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Schweiz
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22 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Super friendly staff/owner that provides you with eveything needed, spotless clean, nice and cosy common area, 2 minutes walk from the amazing beach - what else is there to ask for? Hokitika is small but still has some nice activities to offer like the gorge or falls, even if it's rainy...

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Thank Tuepfli
MJadeBackpackers, Manager at Mountain Jade Backpackers, responded to this review

Hi Thanks for your great review, We are really glad that you had a great time with us here in Hokitika. Yes Hokitika is small but there is alot to do around here with walks and all the craft stores around town. We hope the rest of you stay in New Zealand is the same. Safe Travels Mountain Jade Backpackers More 

Reunion Island
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13 reviews
12 hotel reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed here for 2 nights. It's a very good hostel. Best than expected . Very fast and unlimited WiFi. The owner is very nice. Bed are just OK. Very cheap hostel. Good kitchen and lounge. There are free off street parking.

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Thank TiGreg974
MJadeBackpackers, Manager at Mountain Jade Backpackers, responded to this review

Hi Thank you for your review. We are very happy that you had a great stay with us here in Hokitika. Yes our Wifi is very fast as we have VDSL not just ADSL. We hope that the rest of you stay in New Zealand is the same. Safe Travels Mountain Jade Backpackers More 

Caloundra, Australia
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed October 25, 2016

I stayed here just one night and was happy with my stay. The dorm wasn't overcrowded, the kitchen and bathrooms were clean, a large lounge/dining room was provided and friendly and helpful staff. A convenient location with only a five minute walk to the beach or to the supermarket

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Thank Hannah E
MJadeBackpackers, Manager at Mountain Jade Backpackers, responded to this review

Hi Thank you for your review. We are glad that you had a good time with us here at Mountain Jade Backpackers. We hope that the rest of your stay in New Zealand is as good. Safe Travels Mountain Jade Backpackers More 

Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed October 18, 2016

I spent a great night here. I had a nice clean room.There is a lovely wee chill out area and best of all a friendly and welcoming host. It is in a perfect location right in town, walking distance to the beach and the coffee shops (most important things on my list). I will definitely stay again.

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Thank Lana W
MJadeBackpackers, Manager at Mountain Jade Backpackers, responded to this review

Hi Great to hear that you had a great night with us here while you were in Hokitika. Yes we have a great spot here as well being so close to the cafe's, beach and river. We try to keep everything as chilled out as we can. We look forward to seeing you next time you are coming through Hoktika.... More 

Auckland, New Zealand
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133 reviews
53 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed September 28, 2016

John and Rachel are the loveliest of host and will make your stay in Hokitika one to be remembered. The Mountain Jade Backpackers is a well appointed hostel freshly renovated with to notch facilities. Located in the center of the town, it is the perfect base to explore the cool little town of Hokitika.

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Thank Robin_Laura
MJadeBackpackers, Manager at Mountain Jade Backpackers, responded to this review

Hi Thank you for your awesome review. We are really happy that you had a great time with us here in Hokitika. Yes everything is nice and handy to us here and walking distance to everything in the center of town. We hope you having a great time around the rest of you travels and hope to see you again... More 

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6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed September 18, 2016

After a week of terrible nights attempting to sleep this last week on the south island, Mountain Jade BP gave me the holy grail of a good nights sleep. The hostel is clean, tidy and perfectly located in town. There are plenty of maps around and local knowledge of all the cool places to see in the area. New sofas... More 

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Thank In4saelmo
MJadeBackpackers, Manager at Mountain Jade Backpackers, responded to this review

Hi Thank you for your review, your comments are important to us. We are gad that you had a great rest and stay with us here. Our aim is to try a make everyone's stay with us as easy and relaxed as possible. Over the last few months we have been upgrading a lot and the new Kitchen and lounge... More 

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17 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed September 16, 2016 via mobile

My induction/introduction to hostels & communal living. Great hostel, owner very friendly and helpful, clean and tidy, great location. Would definitely stay here again. Met some great people and its close to Mahinapua Lake and Hokitika Gorge. Both are worth a visit when the weather is good.

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Thank Amanda M
MJadeBackpackers, Manager at Mountain Jade Backpackers, responded to this review

Hi Thank you for your awesome review of us. We are very happy that you had a great time with us here in Hokitika and hope the rest of your stay's around New Zealand are the same. Safe Travels Mountain Jade Backpackers More 

Level Contributor
12 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed July 31, 2016 via mobile

The owner is very friendly, the kitchen/bathrooms are very clean and the female dorm is very spacious. They arranged a ride for me to the Hokitika airport for free, which was really nice! :) Stayed there for two nights and for a great value! Nice lounge/movie area as well. Short walk away from the One World grocery, the bus stop,... More 

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Thank Kayla S
MJadeBackpackers, Manager at Mountain Jade Backpackers, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are happy you had a great time with us here in Hokitika, yes this is the perfect spot nice and close to everything Hokitika has to offer. We hope you have a great flight home and maybe we will see you again some time. Safe travels Mountain Jade Backpackers More 

Christchurch, New Zealand
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8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
Reviewed July 10, 2016

stayed here for one night. Very friendly and helpful receptionist. nice room, toilet and showers.good location just in front of i-site. warm room with wifi. nice living room. we didnt use their kitchen much.

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Thank aisze767
MJadeBackpackers, Manager at Mountain Jade Backpackers, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are glad that you had a great stay with us while you were here in Hokitika. We hope that the rest of your travel's in New Zealand are the same. Safe travels Mountain Jade Backpackers More 

Whakatane, New Zealand
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed June 18, 2016

I stayed here for 2 nights couple of weeks back. Very nice and tidy rooms. John was really nice. On my second day, I actually used bottom bed to sleep because I slept on top bed night before and still had my stuff on it. But John was really nice and didn't got annoyed with it. Ofcourse, I did apologise... More 

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Thank raman_niks
MJadeBackpackers, Manager at Mountain Jade Backpackers, responded to this review

Hi Thank you for your review of us we do like to hear your comments. We are happy that you had a great time with us we do try to keep things as laid back and be as help full as we can. And that you you had a great time with us here in Hokitika. We hope the rest... More 

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Amenities

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Here at Mountain Jade Backpackers it is our aim to make your stay with us as relaxing as possible.We are only a few minutes walk from the beach and river.Plus the local craft stores and cafe's/Restaurants are only a short walk from us.We are situated at the clock tower corner above the Jade Factory. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mountain Jade Backpackers

Address: 41 Weld Street, Hokitika 7810, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > West Coast Region > Hokitika
Price Range: $26 - $45 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 38
Hotel Style:
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Hokitika
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“Try to get a room which the window is not facing the bar on the other side of the road.”
 of 5 bubbles Stephy_SL, Jul 31, 2014 | Read review
“If you're looking for a double - book in advance. There wasn't many people there when we stopped, so I'm assuming they only have one or two double rooms anyway.”
 of 5 bubbles ShellbyFay, Jul 4, 2014 | Read review
“WE had a twin (my husband was also teaching) at the corner of the main building. It was quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles silvia_frisia, Mar 6, 2013 | Read review
“Ask for room at rear - off carpark.”
 of 5 bubbles Lyrebird6, Feb 21, 2013 | Read review
“If your in a larger group, try and get one of the contained group rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles sophiem377, Nov 13, 2012 | Read review
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