We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Bazil's Hostel & Surf School

Save
Share
Traveller (35)
Room & Suite (16)
Pool & Beach (7)
{"scriptFlags":null,"containerAttributes":null,"containerClass":null,"widget":{"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","moduleList":["handlers"]}}
Overview
54 / 56 Russell St, Westport New Zealand See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
Wheelchair Access
Golf Course
Housekeeping
3 Star accommodation
Reviews (421)
Filter reviews
395 results
Traveller rating
292
64
26
6
7
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
292
64
26
6
7
Show reviews that mention
All reviewskiwi experiencepaddle boardingfree wifithe kitchennew zealandtv loungebed dormlaid backcheers guysprivate rooma great staycommunal areasawesome placedown to earthsouth islandtauranga baystayed nights
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 5 of 395 reviews
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

Thank scottwoods12
View more reviews
About
Description
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
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Golf Course
Non-Smoking Hotel
Self-Serve Laundry
Wheelchair Access
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
20
Price range
US$ 41 - US$ 55 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
New Zealand > South Island > West Coast Region > Westport
Photos
Traveller (35)
Room & Suite (16)
Pool & Beach (7)
Dining (2)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (2)
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 12 hotels in Westport
Ascot Motor Lodge
57 reviews
.38 km away
McManus Hotel
11 reviews
.49 km away
The Westport Motor Hotel
70 reviews
.61 km away
Bella Vista Motel Westport
108 reviews
.78 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 33 restaurants in Westport
Kathrin's
136 reviews
.45 km away
PR's Cafe
262 reviews
.16 km away
Johnny's
106 reviews
.38 km away
PortSide Bistro & Bar
152 reviews
.60 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 28 attractions in Westport
Coaltown Museum
70 reviews
.08 km away
Westport i-SITE Visitor Information Centre
42 reviews
.31 km away
Westcoast Brewing
22 reviews
.07 km away
Buller Adventures
106 reviews
.46 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Joran D
2 January 2018|
Answer
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 :)
0
Votes
Room Tips
"if you want to be in a quiet dorm then pick a small dorm, some of the bigger dorms are better suited to the..."
Read review
"All dorms are the same"
Read review
"There are rooms of many different types (eg dorm rooms, which are still cozy; nice family units...) which..."
Read review
"modern units are a bit small but all other rooms are highly recommendable"
Read review
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing