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Bazil's Hostel

3.0 of 5 54 / 56 Russell St, Westport, New Zealand
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We've been travelling New Zealand for a month now and Bazils is by far the best hostel we have stayed in! The dorm was great and all other facilities made our stay enjoyable. There is loads to do and all the staff are so friendly and helped us with the activities! Could not recommend Bazils more highly.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Everyone in our 4 bedded dorm left this hostel covered in bites. Staff very rude to guests. Massive hair ball found under my bed. Does have good BBQ area and tv room was also good. We stayed here thankfully only the 1 night and left early in the morning. They paint a nice picture of being a great hostel. Wrong.

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

Hi, we are sorry you didnt enjoy your stay at Bazils hostel & Surf school, We love what we do and take great satisfaction in making people feel at home. we try to keep everyone happy but sometimes its hard to please everyone. I dont think it would have been bed bugs that got you, we have a regular maintenance... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I had an awesome time there, paddleboarding, surfing, fishing, BBQ and relax are just a few things if done there. The hosts Ray and Steve are legend, you can see that they love what they are doing and they help you when you got any problems. And the Hostel looks really cool with all the paintings and surfing stuff. It's... More 

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Windsor Heights, Iowa, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The hostel was average at best. It didn't help that there were drunken co-ed's having a party outside our room until all hours of the night. It was somewhat intimidating since you didn't know who was going to be in the bathroom and what state they were in. The surf lessons were truly outstanding. Steve is very knowledgeable about how... More 

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Queenstown, Otago, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This place is a must stay!! The hosts Steve and Ray are amazing and you can really see they have put their heart and soul into this place. Amazing location you can do surf lessons and standup paddle boarding also. You will always leave this place with a smile. 5 stars always way!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I hardly ever write reviews but Bazils is such a special place it's hard not to. The two guys that run the place are absolute surfer legends who bring a lot of fun and are very welcoming. The whole hostel is covered in these beautiful colourful artworks, it's super clean and comfortable, really quick wifi, great location and it has... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

What an outstanding hostel. Spend every day in or near the water and or just relax. Surf, paddle board, fish or chill. Adventure awaits at the start of everyday day at Bazil's Hostel and Surf School. And Ray is the man. And definitely go the an real deal surf adventure with Steve on the Wild West Coast

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

It's a great hostel and there's nothing I could complain about. The rooms and the kitchens are clean. The owners are friendly and really funny and they offer you a lot of activities, but you can also just chill out in a relaxed atmosphere.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I've been staying here for near on two years as I work in westport and live in greymouth. Ray and Steve are an awesome pair of blokes, always looked after me with anything I need, good rooms good atmosphere and always chilled out. Would recommend to anyone traveling through westport that needs a place to stay!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The TV room and kitchen facilities are awesome. Very sweet garden area too. The rooms have lots of bugs and biters. Surf lesson is bad for beginners, $65 FOR 2 hours, after first 30 mins instructor leaves you and goes surfing himself. Was scary and a waste of money.

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bazils, Guest Relations Manager at Bazil's Hostel, responded to this review

Seasons greetings jasmine, Thankyou for your review and sorry you left your window open at night and some sandflies bit you. I would love to find out what was not clean for you also so our hard working cleaners could clean it. Next time just let our friendly staff know so we can clean any mess you find;)))dont tell everyone... 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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