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    Stewart Island Backpackers

    18 Ayr Street, Stewart Island 9818, New Zealand
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    28/01/2018 29/01/2018
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    Traveller (30)
    Room & Suite (2)
    Dining (1)
    • Excellent53%
    • Very good26%
    • Average12%
    • Poor5%
    • Terrible4%
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    “the kitchen” (17 reviews)
    “rakiura track” (9 reviews)
    “board games” (4 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Family Rooms
    Wheelchair Access
    Self-Serve Laundry
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    1 - 5 of 107 reviews

    Reviewed 4 days ago

    We had a night here either side of walking the Rakiura Track (One of the Nine "Great Walks" of NZ), staying in one of the rooms.Short walking distance from the ferry terminal, amenities, pub, 4-square (supplies) and central to the start of the track and...More

    Thank AbitCrisp
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Ideally located, a short walk to all the local amenities. Genuinely friendly staff. Oodles of fridges, pots/pans, crockery, cutlery and utensils. The Kitchen does get busy, but plenty of hobs to share. Plenty of clean tea towels, and even tea bags and instant coffee in...More

    Thank AnyoldJoe
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    We stayed here as a large family group using 3 bedrooms. The facilities had everything we required for our 2 night stay. Staff were friendly and kept the place clean and tidy. Kitchen is well organised and we loved using the BBQ for cooking breakfast....More

    Thank fallenfarmgirl
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    I messed up my bookings (wrong Month) but Michaela organised other accommodation fro 1 of the 3 nights we spent on the island. Reasonable prices but Friendly Friendly service great location and highly recommended

    Thank birdman222015
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    My stay under tent...More than excellent-information on highest top,thanks for all advices.You're the best on Stewart Island.Thank You for all information I've got and for Kiwi watching tips...My stay outh there was amazing

    Thank Tomasz C
    Awards & Recognition
    Certificate of Excellence
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Price range
    • US$54 - US$60 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 28
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    • Location
    • New Zealand >
    • South Island >
    • Southland Region >
    • Stewart Island
    • Also Known As
    • Stewart Island Backpackers Hotel Stewart Island
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    Traveller (30)
    Room & Suite (2)
    Dining (1)
    Pool & Beach (1)
    Hotel & Grounds (44)
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