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Chateau Backpackers and Motels

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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good21%
  • Average26%
  • Poor17%
  • Terrible6%
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Hot Tub
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Self-Serve Laundry
2.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The filthiest hostel ever. It has some old style charm but it seems no one is maintaining it. The kitchen is the worst. There you can see how people behave as pigs in a mudbath. And there is no one to remind them or clean...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was the first backpacker accommodation we have used in our month in NZ. I grant you we are in a high demand tourist location where rooms are expensive. We chose budget and we got it. But I am concerned about backpacker culture if the...More

Thank Gail M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Basic rooms, clean, centrally located, great views of Franz Josef glacier, good brekkie and soup...great service friendly..coin laundry..economical...what else do you need? Recommended for budget travellers..nothing fancy..loved the reception decor!

Thank Bhakti P
Reviewed January 14, 2018

Well, the place has free waffles for beakfast, that pretty much says it all. :D ...to expand on that - they do come with maple syrup. I love that there´s a lot of "common spaces" - living rooms, balconies, sofas, TV, couches, etc. If you...More

Thank Ave T
Reviewed January 1, 2018

The service is really good here, I was given a map and the key information about Franz. But when I had some questions, the lady was really helpful and nice. The hostel does offer free soup in the evening too. It also offered a single...More

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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Breakfast included
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Free Parking
Self-Serve Laundry
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
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Hot Tub
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$34 - $110 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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"Room 23 was great!"
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"Ask for a ground floor room, if you do stop there, at least you won't be staring at rusty iron roof."
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"There's many other backpackers on the same street. Do your research before you book."
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"Upgrade to the deluxe dorm, for a privacy curtain, and the possibly of an ensuite in the room."
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