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Bazil's Hostel & Surf School

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54 / 56 Russell St, Westport New Zealand See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
Wheelchair Access
Golf Course
3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 30 July 2018

Stayed here as part of my trip with Kiwi experience, they pre arrange accomodation so you don't have to. Bazils was my favourite hostel out of the whole south island! Its in westport which is famous for being a popular surf spot. When you check...More

Thank x_HannahWright
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

I only meant to stay for one night as I was only passing through but here I am a week later and still loving it. Everyone here is really friendly and brings out he best in everyone. I've even been convinced to try surfing! On...More

Thank RobertP7865
Reviewed 24 May 2018 via mobile

The Bazils is a wonderful and nice place to to stay kind people and the activities offer is so nice e.g Surfing, sup hire and walks to the charming creek. Thanks to Tom, Kayne ,Ash and the woofers for a wonderful time there. Ray and...More

Thank niclasbuchholz
Reviewed 17 May 2018

I visited Bazil's Hostel and Surf School on the Kiwi Experience bus and had a fantastic surf lesson with Cane! I would definitely recommend him for first time surfers. I was standing up on the board within a few tries!

Thank Sheila T
Reviewed 16 May 2018

Stopped to do some laundry and found this gem of a hostel by some unclaimed good fortune. Staff were extremely helpful and informed me of a surf lesson the following morning. It was also pizza night when we arrived, so bang on 5 bonus points...More

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Welcome to Bazils on West Coast of the South Island. West Coast NZ - Top 10 Regions in the world to visit for 2014 as rated by Lonely Planet Stay awhile and find out why. We offer a variety of facilities & ...More accommodation to suit everyone. Standard dorm rooms, fully self-contained rooms, twins, doubles & family rooms, powered sites, tent sites. Shared facilities; bathrooms, 2 TV rooms, 2 lounges with lots of Movies, Herb garden, Hammocks, Free sports equipment, bikes, Surfboards for hire, FREE Wifi, Laundry, large outdoor covered BBQ area which is also suitable to store motorbikes and bicycles and lots of quiet garden areas to sit and relax with a nice book. Come take a look - you'll love it. Come try our NEW BUSH BATH, complete with bubbles for winter. :-) STAY, PLAY & SURF WITH US: Stay with us for 5 nights & Receive a FREE SURF LESSON with Board silly at Bazils Hostel Surfing NZ Accredited Surf School, board & wetsuit included. Discounted board & wet suit hire any day you want to practice, Free transport to the beaches. We also have some great Mountain bikes and can arrange drop off & pick up to some great Mountain bike tracks. FREE WiFi Less
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Golf Course
Non-Smoking Hotel
Self-Serve Laundry
Wheelchair Access
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Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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US$ 41 - US$ 55 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
New Zealand > South Island > West Coast Region > Westport
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Pool & Beach (7)
Dining (2)
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Joran D
2 January 2018|
Response from Stephen L | Property representative |
Hi, you need a work visa to work anywhere in New Zealand so unfortunately we won't have a place for you. We hope you enjoy the rest of your travels :)
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