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Hanmer Backpackers

41 Conical Hill Road, Hanmer Springs 7334, New Zealand
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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
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Sydney, Australia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very friendly staff, small enough for them to greet me by name as I arrived and they screen their guests well so it's unlike some large hostels. Very clean throughout, great communal areas well stocked for self-catering and close to town for everything you need.

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Copenhagen
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28 reviews 28 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

We stayed here for one night and arrived late. Yoko gave us a lovely welcoming and was really helpful telling us about places to eat and what to do etc. I had stayed at the backpackers before and second time around had a great stay again. The communal areas are lovely and clean and the fire is lovely. We had... More

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London, United Kingdom
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44 reviews 44 reviews
8 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

We arrived fairly late at night but received a nice welcome from the person at reception. We were told about local places that we could have dinner as well as how the hostel worked. The room was pleasant we had a room with en-suite toilet which were rather cold (we did visit in the winter)! The hostel provided free wifi... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

My girlfriend and I stopped here on our way from Murchison down to Christchurch. An evening swim in the hot pools in the rain was really fun. Yoko made us feel very welcome upon our arrival, we were given the choice of a few rooms as it was a quiet time of year. The bed was very comfortable, and the... More

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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66 reviews 66 reviews
23 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

I went for a relaxing weekend over to Hanmer Springs on my own. I stayed in the shared dorm upstairs. The dorm has no bunks, all comfy beds with warm duvets, I loved the kitchen with the big windows and the comfy fireplace area. The host were very welcoming and I felt like home, the toilets were spotless and the... More

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HanmerBP, Owner at Hanmer Backpackers, responded to this review

Hi Carla, Thank you for your very kind review. We're happy you enjoyed your stay and we look forward to see you and your partner next time. Kind Regards, Tristan and Yoko More

Ontario, Canada
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

The owner Tristan was very friendly, laid back and helpful. He provided us with a tour of the hostel and all of the information when we arrived, and even carried my heavy suitcase up the stairs! The place was very cozy with a warm fire and comfortable common rooms. I stayed in the upstairs dorm room and felt like I... More

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HanmerBP, Owner at Hanmer Backpackers, responded to this review

Thank you for your very nice review. We're happy you had such a good time at our little hostel. Enjoy your travels. Kind Regards, Tristan and Yoko More

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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

We had a fantastic stay at here, everything was clean and tidy, bedding was crisp and clean and there were great common areas for relaxing, socialising and cooking. Staff were very friendly, welcoming and up for a chat and the location is perfect nice and close to the town centre.

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HanmerBP, Owner at Hanmer Backpackers, responded to this review

Hi Josephine, Thank you for your great review, it was a pleasure having you with us. Tristan and Yoko More

wicklow
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

I wouldn't recommend this, the place was very nice, but owner not friendly, she was one of the most rude and grumpy owners I have ever met. Not a place you can relax in as she kept coming in and checking up on you to see what you were doing. I have stayed in a lot of amazing hostels in... More

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HanmerBP, Owner at Hanmer Backpackers, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for taking the time to review our little hostel. This is not the kind of feedback that we generally receive and we’re not sure what happened for you to think that Yoko was unfriendly. We pride ourselves on our customer service and we endeavour to make sure everybody feels welcome and at home. The only occasion in... More

Bracknell, United Kingdom
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62 reviews 62 reviews
10 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

This was an amazing little find, my first time in a backpackers of which I was a little wary about... but this was a really cosy well run place, clean, well maintained accommodation, with everything you need on hand, friendly and welcoming, felt very homely. Thanks to Tristan & Yoko, keep up the great work :-)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014 via mobile

My first experience in a backpackers and it was great... clean, well maintained accommodation, with everything you need on hand, friendly and welcoming, felt very homely. Thanks to Tristan & Yoko, keep up the great work :-)

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HanmerBP, Owner at Hanmer Backpackers, responded to this review

It was a pleaseure to provide your 1st backpackers experience, hope that may more great experiences may follow. Cheers More

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Address: 41 Conical Hill Road, Hanmer Springs 7334, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Hanmer Springs
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