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YHA Wanaka Purple Cow Reviews

94 Brownston Street, Wanaka, Wanaka, New Zealand

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91%

Rating
257 Total Reviews
  • 92%Value For Money
  • 88%Security
  • 94%Location
  • 94%Staff
  • 88%Atmosphere
  • 94%Cleanliness
  • 90%Facilities

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100%

Staff were very accommodating and super friendly. Great location and facilities, free unlimited wifi is a huge bonus. Comfy beds and spotless toilets :) Thank you for an enjoyable stay :)

  • 26th Jan 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Ireland
  • Female, 31-40
  • (1 review)


89%

Good hostel. Lovely view of the lake n mountains,big kitchen, nice comfy to room with movies on a night was my favourite bit of the hostel.

  • 11th Jan 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


86%

We stayed in a twin room with ensuite and was pleasantly surprised at how well maintained and clean it was. The windows were low, and as the room is one the ground floor I couldn't leave the room with the window open - not a big deal in winter, but we were there at the height of summer!

  • 9th Jan 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • New Zealand
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


94%

Lovely clean hostel not far from the waterfront. free wifi a bonus. spacious rooms, although the dorm i was in got very hot in the sun with only a sky light for ventilation.


86%

Stayed here for one night, good location quite easy to find. Hostel was very clean and had a good sized kitchen. Free wifi and a good sized tv room with a nightly movie. Free games and comfortable rooms, would defiantly stay again.


86%

Amazing views and location! Lakefront view right near all the action. Beautiful room.

  • 22nd Dec 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Couple, 25-30
  • (1 review)


97%

2 mins from the lake. Nice hostel. My room was in a chalet type building at the back. Quiet and clean.


94%

Excellent hostel - great kitchen, one of the best hostels that I've stayed in


100%

Very clean, great location.


100%

I've been backpacking for almost 10 month and this of the best hostels I've stayed in. Clean and welcoming, great facilities, friendly staff, location excellent.


91%

Gorgeous views, I don't remember lockers being available though.


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!




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