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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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Mountain House YHA
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Haarlem, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Nice clean hostel, good place to stay during winter time, wouldn't need any more than this. Only couldn't find the hostel on hostelworld world or book it from another YHA strangely. Ah yes Bob is a great guy thanks for the help! Would stay again any time.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Very nice and clean room & shared areas. The kitchen area was basically spotless. The night was quiet. Room and bathroom were nothing flash but convenient. There was a wee wait at arrival until the owner showed up to give us the key & it was pretty cold to wait outside but other than that no issues at all.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Remember those winter night cozy movies where the actors snuggle by the fireplace eating warm foods and drink a cup hot chocolate. Reminiscent that night reminds me of those movies. We checked in Mountain House YHA (Arthurs Pass) at dusk after a detour from Punakaiki. It was already dark when we checked in, and as usual, for the past week... More 

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Hanoi, Vietnam
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Homey, comfortable, and clean hostel. Comfortable beds, nice and helpful staff, and clean bathrooms! Laundry is cheap and people are friendly. Could do with a tv room for rainy days. Kitchen is big and clean with a nice dining room. Hallway and bathroom space is a little cramped but it wasn't too busy when I was there.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

My friend and I stayed one night here. It was her second time staying. I thought the place was great. The rooms were tidy and modern, the bathrooms clean with good shower pressure and the kitchen spacious and clean. I found Mountain House to be of excellent standard for a backpackers.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

We were pretty impressed with this place! It's very well kept and clean. Showers were warm! We stayed for 2 nights and the different people at the front desk were very helpful and friendly. Very convenient with the store next door and the visitor centre is only 100-200m away so very easy to find out more about Arthur's pass. The... More 

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Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand
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11 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

I stayed in one of their cottages the first time I was there and it was lovely and warm. Great facilities and friendly service. The second I went back, I had a camper van and rental a powered site. The shared facilities ie kitchen - well equipped, bathroom/toilets are clean. The only critique is for the location of the powered... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

We stayed in Arthur's Pass for one night. Free wifi. Lovely room. Very welcoming. Close to a pub. We enjoyed our stay and relaxing in the warm room! The arthurs pass general store is busy in the mornings but closes at 5pm so be sure to stock up before you roll into town.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

I was here for one night on my way west. I arrived to find a sign on the door telling me to use the payphone across the road to call someone to come and open up to let me check in, which was a bit odd - and a tiny bit annoying because it was pouring with rain and pretty... More 

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Perth, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

I stayed here for a night and found the hostel itself an okay option, but the service really weird. I stayed in a single room, off the common area. The room itself was very clean and big, but unfortunately, shared a wall with the common area that made it very very noisy at night (you felt like you were in... More 

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