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    Southern Comfort Backpackers

    30 Thomson Street, Invercargill 9810, New Zealand
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    1/28/2018 1/29/2018
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    • Excellent62%
    • Very good27%
    • Average10%
    • Poor0%
    • Terrible1%
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    “old house” (6 reviews)
    “the kitchen” (21 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Non-Smoking Rooms
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    1 - 5 of 54 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    This is a clean, comfortable and charming old home close to the central business district and beautiful botanic gardens of Invercargill. The gardens are lovely. The manager, Brenda, and other guests are warm and friendly and happy to engage in conversations about their travels. I...More

    Thank DaJ58
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    Southern Comfort is exactly that. A very comfy hostel that makes you feel home. Willi and Valerie are friendly hostel owners that take good care of you while you experience Southland. We loved every minute of our stay and hope to come back one day.

    Thank PiaPasta
    Reviewed December 11, 2017

    Southern Comfort Backpackers is located in a beautiful old Victorian house in a quiet road not far from the centre of Invercargill. It is kept spotlessly clean & tidy by the friendly owners.The kitchen is well equipped & there are ample bathroom & toilet facilities....More

    Thank Richard M
    Reviewed March 13, 2017

    We stayed here a few times during our stay in Southland and each time had a very nice time. It's in a nice quiet street and the rooms we had (double) were great, bed comfy, sheets soo soft too! This place is spotlessly clean, and...More

    Thank JulieOEdinburgh
    Reviewed March 6, 2017 via mobile

    This hostel was also more homelike. The rooms were old fashioned and just beautiful. The wifi reaches everywhere which is great too. The kitchen is great and there are places to eat outside and inside too.

    Thank Oconnors1101
    • Top amenities
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Free Parking
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
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    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 24
    • Location
    • New Zealand >
    • South Island >
    • Southland Region >
    • Invercargill
    • Also Known As
    • Southern Comfort Backpackers Hotel Invercargill ,
    • Southern Comfort Backpackers Invercargill, South Island
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    "All rooms are clean and comfortable."
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    "Our one-bunk room outside the main house was great, very quiet and private. Felt like it was maybe the old..."
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    "The manager initially put me into a dorm with 2 swiss men who had been tramping for 6 weeks. I don't..."
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