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Onuku Farm Hostel

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89 Hamilton's Rd, Akaroa 7452 New Zealand
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#7 of 28 Speciality lodging in Akaroa
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Open Oct-May: Cozy farm hostel with amazing coastal views & rustic original kiwi facilities: Stargazers, Farmhouse, girls only dorm, camping, vans, huts. Enjoy it all: sunrise to sunset & the most amazing stars in the sky at night plus No sandflies :) Hiking, mussel picking, BBQ. Dolphin swimming trips & kayak rental directly from the farm. Free WiFi. Just 6 km from Akaroa. Free pick up at 1:30 pm from Akaroa.
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Free parking
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Shuttle bus service
Self-serve laundry
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Harith wrote a review Dec 2020
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You cannot lock your own room, because there's no lock, and cannot wear shoes inside the place. Do yourself a favor and stay away from this place unless you have four wheels drive, the entrance is very steep and the road to the place is very narrow. Would not recommend
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Date of stay: December 2020Trip type: Travelled with friends
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LoveTravel78767 wrote a review Nov 2020
Christchurch, New Zealand6 contributions
Absolutely beautiful! Very relaxing! Great accommodation. Friendly staff and the views were amazing. The swimming with the dolphins tour they do was amazing. Cannot recommend this place enough an absolute gem.
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Date of stay: November 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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sarahnutmeg wrote a review Mar 2020
San Juan Island, Washington153 contributions26 helpful votes
We camped one night and stayed in our car for two after realizing it was the same price. The view from the car park is stunning and, to be fair, the camping area is beautiful too. We were able to do a beautiful beach and ridge walk- although there was a lot of laughing over the ambiguous nature of the trail. Through fences, under hot wires, and amongst pastures- it all added to the experience. The little beach was beautiful and we were lucky to have a sunset picnic all to ourselves. The drive to get there was quite intense. I’d say the road itself is not friendly to a lot of vehicles being very narrow, steep, and windy. I was always praying we didn’t meet another car. However it was always fine :) The staff were very friendly and around- which was nice. The atmosphere was very laid back. Nice to have hammocks and outdoor kitchens around.
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Date of stay: March 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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papymaster24 wrote a review Feb 2020
Marseille, France105 contributions85 helpful votes
We escaped the parking called Top 10 of Akaroa and were so happy to find a place repecting nature, space and its clients. The whole site is wonderful with stunning views, different accommodation styles and a very friendly reception. There is no electricity for the vans and the road between the farm and the village is narrow and winding. So I would not advise for big campervans. But, all the others, run!!! You will find grassy spots, plenty of rooms, huts. Farm animals. Total beautiful nature. We stayed 5 days instead of the 2 planned.
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Date of stay: February 2020
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Caroline Doe wrote a review Feb 2020
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Stayed in a star gazer hut. Was much smaller than appears in pictures, you have to crawl through the door and there is no standing room. Suitable for a hobbit. Many staff seem young and green. Heard staff discussing issues with customer complaints whilst we were sat having dinner. Very unprofessional. Not the cleanest place I've stayed and the lines between rustic and just shabby are well and truly blurred.
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Date of stay: February 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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New ZealandSouth IslandCanterbury RegionAkaroa
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Frequently Asked Questions about Onuku Farm Hostel
Which popular attractions are close to Onuku Farm Hostel?
Nearby attractions include The Giants House (4.3 km), Fire & Ice - Gemstone Jewellery Specialists (3.9 km), and Akaroa Museum (4.5 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Onuku Farm Hostel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free parking, shuttle bus service, and free internet access.
Is parking available at Onuku Farm Hostel?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Onuku Farm Hostel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Murphy's On The Corner, The Little Bistro, and Ma Maison Restaurant & Bar.
Are pets allowed at Onuku Farm Hostel?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.