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YHA Wanaka Purple Cow

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9.1
Superb 688 Total Reviews
  • Value For Money 8.8
  • Security 9.1
  • Location 9.8
  • Staff 9.1
  • Atmosphere 8.6
  • Cleanliness 9.2
  • Facilities 8.9
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9.1
Superb 688 Total Reviews
  • Value For Money 8.8
  • Security 9.1
  • Location 9.8
  • Staff 9.1
  • Atmosphere 8.6
  • Cleanliness 9.2
  • Facilities 8.9

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  • Anonymous
  • Australia, Male, 25-30
  • Novice Nomad
  • 1 review
16th Jul 2017
10.0

A top notch place to stay. Very clean with helpful and friendly staff and great facilities. Close to the centre of town and the hitchhiking spots for the nearby ski fields. They even have a hang board out the back for the climbers.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Ireland, All Female Group, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
  • 26 reviews
5th Jul 2017
9.4

Love this hostel. It is really clean and the beds are comfy

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Germany, Female, 25-30
  • Avid Traveller
  • 13 reviews
27th Jun 2017
5.7

Overpriced. No atmosphere. Only one out of 3 driers worked when trying to do my laundry. With 4$ per drying clothes don't get dry and have to do it twice. Room was constantly unlocked.

    • 6.0Value For Money
    • 6.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 6.0Facilities
    • 4.0Staff
    • 2.0Atmosphere
    • 6.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • New Zealand, All Female Group, 18-24
  • Novice Nomad
  • 1 review
27th Jun 2017
10.0

amazing location, staff and facilities. all beautifully clean and warm with plenty of space and everything you need. sets the bar very high for other places. excellent value, wuld definitely stay again

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • finnhapp1234256
  • Australia, Male, 18-24
  • Novice Nomad
  • 1 review
23rd Jun 2017
6.6

Wifi didn't reach the room, had things stolen and the staff didn't even try to contact the people staying in the room to resolve the issue

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 2.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 6.0Facilities
    • 4.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Thailand, Mixed Group, 25-30
  • Novice Nomad
  • 2 reviews
15th Jun 2017
9.1

- Nice and very helpful staffs - Best location closely with lake and city center - Comfortable and clean room.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Brazil, Female, 25-30
  • Novice Nomad
  • 1 review
9th Jun 2017
5.1

The bedroom and bathroom were totally dirty, smelling terrible. We couldn't sleep there in the last night, we tried to sleep in the living room but the Staff girl gave us a new room, thank god. The TV room was smelling disgusting as well.

    • 4.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 2.0Facilities
    • 6.0Staff
    • 4.0Atmosphere
    • 2.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Scotland, Male, 18-24
  • Novice Nomad
  • 3 reviews
5th Jun 2017
7.1

Was nice enough for one/two nights, However not much of an atmosphere! As a solo traveler that can be quite important

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 6.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 2.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Ireland, Male, 31-40
  • Novice Nomad
  • 1 review
2nd Jun 2017
8.6

Loved the place, kitchen facilities were great, free pool, open fire. They allowed for a late check in as our commute was late. May want to start charging for WiFi, all the guests just sat around all weekend on there smart phones/laptops though nothing you can do about that these days. Would highly recommend if travelling to Wanaka. I'll be back for Christmas.

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 6.0Staff
    • 6.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Ireland, All Female Group, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
  • 26 reviews
17th May 2017
9.7

One of the cleanest hostels I had stayed in. The beds were comfy and the en suite was nice. The shower was lovely and hot but the pressure was too strong so it hurt at times! The log fire was so nice to sit in front of and just look out at the view. Really hostel

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness

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