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    Flying Kiwi Backpackers Hostel

    21 Russell Street, Wanaka 9305, New Zealand
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    • Excellent51%
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    • Average15%
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    Travellers talk about
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    Free Wifi
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    1 - 5 of 72 reviews

    Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

    We stayed in the private dorm to avoid sleepless nights. Unfortunately 4 of the 5 nights we were woken up at 2 - 3am by other guests who were either talking/yelling loudly in common areas or in their rooms. As other reviewers have mentioned, the...More

    Thank Meg_3630
    Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

    Recently visited wanaka and decided to stay at the flying kiwi due to the decent reviews. Upon checking in was charged $8 extra credit card charge for using my bank card and found that "free wifi" meant 500 mb allowance daily and additional could be...More

    Thank halfahoser
    Reviewed 15 July 2017

    As per previous reviews, this hostel feels too small for the volume of people. The lounge and dining table (just one) is at the front of the hostel and is a bit intimidating as you go through to reception to check in. The rooms are...More

    Thank 2016JuliaM
    Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

    We stayed 2 nights here. The hostel honestly feels too small for the number of people there. It was full or nearly full when we were there and it constantly felt cramped. The kitchen is tiny and only 2 people can effectively cook in there...More

    Thank Whiterun
    Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

    The cleanest real hostel I stayed in. People actually clean their dishes and behave properly. The rooms and facilities are very clean too. This place caters best to long term stays, but accommodates really well if staying for a few nights. Location close to center...More

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Free Parking
    • Self-Serve Laundry
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    • Price range
    • US$ 39 - US$ 48 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette
    • Number of rooms
    • 7
    • Location
    • New Zealand >
    • South Island >
    • Otago Region >
    • Wanaka
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    Honoka N
    30 December 2016|
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    Response from flyingkiwibackpacker | Property representative |
    you need to go to our web site and email use from there trip advisor wont let me send u our email then please email us google flying kiwi backpackers and look for our diret website please email and we can sort this out for... More
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    Honoka N
    28 December 2016|
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    Response from flyingkiwibackpacker | Property representative |
    Hey we only have 1 room with bed with curtain you need to book this room by phone and ask if availability or if we can make available 006434436723 or email from our website ask for room 7 the 4 bed dorms all have to have... More
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    "Try to stay in one of the rooms not facing the street"
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    "Bring extra pillows and blankets."
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    "Bring mouse traps?"
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    "$30 dorm fills up last so sometimes has only 1 or 2 sharing."
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