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YHA Wanaka Purple Cow Reviews

94 Brownston Street, Wanaka, Wanaka, New Zealand

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90%

Rating
233 Total Reviews
  • 89%Value For Money
  • 87%Security
  • 97%Location
  • 92%Staff
  • 85%Atmosphere
  • 90%Cleanliness
  • 90%Facilities

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97%

Everything is good. But the internet is only available in the first floor. I think it's a little inconvenient for me.


97%

I loved my stay at purple cow and definilitly will be back :)

  • 18th Aug 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Brazil
  • Female, 31-40
  • (1 review)


100%

Great facilities, the three person rooms were perfect with the bathroom and living room attached, really good value. Staff was super helpful and Wanaka is a great base for so many different activities.


77%

No free WiFi..... Pritty standard in hostels these days, other wise great!


100%

Lovely hostel, very clean, nice homey feel.

  • 30th Jul 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Australia
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


94%

Awesome chill place, good facilities and stuff to do if you like board games and pool, free wifi has really good speed and coverage but you need your own computer. Beds are good, rooms are clean and warm, kitchen was really good too.

  • 14th Jul 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Scotland
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


89%

Purple cow is a really nice hostel and with clean, well organised rooms. The staff were very helpful and I would highly recommend yha to any visitors to Wanaka.

  • 13th Jul 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Australia
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


97%

We loved this hostel! A great atmosphere of friendly travellers taking advantage of the ski opportunities. Perfect location right one the lake, easy walking distance in town. The three bed rooms are a bit wanting for space but there are common areas shared by two rooms. We would highly recommend this hostel!

  • 23rd Jun 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • All Female Group, 31-40
  • (1 review)


86%

What a hostel should be like.


77%

Well equipped hostel, locks need fixing in the cabin main doors. Wifi is free for members or $5 per day non members. Overall recommend, much quieter hostel no crowds of kiwi or stray bus folks causing chaos.


86%

Good hostel, but unfortunately no free coffe/ tea/ spices/ food at all!


80%

Huge, clean kitchen, and decent dorm rooms. Close to the grocery store and movie theatre. Definitely one of the nicer YHA's I've stayed at. Would recommend!


91%

Enjoyed my brief stay here but was disappointed by the lack of free WiFi, something offered by all the other hostels I stayed at during my trip (I know its offered to YHA members for free but really should be free for everyone). Otherwise was very nice and with helpful staff.


91%

Definitely the best hostel in the south island. The lounge was great, kitchen was perfect and the fire place topped everything off :D. Only recommendation is free wifi if possible, overall my favourite hostel by far =)

  • 22nd Apr 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • New Zealand
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)


94%

Great value for money. Booked triple but then only had 2 people. Rooms were small but for under $90 a night this was okay. Shared bathroom and kitchen area was clean.


97%

Nice ambience and location is convenient for buying food and next to lakeside




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