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Stewart Island Backpackers

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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good27%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“rakiura track”(13 reviews)
“the kitchen”(20 reviews)
“board games”(4 reviews)
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
Wheelchair access
Self-Serve Laundry
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A great place to base yourself on Stewart Island. Saw loads of Kaka here, was pretty cool. There was free storage for our stuff whilst we tramped for 11 days. Free wifi was great, bit slow in the evening - but I guess that is...More

Thank Joel A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Relatively basic hostel but has all you need. We stayed in a 3 bed dorm that was clean and warm. Very quiet in common area but we were in low season. 5 minutes walk from boat port. Free red head torches to borrow from reception....More

Thank Ben W
Reviewed May 12, 2018 via mobile

Perfect location close to the wharf and kiwi spot by the rugby field. Kitchen is nice as well as the lounge. I just can’t explain how it is not organised to have warm/ hot showers in winter, they must know we walk all day and...More

Thank Lara-Italia
Reviewed April 25, 2018

I had the pleasure of working for Aaron and Carol (the owners) for the past month and they have time and time again proven to be great people. I would definitely recommend staying at the Stewart Island Backpackers while you explore the area. The rooms...More

Thank ekmadelyn
Reviewed April 7, 2018 via mobile

We stayed here twice, before and after the rakiura track. It was an ok place with all amenities needed. It was not special though and the price was quite high for the quality of the place. The staff was very friendly though.

Thank Sabine R
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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free Parking
Hotel Amenities
Self-Serve Laundry
Free Parking
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Price range
$53 - $59 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
$53 - $59 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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"an 'at the end of the deck' room"
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"A room further away from the bathrooms and common facilities are more private because the walkway runs past..."
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"because everyone is literally a backpacker and is going to do some hiking it is no problem that the rooms are..."
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