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Punakaiki Beach Hostel

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Reviewed 2 April 2016

Very nice little bungalows, very comfortable, private bathroom, front of the sea. You can access the shared kitchen, very cleaned. We really enjoyed to stay there, the hosts are very amazing persons. Strongly recommended. Private TV with Netflix.

Thank mosndup
York, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 March 2016 via mobile

This was an awesome spot right on the beach. The building and rooms were well looked after and very clean. The only thing that could have been better was more work surfaces in the kitchen as it got very crowded and there was just not enough room to prepare meals easily. The owners were lovely and helpful. Would recommend

Thank HandMTravelling
Kiel, Germany
Reviewed 23 February 2016

We stayed only 2 nights but really enjoyed it. Nice stuff, comfortable beds with own shelves and plug sockets. Everything clean, nice common area and kitchen. Directly at the beach, so you can enjoy your meal with ocean view or during sunset. Only thing: close to beach -> lots of sandflies if you're outside on the veranda etc.

Thank Nora W
Reviewed 20 February 2016 via mobile

This was the single most beautiful place/are I have ever stayed. The room was immaculate and looked directly on to the beach. The woman who owned the place had Ana amazing aura about her...so friendly and approachable. We just felt a home. Plus home baking that really was second to none. I will be back

Thank Heidi C
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 February 2016 via mobile

Definitely one of the best hostels I've stayed in in New Zealand. The owners are friendly and extremely helpful (e.g offering to drive us up the road when our unhelpful bus company wouldn't pick us up from the hostel). The rooms are clean and bright with sea views in some upstairs. The location is great right next to the beach...

Thank bellat97
Mount Maunganui, New Zealand
Reviewed 13 February 2016

What a nice little stay! We got in mid-afternoon and checked into the only place you will want to stay at in Punakaiki! Met the owners, Lutz & Christina, who are just beaming with smiles from ear to ear. The passion for the place definitely shows! We took a double room, which had beach views, and the sunset was amazing....

Thank BrooklynRubix
Bristol, Wisconsin
Reviewed 8 February 2016 via mobile

Amazing spot right near all the local attractions. Staff very nice even gave rides to bus stop. Clean and great quiet atmosphere. Lots of games in common room. great spot to watch the sunset. Also nice little bar right next door.

Thank William L
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Reviewed 31 January 2016 via mobile

The owners are very nice, the rooms were great and the showers were amazing! It's super close to the Pancake Rocks and a number of beautiful walking tracks. I enjoyed my stay here a lot and would recommend it to everyone going to Punakaiki.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 27 January 2016

Amazing location - right on the beach and just minutes away from Pancake Rocks and the Blowholes. The hostel is beautiful and cosy. The room was really nice, absolutely clean, bright and spacious with very comfy beds. Lovely kitchen and outdoor areas. Relaxing and peaceful atmosphere. The staff was super friendly and helpful. We loved staying there!

Thank Silvia255060
Reviewed 25 January 2016

Clean and quiet room with view of the ocean. Communal showers and toilets also very clean. Great beach for photographers (amazing sunset) and swimmers. Kind and personable owners. Tavern just up the street serves drinks and excellent meals.

Thank CopperkingParis

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  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
High Standard accommodation for budget travelers. Enjoy our friendly atmosphere and relax to the sound of the sea. You won't get any closer to the beach! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Punakaiki Beach Hostel

Address: 4 Webb Street | West Coast, Punakaiki, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > West Coast Region > Punakaiki
Price Range: ₹ 2,555 - ₹ 6,354 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Punakaiki Beach Hostel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 2
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