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“Fantastic views and great location near lake”
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YHA Wanaka
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Reviewed 8 March 2012

A superb hostel . Try to book one of their
ensuite rooms with a view of the lake . Very helpful staff . Good kitchen facilities.
Brilliant views and very peaceful location.

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Reviewed 6 March 2012

Nice hostel with clean kitchen and helpful staff. Fun front deck with great views of the mountains and lakes. Good value.

  • Stayed: March 2012, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 29 February 2012

really helpfull staff, bed comfortable room clean and functional. did have a TV in room but only 2 channels had signal. i was too tired to reallyy pay attention anyway.
we arrived late so never got to take full advantage of the lakeveiw our room offerd.
in a great location

  • Stayed: February 2012, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 17 January 2012

Everything was perfect. The good price compared to what I was offered. Receptionist very friendly and efficient. My share room (4 people) was larger, clean, with a small bathroom, with power outlets, clean, quiet, very comfortable. A hostel with the services of a hotel, I would recommend it to all! I had a great stay.

  • Stayed: January 2012, travelled solo
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Reviewed 11 January 2012

Nice friendly hostel, clean kitchen with good facilities. Stayed in a double en-suite room which was spacious and clean - a little bit rough around the edges but fine.

Room Tip: Rooms at the front have a good view but lack privacy.
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  • Stayed: December 2011, travelled as a couple
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Additional Information about YHA Wanaka

Address: 94 Brownston Street, Wanaka 9305, New Zealand (Formerly Wanaka YHA The Purple Cow)
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Wanaka
Amenities:
Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 46 Speciality Lodging in Wanaka
Price Range: ₹ 1,347 - ₹ 6,646 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — YHA Wanaka 4*
Number of rooms: 33
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Our central Wanaka location offers uninterrupted views of Lake Wanaka and New Zealand's famed Southern Alps, with a range of warm and comfortable budget accommodation and great communal facilities. Our relaxed, welcoming vibe has generated rave reviews in the Lonely Planet. YHA Wanaka, Purple Cow offers an ideal retreat for the independent traveller looking to discover the exciting activities on offer in Lake Wanaka New Zealand. ... more   less 
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