Was an awesome stay thanks guys nice price and complementary breakfast such an amazing place in the middle of Hokitika and even had an evening meet and greet with crackers and dips and some tasty homemade bread made by John.
This is a great place to stay in Hokitika. The staff are friendly, the dorm room is big and spacious with lots of natural light, it's all super clean, the free breakfast is great, it's in an ideal location close to the bus stop, and they have lots of recommendations for things…
We stayed here for 2 nights. Easy to book. When we realised we were going to be later than check in time they txt door code. Lounge area was cosy. Dorm was large. Clean and comfortable would stay again.
Stayed here for 1 night as a alternative to the kiwi ex stop and it was such a good decision! John and his wife are lovely hosts and go out of their way to make sure you have a comfortable stay. The place was clean, kitchen well stocked and the female dorm was a decent size. The…
Had a friendly welcome in the hostel. However, the room smelled a little unfresh and mouldy and wasn't very clean. Was unlucky with the roommates as they were very loud but that's not something the owners can change. WiFi didn't work super well, but we'll enough.
"Avoid!!!!!!!!Too many Bed bugs there!!! Dadly Worst Back packer!!!!"
"6 bed dorm is huge no feeling of being crampt, so generally a good sign for the rest of the rooms."
"Try to get a room which the window is not facing the bar on the other side of the road."
"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."
"WE had a twin (my husband was also teaching) at the corner of the main building. It was quiet."