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Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed with 3friends in the family room, unfortunately it's right on the road so noisy trucks going past all night, room was stinking hot and quite small. However the dorm and other rooms on the back of the property looked great and back onto the quiet garden so would be heaps better. The bathroom next to us was old and...

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Cambridge, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a well-needed stop and the only think on offer in town was greasy fish & chips. Found this excellent family-run pizza restaurant hidden away. Genuine ingredients, great value, byo, cheap as. Awesome atmosphere too. Highly recommended.

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Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

This is the best backpackers where I have stayed in New Zealand so far. Spent 2 nights there. Comfy, interesting guests, high quality movie collection, and especially a staff that takes great care of the guests with a lot of little extras: 1 free muffin when you arrive; cookie jar; milk powder; 1 free beer for me when I arrived...

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Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Homestyle backpackers to spent a night. All things alright,home-feel living room. clean and comfy bathroom, kitchen condition is fine and got all things you needed, but remember to wash the utensils before using, as not everyone clean it thoroughly.

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Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

We stayed here as a stopover before heading to the ferry in Picton in the morning. The staff were very friendly and helpful and the rooms were very clean, pretty and prices are good too! They offered free tea and coffee as well as a free chocolate muffin each which can never be a bad thing right?;) We had to...

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Otago Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

Clean room with bathroom. Good rates and they supplied towels and bedding, which was a plus as we were travelling by motorbike. Owners very friendly and helpful. Was very busy place due to traffic being detour due to earthquake a week earlier at Kaikoura.

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York, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 November 2016

Due to closure of highway 1, we drove through Murchinson. And how lucky we did. Charming place, plenty to do but the best find was Lazy Cow. The double ensuite was fantastic. Cozy and funky. Phil and the staff were great. Friendly and welcoming. Hot drinks and cake on arrival. Kitchen,living area and dining room perfect. Although we were on...

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Makati, Philippines
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

I stayed here for two weeks and I must say that this is the coziest hostel I've ever been so far. Very clean and organized. Well supplied kitchen. Free yummy muffin/cake on your arrival. Nice fireplace. Lots of movies to watch. Wonderful deck to hang out and bathroom with a spa tub. The owner Phil and Ali are very accommodating...

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New Zealand
Reviewed 12 August 2016

The Lazy Cow was awesome. We stayed two nights there in the winter time, which means the place was really quiet, with just one or two other guests in the house. The large stove keeps the place super warm (too warm to my standards, but most people love tropical temperatures) and makes it real cozy to hang out in the...

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Kuching, Malaysia
Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

It was wet&dark.It just happen we found this place.From outside it doesn't look interesting but the moment I enter I could tell,this will be great stop for us.Warm welcome,clean, comfortable,neat,just everything u need on your holiday.100% recommend 👍

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Lazy Cow Backpackers

Address: 37 Waller St, Murchison, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Murchison
Number of rooms: 6
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“don't go for the family room - get the 4 bed dorm for peace and fresh air!”
 of 5 bubbles Sham59, 15 Feb 2017 | Read review
“If you can afford the upgrade the double ensuite is in fact a small studio,”
 of 5 bubbles 423jonr, 24 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Take the en-suite if it suits your budget!”
 of 5 bubbles E7532ZWjohnb, 13 Apr 2015 | Read review
“You may even get the dorm room to yourself like we did.”
 of 5 bubbles Antonia5521, 27 Oct 2014 | Read review
“I wouldn't recommend the first dorm room on the right because it gets a bit noisy in the morning, as it's located right next to the door and to reception. Still a cozy and clean room!”
 of 5 bubbles calendulaaa, 24 Jun 2014 | Read review
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