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Stewart Island Backpackers

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Overview
18 Ayr Street, Stewart Island 9818 New Zealand See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
Wheelchair Access
Golf Course
Laundry Service
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent a week here and had a great experience. Had a slight issue with a bed, but it was dealt with quicky and the outcome exceeded our expectations. Michela is a excellent hostess and was happy to help with any enquiry and made our stay...More

Thank DSH29
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here for 3 days in October. Pro: - Super friendly, helpful staff - Good location right by the wharf and by the rugby field to look for kiwi at night - Good lounge area, nice and big and clean - Clean kitchen Con: -...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

good tidy sizeed room, warm & comfy. Hooks to dry clothes. Complimentary hot water bottles. Great common area. close to wharf. Has free wifi. Shower area could do with a little tidy up but it's a backpackers not 5* would stay again. Loved the Kakas...More

Thank Bionickate2016
Response from Aaron S, Owner at Stewart Island BackpackersResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you! Was great to have you here.

Reviewed 15 July 2018

Stewart Island Backpackers is the perfect choice for a budget traveller. It is walking distance to pier and supermarket. The rugby field is also very close, where you can spot wild kiwi. The staff were very friendly. The kitchen is bit old but kitchen utensils,...More

Thank minimize940314
Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

A great place to base yourself on Stewart Island. Saw loads of Kaka here, was pretty cool. There was free storage for our stuff whilst we tramped for 11 days. Free wifi was great, bit slow in the evening - but I guess that is...More

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Description
Conveniently situated in the heart of Halfmoon Bay, we offer friendly, comfortable and clean accommodation at competitive prices 365 days a year. We also have a huge camping area! Picture Vicki has lived on Stewart More island for nearly 10 years and is passionate this unique and beautiful part of the world. When the opportunity came to run the backpackers, it was a no brainer! She is also the scary Quiz lady at the renowned Sunday Night Quiz at the South Sea Hotel! Whether you are here to walk, fish, hunt, see the wildlife or just relax, we're open 365 days a year, any help you need; just ask! We offer: Crisp, fresh sheets on every bed along with a pillow, duvet and blanket No bunk beds and a maximum of 4 people per dorm room Well-stocked kitchen Laundry Great sunny, flat tent sites (although we can't always guarantee the sun!) Recycling Booking service for Stewart Island activities including Ulva Island FREE WIFI voucher on check-in FREE DVDs to watch FREE awesome Bookcrossing Shelf FREE jigsaws to do FREE Guitar to use FREE Local Phone calls (Inc Invercargill) FREE BBQ use FREE luggage storage FREE Hairdryer/Iron/Alarm Clock/Hair Clippers to borrow FREE Bedrolls to borrow when camping Less
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free Parking
Golf Course
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Self-Serve Laundry
Wheelchair Access
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
28
Price range
US$51 - US$56 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Stewart Island Backpackers Hotel Stewart Island
Location
New Zealand > South Island > Southland Region > Stewart Island
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
28
Price range
US$51 - US$56 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Stewart Island Backpackers Hotel Stewart Island
Location
New Zealand > South Island > Southland Region > Stewart Island
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Traveller (34)
Room & Suite (2)
Dining (1)
Pool & Beach (1)
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Bionickate2016
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9 Jan 2018
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"an 'at the end of the deck' room"
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3 Dec 2017
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"A room further away from the bathrooms and common facilities are more private because the walkway runs past..."
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27 Feb 2017
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