Group Booking Terms and Conditions

Because you are making a Group Booking, there are additional Terms and Conditions that apply. Please read them and click 'I Accept' below to continue with your booking

General Group Booking Terms

By making a group reservation through you agree to the following terms and conditions as set by and as set by the hostel in question.

  • In order to make a group reservation on it is necessary to pay a deposit. The balance is due directly to the hostel according to their payment conditions.
  • The booking deposit is non-refundable.
  • Please note that any cancellations must be notified directly to the hostel at least 24 hours in advance of your scheduled arrival date, unless otherwise stated in the hostel's conditions.
  • are not responsible for changes or amendments to your reservation once it has been processed. All correspondence with regard to changes to your booking need to be dealt with directly with the hostel.
  • Cancellations for reservations must be made directly with the hostel and must conform with the individual hostels cancellation policy (see below)
  • It is your responsibility to pay the balance of your accommodation cost to the hostel in accordance with their payment conditions (see below). Failure to do so may result in your reservation being cancelled by the hostel.
  • Individual hostels may have special booking conditions relating to group stays, please read the hostel booking conditions carefully before making your reservation.

Hostel Specific Terms & Conditions

The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card ???? Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

The following group types are not accepted by this hostel: Holiday with Friends, Junior / Primary School, High / Secondary School, College / University, Business Trip, Stag/Hen/Bachelor Party, Sports Group, Cultural Group If you have misrepresented the type of group you are booking for, your booking may be cancelled by the hostel."

Any cancellations resulting from agreement to these terms and conditions under false pretences will result in loss of deposit.

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  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
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Property Description

Your Hosts Aaron and Carol Joy along with daughters Pauline and Michaela WELCOME you to this unique and beautiful part of the world.
From the 1 October 2016 the opportunity to run the backpackers became available, a decision we quickly accepted.
Whether you are here to walk, fish, hunt, see the wildlife or just relax, we're open 365 days a year, any help you need; just ask!

We offer:
Crisp, fresh sheets on every bed along with a pillow, duvet and blanket
No bunk beds and a maximum of 4 people per dorm room
Well-stocked kitchen
Great sunny, flat tent sites (although we can't always guarantee the sun!) View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 10.0

  • Security 9.7

  • Location 10.0

  • Staff 10.0

  • Atmosphere 9.7

  • Cleanliness 10.0

  • Facilities 10.0

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    04 Jan 2022
    This is a great backpackers to stay at ! Would highly recommend. Staff are very friendly and helpful. The location is great and if you are doing the tramp they let you store your luggage there for you.
    New Zealand, Female, 31-40
  • 10.0


    03 Dec 2021
    It was a wonderful and very happy environment the staff was very helpful the facilities were excellent enough to do no matter what the weather was. It was so handy to the small community to get around, walking distance. I would truly recommend this place and come back myself.
    New Zealand, Female, 41+
  • 10.0


    05 Apr 2021
    Was happily surprised at the busy full house bustle, but everybody fitting in with plenty of room. In the kitchen, cooking, eating, games lounge, endless choices of games, even pool table, and guitar. Multiple amenities options. HELPFUL FRIENDLY BOSS, even had storage plan for us between stays. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED AS NUMBER ONE OPTION. I had a better sleep in a shared 3 room than the next night solo in a posh Motel.
    New Zealand, Female, 41+
  • 10.0


    22 Mar 2021
    Everything was great. Would recommend to all.
    New Zealand, Female, 41+
  • 10.0


    17 Jan 2021
    Excellent rooms, good kitchen facility with plenty of kitchen utensils and china. For the number of people using the kitchen, though, at least another one sink would be helpful. Loved the lounge area with books and games.
    New Zealand, Female, 41+
  • 10.0


    11 Jan 2021
    Wicked place to stay on Stewart island. Good amenities, helpful staff and a decent pool table
    New Zealand, Male, 18-24
  • 10.0


    11 Dec 2020
    Fantastic stay, great atmosphere, plenty of things to do and read in backpacker. Great staff. Nothing but good things to say other than a noisy blind due to a window that would'nt close which affected sleep. This was going to be fixed.
    New Zealand, Female, 41+
  • 10.0


    27 Nov 2020
    I've stayed here before and both times were really great. Chill little hostel that always seems nice and clean
    Ireland, All Female Group, 25-30
  • 8.6


    22 Dec 2020
    Great kitchen, and wonderful, friendly staff! Always enjoy staying here.
    Canada, Female, 31-40
  • 8.6


    29 Nov 2020
    If you like oudoorsy places - this may be for you. The place has a cabin kinda feel to it, so to go to the bathroom or shower you need to walk outside. The kitchen is fine but it is a bit annoying that there is no garbage can inside and you need to run outside as you are cooking to throw away trash. The place is always booked up, so be sure to book early! Other than that... the staff were lovely - and the price was good for SI. @gone_mishing
    USA, Female, 25-30
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  • Free Parking
  • Linen Included
  • BBQ
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Cable TV
  • Common Room
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hot Showers
  • Parking
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Washing Machine
  • Wheelchair Friendly
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
  • Board Games
  • DVD's
  • Games Room
  • Pool Table