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Lazy Cow Backpackers

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37 Waller St, Murchison, New Zealand
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were just passing through for a night but had a great time. It may be partly because there were only 5 of us there, but the place was just lovely and homely, comfy cooking, dining and living areas, with a great selection of DVDs, games and jigsaws for the lazy evenings. Owners are very chilled out and approachable. V... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

I have stayed in lots of hostels in New Zealand and this is by far the most welcoming i have visited. The weather wasn't great but the fire was roaring and i was made to feel at home straight away. Its super clean and tidy and it is very hard to leave! I was lucky enough to try the new... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Arrived to a comfy sitting room with squishy sofas and hundreds of dvds. Comfy beds, free homemade cupcakes, lovely jacuzzi bath and really friendly owners - perfect stay . the cow theme is humorous, with plenty of quirky things to keep you amused.

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Nelson, New Zealand
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Beautiful, friendly, clean, bright, warm. The owners are very friendly, she is an amaaazing cook. They actually have a little restaurant next to the hostel with a delicious menu that they change every month I think. Also they bake muffins and cakes all the time, first piece is free! They have a lot of puzzles and games, dvds, book exchange,... More 

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

We were travelling as a group of 5 and decided to stay over in murchison for a night to break up the journey down south. We phoned up on the day of arrival and they were happy to help. Our room was very clean, warm and comfortable. Electric blankets were provided but were not needed as it was so cosy... More 

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Hanmer Springs, New Zealand
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

Being a hostel owner and manager myself I can be pretty fuzzy about other hostels. This place however is just great. It's small, intimate, clean and indeed very cozy with a great kitchen and lounge. The managers and owners are friendly and welcomming. The only thing that I disliked was that I couldn't sample their restaurant as it was closed... More 

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30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

We stayed in the Clover room which had a double + single ensuite for $84 which was higher than the other BBHs we stayed in which also had better facilities. Our room was large, with a DVD player in room. I don't know how many people stay there but the kitchen looked pretty small, although it was well-equipped. They had... More 

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Blenheim, New Zealand
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61 reviews 61 reviews
29 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

- Nice staff/owners - In town/village - No free wifi - Small hostel - Cozy - Clean but the bathroom can be more clean - Good beds, 6 beds per room - Free piece of homemade cake - Small but well equipped kitchen - Old house - Stayed 1 night - I will be here again

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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

Had a wonderful stay at the Lazy Cow, with a warm welcome from our hosts Christine and Ryan adding to the friendly atmosphere.. Great food, lovely comfortable room, helpful and attentive staff...bast backpackers so far!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014 via mobile

Very warmly welcomed by the new staff, they are right for the job. I very quickly felt at home. Since the other guests were welcomed warmly, they were very hospitable to me, too. I liked my bedroom -Daisy with a bathroom right next door, although new carpets and more modern decor would greatly enhance it. I was very pleased to... More 

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Address: 37 Waller St, Murchison, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Murchison
Number of rooms: 6

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