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597 George Street, Dunedin 9016 New Zealand
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#1 of 65 Specialty lodging in Dunedin
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Kiwisnest is like a home away from home,This huge villa is set in beautiful gardens on the main street of Dunedin . Surrounded by all the best Motels , accross the road from Otago University and Museum, a 5 min, flat walk from main shopping area, cafes , bars and restaurants. The ambiance of Kiwis Nest is suitable for a variety of guests from families to couples & singles. Rooms to suit all budgets. Friendly and helpful staff. Free WiFi. Limited Off Street parking
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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FTotti1989 wrote a review Aug 2020
Madrid, Spain19 contributions3 helpful votes
I loved this hostel and cannot recommend it enough! Well located, really clean and with great facilities. The best part is the staff thou, they are ALL GREAT, just a special cheers to Eliza, best of the best ☺ I will def come back one day
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Date of stay: August 2020Trip type: Traveled solo
Response from Wendy Broomhall, Owner at Kiwis Nest
Responded Aug 17, 2020
Thank You for your review the Kiwis Nest Staff appreciate your kind comments, will be lovely to have you stay anytime you are in Dunedin. Kind Regards Liz Kiwis Nest Team.
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Theresa W wrote a review Jun 2020
Morrinsville, New Zealand29 contributions3 helpful votes
My mother and I stayed here in separate rooms. We found the backpackers to be spotlessly clean and the rooms and beds were comfortable. An excellent place to stay on a budget. The service was friendly and approachable.
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Date of stay: June 2020Trip type: Traveled with family
Response from Wendy Broomhall, Owner at Kiwis Nest
Responded Jul 9, 2020
Hi Theresa, Thank you for the lovely review we are glad you enjoyed your stay at the nest and we hope to see you again in the future. :)
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Daisy wrote a review Jun 2020
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Honestly the most worst place I had been too since I arrived no one was at the reception and they put their number on the door but for 40 minutes no one has answered the damn phone and I left a message as well. If you are unattended then answer the phone. I can’t stand at the reception for hours. And I still had to wait. Honestly the worst service.
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Date of stay: June 2020Trip type: Traveled solo
Response from Wendy Broomhall, Owner at Kiwis Nest
Responded Jul 9, 2020
Hi Daisy, My sincere apologies for such a poor response time. This is highly unusual and I will be addressing the issue so that it does not happen again in the future.
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Karen H wrote a review Feb 2020
Kurow, New Zealand13 contributions1 helpful vote
I have stayed here a few times. Great backpacker accommodation. Warm, comfortable, clean, homely atmosphere. Lovely, helpful, kind manager. Piping hot showers. Excellent kitchen facilities. It is a very popular destination and often full. Doesn't appear to attract a rowdy clientele. Very cosy and civilised.
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Date of stay: February 2020
Room Tip: Dorms, ensuite, double, or single rooms are all good. I have tried them all.
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cosmickathy59 wrote a review Jan 2020
Andover, Massachusetts15 contributions2 helpful votes
I had a reservation for a private room ensuite after completing my subantarctic island voyage of three weeks. I was met by a very friendly young man who gave me a tour of the hostel so I knew where everything I might need could be found. My room was the most pleasant hostel space I've experienced. Firm bed, great bathroom, fridge, desk, lamp, armoir and one key for all entrances and my door. A brisk walk to the town center and local attractions so my car could remain parked. I felt very comfortable and satisfied with this very pleasant place. If I return to Dunedin in the future I will make sure I have my reservations fo Kiwis Nest.
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Date of stay: November 2019
Room Tip: I had a private ensuite room that backed up to a dorm in a separate building. Open windows...
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Frequently Asked Questions about Kiwis Nest
Which popular attractions are close to Kiwis Nest?
Nearby attractions include Otago Museum (0.1 miles), The Dunedin Museum of Natural Mystery (0.2 miles), and Knox Church (0.2 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Kiwis Nest?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, laundry service, and self serve laundry.
What food & drink options are available at Kiwis Nest?
Guests can enjoy barbeque facilities during their stay.
Is parking available at Kiwis Nest?
Yes, parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Kiwis Nest?
Conveniently located restaurants include The Good Earth Cafe, Lone Star Cafe & Bar, and Capers Cafe.
Is Kiwis Nest located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.7 miles away from the center of Dunedin.
Are any cleaning services offered at Kiwis Nest?
Yes, laundry service and self serve laundry are offered to guests.
Are there any historical sites close to Kiwis Nest?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Olveston Historic Home (0.3 miles), Dunedin High And District Court (0.8 miles), and Northern Cemetery (0.7 miles).