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Sir Cedrics Glow Worm Flashpacker Hostel

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Dublin, Ireland
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26 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Loved this hostel, booked a private room and got upgraded to a cabin with en suite kitchen and tv which was a lovely surprise! Staff member Primrose at reception so friendly and helpful. Good laundrette facilities, hot is fab, free breakfast and soup too which is nice! Would recommend to all backpackers esp on the kiwi experience bus. Great location... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We turned up late one night after a long drive, and from the minute we walked in the door, we were greeted like friends! The hospitality from Brian and Lizzie is second to none! And their local knowledge of things to do and places to eat is unreal! Chilled, fun vibes and amazingly hot showers, this is one hostel not... More 

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Timaru, New Zealand
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

Amazing value for money - a sizeable room with bathroom attached, heating, access to hot pool and laundry facilities, and so central for only $27 each for two! Cannot believe how cheap for such a cool place to stay, offering free brekky too and complimentary coffee & tea, thank you heaps guys the stay was awesome will recommend to anyone... More 

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Glowwormfj, Reception at Sir Cedrics Glow Worm Flashpacker Hostel, responded to this review

Dear Laurayumyum, Thank you for taking the time to leave such a great review for our hostel. We are pleased to see that you enjoyed your stay here with us and the amenities provided, we hope you enjoy the rest of your travels around our beautiful country. Kindest regards, The team at Glow Worms Accommodation More 

Auckland, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016 via mobile

From the moment we called to when we left we felt the spark here. This place has it, that Kiwi hospitality we all know & love. A homely feel and friendly staff. We are flashpacker converts now. Thanks for a great stay, we will recommend to all. From the Electrician's wife :)

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Chris P, Manager at Sir Cedrics Glow Worm Flashpacker Hostel, responded to this review

Hi Anna M, Thank you for taking time to review Glow Worm Accommodation, I'm glad that you enjoyed your stay with us, and hope to see you again soon. Thanks Chris Remember for the best deals always book direct More 

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16 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

We stayed 3 nights in a double room at this awesome hostel. It really is great value for money, as hot soup in the evening and breakfast are included. The soup was delicious and perfect after a day of walking in the rain, the breakfast was basic (toast, butter, jam, cornflakes, milk, tea and coffee), but good. They have a... More 

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Chris P, Manager at Sir Cedrics Glow Worm Flashpacker Hostel, responded to this review

Hi Knoedelator, Thank you for taking the time to review Glow Worm, I'm glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and made the most of our free offerings and liked your room. I hope you enjoy the rest of your travels. Thanks Chris Remember for the best deals always book direct More 

Indianapolis, Indiana
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12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016

We had a very uncomfortable stay here. Everything, from the parking lot to the rooms and bathrooms, felt cramped. In addition, the building and our room had a damp & musty smell and feel to it. It was also not that clean, and the bed was very uncomfortable. We actually changed our plans so that we would only stay here... More 

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Chris P, Manager at Sir Cedrics Glow Worm Flashpacker Hostel, responded to this review

Hi 331mafa,Thank you for taking the time to review Glow Worm. I'm sad to hear that your stay wasn't what it should have been. We always welcome feedback whether good or bad, but also encourage our guests to tell us of issues whilst they are staying with us as it gives us an oppurtunety to fix any issues. I wish... More 

Queenstown, New Zealand
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11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016

Very welcoming staff, clean rooms. Stayed for 1 night in a private room, easy walk to the start of the Franz Josef tracks. Had an awesome hot tub to warm up in, its in the middle but enclosed! Free soup and wifi!

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Chris P, Manager at Sir Cedrics Glow Worm Flashpacker Hostel, responded to this review

Hi JHSEB, Thank you for taking the time to review Glow Worm, Im glad that you enjoyed your stay and were able to make the most of our facilities. I hope you enjoy the rest of your trips. Thanks, Chris. Remember for the best deals always book direct More 

Guadalajara, Mexico
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25 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016 via mobile

We stayed for a couple of nights and the rooms were fine! The beds were comfy and clean and the common areas are pretty clean too. Staff was very nice and helpful, they give you free hot soup at 6pm which is great, but it's not very tasty all the time (but it's free!!) and you also get free breakfast... More 

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Chris P, Manager at Sir Cedrics Glow Worm Flashpacker Hostel, responded to this review

Hi solhdzgro, Thank you for taking the time to review Glow Worm, I'm pleased that you enjoyed your stay and found it good value with all of our free offerings. I hope you enjoy the rest of your trip. Thanks, Chris. Remember for the best deals always book direct More 

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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016 via mobile

We stayed at this hostel for two nights during our time in the Franz Joseph and fox glacier. The hostel is clean, the staff are friendly. I love that they offer free popcorn and the soup everyday at 6pm is delicious. It was great to be able to use the hot tub after a cold day spent doing the glacier... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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24 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016

Free breakfast and hearty soup in the evenings are definitely plus points! The lounge/dining area is real cosy and a great place to meet other travellers. Dorms are comfy enough, although I would probably book one without the ensuite bathroom in the future, as the shared bathrooms just seem a little more spacious and well taken care of. Love the... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Sir Cedrics Glow Worm Flashpacker Hostel

Address: 27 Cron Street, Franz Josef, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7886, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > West Coast Region > Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) > Franz Josef
Price Range: $39 - $89 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Sir Cedrics Glow Worm Flashpacker Hostel 3*
Number of rooms: 21
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