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8.4
Fabulous 194 Total Reviews
  • Value For Money 8.2
  • Security 8.5
  • Location 9.5
  • Staff 9.0
  • Atmosphere 7.8
  • Cleanliness 8.5
  • Facilities 7.6
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8.4
Fabulous 194 Total Reviews
  • Value For Money 8.2
  • Security 8.5
  • Location 9.5
  • Staff 9.0
  • Atmosphere 7.8
  • Cleanliness 8.5
  • Facilities 7.6

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17th May 2017
9.7

This was such a friendly little place to book into. The staff were very kind and helpful. The location was convenient and central. Rooms were very clean (though a bit cold). Would definitely stay here again!

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
29th Apr 2017
10.0

What a lovely place to spend a few days! It's right between the old and new towns. Full of character and charm. The staff were great and the owner so friendly. You really feel like you've been welcomed into a home. Sat watching videos in front of the fire was just what the doctor ordered. Great place. Give it a go!

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • JacobWattenbach
  • England, Couple, 18-24
  • Avid Traveller
  • 19 reviews
14th Apr 2017
9.7

A lovely home away from home. Great staff and long termers, comfortable beds, great tv room and finally a respectable wifi limit. (10GB!) The perfect hostel for a great characteristic town

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Finland, Female, 31-40
  • Novice Nomad
  • 4 reviews
5th Feb 2017
9.1

Nice and central hostel, rooms were nice too, maybe not the biggest but ok. The building seemed to be old and historic which made it interesting. Quite clean and tidy. Fridge a bit small. Would stay here again.

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Canada, Female, 41+
  • Novice Nomad
  • 1 review
5th Feb 2017
8.3

Good location. Fairly quiet.

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 6.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • England, Female, 18-24
  • Avid Traveller
  • 14 reviews
12th Jan 2017
8.9

Nice hostel with an old fashioned feel, staff were great and room was nice. Pretty quiet atmosphere which I liked, and in a great location, I would stay again.

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
6th Jan 2017
8.3

Nice hostel for a one night stay. No lockers in the dorm rooms but cool piano and pool table in downstairs area.

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Switzerland, Male, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
  • 34 reviews
30th Dec 2016
8.9

Nice and small hostel (also hotel) very well situated in the historic part of Oamaru. The building is impressive for its colonial architecture, and the hostel is amazingly old-timey. Make sure to check the basement: scary looking piano and free pool table :) Staff was really nice and very helpful.

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness

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