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Laughing Kiwi Backpackers Reviews

310 High Street, Motueka, New Zealand

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57 Total Reviews
  • 88%Value For Money
  • 86%Security
  • 89%Location
  • 86%Staff
  • 80%Atmosphere
  • 86%Cleanliness
  • 83%Facilities

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The lodge was lovely. The roaring fire was perfect for the evening. The staff were really helpful. Mixed toilet and shower block left something to be desired.


Such a clean hostel with a beautiful view from the kitchen window. Very warm and friendly reception. Totally recommend!

  • 14th Jun 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Iran
  • Female, 31-40
  • (1 review)


Enjoyed our stay here, the staff in particular were very helpful. Facilities were great although could do with an extra shower or two!


Only stayed a night but was a nice stay. Would recommend


The facilities, especially the kitchen are great. And the bathrooms are nice as well. It is pretty close to a lot of the adventure in the area, which is useful. The staff was okay and the place didn't have much of a vibe but if you're looking for a good place to stay, but maybe not meet people this definitely works.


Great location, close to town.

  • 17th Mar 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • New Zealand
  • Couple, 41+
  • (1 review)


We loved this place! Staff was awesome, room and common areas were spotless, and the weather was beautiful the entire time. Very impressed.

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