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The Villa Backpackers Lodge

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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Hot Tub
Non-Smoking Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
2 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We made the mistake of booking on NYE, it was very noisy with a full on party right outside our room. When we stayed again a couple of nights later we had a much better experience. In general the staff seemed friendly and helpful and...More

Thank JonnyC000
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Villa feel like a home away from home. Simple, but cosy, it's probably one of the sweetest place to stay in New Zealand with his cute outside area. It's clean, tidy and friendly. I stayed there when I arrived on the South island, stayed...More

Thank Émilie B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely hostel. They have a nice garden and a "tree house". Perfect location, as well. The supermarket is just at the back of the hostel and the bakery is just right beside it. They also serve free apple crumble every night.

Thank rynj22
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I am quite surprise that alot of hostels in nz do not provide adequate charging point for dorm. This is a no no for me, everyone need to fight for the point is not a good thing to start with. This villa is pretty but...More

Thank dor66
Response from VillaPicton, Manager at The Villa Backpackers LodgeResponded 3 weeks ago

Kia ora dor66, Thanks for taking time from your travels to leave us a review! The Villa was built around 130 years ago when there wasn't a very big need for many charging points, which is not the case today! We have installed multi plugs...More

Reviewed 16 May 2018

I stayed for two nights and it was all in all a pleasant stay. My only complaint would be the bed; I could feel the springs in my back the whole time, which made sleeping a bit uncomfortable. Sufficiently clean (as can be expected in...More

Thank Sören S
Response from VillaPicton, Manager at The Villa Backpackers LodgeResponded 16 May 2018

Kia Ora Soren, Great to hear you enjoyed our atmosphere! Especially the free apple crumble every night at 8 Pm. It is very disappointing to hear about the bed / mattress problem, we would love it if guests could advise us of these problems while...More

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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Free Parking
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Self-Serve Laundry
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Hot Tub
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US$ 30 - US$ 51 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Price range
US$ 30 - US$ 51 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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"not enough space in dorms. try get a dorm with less occupants so no towels drip on your pillow and space to..."
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"Room 13 is very noisy."
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"Definitely not great for disabled travellers."
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"Ask for a room with a radiator or some sort of heating system if staying there in winter"
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