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Sparky's Hostel

271 Tay Street Invercargill, Invercargill, New Zealand

Sparky's Backpackers is a hostel in Invercargill, Southland NZ. We're small in size but big on atmosphere. Our theme is 'Railways,' as Sparky was once a train manager on the NZR Southerner. As we are a Small hostel we are a CASH ONLY business, however an atm is available 5 min away at Countdown supermarket on Tay st. Read more

78% Overall Rating 34 out of 40 customers would recommend this property based on 40 reviews

Atmosphere 80%

Cleanliness 70%

Facilities 77%

Location 77%

Safety 80%

Staff 82%

Value 80%

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What's Included

  • Linen
  • Luggage Room

Facilities

  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Board Games
  • Book Exchange
  • Common Room
  • DVDs
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Parking
  • Hot Showers
  • Internet Access
  • Jobs Board
  • Key Card Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • Meeting Room
  • Parking
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Vending Machines

Purchasable Extras

  • Towel 2.17USD

Check-in / Check-out

Earliest check-in: 18:00

Latest Check-out: 10:00

Policies

  • Credit Cards Not Accepted
  • No Curfew
  • Non Smoking

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Invercargill?

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Sparky's Backpackers is a hostel in Invercargill, Southland NZ. We're small in size but big on atmosphere. Our theme is 'Railways,' as Sparky was once a train manager on the NZR Southerner. As we are a Small hostel we are a CASH ONLY business, however an atm is available 5 min away at Countdown supermarket on Tay st. Read more

Shared Rooms

Standard 5 Bed Mixed Dorm

Sleeps 5

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Standard

Private Rooms

Standard Double Bed Private Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 2

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Standard

Basic Double Bed Private Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 2

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Basic

About Sparky's

We've secured props from the movie "The World's Fastest Indian" starring Anthony Hopkins. The film was shot on location both here in Invercargill and on the salt flats in Utah, USA.

We offer you the thrill of speed and the passion of a man who wanted to push himself and his machine beyond the impossible. You can view the movie for free at night, and if the night is fine we'll have a chin wag and sing along around our bonfire in the backyard. Bring your instruments!

Sparky’s is a relaxing place, chilled out in fact, stay a night, a few days or even a week. Sparky is currently renovating his garage as a tribute to Burt Munro, (Sparky style) atmosphere included. Sparky himself is full of passion for his business (and it shows) and welcomes guests from all around the world. Do yourself a favour and stay at Sparky’s. Be sure to check out big bird, when you arrive...

While at Sparky’s try out Sparky’s world famous 3 ingredient chocolate cake (donations greatly accepted) humour no extra cost.

Accommodation Information

- Egyptian style dormitory, bunks
- Double room,1 double bed with towels, face cloth and soap provided in the room.
- Double room "Burt Munro Loveshack", 1 double bed , face cloth and soap provided in the room.Spa pool recently completed ready for summer,(DONATIONS WELCOME TOWARDS THE UPKEEP AND USE OF SPA)

Location Information

Sparkys Backpackers
New Zealand

Some local attractions are:
- Stewart Island
- Southland Museum / Art Gallery
- Invercargill Brewery
- Swimming Pool

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 1 day before arrival. After this date, charges will be applied by the property up to the first nights cost of the reservation, unless otherwise stated in the property’s conditions. Deposits paid are non refundable.