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Traveller (27)
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Certificate of Excellence
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good32%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“the kitchen”(34 reviews)
“double room”(6 reviews)
“cool town”(2 reviews)
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What's included
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Rooms
Family Rooms
Kitchenette
Accessible rooms
Self-Serve Laundry
At this small owner-operated hostel you can be assured of high standards of cleanliness, great communal kitchen facilities and a warm welcome. Stand-out features include ocean views and native bird themed artwork throughout, giving this hostel an ambiance of home. We look forward to...
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Location and contact
124 Kumara Junction Highway | Two Mile, Hokitika 7882, New Zealand
1.7 km to Hokitika Airport
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We booked our accommodation 20 minutes before our arrival. We were greeted with a smile and our room were perfectly prepared. Clean and comfortable. We would recommend Birdsong for anyone passing through Hokita.

Thank helanis
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed at Birdsong...I went because it was the cheapest private room I could find in Hokitika and it had a great family welcome on their website. I can honestly say that I loved my winter stay. Cute room with kiwi bird themes, well equipped...More

Thank DanieWigzell
Reviewed 5 April 2018

Double room shared bathroom, small room but bed was comfortable. The place has a bird theme which was well done and made a nice touch. Shared kitchen and lounge upstairs had all the necessary amenities and the most amazing views. Parking on site. Wifi works...More

Thank bellaQld
Response from BirdsongHokitikaYHA, Owner at BirdsongResponded 11 April 2018

Many thanks for your positive comments. We are pleased you enjoyed the ambiance!

Reviewed 4 April 2018

What a lovely hostel! So far on my trip around New Zealand it was the best hostel because Kelly and Neil welcomed me so much to their hostel and had always have a minute to talk to you. The kitchen has really good equipment. You...More

Thank boekerelisabeth
Response from BirdsongHokitikaYHA, Owner at BirdsongResponded 11 April 2018

You really made the most of exploring the area by bicycle, getting close to nature. It was a pleasure to host you and we will welcome you back one day! Lastnight we had our first frost and the fire was roaring. Today we are blessed...More

Reviewed 26 March 2018

We are an active retired couple, and we do mostly day hiking. We enjoyed Birdsong very much! Our room was small, but clean and comfortable. The kitchen area was nice, clean and well stocked. I loved the water view from the dining room, and the...More

Thank Janet_D_11_11
Response from BirdsongHokitikaYHA, Owner at BirdsongResponded 29 March 2018

That's lovely to read that you enjoyed it here at our small hostel. On your next visit, brave the off-season in winter and you will be rewarded with a quieter house almost entirely to yourself, calmer traffic, and the Tuis and Bellbirds will be present...More

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About
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Self-Serve Laundry
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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Price range
US$58 - US$68 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Kitchenette, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
US$58 - US$68 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Kitchenette, Accessible rooms
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"Choose room in back away from traffic"
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"Rooms with ocean view are best."
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"Arrive early for private rooms, shared rooms otherwise."
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"If possible get a room away from the highway if you are concerned about possible road noise."
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