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Manor House Backpackers

2.0 of 5
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28 Manor Place, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Hokitika, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a great place for a group to stay. It was clean, warm, comfortable and the staff were always pleasant and very helpful. Discussing the accommodation with free independent travellers, there seemed to be a general vote that this was one of the better Backbackers that they had stayed in. My only gripe would be, and this is from... More 

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

Thanks for your great review, we are working hard to make sure all groups enjoy their stay with us. We do have the games room available, which can be booked for just your group. Hope to see you again some day. More 

Auckland, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hi, Can't give much feed back re the hostel as we didn't stay there. What we saw of it was very nice. We turned up with our booking but our room had been affected by a leak. The manager had already booked us into the motel next door at no extra charge so our experience of their attitude and proactive... More 

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

thanks for the review we appreciate hearing back from you even though you did not stay, we hope you can stay with us next time you are in Dunedin. More 

Manawatu-Wanganui Region, New Zealand
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Staff very helpful and welcoming. Room was clean as were bathroom facilities. Didn't use kitchen facilities other to make a cuppa. After good sleep, coming off Otago Rail Trail, enjoyed our day in Dunedin.. Only small gripe was that it was hard to find as we walked from station.

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

Thanks for reviewing the hostel, pleased you had a good stay and hope to see you back again one day. More 

Charlottesville, Virginia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's been years since I stayed in a hostel and this was a pleasant, clean, cozy place that had me feeling nostalgic for my backpacking days. Our room under the eaves was clean and comfortable, and the shared bathroom and shower facilities were acceptable (you can't control how others leave things). The kitchen was large and had plenty of fridge... More 

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

Pleased you had a good stay thanks for reviewing us and all the best with your trip. More 

Wellington, New Zealand
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

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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3 reviews 3 reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

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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66 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

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 April 10, 2015

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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6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

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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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

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 

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