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Birdsong Accommodation

124 Kumara Junction Highway Two Mile, Hokitika 7882 New Zealand
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#3 of 25 Speciality lodging in Hokitika
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 meeting you so come and relax and enjoy the sunsets, swim in the local lakes, view the amazing free Glow Worm Dell, where little insects appear like stars every night among the trees. This summer is forecast to be warm and dry so come and enjoy the great outdoors!
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Navigator59166940037 wrote a review Jan 2021
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We like to stay in hostels around NZ for the variety of individual style and owners; for their personal touches; for the opportunity to meet interesting people; for good quality, location and value for money. Birdsong ticked every box and more besides! Kerry and Neil are owners who go the extra mile, doing everything themselves: building the accommodation; maintenance; cleaning; decorating throughout with Kerry’s original artwork; providing fresh eggs from their chooks and herbs from their garden; offering a lift to pick up our car at Kumara. Their welcome was warm and genuine; they made time to chat and help us enjoy our stay. We had tramped the Old Ghost Road and cycled The Wilderness Trail before arriving in Hokitika. We wanted to recharge and make the most of the town and area before moving on to more tramping in Arthur’s Pass. Birdsong was ideal: a safe bike shed; parking; location just out of the centre; lovely room and comfortable bed; two showers with plenty of hot water; a nice blend of families, couples, singles, small groups so interesting conversation flowed in the large kitchen, dining, sitting area with great sea views. We enjoyed it so much and found so much to do that we stayed an extra night, four in total. The icing on the cake was being able to buy Kerry’s beautiful postcard-size paintings of NZ birds from the small gallery of her work at Reception, delightful mementoes of our trip. Thank you, Kerry and Neil for a wonderful stay. We hope to see you again.
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Date of stay: January 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Nonie wrote a review Jan 2021
Christchurch, New Zealand20 contributions1 helpful vote
We were looking for last-minute accommodation for our family of 4 over the busy holiday season and Kerry went out of her way to accommodate us. A lovely spot with a very tranquil, homely atmosphere. Decorated with beautiful artwork and straight over the road from the Wild west coast beach. My only regret would be forgetting to buy some of Kerry's painted bird postcards before I left! Clean, friendly and relaxed. Part of the YHA group and affordable priced. Would definitely recommend.
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Date of stay: January 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
annadru2016 wrote a review Dec 2020
Christchurch, New Zealand5 contributions
I went to Hokitika for a solo stay, and ended up staying for four days, mostly because the Birdsong Hostel was such an idyllic spot. I spent hours roaming the endless beach, taking bike tours, having coffees in town, but mostly i hung out at Birdsong. Kerry and Neil were the perfect hosts, so i highly recommend staying at Birdsong if you want a comfy, easy-going and peaceful stay or stop-off in Hokitika.
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Date of stay: December 2020
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StillHungry wrote a review Mar 2020
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A group of 5 uof us stayed two nights at this lovely little hostel, and enjoyed every moment. The owners are so very kind, generous, and welcoming. The facilities were spotless and the atmosphere was very laid back and artistic. The views of the sea from the dining area was unreal, and the outdoor garden/bbq area was the perfect place to wind down after a day at the beach. We will recommend this hostel to anyone going through hokitika, it's the perfect home away from home.
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Date of stay: March 2020Trip type: Travelled with friends
cindysmith89 wrote a review Feb 2020
Newport, Rhode Island33 contributions10 helpful votes
We are 62 & 63 years old, looking for good value accommodation whilst traveling and skeptical of hostels as a place for us. However, Birdsong is wonderful! We were able to book a private room (shared bathroom) with ocean view, The room, common area, and bathroom was spotless. The common kitchen has everything you need from dishes, cutlery, pots, pans, and even wine glasses! Shelves for your own dry food and fridge/freezer space was so well organized. Did not need the laundry, but machines are there as well. Would definitely recommend!
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Date of stay: February 2020
US$52 - US$68 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
New ZealandSouth IslandWest Coast RegionHokitika
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Frequently Asked Questions about Birdsong Accommodation
Which popular attractions are close to Birdsong Accommodation?
Nearby attractions include Wilderness Gallery (2.5 km), Hokitika Beach (2.5 km), and Bonz 'N Stonz Carving Studio (2.6 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Birdsong Accommodation?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free parking, and kids activities.
Is parking available at Birdsong Accommodation?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Birdsong Accommodation?
Conveniently located restaurants include The Hokitika Sandwich Company, Gatherer Wholefoods & Bar, and Kitchen Hokitika.
Is Birdsong Accommodation accessible?
Yes, it offers reduced mobility rooms. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.