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Bazil's Hostel

3.0 of 5 Hostel   |   54 / 56 Russell St, Westport, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Queenstown, New Zealand
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here with the Kiwi Experience Bus and we only had one night. very cool place, lots of different types of rooms, i stayed in a mini house, with a en-suit, fridge TV and Heater,..!!! some friends stayed in the lounge style room, and they had there own kitchen and stuff and even a VHS player....how old skool but... More

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Mexico City, Mexico
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I loved it, I loved the kitchen. I just love backpackers that have all kinds of spices in their kitchen. The backyard is really nice, and they have a cat. The manager even spoke Spanish so it was nice to meet someone who speaks my language. They have FREE WI-FI!! A backpacker's dream come true. Rooms were good, I liked... More

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Belo Horizonte
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great atmosphere! Such a cozy and comfy place! Really enjoyed my stay here. The free wifi is a plus since every hostel I've been in NZ I had to pay for. The kitchen and bathrooms are really clean. The atmosphere is so cool! I didn't feel I was in a hostel! Totally worth stay here :)

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Petersfield, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
29 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in a 6 bed dorm- the room itself was very basic and small with brash lighting but the actual hostel itself is really lovely. The kitchen is old country house styled with lots of utensils, was a pleasure to cook in there. They also have a cute living room with a really warm fire and a couple of... More

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Chicago, illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Friendly staff, and a very unique experience. They have free wifi, and fresh herbs in their courtyard. If you get the chance you should definitely wander around the corner to the west coast brewery as well. Brewmaster Grant is sure to show you a great time.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Stayed here for a night during my travels in the South Island and they had an amazing kitchen, clean and nice dorms, friendly staff, very cool murals and plenty of room to chill and relax. Absolutely top pick for any bagpacker! Plus they have free wifi!

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014 via mobile

I stayed in bazils hostel during my work and holiday visa over 4! month because I had a job in Westport! And enjoyed every single minute. And here comes why: bazils is beautyfully located on the westcoast very close to the heaphy track and other tourist highlights. The two managers Ray and Steve are a brilliant dreamteam. Steve the former... More

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Ravensburg, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

I intended to stay at Bazil's Hostel just for one night. In the end, I stayed for almost 4 months there, because Westport and Bazils are great. My time at Bazils was one of the best time I had during my travels. The Hostel itself is very clean and looks pretty cool and relaxed. The cleaners clean the whole hostel... More

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Brunswick, Ohio
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44 reviews 44 reviews
39 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

This hostel is fantastic, one of the best I've stayed at in New Zealand. It's so homey and comfortable with all kinds of awesome little touches to make the stay enjoyable. The kitchen area feels like a cozy dining room, and I really liked that they had a whole spice rack full of things to choose from and use. The... More

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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014 via mobile

I stayed with my fiancé one night after a great sunset in the beach with Jed! The hostel is clean, warm, comfortable, the kitchen is very beautiful (like how we wanna have), free wi fi (something rare in New Zealand) and good localization. We spend a long time in the reception talking about everything, so friendly and genial!!! Moreover, you... More

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Address: 54 / 56 Russell St, Westport, New Zealand
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Location: New Zealand > South Island > West Coast Region > Westport
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Hotel Class:3 star — Bazil's Hostel 3*
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Welcome to Bazils on West Coast of the South Island. West Coast NZ - Top 10 Regions in the world to visit for 2014 as rated by Lonely Planet Stay awhile and find out why. We offer a variety of facilities & accommodation to suit everyone. Standard dorm rooms, fully self-contained rooms, twins, doubles & family rooms, powered sites, tent sites. Shared facilities; bathrooms, 2 TV rooms, 2 lounges with lots of Movies, Herb garden, Hammocks, Free sports equipment, bikes, Surfboards for hire, FREE Wifi, Laundry, large outdoor covered BBQ area which is also suitable to store motorbikes and bicycles and lots of quiet garden areas to sit and relax with a nice book. Come take a look - you'll love it. Come try our NEW BUSH BATH, complete with bubbles for winter. :-) STAY, PLAY & SURF WITH US: Stay with us for 5 nights & Receive a FREE SURF LESSON with Board silly at Bazils Hostel Surfing NZ Accredited Surf School, board & wetsuit included. Discounted board & wet suit hire any day you want to practice, Free transport to the beaches. We also have some great Mountain bikes and can arrange drop off & pick up to some great Mountain bike tracks. FREE WiFi ... more   less 
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