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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 April 2015 via mobile

Fantastic views of the valley. Ten minutes drive to town and welcoming staff. Kitchen was well equipped, clean and big. Rooms were huge with tv, heating and own bathroom. They also had a pool table which came in very handy I highly recommend :)

Thank Josh A
Reviewed 7 April 2015

This accomodation which is located about 10 km from Te Anau gave me a farm adventure. From one side there are pastoral fields and goats next to your room but from the other hand the funiture in room can be a bit problematic (one drower in the table was missing ) and the distance to the kitchen is about 70...

1Thank Ariel V
Krakow, Poland
Reviewed 30 March 2015

Probably the best place I've stayed in NZ so far. A lot of space for everyone, nice location in the middle of farms, just 10 minutes drive from Te Anau, stunning view as well. Price same as in the other place but here you have spacious new and clean kitchen, common room with fireplace, nice rooms with single beds in...

Thank adkowska
Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 4 February 2015

Its hard to know where to start giving the reasons why this place ticked so many boxes and is so memorable to us! - Stunning location and views (really!!) - Gorgeous 4 bed room we stayed in was cozy and so clean with really good quality warm sheets and duvets - The walk to the kitchen/living room area is also...

Thank FruitcakeF
Geneva, Switzerland
Reviewed 26 December 2014 via mobile

We picked it randomly on Tripadvisor and were amazed by the place. It is 12 km from Te Anau, therefore, it is easier to get there when you have a car. Cabins have an amazing view on the mountains. Besides they are comfortable, with a spacious bathroom, towels. Recommended!

Thank Paulina_Bali
Lelystad, The Netherlands
Reviewed 16 December 2014 via mobile

We had a great two days at the barnyard backpackers near Te anau. Friendly staff and a beautiful location. The rooms are great with a beautiful view only we tought the bed was a bit hard. We enjoyed the beautiful new kitchen very much. Stay there if you can!

Thank Voortmen
Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands
Reviewed 14 April 2014

The barn and cottages overlooking Fiordland and the Keppler track made us Aaahhhh and never want to leave. The communal living space and kitchen is very roomy and yet very cosy with fireplaces and amazing views. Its a short drive to Te Anau and the start of the Keppler track is very close by. The owners are very friendly and...

Thank MarijkevdS
Reviewed 9 August 2013

As backpackers, we have stayed in many many hostels and have come to expect a certain standard from hostels. Seeing as they are budget accommodation we don't expect much..............then we got here! We were AMAZED!! We had a 4 bed share room, en suite, for a measly 23 dollars a night (we got this rate as it is winter rates,...

Thank Jessie045
Reviewed 2 June 2013

the barnyard backpackers is a great place to stay in! the rooms and the facilities are big, comftarble and very much clean! the hostel manager is very nice and helped us celebrate our friend's birthday (we didn't have candles or papers to decorate!) the location is a bit far from the city center, but it's close to the hiking tracks...

1Thank RotemBY
Redmond, Washington
Reviewed 31 March 2013

We booked this place without knowing where it actually was located, we wanted somewhere close to go visit the Milford Sound the next day. It was very tricky to get there at night specially because the GPS won't recognize the address a place in Te Anau but in Manapouri. We got there very late just to find the key and...

1Thank AlfredoAMS

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Suited to any visitor to Te Anau, Gateway to Milford and Doubtful Sound. Quality, affordable and comfortable, guests are accommodated in private-ensuite rooms or a choice of 3-6 bed ensuite-dorm or family rooms (no bunks) All rooms are in log cabin-type units, have TV, made up beds and heating, separate from the activity of the handcrafted rustic lodge which houses the dining/lounge area with wood fire, hot water laundry and brand new purpose built modern kitchen. Set to the uninterrupted spectacular rural, and Fiordland mountain views, on an elevated small deer farm between Te Anau and Manapouri. Quiet relaxed setting on spacious grounds. Offstreet Parking. Free daily WiFI allowance. Car/Gear storage, Kepler Track drop off. Some camping available, full use of hostel facilities ... more   less 

Additional Information about Barnyard Backpackers

Address: 80 Mount York Rd | Rainbow Downs, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Southland Region > Fiordland National Park > Te Anau
Price Range: ₹ 1,016 - ₹ 1,355 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 14
Also Known As:
Barnyard Backpackers Hotel Te Anau
Barnyard Backpackers Te Anau, Fiordland National Park
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