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29 Mokonui Street, Te Anau, New Zealand

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288 Total Reviews
  • 83%Value For Money
  • 84%Security
  • 98%Location
  • 84%Staff
  • 83%Atmosphere
  • 92%Cleanliness
  • 88%Facilities

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Fabulous stay. Quiet when needed. Facilities excellent. Highly recommend and we travel a lot!

  • 20th Dec 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Canada
  • Couple, 41+
  • (1 review)


After staying in Queenstown I found this place very unsocial. Everyone just seems to be sitting around on their phones. Facilities were good condition though.


A good hostel to stay at in this small town. Very clean and has good wifi and also an excellent kitchen.


Loved my stay here. Had everything I needed, and very friendly staff.


Nice hostel with lots of parking space if you have a car. Close to town center and the lake. Had a lovely stay!


Really lovely staff and warm friendly atmosphere. The kitchen is a good layout for a big busy place. Wifi signal a little weak upstairs but apart from that, this place is great. Piilanei (spelling?) is a gem :)


This hostel fantastic. Te Anau is very small, so it is not very far to get to the lake, or the grocery store from the hostel. The facilities within the hostel are for the most part very clean and organized. The common area is open, but is nice because it feels compartmentalized the way seating is arranged. The staff is very kind and helpful if you ask questions. You will have your questions answered and more, which is quite helpful if you don't have a plan of what you're doing.

  • 21st Oct 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)


Location of the hostel was perfect and the facilities good and clean. However, there were no free security lockers and the staff seemed to be there mainly to socialize with each other. When I asked about some activities, the staff seemed a bit uninterested in their response. The athmosphere was so and so, most people seemed to stay there for one night and then move on.


Hostel was very, VERY clean! The only problem was that the bathrooms has no heat, so taking a shower was a tad unpleasant. Aside from that, everything was perfect! Comfy beds, heating in the room, and a great location.

  • 13th Sep 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


We stayed there for two nights. Everything was alright but we didn't feel welcome from the staff when we arrived and didn't get any Briefing about the house or town.


Great hostel, heating in rooms and big kitchen. The woofers in the hostel not so nice, came in the room without knocking. Other staff excellent.

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