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Montrose Backpackers

9 Cron Street, Franz Josef, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu), New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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English first
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15 reviews 15 reviews
15 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a nice place to stay. Staff was really welcoming and helpful. Common space including the kitchen and lounge was great. Room was a bit small. Bathrooms were clean. This is a good, decent place to stay.

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Cambria, California
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8 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

We had a double for 2 nights with a shared bathroom. Nice sized room away from the lounge area that was nice and quiet. Friendly and helpful owner lead to a nice atmosphere in the hostel. Great bakery on the main street just behind the hostel.

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Brisbane, Australia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
20 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

Stayed here for 2 nights in a double room (shared bathroom). Rooms are clean and warm! Pros: free wifi, friendly guy on reception (offering good advice about the area), clean tea towels in the kitchen. Cons: the kitchen is very small (even though there are 2), no sharp knives for cooking!

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Wellington, New Zealand
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8 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

On the whole I found this hostel rather shabby but okay. The bed linen was clean but old and the decor was jaded. Kitchens were clean and the shower was powerful and hot. The owner was just lovely- really friendly and helpful- and this made all the difference.

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Seattle
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35 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

We had a double room. Nothing wrong, nothing special. Hard to comment on location at such a small place as Franz Josef, but it was off the main road, so no traffic noise. Plenty of street parking outside. The owner was very helpful, and happily phoned ahead for us for a future booking. Spacious common areas, well equipped. Good: communal... More

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33 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

We ere given a map with lots of information on arrival. The rooms were basic just a bed. Shared bathroom and toilet along the corridor. If you do not have a towel you can hire one for 2.00$, plus soap and shower gel for 50 cents. There is a communal kitchen with every kitchen item to use. You are walking... More

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Perth
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13 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

Friendly staff, clean common areas. We booked a private room with shared facilities. The room was clean, but smelt a little musty. The facilities were great. There was lots of kitchen space, stoves, sinks and bench-tops. There were lots of crockery and cutlery. And tea towels. If you have been in a hostel situation you will know that you are... More

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5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

Stayed at montrose for 3 nights, even when he was clearly very ill he still went out of his way to give the best service, always going out of his way to come and chat to see if we where enjoying our stay and helping with our trip to Fox Glacier. The hostel was nice and clean, with large communal... More

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London, United Kingdom
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19 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

it was nice, and friendly. lots of young people. nice shearing kitchen-two kitchens-and leaving room. close to the Glacier , just in the heart of town. close to the shop and information center. it wasn't quiet, but who cares.

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Derby
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71 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2013

Myself and my partner stayed here for 1 night in a double room with shared bathroom. The location of this hostal is good, in close proximity to the supermarket. The room we stayed in was basic, a comfy bed. The bathroom was small but clean and with hot showers. There were 2 kitchens with anything you need to self cater.... More

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Address: 9 Cron Street, Franz Josef, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu), New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > West Coast Region > Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) > Franz Josef
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