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Mountain View Backpackers

7 Russell Street, Wanaka 9305, New Zealand
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Ranked #31 of 43 Specialty Lodging in Wanaka
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Palma de Mallorca, Spain
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22 reviews 22 reviews
15 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

the view is stunning, lets start from that. but... the place isnt somehow too friendly. after check out you CANT use any facilities unless you pay extra 10 dollars. place is small 2 showers in the same room with 2 toilets. full of bugs in the morning. my friend didnt get any warm water taking his morning-shower. kitchen is clean,... More 

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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

We stayed in a double room for 2 nights. It's a nice little hostel, just 2-3 Min walk to the "town center". Maybe not the newest building, but the staff was very friendly, the room and kitchen clean. You share the bathroom with 2 dorm rooms. There's a great outdoor area, probably even better if the temperature isn't around the... More 

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Astana, Kazakhstan
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74 reviews 74 reviews
30 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

This hostel was one of the best I stayed in New Zealand. Rooms were good, reception was helpful and the kitchen was comfy. Especially, I liked the outdoor patio and the great people you meet in this hostel. Wanaka is a really small town with a beatiful lake and it is a great starting place to go to Milford sound... More 

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Derby
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69 reviews 69 reviews
69 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2013

Myself and my partner stayed here in a twin room for 1 night. The room was basic and contained 2 sets of single bunkbeds, a wardrobe and heating. The room was slightly damp as the carpet had just been cleaned but this is a good thing I guess and we just made sure we put our stuff on the spare... More 

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Dusseldorf, Germany
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55 reviews 55 reviews
19 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2013

I've stayed in a 6 bed room, which was extremely small and I wasn't sure where to put my stuff as it would be in the way. The mattresses are good but the bunk bed cheap. The room has had two doors, one glass sliding door which was a pain as it didn’t slide smoothly and one to access bathrooms... More 

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Xalapa, Mexico
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2013 via mobile

In general was a good place, but not the best (neither close to being it). Is clean and staff is nice, but it seems as if they want to charge you for everything. There is NO free wifi acces, you have to pay for it, and you can't stay afte your ckeck out, otherwise you are charged with 10dls. Wanaka... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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110 reviews 110 reviews
85 hotel reviews
121 helpful votes 121 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2013

We were welcome by the friendly staff and he showed us to our 6 person sharing room, OMG it was disaster as the other guests were putting their stuffs in our bed ! The room was extremely messy ! He apologized to us and luckily there is a 4 bedroom available just top up 3 dollar and we were happy... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2013 via mobile

I loved that backpackers. The staff is really nice, rooms are clean and the common area is really cosy. Nice garden area with lake's view! Good location: few minutes away from DOC, supermarket, lake, cinema and shops!

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Melbourne, Australia
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103 reviews 103 reviews
37 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2012

This backpackers has a very homely feel which is quite nice. The owner who checked us in and out was quite friendly to us. It appeared that he and his wife ran the place together and we observed them working really hard around the place to keep the place up. The owner recommended a hike to us and we really... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2012

I would have given this hostel top reviews if it wasn't for the rude and very, very unhelpful staff and owners, because it was a really good hostel - clean and tidy, nice rooms, comfy beds, a big TV with loads of DVDs and a nice, relaxed atmosphere. Although we had a little incident which they handeled very badly, therefore... More 

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Address: 7 Russell Street, Wanaka 9305, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Wanaka
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 8
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