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    Hogwartz Backpacker Hostel

    277 Rattray Street, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand
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    1 - 5 of 198 reviews

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    We stayed in Hogwartz at the end of a hectic two week trip through NZ - it was undoubtedly the best place we stayed. We were given room 9 & 3/4 (!) which was comfy and cosy with a lovely proper bed. The hostel is...More

    Thank NicolePCM
    Response from HogwartzBackpackers, Owner at Hogwartz Backpacker HostelResponded 3 weeks ago

    Thank you, Nicole, it was a pleasure to meet you both and have you stay with us! I hope you had a safe and stress-free trip home, and we would love to welcome you back here on your next trip to NZ!

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    super nice and cosy building- warm and spacious. great showers.huge dvd collection. lovely owners. only 10min walk into town. definitely my favourite place so far and one to come back to for weekends away!

    Thank mel w
    Response from HogwartzBackpackers, Owner at Hogwartz Backpacker HostelResponded 3 weeks ago

    Thank you for your kind and flattering review! We are over the moon to hear that you enjoyed your stay at Hogwartz so much, and we are looking forward to welcoming you back!

    Reviewed 3 June 2017

    So far my best experience in the Southland/Otago so far. The owners are very helpful and friendly, you always feel welcome here. The Hostel is surrounded by Trees and offers a good view on a nearby church. The kitchen is well equipped and clean most...More

    Thank Friedi F
    Response from HogwartzBackpackers, Manager at Hogwartz Backpacker HostelResponded 6 June 2017

    Thank you for your kind review, it is much appreciated!

    Reviewed 2 June 2017

    This place was great! I loved the little subtle Harry Potter vibe (im a big potterhead) The building was big but cozy and it had a real homely feel to it. The kitchen was one of the best iv seen in a Hostel, clean, well...More

    Thank Holly W
    Response from HogwartzBackpackers, Manager at Hogwartz Backpacker HostelResponded 4 June 2017

    Thank you for your nice review! A shame you didn't enjoy the city that much (though there is so much to do and see!! - maybe we can convince you of that if you do decide to come back :) !)

    Reviewed 2 June 2017

    - Really beautiful place - Big bedroom with a sofa on a stand - clean hostel - the laundry services is as good as a professional dry cleaning ( they even fold the linen for the price of a washing) Hard to accès if you're...More

    Thank calouad
    Response from HogwartzBackpackers, Manager at Hogwartz Backpacker HostelResponded 4 June 2017

    Thank you for your kind review! We hope to welcome you again!

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    • Kitchenette ,
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    • Number of rooms
    • 21
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    • Otago Region >
    • Dunedin
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    • Hogwartz Backpacker Hotel Dunedin
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    Room Tips
    "twin room, nice view, close to bath rooms"
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    "Downstairs room in Coach House has its' own private door leading out to Rattray St. Helpful if you're..."
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    "Upstairs are the more quiet rooms"
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    "Get a room with the view of the old Cathedral"
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