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Wanaka Bakpaka

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“the kitchen”(66 reviews)
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All reviewsdouble roomthe kitchenfree wifibig windowsgreat kitchenfree tea and coffeeoverlooking the lakecommon roomprivate ensuitecommon areasfridge spaceshared bathroomper daythree roomsenjoyed staying herelounge areaquiet at night
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in a double room for two nights. that was clean, spacious and had a large window with a mountain view. Plenty of washroom and shower facilities for the people staying (never really a wait). The whole place felt clean and comfortable, including a...More

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Response from WanakaBakpaka, Owner at Wanaka BakpakaResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Sara Thanks for taking the time to review your recent stay with us at Wanaka Bakpaka. Its great to hear you found the backpackers clean and comfortable and enjoyed your stay. We hope you enjoy the rest of your travels around New Zealand. Wanaka...More

Reviewed 28 February 2018

We stayed here for 1 night in a twin room and wished we had stayed longer. The shared kitchen was very clean and well equipped for preparing self-cooked meals. The sitting room/lounge was big and clean and had awesome views of Lake Wanaka. Free parking...More

Thank PaulSiow
Response from WanakaBakpaka, Owner at Wanaka BakpakaResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Paul Thanks for taking the time to review your stay with us, its no nice to hear that you wish your stay was longer. We try to keep all communal areas clean and tidy so all guests can enjoy them. We are lucky to...More

Reviewed 5 February 2018

This is one of the better backpackers around. Generally quiet, and well equipped, spacious rooms, we had a double room. Our only problem was it ws very hot, and our window facing the courtyard needed to be open. However people were in that area until...More

Thank Ali A
Response from WanakaBakpaka, Owner at Wanaka BakpakaResponded 21 February 2018

Hi Ali Thanks for taking the time to review your recent stay with us at Wanaka Bakpaka. We have had an extra hot summer here in Wanaka and understand rooms especially near the courtyard were affected by it. It's great to hear you found the...More

Reviewed 27 December 2017

We stayed in the en-suite room at the front. Very clean but as it is part of the side buildings, you still get the noise from the courtyard should people decide to play(share) their own music as they sit at the outside tables. Great location...More

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Response from WanakaBakpaka, Owner at Wanaka BakpakaResponded 2 January 2018

Hi there Thanks for taking the time to review your recent stay here. Definitely at this time of year everyone is enjoying the festive season so would agree that noise is a concern, we do try to manage this while allowing guests to celebrate! We...More

Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

Very surprised with this hostel, in a good way. Spacious twin room with own sink and clean and plentiful toilets/showers. Nice lounge area and free wifi and parking. Kitchen a bit small when full (no room in the fridges) but would definitely recommendMore

Thank Explore1995
Response from WanakaBakpaka, Owner at Wanaka BakpakaResponded 6 December 2017

Hi there Thanks for taking the time to review your stay with us at Wanaka Bakpaka. It's great to hear that you were surprised but in a good way ! We agree that at this time of year and the heat outside the fridges get...More

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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Free Parking
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Self-Serve Laundry
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Price range
US$16 - US$49 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Price range
US$16 - US$49 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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"Great kitchen facilities, Great view, Comfortable common areas."
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"4 bed dorm nr. 1"
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"Try to get a room with a view."
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"Well located, nice views"
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