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Overview
117 Lakeside Road Otago, Wanaka 9305 New Zealand See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
Kitchenette
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
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All reviews double room the kitchen free tea and coffee great backpackers big windows common areas fridge space lounge area per day large lounge fresh herbs view over the lake hire bikes main building laundry room amazing views min walk
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We only spent one night there but we loved it! The living room offers a great view on the lake, there is a nice terrasse, the staff is very kind, computers are available, the rooms are comfy. The kitchen is small but you can live...More

Thank shiraneh
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Friendly owners, spacious rooms, great location and the best communal areas I’ve seen in a hostel. We had a double room with a shared bathroom which was perfectly fine, I’m told the ensuite double has spectacular views! The open plan, spacious dining room overlooks the...More

Thank Lawyer_M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Everything about this place was great, pretty dining room, huge kitchen, laundry access was cheap, fresh herbs available, decent rooms (it is a backpackers so they are pretty basic but good), very pretty spot. You can walk down the driveway to a wharf to watch...More

Thank Jaslyn S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The lounge area is very beautiful and the garden: view over the lake. The rooms are old and when down stairs you hear very clearly the people walking upstairs. Kitchen is nice! Service is ok, not very warm, but formal. Good hostel to get some...More

Thank Matty B
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

I have stayed at the Bakpaka a number of times before, but some years ago, and it was great to see it is still a lively but relaxed place for backpackers of all ages and nationalities. The shared facilities were kept clean and the staff/owner...More

Thank Tom F
Response from WanakaBakpaka, Manager at Wanaka BakpakaResponded 11 August 2018

Hi Tom! Thank you very much for giving us a review on your stay here. It's fantastic to hear good feedback about our staff, the atmosphere and the cleanliness of hostel facilities, as that is what we really focus on. Glad to hear you enjoyed...More

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Description
Fantastic quiet lakeside location. Only 5 minute walk to the centre of town. "Bus and Group" free ambience allowing you to enjoy our garden courtyard. Our comfy, spacious and TV free lounge overlooks Lake Wanaka with More it huge floor to ceiling windows. Its these views which are our biggest clincher, followed by the NEW kitchen, vareity of room types and outside areas. Less
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Self-Serve Laundry
Pool
Room Service
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
21
Price range
US$16 - US$47 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Wanaka Bakpaka Hotel Wanaka
Location
New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Wanaka
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
21
Price range
US$16 - US$47 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Wanaka Bakpaka Hotel Wanaka
Location
New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Wanaka
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Traveller (119)
Room & Suite (47)
Dining (10)
Pool & Beach (1)
Family and Play Areas (1)
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"Great kitchen facilities, Great view, Comfortable common areas."
Andra_Oprisan
9 Feb 2017
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"4 bed dorm nr. 1"
lila2011Bern
22 Jan 2017
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"Try to get a room with a view."
Malotte
25 Apr 2016
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"Well located, nice views"
V2C
28 Mar 2016
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