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Sir Cedrics Glow Worm Flashpacker Hostel

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Small but distinctive hostel with quaint turn-of-the-century hunting lodge deco and photos. Room was small but they managed to squeeze in small kitchenette with fridge as well. Cleanliness was generally alright and the beds were comfortable. The ensuite toilet sink was especially small though. They did not do room maintenance on second day and we had to ask for fresh...

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed for two nights in a six-bed mixed. I had a cosy stay despite the gloomy weather - the kitchen/dining area is a good place to meet fellow travelers. The staff are friendly and responsible. I was relieved also that my bed was not sunken in and did not creak -- as was my experience at several other hostels,...

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Glowwormfj, Reception at Sir Cedrics Glow Worm Flashpacker Hostel, responded to this review

Dear Kellynsq, Thank you for stopping by and reviewing your stay with us here at Glow Worm Accommodation. We are happy to read that you enjoyed your stay despite the wonderful West Coast weather, and found our dorm beds comfortable for a good nights rest. We wish you the best with the rest of your travels! Remember for the best...

Ashburton, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Accomodation was a bit mouldy! Black mould on curtains and roof of the unit. Hairs found on pillows and didn't sleep in the bed due to finding the sheet not folded back so didn't trust that it had been changed paid $85 for the night so quite expensive for what I got should have booked a motel unit. Lesson learnt!!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Sir Cedric's was the cheapest rate of all the hostels I stayed in during my NZ trip, $24 a night for a six bed dorm, and I still can't believe what it offered for that price. You get: - Free popcorn (make it yourself when you want) - Free tea & coffee - Free Wi-Fi - Free home-made soup everyday...

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Darlington
Reviewed 15 December 2016

We stayed in this hostel for one night in a private double room (but with shared facilities). The hostel had a friendly and positive vibe right from the start. There is a large, clean kitchen with a couple of large dining tables. This and the free soup, breakfast (both from set times) and popcorn helped to create a communal atmosphere....

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Moulsoe, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

For backpackers this is a great hostel; they offer a free breakfast (cereals, toast, jams, spreads) , vegetable soup in the evening, popcorn, a DIY barbecue , a 55inch TV + multiple videos and a hot tub. Unfortunately on Bookings.com it's not listed as "Glow Worm Flashpacker Hostel" as per TripAdviser but "Glow Worm Accommodation" with the result that we...

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County Londonderry, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 December 2016

I had a great time at the Sir Cedrics Glow Worm Flashpackers Hostel! The staff was really lovely, the room was comfortable and well equipped. The common areas were clean and full of character, very unique and charming, completely different from most the corporate hostels I had experienced in New Zealand so far. There is free pop corn, vegetable soup...

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Glowwormfj, Reception at Sir Cedrics Glow Worm Flashpacker Hostel, responded to this review

Dear ManonARDISSON, Thank you very much for taking the time to review your stay at Glow Worm Accommodation. We are delighted to know that you enjoyed your time here with us, and got to take advantage of all our freebies we offer here at the Hostel! Thank you again Manon, all of us here at Glow Worm Accommodation wish you...

London, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

Great hostel rooms with en suite wet room, there were also twin and doubles from what I saw. Our dorm also had tea and coffee making facilities and a fridge. The staff were excellent; friendly and offered lots of advice. And they had free breakfast and soup in the evening. I would go again for sure.

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Glowwormfj, Owner at Sir Cedrics Glow Worm Flashpacker Hostel, responded to this review

Dear Hayley Thank you for taking the time to review Glow Worm Accommodation. We appreciate your kind words and are happy to hear you had such a great stay. Hope to see you again in the future. Benjamin Hockey

Ipswich, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

A different experience as used to staying in hotels but good nonetheless. Staff and other stayers very friendly and a good base for a couple of days. Free wi-fi and cooking facilities in room (en-suite).

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Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

This was a pleasant surprise in Frank Josef. We really enjoyed our 4 days here while exploring the area. The rooms were comfortable, we stayed in a 4 PAX w/ensuite. The common area was great, very comfortable with plenty of room and a nice TV area. The kitchen was plenty big and had all the utensils needed to cook a...

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

Additional Information about Sir Cedrics Glow Worm Flashpacker Hostel

Address: 27 Cron Street, Franz Josef, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7886, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > West Coast Region > Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) > Franz Josef
Price Range: ₹ 1,434 - ₹ 5,803 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 21
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“go for the free hikes ! and see the glow worms”
 of 5 bubbles , 10 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Double room with private bathroom”
 of 5 bubbles 679carlesv, 29 Jan 2016 | Read review
“More clips in the bathroom to hang up your stuff.”
 of 5 bubbles marionvanloenen, 26 Dec 2015 | Read review
“don't go here”
 of 5 bubbles nickysixx66, 7 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Wifi only really works in communal areas, we had room 16 which was fine”
 of 5 bubbles TimL344, 28 Feb 2015 | Read review
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