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Mount Cook Backpacker Lodge Reviews

Bowen Drive, Aoraki Mount Cook Alpine Village, Mt Cook, New Zealand

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90 Total Reviews
  • 74%Value For Money
  • 83%Security
  • 96%Location
  • 73%Staff
  • 70%Atmosphere
  • 80%Cleanliness
  • 68%Facilities

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The rooms and showers were clean and comfortable. The view was amazing and the staff were very friendly and helpful. The only things that let it down in my opinion were no free WiFi and the service in the restaurant. We ordered two meals but one person had eaten their meal before the other meal had been collected. And then we had to clear our own plates. I'm not against that but considering what we paid for the meal I would expect to be able to eat at the same


We loved the view! We had a big apartement, which we really appreciated. We didn't enjoy having cars parking right in front of us while sitting on the veranda. We also would have loved to have a little bit more equipment in the kitchen, e.g. sharp knives, a strainer for noodles. The dishes were not very clean as well. Secury: A small place to lock valuabels woudl be great!

  • 10th Mar 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Germany
  • Female, 31-40
  • (1 review)


Good backpackers with a good bike rental rate (comparatively speaking). Clean rooms with balcony view to mount cook. The front desk person was a little strange but helpful. Facilities are pretty good, except for paid wifi. (Note, there is no supermarket in town, be prepared.)


You Even have to pay 2% additional if you pay by card. Stone age?


Poor facility old hotel most disappointing very rude/unfriendly staff/management. Bar and kitchen staff are quite nice.

  • 19th Jan 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • China
  • Male, 31-40
  • (1 review)


Close to the mountains, great view!

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