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20 Paton Place, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park, New Zealand
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Bob and Maxine's Backpackers
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

The great thing about backpacking is that you get to see so many wonderful places and Milford Sounds was certainly at the top of my list. But sometimes you just need to slow down for a minute and reflect. The comfort of Bob and Maxine's allowed me to take that rest. I was able to kick up my feet and... More

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30 reviews 30 reviews
8 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

a beautiful hostel, tranquil and peaceful excellent facilities with comfy beds/rooms, great bathrooms lovely kitchen with gorgeous wooden tables a lovely log burner to warm your toes infront of big windows to let in the light and show off the views i wish i had been able to stay longer

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Lakeport, California
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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

We have stayed at Bob and Maxine's on two occasions. The second time we bought our visiting family with us. The accommodation is spotlessly clean, comfortable and convenient. The kitchen is the best equipped I have found ( we are here on South Island for 6 months so we have been to a lot of backpackers) So if you are... More

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Auckland, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

Friendly, clean, comfortable and well equipped. I am quite happy to say the best hostel I have stayed in during all my travels. Bob and Maxine are great, I had a bottom bunk saved for me on my return from the Milford Track which was very thoughtful. I hurt my ankle and extending my stay was no prob. Free internets,... More

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Wellington, New Zealand
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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

Lovely hosts, lovely hostel, lovely view - need I say more?! As 200 characters are minimum I obviously do.... Bob & Maxine offer great service and a homey atmosphere all located in a stunning scenery.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

One of the best hostels I've stayed in. Bob and Maxine are excellent hosts and really go out of their way to make everyone feel welcome. The lounge area is a really nice open space to hang out (particularly important if you've been out in the wilderness like me and want somewhere to just chill out for a day). Lots... More

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San Jose, California
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3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

pros: biggest largest brightest bathrooms largest most comfortable shared living area nice furniture and great fellow backpackers free wifi friendly hosts cons: cramped room with uncomfortable mattresses and treacherous bunkbed ladders overly crowded refrigerator (appears to lack any "we'll clean this out regularly" standard)

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bobteanau, Owner at Bob and Maxine's Backpackers, responded to this review

Thanks very much for the great comments! We try pretty hard to please here. There are 2 year old high quality inner sprung mattresses on all the bottom beds & thick foam rubber ones on the top beds. We can't handle the heavy inner sprung jobs on the top beds. We have had absolutely no adverse comments about the mattresses;... More

Cairns, Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

Bob and Maxine's Backpackers is a really nice place to stay. Bob and Maxine is very friendly, free bikes, wifi and even the put some fruits for free in the kitchen. big clean house and cooking area. cheers Maik & Jessie

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Berea, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

Bob and Maxine run a great little hostel. When I arrived, they were there with an enthusiastic welcome and even a chocolate. Bob introduced me right away to a couple who were getting ready to go out for a half-day walk, since I had mentioned wanting to go for a hike. The rooms and bathrooms are sparkling clean and the... More

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Haifa, Israel
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

This backpackers stands out between all others we have stayed in. It's clean , warm and comfortable. Bob and Maxine are very welcoming and willing to make you feel at home. Free internet, laundry. Excellent heating in the en-suite bathroom. Kitchen is equipped with different useful things: paper towels, spices, aluminium foil , etc. Don't miss it while you visit... More

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Additional Information about Bob and Maxine's Backpackers

Address: 20 Paton Place, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Southland Region > Fiordland National Park > Te Anau
Also Known As:
Bob And Maxine`s Backpackers Hotel Te Anau
Bob And Maxine's Backpackers Te Anau, Fiordland National Park

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