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Punakaiki Beach Hostel

3.5 of 5 4 Webb Street, Punakaiki, New Zealand
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Nelson, New Zealand
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here Jan 2015 it was great. First time at staying in a hostel, it had a big kitchen with huge tables had some games for the kids to play inside. There were a few showers and a few toilets as well located down stairs I recommend staying upstairs on the beach side. We stayed in room 1 it... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hostel is at a ideal location at 10 meters walk to the sea. A very cozy place to stay, clean facilities, and the showers are high enough to stand under it, really great hostel. Furthermore the kitchen is not that big but very well equiped.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This hostel is truly the place to be! The staff are so friendly and accommodating, they really go head over heels to please you. There is fresh bread and cookies available for purchase as soon as you walk in the door which is a real treat! The atmosphere itself is remarkable! The place has a lot of character and a... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Best hostel I stayed in so far, from the ridiculous sea view for breakfast on the veranda, to the cozy living/kitchen area, comfy beds, clean showers, super helpful owners, self baked bread!, to the activities you can do around there (make sure you go kayaking for only $40 on this magical river). They love their attention to detail and I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

One of the best hostels we stayed at in NZ and it is on our return to list. Extremely friendly, helpful and amicable staff/owners. Patrick even brought us an umbrella when it was raining as we stayed in the cozy shed beside the main building. That shed was a dream accommodation with a big comfy bed, service from it, a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Can't beat the location and views. Very friendly and helpful staff. Great hikes nearby. Walking distance to charming tavern. Even waking distance to Pancake Rocks. Make sure to go at high tide for the most action. We watched a spectacular sunset from there!

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

We stayed one night in the sunset cottage and this was without question my favorite spot of my 2 week trip through NZ. Our little cottage was very small, but well equipped with a good sized bathroom and a small kitchenette. The room is true to name, with a great sunset view, although it's a little obstructed by another small... More 

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67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Stayed at the sunset cottage which was nice. Christine, one of the people running it, was JUST so lovely throughout our stay. Loved the quiet location on the beach, the sunset was stunning. The kitchen is well equipped. As far as hostels go, I guess it's as tidy and clean as it can get.

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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

Great location, clean, friendly staff and easy to find. My bed was comfy and the hostel was quiet. Only downside for me was the kitchen i used was lacking on utensils but there is more than one kitchen so perhaps the utensils had all migrated to the other one.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We rented the 'Sunset Cottage' and were stoked to be able to schedule a 3rd night before we arrived when we realized how great the property was. It is an easy 10-ish minute walk to the Pancake Rocks viewing area, and the sunset cottage is a great place to stay as a couple. I was a little disappointed to find... More 

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Address: 4 Webb Street, Punakaiki, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > West Coast Region > Punakaiki
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Punakaiki Beach Hostel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 2
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