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Mountain View Backpackers Reviews

7 Russell Street, Wanaka, New Zealand

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84%

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123 Total Reviews
  • 80%Value For Money
  • 83%Security
  • 93%Location
  • 85%Staff
  • 83%Atmosphere
  • 88%Cleanliness
  • 75%Facilities

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80%

Quiet, small hostel only walking distance from lake, great garden/lounge, good for coming down. Only thing is staff terse and maybe stressed, clumsy with counting money and reservation days, resulting in me coarsely being awakened on my first morning accused to not having paid when I'd reserved for more nights, no checking or benefit of the doubt beforehand, quite unprofessional. Everything else OK.


69%

On the whole a pretty good hostel, good facilities and a great view of my cook. But the main gripe is that there are plenty of jobs for cooking but only approx 4 saucepans!?

  • 11th Dec 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)

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Are you sure your'e reviewing the correct hostel,we are no where near Mt Cook and we have least 20 saucepans. Steve Mountain View Backpackers,Wanaka

89%

Sorry for not giving back the key. I noticed it when I was already in the bus and out of town. I took care of it all the time but didn't remember removing it from my bag. But due to I definitely come back to Wanaka, I will leave the key then ;)

  • 4th Dec 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Germany
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


69%

The views were absolutely amazing from the windows, and the rooms were decently clean. The kitchen was a little bit spartan with its utensils, so come prepared.


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80%

Nice staff! Helpful! Clean, safe and well located. Just the internet is expansive, but it's NZ sickness to have expansive internet in hostels! I would stay there again! We were a couple and the room was pretty nice. Warm! It was a freezing day! Not a lot of toilets tough!


91%

The Rooms are very nice and clean. The common area is a little bit small but nice. The bathroom is very small, the only have 2 showers and two toilets for everybody. The manager is a very friendly and gives good advice for walks and routes.


100%

Great little backpackers in the middle of hokitiki! 5 minutes to the beach where you can watch an amazing sunset! Facilities excellent and john the owner is a speed demon with the morning routine! Would definitely go back and recommend

  • 1st Mar 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Wales
  • Female, 31-40
  • (1 review)


97%

Great vibe, great location close to petrol, alcohol, food. Awesome people there. Definitely stay there again

  • 7th Feb 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • New Zealand
  • All Male Group, 18-24
  • (1 review)


97%

Beautiful hostel that truly feels like home. It's a small hostel with a big garden to relax. Not a party hostel but very clean and with nice rooms and common areas. Definitely recommend it.


83%

very nice stay in this cosy hostel! the owner gave me advices on walks and the atmosphere was perfect!


66%

A good but basic hostel. A bit small and everything is squeezed in to a communal space, but its all there and the rooms are warm. No lockers is a downside.


77%

Lovely view from the yard!

  • 30th Apr 2013
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Sweden
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)


97%

A great hostel. It is so clean and the rooms are lovely. Very close to the lake front and the centre of Wanaka. Would highly recommend.


83%

I loved the stay at Mountain View, awesome place!


74%

Nice stay in this hostel, bad kitchen but otherwise good location, good ambiance, comfy hostel !


77%

Nice hostel with comfortable dorms, friendly staff, good kitchen and comfortable common area. Nice large garden too. Highly recommended and well located in town a short walk from everything you need.


66%

small kitchen, small dorms, only 2 toilettes and showers, no lockers, ...


77%

Mountain View Backpackers was quite nice, I have no complaints.

  • 25th Feb 2013
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


97%

Great little hostel, with helpful staff and excellent facilities. Plenty of plug sockets in the room. Showers and toilets are shared, but they are always nice and clean.


77%

comfortable little place just 5 mins away from the lake. beautiful lawn and view of the lake and the mountains. showers are a little small but the kitchen is good, the dvd collection is not too bad, you get $5 worth of wifi for free when you check in. good place to stay in wanaka.


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