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Onuku Farm Hostel

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Broome, Australia
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36 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016

This place is incredible. The staff are welcoming, the place is homely and the scenery to die for. Akaroa, the town itself is an abosolutely stunning place, and to have somewhere like Onuku Farm Hostel to kick back and relax at, is just joy!! If you don't have a vehicle, it may be difficult to get to - however they... More 

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OnukuHostel, General Manager at Onuku Farm Hostel, responded to this review

Dear Tilly, I am incredibly happy to hear that you enjoyed your time at the Onuku. I am very glad to have met you and spent time with you! I wish you all the best in your travels! More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016

The Hostel is located in an excellent location away from the town. And not that far away, which is great. Lot of possible hikes and walks. We were there only for a day so did one that led us to this awesome view of the Akaroa bay. Lot of birds around. The staff is very welcoming and warm. Ever ready... More 

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Germany
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016 via mobile

This Farm hostel is located next to nothing on a hill 10 minutes away from town. This location is beautiful there and you can find a lot of walks and nature around the farm. You can stay in a historic 150 year old house so sometimes it gets a little bit could. Everything looks nice and clean. The beds a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016 via mobile

Totally love it! If you are a nature lover, this is a must-stay place! Especially the Stargazer unit in which you can sleep comfortably and watch stars sky moon! You can walk down the hill to a swimming beach too! The view during the walk is gorgeous... Not to forget Yana and Sol the wonderful people who just warm up... More 

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OnukuHostel, General Manager at Onuku Farm Hostel, responded to this review

Sweet Dorothy! Thank you for your nice words and thank you for your kind and giving attitude, thank you for your love of animals and humans, thank you for your warm welcome when we visited you in Singapore! I hope our paths will cross again! Hugs to your mom as well! More 

Wismar, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2016

We stayed there with our Campervan. This spot is just beautiful. In the middle of nature with 3 free running very friendly sheep on the ground (u can touch them). You can walk everywhere on these area and meet different pets/animals like cows, Goose, Chicken and sheep of course. At the coast we found some Paua-Shells. The tent side is... More 

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Wuppertal, Germany
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2016

Well, this has got to be the most hip campsite I have ever visited. I wanted to stay somewhere close to Christchurch for my morning flight. It is a little away from the town of Akaroa but this did not bother me the least bit. They have a hostel and a place for vans, tent sites, and also huts. They... More 

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2016 via mobile

Akaroa is a beautiful place to visit and I highly recommend staying at Onuku. The hostel itself is clean and tidy. Great facilities. Lovely staff. Idyllic hilltop setting with amazing views. I liked the farm animals that roam around the place too. We had a fabulous 2 night stay including doing the dolphin watching which was fun and well organised.... More 

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 29, 2016

Lovely place to stay. I've stayed here many times, and while it's grown over that time it's still a wonderful, peaceful place to be. The scenery, views, and bird-life are all a part of what makes this place so great.

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south lake tahoe, CA
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3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2016

Such a unique location in the hill, surrounded by flowers and wildlife. Wonderful kitchens, and bathrooms. The star gazer huts are so original! The staff is very warm and friendly. Such a fun place to be!

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Paraparaumu, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2016

We had the Tonga Huts with two elder ladies and they were ready amazed by it. I warned them that the facilities were not standard and a bit of walking to the toilet and kitchen. Lucky we had great weather and therefore great views. The kids also had a great time and really wanted to come back. The duck was... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Open Oct-May: Cozy farm hostel with amazing coastal views & rustic original kiwi facilities: Stargazers, Farmhouse, girls only dorm, camping, vans, huts. Enjoy it all: sunrise to sunset & the most amazing stars in the sky at night plus No sandflies :) Hiking, mussel picking, BBQ. Guided dolphin swims & kayak trips directly from the farm. Internet & WiFi. Just 6 km from Akaroa. Free pick up @ 12.30 from Akaroa. Cash only! Phone for monthly specials. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Onuku Farm Hostel

Address: 89 Hamilton's Rd, Akaroa 7452, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Akaroa
Price Range: $22 - $25 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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