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Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked for 5 nights and got a FREE surf lesson! The surf lesson instructor was super helpful, We were a small group ranging from semi experienced to a beginner but our instr The 'stay' part of the package was great as well! We ended up hiring our own surf boards and wetsuits and staying an extra two nights. We...

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Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

We (family of 5) stayed in one of the family rooms and absolutely loved our time at Bazil's. Comfortable beds and decent enough sink/tea/coffee facilities within the room - but it was the communal areas of the hostel that we really enjoyed. Well stocked, well-looked-after communal kitchens made cooking very easy, and there were lots of outdoor areas for eating...

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1Thank Sid T
Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

The hostel per se is ok. But I stayed one more night in town in another hostel that I had prepaid so had to check out. Since I had made friends at Bazil's the evening before I came back to have lunch and hang out with my friends. While I was watching a movie the owner threw me out with...

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2Thank Cedric V
Derbyshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Loved this place so much the whole hostel is designed with travellers in mind and what we like to do best! Chill out. This place has a great energy and I love the art work that is on the walls everywhere you look. Friendly staff and lots of different living spaces for those people who want to do different things....

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Castlebar, Ireland
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Cool, clean hostel with great WIFI. Stayed in a lovely double room that included a table and chairs and a Sink. Kitchen is clean with free herbs and hammocks are cool. Close to the main street stafg are laid back and friendly.

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1Thank ShellK8487
Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 December 2016

Whole hostel has a cool social almost hippy vibe. Very cool communal areas. Rooms are a decent size. Top bunks don't have ladders which is challenging haha. Bathrooms aren't perfect, but not poor by any stretch. Hostel is kinda pricey, but it is cool

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Australia
Reviewed 19 December 2016

I stumbled on Bazil's on my first trip into Westport; great vibe and chilled out people. Everyone was so nice, the kitchens and bathrooms were spotless. The movie lounge is wicked... there were always people in there watching movies. The kitchens are also well-equipped. Hammocks outside a great place to relax after a long day doing whatever it is you...

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1Thank pip_sarah
Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

As a couple of handsome yet utterly useless surfers from scotland, this place made us feel right at home! Lovely lassies and a brilliant hostel with paintings every where! The owners are the best and helped us out on our journey by giving us great deals on surfboards and sleeping bags! Will be back!!!!!

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1Thank Ciaran T
Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

Great hostel, the deck area is awesome. The rooms and bathrooms are clean and the kitchen is one of the best equiped ones i saw since now. And if that wasn't enough, bazil is a realy nice guy and helped me to get a well needed book at nighttime. Furthermore, i couldn't find my key when we checked out, but...

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2Thank Max O
Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

I stayed in the Unit that is a 14 bed dorm room with its own kitchen and toilet. I like that concept and it is absolutely awesome for groups. The hostel has a self made style that is very cool. Everything is in a surf style. Friendly staff and a very good bike hire make it to one of the...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to Bazils on West Coast of the South Island. West Coast NZ - Top 10 Regions in the world to visit for 2014 as rated by Lonely Planet Stay awhile and find out why. We offer a variety of facilities & accommodation to suit everyone. Standard dorm rooms, fully self-contained rooms, twins, doubles & family rooms, powered sites, tent sites. Shared facilities; bathrooms, 2 TV rooms, 2 lounges with lots of Movies, Herb garden, Hammocks, Free sports equipment, bikes, Surfboards for hire, FREE Wifi, Laundry, large outdoor covered BBQ area which is also suitable to store motorbikes and bicycles and lots of quiet garden areas to sit and relax with a nice book. Come take a look - you'll love it. Come try our NEW BUSH BATH, complete with bubbles for winter. :-) STAY, PLAY & SURF WITH US: Stay with us for 5 nights & Receive a FREE SURF LESSON with Board silly at Bazils Hostel Surfing NZ Accredited Surf School, board & wetsuit included. Discounted board & wet suit hire any day you want to practice, Free transport to the beaches. We also have some great Mountain bikes and can arrange drop off & pick up to some great Mountain bike tracks. FREE WiFi ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bazil's Hostel & Surf School

Address: 54 / 56 Russell St, Westport, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > West Coast Region > Westport
Price Range: $35 - $125 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Bazil's Hostel & Surf School 3*
Number of rooms: 20
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“Very impressed!”
 of 5 bubbles , 11 Feb 2017 | Read review
“go paddle boarding and surfing or just try one”
 of 5 bubbles , 10 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Any of the rooms would be great :)”
 of 5 bubbles 808trudie, 6 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The 6 beds are super spacious!”
 of 5 bubbles Vicki-annaB, 22 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Go for the private rooms!”
 of 5 bubbles Barbary_Skipper, 14 Sep 2016 | Read review
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