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Manor House Backpackers

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28 Manor Place, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand
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Junsele, Sweden
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I´ll be saying nothing of the city of Dunedin (except of the Peninsula and the Train), but The Manor Backpackers I would recommend to anybody. First night we thought it´d been neutron-bombed (just before New Year 2015). The City itself, very much off season ... The Manor Back Packers, just a very charming place. People at reception desk, very nice,... More 

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

thanks for your review, all the best with your trip. More 

Palmerston North, New Zealand
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9 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The first time I saw the building I fell in love. It is so beautiful with Victorian classy design. If you looked inside of it, it is fantastic, it is also so beautiful inside. The room is also very affordable, value for money. So I would say if you go to Dunedin you should stay there, I highly recommend it.

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

Thank you for your lovely review. Hope to see you back again. More 

Whangarei, New Zealand
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were given a room in the second building which was older than the one shown in the picture. First impression was "what is that awful smell?" Place was noisy as a young group was having a party and lots of beer and alcohol. Went on into the early hours of the morning. No one you could complain to at... More 

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

Really sorry you did not have a good stay. I dont know what the smell was? We have a night manager who lives on site so you could have called the hostel number and he would have come over and sorted the issue out. My apologies for your unhappy stay. More 

Rotorua, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved the love shack, except that the decor was not like a tacky dating show from the 70's. So 4 stars. Will change to 5 when it gets the tackiness it deserves :) Bathrooms and kitchens were good, parking was available and free.

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

I hear you! Ok lets see if we can add a bit of classy tackiness to the Loveshack, stayed tuned! More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent 2 nights there in Jan 2016. Staff is very friendly and make you feel comfortable during the whole stay. When we asked if towels provided, they said no, but gave us few for free. Bathrooms are clean, water pressure in showers is perfect and stable, which is important for me :-) Rooms and linen are clean and fresh.... More 

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

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

Auckland, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The location was good, plenty of parking on the street; staff was amazing, kitchen and facilities were all good. Unfortunately, some of the backpackers (as it often happens) did not know how to clean up after themselves, but overall everybody was friendly and nice. We stayed in so called "Love Shack", it was a bit dusty, but quiet.

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

Thanks for your nice review. All the best with the rest of your trip. More 

Leamington Spa, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015

This place is set up in two huge neighbouring houses, as the name alludes to, it has all the large staircases and grand entrance halls you'd expect. Our dorm room was massive for the 6 beds, light, airy and had the appropriate fireplace and floral carpet. The beds were comfortable, the bathrooms few but adequate and again, the kitchen and... More 

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

Pleased you enjoyed your stay with us, hope to see you back again one day, Merry Christmas. More 

Southampton
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84 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

So, the location is a little out of town, with a brisk walk taking you to the social activities of the Octagon. Parking on site is limited, but there's no problem parking on the street - nose in only, no reversing in. The hostel itself was quite scruffy compared to many others I've stayed in, and the bathrooms were not... More 

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1 Thank Nancy B
Belinda H, Owner at Manor House Backpackers, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. All the best with your trip. More 

Barcelona, Spain
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49 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015

We had a bad experience in another place in Dunedin so immediately looked for another place that had proper heating since it was snowing those days. We ended up staying here for 3 nights. They had nice proper heating everywhere (the showers were still a bit chilly but nice warn water). Really friendly and helpful staff, nice movie collection and... More 

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

Thanks for reviewing the hostel, we appreciate your comments. More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015

We stayed here for 2 nights in a private double with shared bathroom. Room was comfy but dusty, receptionist was very friendly and assisted with the luggage. The price/value was good, was quite loud over night though due people slammed the doors but I assume that's normal in Hostels with young people. If you are looking for a cheap accommodation... More 

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

Thanks for the review, all the best with your trip More 

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