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Manor House Backpackers

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28 Manor Place, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand
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Frankfurt, Germany
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5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We really enjoyed our stay at the Manor House. The rooms were very cozy and the facilities (kitchen, bathrooms) spacious and clean. It is not really close to downtown, but walkable. Nice and helpful staff!!

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Belinda H, Owner at Manor House Backpackers, responded to this review

Thanks for reviewing us all the best with the rest of your trip. More 

Queenstown, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great, funny, really friendly staff, really close to the Penisula if you are interested in seeing Penguins and Seals and if you are lucky Sea Lions! Plenty of movies if you just want to chill in the lounge with the big TV and couches, a Game Room that is currently being updated.There are some renovations being made to the hostel... More 

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Belinda H, General Manager at Manor House Backpackers, responded to this review

So pleased you enjoyed your time with us, thanks for reviewing the hostel. More 

Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I thoroughly enjoyed my stay at Manor House backpackers. The staff very very friendly and helpful. The location is very good aswel, It's a short walk to PaknSave and not far to get to the Octagon. There's a large green area called the oval nearby where you can go for a good run. There's a TV room where you can... More 

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Belinda H, Owner at Manor House Backpackers, responded to this review

Thanks for reviewing us hope to see you again. More 

Victoria, Canada
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I enjoyed my stay at the Manor House. The staff were friendly and helpful. This hostel is closer to the Otago Peninsula so if you're going to Dunedin to see the penguin colonies or the Albatross reserve it's nice to be so close.

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Belinda H, Owner at Manor House Backpackers, responded to this review

Thanks for reviewing, all the best with your trip. More 

Melbourne, Australia
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

This hostel is a gem. It is not as hard to find as I had anticipated, but you should know it is elevated even though the street goes down. Which means you have to walk up a steep side way to the house to get there. The hostel is basically two houses and both are charmingly old. The owners have... More 

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Belinda H, Manager at Manor House Backpackers, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to wright your cool review as I see you stayed in August. We have added even more additions to the hostel since you were here. The games room is now open with a 46" TV, darts board and a Fuseball table. There is a TV in our lovely Tonkinson house kitchen, and we have added... More 

Palma de Mallorca, Spain
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16 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

I will start from the price: Manor House is one of the cheapest options in the city. Location, well not too close to octagon, but pretty close to pak'n'save and that counts;) Size: it's Big! you have two houses(nice, old buildings) and a separate game room where u can hang out or read ur book as it's not that busy... More 

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Belinda H, Owner at Manor House Backpackers, responded to this review

Thanks for your great review and mentioning all the cool things we have at the hostel. We really appreciate you taking time to review us and hope to see you again. All the best with the rest of your trip. More 

Austin, Texas
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

This is a great hostel. The location is perfect and the staff is very helpful in locating free wildlife sighting locations ( the local i-site is useless in this regard) . The kitchen is adequate. Bed and rooms are clean.

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Belinda H, Owner at Manor House Backpackers, responded to this review

Thanks for your review, our staff are very knowledgeable on the local wildlife and tours that are recommended while staying in Dunedin not to mention knowing the best spots to view the penguins and seals with out having to join a tour. Merry Christmas More 

Colchester, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay here at Manor House, the inside of the building truly matches the name and the rooms and beds are very comfortable. Well equipped kitchen and great facilities. Even when my boyfriend put our tumble drying on the cold setting, the receptionist sympathised and let us go again for no extra charge. Much appreciated! Thank you... More 

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Belinda H, Owner at Manor House Backpackers, responded to this review

Thanks for your fantastic review, all the best with the rest of your trip. More 

Seattle, Washington
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92 hotel reviews
390 helpful votes 390 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Definitely a hostel type environment and the place needed a good cleaning but the place was acceptable for 2 nights and close to downtown. We stayed in a double room upstairs that was very cold but extra space heaters were provided. While there was a bathroom upstairs, the only showers were downstairs and while very cold outside, the shower room... More 

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Belinda H, Owner at Manor House Backpackers, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. We will look into the issues you mentioned. More 

Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Stayed here for two days, very lovely two large old victorian kind houses. Stayed in 12- bed dorm and was super spacious. All staff lovely, friendly and helpful! Would reccomend onwards to other travellers

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Belinda H, Owner at Manor House Backpackers, responded to this review

Thanks for your nice review, pleased you enjoyed our lovely hostel, hope to see you again one day. More 

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