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Flying Kiwi Backpackers Hostel

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Flying Kiwi Backpackers offers clean and comfortable budget accommodation in the form of dormitory rooms, double rooms and family rooms. We’re the perfect base for meeting fellow nomads and exploring Wanaka and its surrounds. Rooms and prices are as follows and may be subject to change, please check pricing for your stay on our bookings page or by contacting us.
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Free Parking
Wheelchair access
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Self-Serve Laundry
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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My stay was from sat 3/3/18-sun 4/3/18. Check in was quick and efficient. There is a $10 dollar key deposit charge which you get back upon check out. The lady on reception was very polite and helped with my suitcase and showed me around the hostel before taking me to my room. I w
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Good experience on the overall. The common rooms are indeed a bit small for the number of people staying. But since it is summer and the weather was great, outdoor space could be used during our stay. Cleanliness is OK, and the staff is nice. My dorm has big lockers in it, and th
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Really fun, sociable hostel. Nice and relaxed with a nice outside space for socialising. The showers are good.

A 5 / 10 min walk from the lake, 5 mins from liquor stores / supermarkets etc. Good location.

The hostel is a bit small / cramped to be fair. The kitchen is small an
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I was coming through Wanaka on my bike, I had to stop somewhere. Found this backpacker, the only one with availability. Staff really welcoming, overall, really clean place, good selection of movies to chill, good people to meet. I met the owner, he let me used his tools to fix my
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We stayed in the private dorm to avoid sleepless nights. Unfortunately 4 of the 5 nights we were woken up at 2 - 3am by other guests who were either talking/yelling loudly in common areas or in their rooms. As other reviewers have mentioned, the hostel is filled with long term re
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4 Bed dorm
4 bed dorm
family room sleeps 4 pple
fresh and clean toilets
new showers with unlimeted high pressure hot water and 4 hooks so you dont drop any thing
Hey do you have any rooms for skoota
I live in Japan so it's kind of hard and expensive to call. A there any way to reserve via email or online? Thanks for the info!
you need to go to our web site and email use from there trip advisor wont let me send u our email then please email us google flying kiwi backpackers and look for our diret website please email and we can sort this out for you :) we need dates for your booking and room type
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Hi Which dorms have private curtains on beds? Only 4 bed dorm? And what's the difference between basic and deluxe? Thank you!
Hey we only have 1 room with bed with curtain you need to book this room by phone and ask if availability or if we can make available 006434436723 or email from our website ask for room 7 the 4 bed dorms all have to have different names for booking system they all pretty much the same other than room 7 happy travels :)
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"Try to stay in one of the rooms not facing the street"
"Bring extra pillows and blankets."
"Bring mouse traps?"
"$30 dorm fills up last so sometimes has only 1 or 2 sharing."
"I would recommend the family room. Definitely worth it!"
$38 - $53 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
New ZealandSouth IslandOtago RegionWanaka
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