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Laughing Kiwi Backpackers & Self Contained Bach

Hostel | 310 High St, Motueka, New Zealand N/A

93.1% Overall Rating

10 out of 10 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (15/11/2015)

"Lovely staff- felt very comfortable from the very second. The common area is beautiful and the hot spa is just a lovely spot to go to after an exhausting day."

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  • Credit cards accepted
  • Car Parking
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Washing machines
  • Hot tub / jacuzzi
  • Bicycle hire
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • BBQ area
  • Communal kitchen
  • Outside area
  • Television room

Purchasable Extras

  • Towel USD 0.65

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Linen

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 2 days before arrival (local time). Payments made to HostelBookers are non-refundable.

Check-In/Out Details

Earliest check-in: 14:00
Latest Check-out: 10:00

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Group of 15 or more traveling to Motueka?

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Enjoy the relaxed and friendly atmosphere, of this popular YHA / BBH hostel in Motueka.
With its clean comfortable accommodation options, free wifi and hot spa pool, a great place to stay.
Just a short drive to the golden beaches of the Abel Tasman National Park and a 2 minute walk to supermarket, shops & cafes etc Read more

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About Laughing Kiwi Backpackers & Self Contained Bach

Clean comfortable backpacker accommodation is provided in both the purpose built Backpacker Lodge and Homely Villa.
With separate houses and a maximum of only 40 guests on site, even in peak season, there is plenty of space for everybody.
Especially when it comes to cooking a meal and relaxing after the days activities:)

Each house has its own homely lounge with gas fire, TV and large comfortable sofas.
Our spacious well equipped kitchens, make it easy to cook & prepare meals, especially when locally sourced ingredients can be purchased from the local shops or supermarket just 2 minutes up the road.

After the days activities, relax in our outdoor heated spa pool.
Watch as the sun goes down, or enjoy the starlit sky !

In the warm sunny months, enjoy the outdoor seating areas, BBQ and large sunny deck.
In winter, snuggle up with a book, in front of a cosy gas fire.

A large carpark is provided for off street parking at the rear of the property.

We can also help you book walking & kayaking trips into the the Abel Tasman.
Most companies provide a free pick up service from outside our reception.

Free bag storage.

Accommodation Information

Accommodation options range from 6 bed dorms & 4 bed share rooms to private single, double & twin rooms.
All bedrooms have heaters and all beds have hotel quality sheets & warm comfortable duvets.

Location Information

The Laughing Kiwi is ideally located in the heart of Motueka, close to supermarket, cafes, banks & shops etc.
Motueka is a small town, located just a short drive from the stunning beaches of the Abel Tasman National Park.
It has some of the best best weather in New Zealand.
In summer the average temp is 25C and in winter 15C, making it ideal for hiking & kayaking all year round.

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