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Lazy Cow Backpackers

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AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Restaurant
Self-Serve Laundry
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
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All reviews electric blankets restaurant next door welcomed warmly living room nice shower free wifi great accommodation friendly hosts a great stay one night stay home away from home south island hostel kitchen ghost facilities clover
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Turned up here about midday after bad weather prevented the start of the Old Ghost Road. Warmly welcomed into a homely feeling backpackers. Three friendly cats to cuddle, roaring fire to warm the place and even freshly made muffins for an evening treat. Great kitchen...More

Thank SKM07
Reviewed 11 September 2018

Great accommodation, friendly hosts, friendly cats, excellent DVD selection, good value for money. This was a fantastic place to stay before heading out on the Old Ghost Road. Even included a bike repair station, free wifi and a self serve breakfast before our early start.

Thank gwwf
Reviewed 24 July 2018

We were given a twin room which was wonderfully set up with comfortable beds, and enjoyed a great chat with the owner, whose enthusiasm and obvious love of the place was infectious. I would be delighted to stay there again.This was the first overnight stop...More

Thank George S
Reviewed 10 April 2018

We stayed here for one night on our cycle tour of the South Island. We received a warm welcome and were given a free drink for having arrived by bicycle which was a nice touch. We stayed in the double ensuite room which was comfortable....More

Thank Jonathan L
Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

My husband and I stayed at this wee backpackers in an ensuite room called Clover out the back of the property. It’s a wee gem! It’s lovely and clean, the food in the restaurant next door “Cow Shed” was fantastic and the staff were just...More

Thank essy87
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Restaurant
Self-Serve Laundry
Pool
Beachfront
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Number of rooms
6
Price range
US$31 - US$60 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Murchison
Number of rooms
6
Price range
US$31 - US$60 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Murchison
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Traveller (13)
Dining (1)
Room & Suite (1)
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"I did not see any other rooms, but if they are anything like ours, they'll be great value"
georgesZ3907HQ
23 Jul 2018
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"don't go for the family room - get the 4 bed dorm for peace and fresh air!"
Sham59
15 Feb 2017
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"If you can afford the upgrade the double ensuite is in fact a small studio,"
423jonr
24 Nov 2016
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"Take the en-suite if it suits your budget!"
E7532ZWjohnb
13 Apr 2015
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