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Manor House Backpackers

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28 Manor Place, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Wellington, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We just stayed only for one night but the experience was very nice. Nice and friendly people. Looks like the entire Manor has been converted to Backpackers but the stay was comfortable. Thanks for the nice hospitality. We had a pleasant stay. I just wish the kitchen was a bit more clean. Rest all was good.

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

Thanks for taking the time to review us, hope to see you back again one day. More 

Oxford
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really lovely venue, thanks so much for the really comfortable stay. Slept incredibly on really comfy bed in quiet room. Just what a backpackers needs. Great to have constant access to wifi and friends back home. Very generous. Will definitely be back when next in Dunedin.

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

Awesome review, thanks so much for rating us we work hard to make every ones stay a great one, hope to see you again some day. More 

Paris
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57 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A converted family house made into a hostel. This hostel really feels comfortable and homely as soon as you enter it. The heating is good, beds are very comfortable, kitchen is spacious and well equipped and the lounge and dvd choices are good. Free use of computers and free wifi is a great bonus too. The only downside is that... More 

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

Lovely review thanks, more showers and toilets will be put in sometime this winter just waiting on the councils consent. More 

Dahlonega, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed in the "love nest" so I had my own lockable room. There was a tv and heater, which was unexpected but appreciated, and the wifi worked well. There was an odd room in the suite that could easily be converted to an en suite bathroom but is strangely empty. Had to walk outside and through the kitchen to... More 

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

Thanks for reviewing the hostel. Yes that room you stayed in would be ideal with a ensuite bathroom. We have plans to put more toilets and showers in the main building just waiting on consent from the council. As new owners we are very keen to improve the hostel we are working as fast as possible to make the hostel... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hostel is comprised of several historic buildings, a really lovely and unusual setting for a backpackers. I stayed with my partner in a dorm room in the Tomkins Building. Dorm room was lovely, great beds, bedding, lots of space. Bathrooms pretty grubby so not so great, floor needed vacuuming, no soap and dead bugs stuck on the shower ceiling... More 

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

Thanks for reviewing us and we will look into the things you mentioned. More 

Ashland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Manor House is a very nice craftsman style hostel in a great location. Friendly staff, free internet, well organized kitchen and off street parking made it the best find we had on our 3 weeks on the South Island. Our double room was clean, quiet and comfortable.

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

A lovely review, thank you for taking the time to rate us. More 

Frankfurt, Germany
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

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 March 4, 2015

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
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

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 

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