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Queenstown, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago

I spent a really nice and quiet week at Bob&Maxines, a really cosy and spacious hostel. It was very clean and a familiar place. I could imagine that they are very busy in summer, but in winter it is defenitely the best place if you need some time to calm down. I would love to be back again

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Reviewed October 27, 2016 via mobile

This was one of the best hostels I stayed in in New Zealand! Bob and Maxine are very friendly and welcoming and Maxine brings free fruit everyday. The hostel is very spacious and clean, and has a great atmosphere. Also the view is amazing. I would definitely recommend staying here!

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Reviewed October 24, 2016 via mobile

It is very unlike other backpackers with full of noise and activities.. Is quiet, quaint utmost comfortable.. Bob was really helpful and can easily ask him for help if u need anything. I stayed 2 nights and I could just seat on the couch, looking out the full glass doors and day dream whilst watching the sky.. The selection of...

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Reviewed September 16, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful accommodation. Excellent facilities. Managed to see Alpacas nearby. Friendly owners & fellow lodgers. Drive to Milford Sound takes about an hour plus. Beautiful and breathtaking sights. The owners, Bob & Maxine takes really good care of the place and it's facilities in the accommodation. Fire proof doors to dorm, spacious shower cum toilets. Bob makes sure living room is...

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Preston, United Kingdom
Reviewed April 15, 2016

This is the first review I've ever given of a hotel or backpackers and after having travelled for three and a half years that's quite a few! But I feel that Bob and Maxines was deserving of a review, I have stayed here multiple times whilst working in Fiordland and cannot fault if in any way. It has everything you...

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Reviewed April 6, 2016

We arrived to a warm welcome from the very affable Bob And Maxine. Bob showed us around and introduced us to other guests. We stayed in the House in a double bedroom - very comfortable. The Backpackers Lodge had a huge common room with good views of the surrounding mountains. Facilities were excellent and the slow combustion fire kept the...

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Montreal, Canada
Reviewed April 4, 2016

Very confortable and clean backpacker accomodation in Te Anau. Bob and Maxine are very pleasant hosts and the place has all the amenities you need and a quite fantastic views on the surrounding mountains. The only downside is that the shutting door's sound could be annoying when the other guests are not carfeful.

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Tel Aviv District, Israel
Reviewed March 29, 2016

I stayed at the hostel for 6 nights totally. It's hard to explain how much this place has a warm and happy athmosphire. The rooms are comftrable, Bob and Maxime are friendly and helped me with my tracks, the hostel is clean and offers a lot of free spices and fruits. Don't miss it!

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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed March 21, 2016 via mobile

This is a phenomenal place to stay. So much is included with the price!! Free, unlimited wi fi, free bike hire, free laundry, free tea and coffee, and every day Maxine buys fresh fruit to put out on the table in the kitchen. The kitchen is spacious, with herbs and cooking oil included, and there is a big cozy fireplace...

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Reviewed March 15, 2016 via mobile

Such a great backpacker lodge! So glad I had my stay here! The owners were exceptionally friendly and helpful! Free bikes, helmets and locks! Free laundry! New facilities, indoor fireplace, tons of couches, tables, movies and games. The kitchen has everything you need including free fruit and it was super clean!

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Bob and Maxine's Backpackers

Address: 20 Paton Place, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Southland Region > Fiordland National Park > Te Anau
Number of rooms: 4
Also Known As:
Bob And Maxine`s Backpackers Hotel Te Anau
Bob And Maxine's Backpackers Te Anau, Fiordland National Park
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“Two private double rooms with shared bathroom.”
 of 5 bubbles Mlouey, Apr 6, 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are the same, don't worry.”
 of 5 bubbles tals57, Mar 29, 2016 | Read review
“The two private rooms are in the main building, very quite.”
 of 5 bubbles xbear1951, Feb 26, 2016 | Read review
“Bring cash to pay for your room”
 of 5 bubbles zshaiken, Nov 18, 2014 | Read review
“I liked the bottom bunk in the room furthest from the kitchen. You can watch the llamas from your bed on a rainy day.”
 of 5 bubbles DistinctlyBrinkley, Jun 3, 2014 | Read review
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