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Mountain View Backpackers

7 Russell Street, Wanaka 9305, New Zealand
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Boulder, Colorado
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I have nothing bad to say about this place! The staff were really friendly, the location was great, the common area was cozy, and the place had wonderful vibes. I think this is my favorite hostel in New Zealand thus far.

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Thank vliane
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The rooms were really big. Enough space in the kitchen, a TV room, 500mb free wifi, really clean, bathroom nearby the room, comfortable beds. All in all worth the money. Just one little thing wasn't correct, we booked a 4-dorm bedroom and got in a 6-dorm bedroom. But we didn't complain about that.

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Thank Doreen K
Perth, Australia
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I lived in Mountain View for 2 and a half months during the winter. A small hostel with long term dorms out the back, it was an awesome place to stay- friendly and fun. Clean, accomodating and the woofers were great. Will definitely be back next winter!

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Thank Caitlyn L
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016 via mobile

I arrived here for 2 nights. There is no wifi cover in the room. Bath has drops of water coming out and the lady who runs it kicked us out exactly at check out time while we where eating breakfast (even due we left our rooms).

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015

My friend and I only stayed in this place for one night as we had made plans to leave the next day after we arrived, but it was a nice, quiet place to chill and is walking distance to the town center. Everyone there was friendly and laid back. They have an outdoor area that's nice to just read, lounge... More 

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Thank Doris W
Wellington, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Nice hostel, decent location, The English girl on the front desk was super nice and very helpful, the older guy - the manager, the finest example in my 4 years of hostelling of how NOT to run a hostel, and more importantly how NOT to speak to people. He has enforced some ridiculous rules which he seems to take pride... More 

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Wanaka, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

A nice and quiet little hostel within walking distance to the middle of the town centre! We stayed in a four person dorm for 2 nights. It was very clean and tidy and the owner is super friendly with heaps of recommendations of activities around Wanaka! Would definitely stay again!

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Nelson, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Overall, great stay. The place had a small friendly feel and was clean and well-kept. Would definitely stay again. There were four of us and they put us together in a 4-bed dorm which was great. A couple of minor issues included security at night. We were not told how the hostel lock-up worked at night and so it made... More 

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Palma de Mallorca, Spain
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

the view is stunning, lets start from that. but... the place isnt somehow too friendly. after check out you CANT use any facilities unless you pay extra 10 dollars. place is small 2 showers in the same room with 2 toilets. full of bugs in the morning. my friend didnt get any warm water taking his morning-shower. kitchen is clean,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014 via mobile

We stayed in a double room for 2 nights. It's a nice little hostel, just 2-3 Min walk to the "town center". Maybe not the newest building, but the staff was very friendly, the room and kitchen clean. You share the bathroom with 2 dorm rooms. There's a great outdoor area, probably even better if the temperature isn't around the... More 

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