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    Chateau Backpackers and Motels

    8-10 Cron Street, Franz Josef, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu), New Zealand
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    Overview
    • Excellent36%
    • Very good15%
    • Average26%
    • Poor18%
    • Terrible5%
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Hot Tub
    Kitchenette
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    Self-Serve Laundry
    Air Conditioning
    2.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    This place is seemed to be a vintage hostel - not really have a style that can say it is their style. Although this place is providing some free breakfast and soup but I do not recommended for staying. This place is dirty and not...More

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    Response from Pearce A, Owner at Chateau Backpackers and MotelsResponded 1 week ago

    Hi, I am sorry that you did not enjoy your stay at Chateau Backpackers and Motels, our kitchens are clean twice a day, however as we are a busy and popular hostel they do can get messy with other guests do not clean up after...More

    Reviewed 12 June 2017

    After 8 months of travel i think this is the best hostel i've stayed in! The free soup and waffles are obviously fantastic, but the beds are great too with their own curtains, lights and plug sockets. There's also a computer you can use, and...More

    Thank KHPrice
    Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

    Very nice hostel in a great location. The manager was very friendly and helpful. The free soup and free breakfast was so nice. The wifi worked great, the beds were comfortable and each had its own plug, light and privacy curtain. Would definitely recommend staying...More

    Thank jep1992
    Reviewed 17 May 2017

    We were conditioned to expect crowded, communal accommodations in backpackers' facilities but this was disappointing: rooms were small and dirty, communal areas were over-crowded and messy, and staff were indifferent. The communal cooking area we were assigned was taken over by a Chinese tour group...More

    Thank Ken M
    Response from Pearce A, Owner at Chateau Backpackers and MotelsResponded 19 May 2017

    Hi Ken M, Thank you for taking the time to review Chateau Backpacker & Motels. I am sorry to hear that you didnt have an enjoyable stay. Our communal areas are cleaned twice a day but will look into monitoring them better to ensure that...More

    Reviewed 13 May 2017

    I love Chateau. All the little nifty touches make a difference. For instance, the fact that every single bed in the bunk has its own charging point, its own light and its own curtain means you can sleep as early or as late as you...More

    Thank Andrew D
    Response from Pearce A, Owner at Chateau Backpackers and MotelsResponded 19 May 2017

    Hi Andrew D, Thank you for taking the time to review Chateau Backpacker & Motels. I am glad to ehar that you enjoyed your stay with us and appreciated all that we offer. I hope you enjoy the rest of your trip. Thanks Chris

    Rainforest Retreat
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    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Things to do
    • Hot Tub
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    • Price range
    • US$30 - US$60 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette
    • Number of rooms
    • 41
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    • Location
    • New Zealand >
    • South Island >
    • West Coast Region >
    • Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) >
    • Franz Josef
    • Also Known As
    • Chateau Franz, Motel & Backpackers Hotel South Island ,
    • Chateau Franz, Motel And Backpackers
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    Room Tips
    "Room 23 was great!"
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    "Ask for a ground floor room, if you do stop there, at least you won't be staring at rusty iron roof."
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    "There's many other backpackers on the same street. Do your research before you book."
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    "Upgrade to the deluxe dorm, for a privacy curtain, and the possibly of an ensuite in the room."
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