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Bazil's Hostel

3.0 of 5 54 / 56 Russell St, Westport, New Zealand
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed there for only one night but it's a cool place to be. Really nice paintings, murals and art everywhere around you, nice staff and a great opportunity to go surfing. We did a surf lesson and it was so good. Nice beach and a cool lesson. Could be a bit cleanee, but it's totally ok for a hostel

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Arrived and greeted by helpful guy who immediately offered under-cover locked security for our motorbikes. Place was buzzing with group of punters from KiwiE tour. Great place to stay. Everything in close walking distance. Only downside was being told at approx 1145pm that we had to go to bed. Which spoilt a good conversation I was having with a tourist... More 

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bazils, Owner at Bazil's Hostel, responded to this review

Hi Mate we are glad you enjoyed your stay @ bazils hostel and surf school. I don't think I would have sent you to bed :-) we have a no drinking policy after 930 pm at the hostel so that people who pay to sleep here actually get a sleep. I do believe that night you guys were still drinking... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is awesome place to stay for one night or all week. Clean and friendly place with helpful crew. Lot of cool activity offerd by hostel. Surfing, padle boarding and others. Can stay in room, rent or car as well.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really nice and comfortable place with great people, don't forget to try paddle boarding or surf here! Definitely will stay here again as I'll come to NZ. ;-) Free WiFi Internet, clean kitchen, nice surrounding of the house. Thanks to all crew

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've stayed at Basil's twice during my three month trip around NZ. Out of the 39 hostels I've stayed at, Basil's is by far the best! They're such lovely blokes and the way they run the hostel is fantastic. It's clean, fun and welcoming. The set up is great and they offer brilliant yet reasonable activities on the water such... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good bunch of guys fun times all around. Great sense of humor. Surf school also cool as. Awesome deals at the pubs staying here cheap feeds and beers. Every help full with any enquiries. Had a blast will always go back

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at Bazils for five weeks as wwoofers and we loved it there! Ray and Steve are awesome people and with the other wwoofers we became like a big family: we had barbecue, bonfire, jam-sessions with the guitar (we'll never forget our famous bazils song!) and after a successful fishing-day of Ray we had 19 (!) fish prepared in... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had an ensuite here as there was nothing else available here.. So a bit above our budget but it gave us a clear view of what this hostel is all about! The surfin' free spirit vibe is all over this place. Relax, everything is possible and all is well.. All rooms are reasonably priced but if you can afford an... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed there with my travelmate for 6 weeks as wwoofers, because it was so much fun. Really cute hostel with nice people. It has a good flare and it became home for us for a short period. I can recommend it to everybody. Also for people who love surfing or would like to do paddelboarding is it perfect. We will... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our 11 bed dorm in bazils was not any old dorm. Massive room with it's own extremely well equipped kitchen, sitting area with tv and DVD player (plus loads of free DVDs), bathroom, free tea/coffee and best of all excellent free wifi. Did not want to leave this hostel. Super place to just relax and enjoy the backpacker experience. Owners... 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
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Bazil's Hostel 3*
Number of rooms: 20
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