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Bern
Reviewed 1 week ago

I recommend this hostel, it's on those you feel like staying a couple of days. The interiors are decorated with style, the kitchen is clean and all the dishes are clean, colourful, nice to use. There is plenty of space to relax, read, chat, watch tv, very big lounge and garden. The staff is aleays around, helpful, caring and friendly.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First of all, the place is gorgeous - every inch is decorated with genuine African and Asian works of art, even in the rooms and bathroom. It's so unique and captivating, we could stay there all day. Other than that, it was also clean and very spacious, with free off-street parking and free wifi. Couldn't recommend it enough!

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Clean facility and friendly owners. As long as you are comfortable with shared bathroom and hostel accommodations this place is fine. Be careful booking this place on websites other than directly with this location as their shared rooms don't always appear as such. You can wind up booking a larger room than you need.

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Ghent, Belgium
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After my reservation I've got an e-mail about the pick-up service from the train station and busstop. So they will pick you up by car. Quick drive around the city the manager will show you the good coffee places and some history about Greymouth. The hostel itself was colorful and I loved the themed decoration. It felt like a real...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Yet again another BBH beauty! We booked last minute the night before due to a change in plans - so lucky they had a room! The whole experience was perfect - comfy bed with personal light and charging point, private balcony on the room (double bed and single bunks for three people total), clean and well organised kitchen, lovely location...

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Reviewed December 16, 2016 via mobile

Loving my stay here. So many extras like free kayaks and bikes to use at your leisure. Such a colourful and artsy environment. Would recommend! Good value for money and an excellent location. Like a 5 min bike ride into the centre. Also a jacuzzi and sauna if you want!

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Thank Brittani O
Reviewed December 13, 2016

Tucked in below the road. Rained while we were there, so I can't speak to the outside, but inside was wonderfully cozy. The unique decorations gave the place so much charm. Huge, well-stocked kitchen. Clean, comfortable room.

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Reviewed December 7, 2016 via mobile

I've stayed at quite a few hostels on my trips and this is my favourite so far. There's so much to love about this place; the bright and colourful decor, the superior cleanliness, the spacious dorm rooms with beds that don't wobble, free waterbottles to use when it's cold, the friendly people that I've met while staying here, free pick-ups...

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed December 1, 2016 via mobile

Myself and my girlfriend stayed here as we couldn't find many places to stay in the area. We haven't been into back packing places before but were told by a few guests here that this one is definitely special. I wish we had just come straight here! We stayed one night but wished we had time for a second. The...

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Gold Coast, Australia
Reviewed December 1, 2016 via mobile

... but unfortunately it seems to have only two male toilets for the whole place. I really liked staying there, but two toilets? For the size of the place? Really? Unfortunately it was smelly in our room, but I think that was due to some hiking boots. The place itself is very nice to be honest!

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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 Global Village Backpackers

Address: 42-54 Cowper Street, Greymouth 7805, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > West Coast Region > Greymouth
Price Range: $43 - $75 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Global Village Backpackers 2*
Number of rooms: 51
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See which rooms travelers prefer

“I stayed at 4 bedroom number 12”
 of 5 bubbles , Jun 9, 2016 | Read review
“i stayed in a double private and found it very nice, no complaints.”
 of 5 bubbles 494darrahh, May 15, 2016 | Read review
“The private room with its own balcony is lovely”
 of 5 bubbles KateMRBL, Sep 4, 2015 | Read review
“Rooms closer to the main general area have stronger wifi connection!”
 of 5 bubbles 19jow, Jul 26, 2015 | Read review
“All rooms are very unusual , interesting and quite individual.”
 of 5 bubbles DianeW80, Jun 28, 2015 | Read review
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