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Laughing Kiwi Backpackers

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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“free wifi”(14 reviews)
“the kitchen”(20 reviews)
“dorm room”(5 reviews)
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Rooms
Kitchenette
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
Breakfast included
2 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 17 April 2017

We stayed at the laughing kiwi for 5 weeks and we loved it there, the owners are really kind and friendly and helpful throughout our stay they even lent us bikes for free when we couldn't get to work. The hostel is right across the...More

Thank Alex H
Response from Kiwis01, Owner at Laughing Kiwi BackpackersResponded 18 April 2017

Thanks Alex for your review, we miss you guys already make sure you visit us and stay again! have fun in the North island travel safe see you soon- Trace

Reviewed 16 April 2017

I had a very bad experience in the Laughing Kiwi Backpackers. Without talking about the place - the commun space which don't look very clean and well maintained (1 shower of 2 is working proprely) and also the sheets are not wash so often than...More

1  Thank Eric B
Response from Kiwis01, Owner at Laughing Kiwi BackpackersResponded 17 April 2017

Management reserves the right to refuse service to anyone who is deceptive in payment, under the influence or disruptive to the business. We don't deal with seasonal workers (who receive a very cheap rate of $115 - $130 yes depending on availability) to take advantage...More

Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

We booked this Hostel because of its close proximity to Abel Tasman Canyons. It has a clean, welcoming, and peaceful environment. The Hostel has free wifi, laundry available for $3 a load, and a nice open kitchen and common space. The beds and bathrooms are...More

Thank Jennifer D
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

Nice place to stay for traveling or working. The backpackers is really clean and tidy, the beds are confortable, the kitchen is well equipped, the outdoor is cool and the wifi is unlimited with a very good connection speed :) The team is friendly and...More

1  Thank Christelle P
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

Hostel cosy, clean and great location! The staff is very welcoming and the environment is ideal, very good value for money, I recommend it to all! Free wifi with really good connection, free bike and kayak!

Thank Laureline S
Response from Kiwis01, Owner at Laughing Kiwi BackpackersResponded 28 March 2017

Hi Laureline! thank you for your review we are glad you enjoyed your stay and all the free services we offer :) visit us again soon. Travel safe- Trace

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Top amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
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Price range
US$19 - US$49 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Price range
US$19 - US$49 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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"We stayed in room 10 and this was very convenient"
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"The cabins are very private, but you still get to be part of the overall atmosphere and shared facilities."
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"if you want a bottom bunk phone and ask for one - even if you booked online."
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"The Back Lodge overlooks a kiwi fruit orchard. Front lodge has great deck for lounging and cooking up a BBQ..."
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