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Bazil's Hostel & Surf School

54 / 56 Russell St, Westport, New Zealand
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1 room 1 adult
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Montreal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I had the pleasure of staying at Bazil's for 2 nights while visiting the beautifully rugged West Coast. The hostel is perfectly situated in Westport and close to all the amenities you'll need. The hostel was clean, comfortable and so unique with its artwork. It has a great kitchen with everything you need.I reveled in a beautiful garden and just... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very clean, friendly owners and a nice atmosphere. Matress upgrade is needed since the ones in our room were worn out. Nice artwork on the walls, relaxed music. The kiwi bus arrives in the afternoon and kills the wifi. :(

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1 Thank Darth W
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Bazils Hostel and Surf School is the best hostel I've ever seen!!! The owners are really friendly and funny and the staff is open minded and likes to help. You get free coffee, tea and sugar and FREE wifi! (And the wifi's really fast) The hostel is super clean and quiet during the night. I really recommend to stay there... More 

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Georgetown, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is the coolest hostel I have ever stayed in. There is artwork all through the property and plants hanging from the roof in one area. They have a private back yard for the guests to enjoy as well. This place is really clean and maintained well. They have to kitchens and TV room with big selection of good movies.... More 

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Thank Eriknov14
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016 via mobile

Great times at this quirky and very clean hostel. The other half loved the herb garden and sunny private back yard. Waterfall walk was brilliant. Handy location to all amenities. Weather was perfect especially been so close to the beach. Cheers Ray!

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Monson, Massachusetts
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015

Miss the place, guess that would mean, I really liked it! A vibe like no other in my travel..I've been here and there by means of hostile, hotel, campground, backpacker, freedom camping and such..Basils is a great base to hit along the way but it's meant to be experiences as is Westport. I will return. Peace.

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Thank Doreen O
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2015 via mobile

I've been in a lot of hostels in NZ but no one gave me the same feeling of beeing home. Every detail in this area is made with so much love and thoughts being it! You are welcome straight away and you can feel that a lot of people love staying because its always busy also if Westport IS not... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2015 via mobile

The place is everything you could ask for. Every room has its own features. Great and cozy common room. The kitchen is super complete with all the utensils. Staff and also owner are super friendly. The bed is near to electric plug. Staying here is very enjoyable.

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Seattle, Washington
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015

This a definitely a place for teenagers looking to hook up and get drunk. After 2 minutes into our stay we walked into the TV room area and met by 2 people who seemed to be just about having sex on the floor. They looked up at us and it seemed as though we were in "their" living room and... More 

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Heidelberg, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015 via mobile

Friendly staff Clean rooms Nice outdoor area Clean bathrooms and kitchen Nice and friendly surf trainer who looked at every one Shuttle service to the beach Mountain bikes for hire One big contra is the kiwi e bus he stops every day in front of the hostel at 5 pm and leaves at 9 in the morning

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