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Birdsong

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124 Kumara Junction Highway | Two Mile, Hokitika 7882, New Zealand
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Wellington, New Zealand
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41 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Dropped in after being told there was a rally in town and there was no accomodation. I remembered passing the backpackers just as we had come into hokitika and was sure I had seen vacancy. We went back and got the last room, double with lovely mountain view for $85. It was very clean as we're all the facilities. Friendly... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The only drawback is that this hostel is about 3km out of town, and this can be quite a walk if you are a solo traveller catching the bus. This hostel is wonderfully run and very neat and tidy. The rooms are bird-themed and nicely kept. The view from the kitchen and dining is spectacular, and the beach can be... More 

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Thank Louise B
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5 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016 via mobile

Located right along the highway about 5-10 minutes outside of hokitika with a beautiful view of the ocean from the rooms. Nice open kitchen, clean rooms and clean bathrooms. Would go back if I was in the area again. Service was great as well and accommodated to our groups needs.

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Thank Daniel S
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34 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015

A welcome and cosy respite from the rain, with a great view onto the ocean. Nice, homely atmosphere with a lovely dining area. Would love to return again. Didn't get to see the glowworms, which are a 2 minute walk away.

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Leeds
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55 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2015

The chap on reception was extremely friendly and talkative. Very comfy bed (had a twin room) and good heating. The shared bathroom facilities were very clean and the shower had excellent pressure and hot water. The kitchen and living area are large and very well stocked with utensils you may need. Tip: get your food to takeaway or prepare in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2015

We have stayed here a few times and it never dissappoints. Neil and Kerry the owners are super friendly and full of good information and humour. Lounge area has great views of the ocean and the best place to enjoy some spectacular sunsets.

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Manhattan Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015 via mobile

Woke up, and our New Zealand awake dream started all over again, or was it a continuation from yesterday! Since we were staying at the YHA Birdsong for 4 nights, we were an EZ 30 minute walk (2.5km) to the city alongside the highway, or even better, an hour or two adventure along the black sands of the beach. The... More 

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8 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015 via mobile

Loved staying at Birdsong, run by a great family. Had fun and good conversation with all of them, and fellow guests. Very good facilities and can have a loaf of freshly baked bread from Kerry's kitchen, which is a nice treat. So close to head to town or to the nearby glow worm dell. Lots of opportunity for good hikes... More 

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Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

I was traveling solo last winter and spent an evening at Birdsong. My room was comfy and quiet, the shared kitchen and bathrooms were clean and best of all the hosts were super friendly and helpful. I left something behind and when I realized it and contacted them they shipped my belongings to me at my last stop. I would... More 

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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76 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

We arrived to find the key to our room sellotaped to the front door of the office as we'd come outside office hours.We lucked out with a fantastic room which was more like a suite-a double and single bed, a kitchenette and a lovely outside space. No bathroom which seemed a little odd...but we hadn't asked for ensuite so not... More 

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