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Bazil's Hostel & Surf School

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05/07/2017 05/08/2017
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed December 5, 2015

Bazil's hostel is an amazing place to stay; besides the relaxed and slightly hippie-ish vibe, cleanness, actually comfy beds and the opportunity to do heaps of activities(learnt surfing and peddle boarding) or just none, the staff is the nicest part of this hostel. The owners are pretty cool, they take you to surfer parties and bonfires on the beach, but...

1Thank SophieNW
Dusseldorf, Germany
Reviewed November 25, 2015 via mobile

The Owners are really nice and helps every time. It was real fun to surf with them. It is a must do if you want to start surfing. Unfortunately it wasn't the best weather but they give you the necessary information to get the best waves. Hostel is clean and has a cool atmosphere. It like the chill out area...

1Thank Jan V
Reviewed November 21, 2015 via mobile

What a cool hostel this is! Great vibe, lead by the owners who you'll most certainly get a chance to meet. Westport is a very "kiwi town" and Bazil's will show you the best of the kiwi hospitality. Super clean rooms, a very cool indoors lounge to chill, two kitchens, and a inviting backyard. Ask about surf lessons - I...

1Thank leom774
Reviewed November 15, 2015 via mobile

A nice and cozy hostel with a great atmosphere. I loved all the hammocks in the garden, the kitchen was really nice and fully equipped. Very friendly owner, all in all it was a very familiar feeling and I really enjoyed my stay! One of the best hostels the Kiwi Experience has stopped at so far!

1Thank Michelle K
Motueka, New Zealand
Reviewed November 15, 2015

This Hostel is clean and tidy .The owners are most helpful with what to do and where to get a good feed.They have great facility,s and atmosphere working in with happy staff.A most relaxing time here so had 2 nights 10/10.Keep it up we well be back

1Thank Bruce9876
Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed November 13, 2015 via mobile

Cool hostel with a chill vibe. Close to some amazing west coast beaches and surf. Lots of room to relax and meet people. Internet speed is fast! Quick trip to tauranga Bay. Right off of the main drag. Beds are comfy. Staff is friendly. Facilities are clean.

1Thank Douv
Woodend, New Zealand
Reviewed November 10, 2015 via mobile

As a kiwi Iv traveled the west coast of the South Island many times and stayed in various places eg, hostels/hotels/motels/friends places and campgrounds. And I can honestly stay the best times are spent at this hostel. For it being situated in the heart of Westport and everything at your fingertips, and all the local knowledge you need for a...

1Thank blissfullover
Queenstown, New Zealand
Reviewed November 3, 2015

Stayed at Bazil's a couple weeks ago and couldn't have been impressed. Everything about our stay was amazing, our room was wicked, felt like we had our own apartment, and there was such a great laid back chilled out vibe to the whole place. The two owners were awesome as well, they instantly made us all feel so welcome and...

1Thank DiTour2015
Reviewed November 3, 2015 via mobile

This hostel knows where it's at.. Good vibes, amazing staff and supa comfy beds. Highly recommend this place. Guys who own it are more then helpful, even cooked us a mean feed :) they even do paddle boarding and surfing lessons. Its a chilled hippy vibe with hammocks and amazing artwork around the place. Great setup and kitchen has everything...

Thank Paige G
Reviewed October 28, 2015 via mobile

I had a brilliant time when I stayed at this hostel almost 2 years ago, and second time round - it got even better! Arriving mid afternoon we were warmly welcomed and shown to our room which was immaculately cleaned an had its own hippy/unique furnishing style, with the comfiest beds I've slept in, in a hostel in NZ. We...

Thank Louise C
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to Bazils on West Coast of the South Island. West Coast NZ - Top 10 Regions in the world to visit for 2014 as rated by Lonely Planet Stay awhile and find out why. We offer a variety of facilities & accommodation to suit everyone. Standard dorm rooms, fully self-contained rooms, twins, doubles & family rooms, powered sites, tent sites. Shared facilities; bathrooms, 2 TV rooms, 2 lounges with lots of Movies, Herb garden, Hammocks, Free sports equipment, bikes, Surfboards for hire, FREE Wifi, Laundry, large outdoor covered BBQ area which is also suitable to store motorbikes and bicycles and lots of quiet garden areas to sit and relax with a nice book. Come take a look - you'll love it. Come try our NEW BUSH BATH, complete with bubbles for winter. :-) STAY, PLAY & SURF WITH US: Stay with us for 5 nights & Receive a FREE SURF LESSON with Board silly at Bazils Hostel Surfing NZ Accredited Surf School, board & wetsuit included. Discounted board & wet suit hire any day you want to practice, Free transport to the beaches. We also have some great Mountain bikes and can arrange drop off & pick up to some great Mountain bike tracks. FREE WiFi ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bazil's Hostel & Surf School

Address: 54 / 56 Russell St, Westport, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > West Coast Region > Westport
Price Range: $43 - $55 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Bazil's Hostel & Surf School 3*
Number of rooms: 20
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“modern units are a bit small but all other rooms are highly recommendable”
franzim3, 1 week ago | Read review
“Very impressed!”
, Feb 11, 2017 | Read review
“go paddle boarding and surfing or just try one”
, Nov 10, 2016 | Read review
“Any of the rooms would be great :)”
808trudie, Nov 6, 2016 | Read review
“The 6 beds are super spacious!”
Vicki-annaB, Oct 22, 2016 | Read review
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