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All reviewsdouble roomthe kitchenfree wifibig windowsgreat kitchenfree tea and coffeecommon roomoverlooking the lakecommon areasfridge spaceper daythree roomsenjoyed staying herelounge arealarge loungequiet at nightlaundry room
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This hostel is the best we've stayed in NZ so far. Very friendly, common areas so nice it could be a hotel lobby. Lots of excellent high yield touches - free fresh basil and rosemary to cook with, free tea and coffee, very good cooking...More

Thank Ben W
Reviewed 30 April 2018

This has been our favorite hostel during our travels in NZ! The common spaces are excellent. There is a large lounge with windows surrounding you - views of the lake from every seat! - and a warm wood stove to keep things cozy. The staff...More

Thank 517Claire
Reviewed 6 April 2018

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

Thank Sara B
Response from WanakaBakpaka, Owner at Wanaka BakpakaResponded 11 April 2018

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 11 April 2018

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

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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Free Parking
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
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Price range
US$16 - US$48 (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$48 (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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"Well located, nice views"
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