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41 Conical Hill Road, Hanmer Springs 7334, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were welcomed by the very friendly owner in the small and cozy hostel that is located close to the supermarket, the pools and the hiking trails. The kitchen was well equipped, the room very clean and neat. The only grain of salt was that there was only two bathrooms, but the staffs kindness made up for that many times.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014 via mobile

This is a first rate hostel and I would highly recommend it. The hostel is very centrally located for town and activities. The owners are helpful and friendly and the accommodation is clean and great value. There is a lovely homely feel to the place too.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

Pour les francais, n'hésitez pas, allez-y! ;-) The best hostel of NZ I ever tried! I came for 3 nights I stayed 4 months then came back few times. It's like your home on the other side of the world! Cosy, warm, friendly, the perfect place to be! Yoko and Tristan are just fantastic hosts for all the guest! I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

I highly recommend this hostel to anyone who likes a cosy, social place to stay! Most people think they'll stay 1 night but keep on staying longer! I stayed for 4 times already. Home made baking to share for everyone, quiz night on Wednesday with the whole hostel, a fireplace in winter, comfy beds and let's not forget an awesome... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Only 2 minutes walk for the pools and the city center, quit and very home like.. Very clean with a friendly and informative host. Most recommended. The kitchen & dining area were clean, well equipped and labled.. With very good misic playing in the background. Cute little lounge to eatch TV in the upstairs and plenty of parking.. You get... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Hanmer is a nice quiet town, with lots of outdoor activities. This budget accommodation is small and friendly and if you are travelling solo, definitely a great place to meet fellow travellers. My husband and I booked a double room ensuite, which is behind the main house. The room was large, with a double bed and also a set of... More 

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Bangalore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Friendly place to stay with a friendly host. Very relaxed and easy environment. The bedding can do with an upgrade though. Host lives across the street. Very close to the Town center and that helps. Parking available

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

On the foothills of the small town of hanmer, this a gem in the crown. This budget acco. fulfill your needs. The owner lady is very charming and helpful. We stayed here for 2 days and would visit again.

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Montpellier, France
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21 reviews 21 reviews
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

This hostel has some amazing vibes : it's small, homey, and lovely looking. The dorm was warm, with an extra blanket and hot water bottle in case of need and no bunk bed! The owners are really friendly and the location is very central (though Hanmer Springs is hardly a big place to start with). Would definitely recommend.

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Kloten, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

I stayed with a friend for a night in a twin room, which was very nice and spacious. It was fairly cold, but we could use an electric heater. The kitchen is well equipped and extremely clean, perfect. Owners were very nice and helpful. Common rooms were very comfy, especially the massage chair topped it all. Thanks for a great... More 

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Address: 41 Conical Hill Road, Hanmer Springs 7334, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Hanmer Springs
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 6
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