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    Koanui Lodge & Backpackers

    33 Main Street, Blenheim 7201, New Zealand
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    Traveller (11)
    Room & Suite (2)
    Dining (1)
    • Excellent84%
    • Very good6%
    • Average7%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible1%
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    “long term” (8 reviews)
    “second home” (5 reviews)
    Paid Wifi
    Free Parking
    Self-Serve Laundry
    Breakfast included
    Airport Transportation
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    Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

    Well what can I say about Koanui? I spent 8 months there working and meeting great people. The coolest and the best hostel in blenheim. My second home . I absolutely suggest this hostel to find a job really easily and live comfy and meet...More

    Thank Cristian L
    Response from Koanui, Manager at Koanui Lodge & BackpackersResponded 15 August 2017

    Cristian - you will always be our Sunshine! Thank you for your lovely review. We miss you already! Best of luck with your travels and of course you're always welcome to come back home :)

    Reviewed 12 May 2017

    The hostel is clean, friendly and full of helpful people. The atmosphere is fantastic and the staff are always keen to help. I am planning to head back to work and hope that it hasn't changed to much.

    Thank Toby S
    Response from 337788, Manager at Koanui Lodge & BackpackersResponded 15 May 2017

    Thank you for taking the time to review our hostel, we look forward to hosting you both again soon.

    Reviewed 14 April 2017

    I stayed at this place both as a short term guess and then I returned as a long term working backpacker. The staff are really friendly and helpful in getting you work to do. Most of the work will be in the vineyards or the...More

    Thank Shauna B
    Response from 337788, General Manager at Koanui Lodge & BackpackersResponded 17 April 2017

    Many thanks for taking the time for your review, we are stoked that you enjoy the "spirit of Koanui" during your stay here. We aim to provided local casual work for all our guests who choose to stay with us and offer the best facilities...More

    Reviewed 2 April 2017

    I stayed roughly two months and enjoyed every bit of it. Positive atmosphere, clean rooms and facilities. Best wifi I've had since I can to NZ. two minute walk to New World, ten minute walk to town. Hostel manager is very helpful. Easy to find...More

    Thank JonathanFilmon
    Response from 337788, General Manager at Koanui Lodge & BackpackersResponded 17 April 2017

    Thank you Jonathon for your lovely review. So pleased you enjoyed your time at Koanui and really embraced the spirit of the place. We wish you all the best for the rest of your travels. Take care.

    Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

    My partner and I stayed at Koanui for two months. We both got work through the hostel the week we arrived, though that can obviously vary depending on local demand. We stayed in the hostel building which is a bit older, we had a private...More

    Thank Katie L
    Response from 337788, General Manager at Koanui Lodge & BackpackersResponded 17 April 2017

    Thank you very much for your review, we're pleased you enjoyed your time with your "Koanui Family" All the best for you and Tom and the rest of your travels, take care.

    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Number of rooms
    • 15
    • Location
    • New Zealand >
    • South Island >
    • Marlborough Region >
    • Blenheim
    • Also Known As
    • Koanui Lodge & Backpackers Blenheim, Marlborough
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    Traveller (11)
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    Dining (1)
    Pool & Beach (1)
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    "Two different buildings, One is newly built and has toilets in each rooms and other have shared toilets."
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    "Lodge rooms have ensuites!"
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    "far from italians :P"
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    "I love room no. 4 in the Backpackers. It's comfortable and quiet, with lots of light"
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