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Brown Kiwi Backpacker Hostel

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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good18%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Self-Serve Laundry
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All reviewsponsonby roadbank accountgerman guyladies bathroomnew zealandcommunal kitchendouble roomrooms are nice and cleanfacilities are greatcity centrespent a weeksecond homegreat place to startbus routesfree unlimited wifimain buildingenjoyed my stay
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had a great stay with our 10 month old. The staff upgraded us to a separate building where there would we would be more comfortable and have ample space for the little one to crawl around freely. Excellent facilities and in good part of...More

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Reviewed 15 December 2017

The Brown kiwi was my first hostel in NZ and was the perfect place to get into travelling. It was the right place to relax from a long journey, get into contsct with nice people, get helpful advice, and much more! Thanks to the great...More

Thank Anja P
Reviewed 8 December 2017

My husband and I have been staying at the Brown Kiwi for about 3 days and from day one the experience has been AMAZING. We arrived really late so the reception desk wasn't open, but the Brown Kiwi made arrangements to ensure that we would...More

Thank Liane F
Reviewed 24 November 2017

After my first night at Brown Kiwi I was keen to extend for a couple more days. I initially came out of interest in their longer-term stays, but those are quickly booked up, especially in the summer. At first, you may feel cramped here, especially...More

Thank Will_TravelsRTW
Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

A really amazing and cosy hostel in the city center. Even though I arrived late at night, I was warmly welcomed and checked-in - I find that it is usually quite a challenge to arrive late at night in NZ. Great compliments to the owner...More

Thank Jan L
Response from Damaris9, Owner at Brown Kiwi Backpacker HostelResponded 1 November 2017

Hey that is so nice of you to take the time to write about your experience. We really appreciate the feedback and acknowledgement! all the best for your travels.Damaris

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Certificate of Excellence
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Hotel Amenities
Self-Serve Laundry
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Price range
US$23 - US$123 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$23 - US$123 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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"it's near CBD centre,so easy enough to get to the centre."
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"Go to Fantail"
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"If you want beer head out and turn right 3 times and there is a bottle shop ( 3 min walk)"
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"Avoid the room by the front door, go up-stairs or outside"
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