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Punakaiki Beach Hostel

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4 Webb Street | West Coast, Punakaiki, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The owners are very nice, the rooms were great and the showers were amazing! It's super close to the Pancake Rocks and a number of beautiful walking tracks. I enjoyed my stay here a lot and would recommend it to everyone going to Punakaiki.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing location - right on the beach and just minutes away from Pancake Rocks and the Blowholes. The hostel is beautiful and cosy. The room was really nice, absolutely clean, bright and spacious with very comfy beds. Lovely kitchen and outdoor areas. Relaxing and peaceful atmosphere. The staff was super friendly and helpful. We loved staying there!

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Paris
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Clean and quiet room with view of the ocean. Communal showers and toilets also very clean. Great beach for photographers (amazing sunset) and swimmers. Kind and personable owners. Tavern just up the street serves drinks and excellent meals.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came here to see the pancake rocks. The hostel was very clean and located only 10 min (walk) from the rocks. The kitchen area was super clean. And not crowded at all even though the hostel was fully booked the night we stayed. The staff was very nice and welcoming. They even offered us a ride to the bus stop... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The first thing to know about this hostel is that it has an amazing location, right on the beach. We booked a private room and were lucky enough to have a private balcony over looking the beach - for the price this must be one of the best room outlooks in NZ! The facilities are clean and well maintained, the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

We asked for the private en suite room that had view of the beach and the room didn't disappoint! Not the biggest room that you will ever have but the views more than make up for it. The room itself is fine with a sink and bar fridge. There is a small veranda at the front of the room that... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015

We had an Absolutely Amazing stay at Punakaiki Beach Hostel and it is now ranking amongst one of my all time favorite hostel. Nothing to fault in terms of cleanliness, great views look right over onto the beach and kitchen is well stock with all the required cooking essentials. Overall a very well kept hostel and hosts are friendly and... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

Stayed for 1 night only in the sunset cottage unit which looks straight out to the beach. Room is fairly clean and presentable. There is a kettle, bar fridge and some tea and coffee satchels. No complimentary soap or shampoo satchels at all in bathroom, which was a first for me as I have never paid for a room and... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015

What a gorgeous place to stay! Not only that the hostel offers one of the most tasteful breads I ve tried over the last 3 years, the house bus is truly an experience that is difficult to top. Equipped with a very nice spacious shower , own toilet, kitchen and smart television this bus offers cosiness, a very large bed... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2015

I stayed at Punakaiki Beach Hostel last week for a getaway from routine life. Sunset cottage was truly amazing with a view from the bed of the Tasman Sea. I was welcomed by Joe who was friendly and professional. I am quite fussy on cleanliness and usually find something I think is not clean enough. I could not fault the... More 

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