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Mountain House YHA

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PO Box 12, Arthur's Pass National Park 7654, New Zealand
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Brisbane, Australia
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24 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We're actually not a fan of YHA type accomodation. The thought of sharing a bathroom with a bunch of early 20s & boy! How noisy they always are. But we have no choice as everything are fully booked at Arthur Pass & we really want to do the Avalance Track (it is an awesome track btw). We're staying at double... More 

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UK
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61 reviews
56 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed for one night in one of the motel units on the opposite side of the road to where the main lodge is. Large comfortable room, good bathroom. Clean. The best thing about the place was the fast and free unlimited wifi which was great after a week of travelling in the South Island where most places offer limited... More 

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San Francisco, California
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38 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We slept one night here on the drive to Franz Josef via Arthur's Pass. We had our very own private room and it was warm and comfortable. It started to rain when we arrived so it was quite chilly. The showers were clean and great. Community kitchen was clean as well. Room comes with wifi, to which we were given... More 

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34 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015

Stayed in a 8 bed dorm, which was next to the carpark. This came in handy when trying to set off the next day in wind and rain. You get a little signal from the Spark Wifi hotspot across the road. It drops off every now and then though. The kitchen is spacious and has a nice cosy dining area.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2015 via mobile

Had our own unit with en suite and was delighted. Very clean and good quality. Great shower and comfortable bed. Very warm with heating. Used the communal lounge and equally pleased. Good location. Wifi disappointing though. Would happily recommend this.

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tel aviv
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2015 via mobile

We slept one night in a self contained cottage and it was extremely cosy and fun. We were also stuck with a broken car and the owner, which I dont recall his name was very nice and helpful. He even towed our car to where we needed... A great place and a great owner!

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Rotorua, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015

Was disappointed that it wasn't a budget due to ghosts. No ghosts to be found whatsoever in this hostel. Lovely facilities, decent amount of shared space. Keas everywhere! Had breakfast with the Keas at the store next to the hostel, highly recommend if you love paying for food that will be immediately stolen by a cheeky parrot. The manager sent... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015

My mate and I decided after a two week driving tour of NZ to take a few days off to enjoy the beauty and hiking trails of Arthur's Pass. Although Arthur's Pass community is very small, it does boast a couple of hotels/b&bs. I'm so glad we picked this one. We were made to feel so warm and welcome by... More 

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Milan, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015 via mobile

His words actually included another word. Anyway. The place is amazing. Not only for the hundreds of opportunities that the national park offers (hikes), but for the homy and cosy environment that the mountain house offers. The nearby shop is a bit expensive ("the most expensive groceries in the world" cit.) so remember to take supplies from outside before cooking... More 

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Manhattan Beach, California
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334 reviews
43 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015 via mobile

Booked YHA Mountain Hostel for 3 nights and we were put up in their Motel across the street. Wonderful private digs to wake up to every morning, hike/trek/tramp and then return back happy and exhausted; so many and various treks/tramps available depending on your stamina and willingness and time to enjoy this National Park. We saw unlimited number of awesomesauce... More 

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