We asked for tools and the owner carried his equipment to the hostel. Very clean and nice to stay. Fresh and free bread in the morning 😊 Would definitely recommend the kiwi basecamp to stay.

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Thank Hanswurstole
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 via mobile

It is a lovely place if you like to be awake whole night and drinking with people. A welcoming atmosohere and cosy house feeling. The kitchrlen is small and not that clean. And if you are sick, have a jetlag, or just wants to sleep, it's not the best place. The beds are bed. Unstable and the matras is extrem... More 

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Regina, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 via mobile

This was worse hostel that we stayed in while New Zealand. The first night staff and guests where partying most of the night very loudly right outside our room. The next Morning we complained about the late night noise and all they said was welcome to the party camp. The room we were was suppose a private unit but was... More 

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Thank Danco1313
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015 via mobile

Continental breakfast - squashed day old loaf of bread with a few packets of jam. All room lockers broken/unusable, no toilet paper! Utensils/appliances so filthy they are a health hazard, no shuttle like advertised. Beds so noisy you were infuriated by the slightest movement. The location was ok, but absolutely not worth this dirty, tired and unwelcoming "backpackers" would close... More 

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Thank ForrestK
Jena, Germany
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Kiwi Basecamp could have cleaner facilities and more stable bunk beds - the upper one I had was pretty shaky. Otherwise, the location is pretty decent with a 15min walk to the main bus stop and being located within the CBD. Staff were friendly and helpful and even gave me one of their many hairdryers. There is also a bus... More 

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