Free WiFi
Free Breakfast

Chateau Backpacker & Motels

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8.9
Fabulous
1234 Total Reviews
Perfect Location
Superb Staff
Excellent Cleanliness

Property Description

Come and relax here at Chateau Backpackers & Motels after your fun-filled day on the glacier, with a cozy log fire, free breakfast, free movies and free popcorn, friendly informative staff and a great atmosphere! And don't forget, we've got free unlimited WiFi.

We also offer many different rooms with beds set out in pods to ensure that all our guests have the privacy they require after a day hiking on the glacier. The pods are enclosed on three sides with a curtain for privacy and include a double power socket with USB charging points and individual reading lights.

Surrounded by rainforest and mountains, Chateau Backpacker & Motels offers BBQ facilities and a guest lounge with a fireplace. Just 10 minutes' walk from the Waiho River, it offers free parking on site.

Chateau Backpacker & Motels is 10 mins drive from Lake Mapourika and Franz Josef Glacier. Christchurch is a 4.5 hour drive away.

The hostel offers free breakfast, free vegetable soup each evening, free unlimited wifi as well as free popcorn to enjoy while watching TV. There are also a number of restaurants within a 15-minute walk.

The property offers 2 communal kitchens, a TV lounge, as well as a book exchange and games. The tour desk can provide sightseeing advice and book local activities.

Reviews & Ratings

8.9
Fabulous
1234 Total Reviews
  • Security
    9
  • Location
    9.7
  • Staff
    9.4
  • Atmosphere
    8.7
  • Cleanliness
    7.7
  • Value for Money
    9.1
  • Facilities
    8.8

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Latest Reviews

9.7
Superb
Apr 08, 2024
Really enjoyed my stay here. Place has a very homely feel, with lots of rest areas and good cooking facilities.
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Female, 18-24
9.4
Superb
Mar 27, 2024
Lovely location, with a really helpful chap (Chris) running the place. Nice vibe, great place.
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Male, 41+
9.4
Superb
Mar 24, 2024
The room we had was better than the photos. Fridge and kettle provided in the room but also the kitchen was clean and well equipped. We had a problem with the drains in our bathroom and the staff were hopeful and quickly fixed it.
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Couple, 31-40

Facilities

  • Free

    • Free Breakfast
    • Linen Included
    • Free Parking
    • Free City Maps
    • Free WiFi
    • Free Internet Access
  • General

    • Wheelchair Friendly
    • Swimming Pool
    • Common Room
    • BBQ
    • Adaptors
    • Book Exchange
    • Hot Showers
    • Cots Available
    • Self-Catering Facilities
    • Cooker
    • Fridge/Freezer
    • Utensils
    • Dryer
    • Hot Tub
    • Outdoor Terrace
    • Reading Light
    • Jobs Board
    • Hair Dryers For Hire
    • Parking
    • Hair Dryers
    • Iron / Ironing Board
    • Microwave
    • Card Phones
    • Washing Machine
  • Services

    • Internet access
    • Laundry Facilities
    • Towels for hire
    • Luggage Storage
    • Tours/Travel Desk
    • Postal Service
    • Housekeeping
    • Late check-out
    • Reception (limited hours)
  • Food & Drink

    • Vending Machines
    • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Entertainment

    • DVD's
    • Board Games
    • Wi-Fi

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