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Bazil's Hostel

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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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Melbourne, Australia
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33 reviews 33 reviews
22 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

Room was booked for 4 people. We paid in advance and received confirmation for 4 people. We got there and they said they only had room for 3 of us because the Kiwi Experience was guaranteed beds and they were more important than us. I agreed to sleep on the floor since I was traveling with 3 others who were... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I stayed here for one night in a private room as part of the Kiwi Experience. Our room was a good size although it had a strange smell to it, which our friends in other rooms had recognised in their rooms as well. The BBQ area was big enough for our entire bus, and the free wifi was a definite... More 

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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46 reviews 46 reviews
22 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My overall experience in this place was great. The owner (forgot his name) is always keen to help and have very good suggestions on what to do and where to go. The hostel is cozy and well maintained, I particularly liked the lounge and the kitchen. Me and my girlfriend stayed in one of the 4 bed dorm which is... More 

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Wentorf bei Hamburg, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I spend 4 awesome month at Bazils Hostel and surf school anf it was totally worth it!! its a home far from home and that not only because of the relaxing atmosphere and the people but also because of the hostel owner, two absolutely crazy, funny and lovely guys. The surf is awesome with 3 different spots close to Westport.... More 

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New Zealand
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here 5 nights and although the weather was less then ideal we still all had an enjoyable time. We booked the 5 nights get a free surf lesson package at the front office upon arrival. Book direct here if you can. Ray was super awesome and had a good sense of humor. Very laid back atmosphere, clean showers... More 

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

Hi, im glad you enjoyed your time and Free Surf lesson with Bazils, and thanks for the review. I have put extra hooks in 11 A now that it has been brought to my attention. We love feedback and are always try to improve things, next time you have feedback try just walking into the office and I'm sure most... More 

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was an amazing hostel with a great relaxed vibe to it. Cool dorm rooms and even family rooms with own kitchen. You can also rent surf boards there and they might give you a ride to the sea if they are going out with you.

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Wollongong, Australia
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6 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This backpackers hostel is fantastic - very calm and friendly atmosphere with a great hippy/surfy vibe. Very clean, good amenities, comfy beds, and the kitchen was kept clean and tidy throughout the day. It has a lovely homely style kitchen area, hammocks, and cosy TV/lounge room with a real fire place (which was lit on rainy days!). The staff were... More 

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Motueka
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are looking for relaxed atmosphere, very friendly service, great background music, accurate information regarding Westport's many attractions and activities, basic accommodation that is comfortable and clean, Bazil's is the place to stay while in Westport NZ. Loved it! Recommended it! and will defo be back! Cheers Ray! (Andy and Rita)

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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82 reviews 82 reviews
43 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were not impressed with our experience after reading the reviews here. Although it is a decent hostel with nice facilities, it was also quite noisy and crowded. Would have expected slightly more for such fame, but not a bad choice in the end.

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Queenstown, New Zealand
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25 reviews 25 reviews
5 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I definitely recommend to stay at Bazils. Its fun, great atmosphere, I really love the vibe and the decoration is cool. Easy to meet people. + one of the best place to learn how to surf. Staff is really nice, a big thank to Steve!

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