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Swaggers Backpackers Reviews

25 Wansbeck Street, Oamaru, New Zealand

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15 Total Reviews
  • 96%Value For Money
  • 80%Security
  • 96%Location
  • 96%Staff
  • 96%Atmosphere
  • 88%Cleanliness
  • 84%Facilities

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Very different from other Backpackers we stayed in especially the owner .She was very helpful taking us to where we could see the penguins . Room was cold but other wise everything was fine

  • 14th Jul 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Ireland
  • Male, 41+
  • (1 review)


Agra was a gem. She was unbelievably accommodating, helpful, and caring. We can't thank her enough for her graciousness. A great place to stay with a wonderful homey feeling!

  • 12th Jun 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Mixed Group, 18-24
  • (1 review)


Great hostess. Very close to the city and where the penguins go out. Also there's a nice brewery close to.

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