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    Flying Kiwi Backpackers Hostel

    21 Russell Street, Wanaka 9305, New Zealand
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    Overview
    • Excellent51%
    • Very good27%
    • Average16%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible4%
    Travellers talk about
    “fresh herbs” (4 reviews)
    “big tv” (4 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Kitchenette
    Pets Allowed
    Wheelchair Access
    Self-Serve Laundry
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    YHA Wanaka
    339 reviews
    #2 of 45 Speciality lodging in Wanaka
     
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    98 reviews
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    378 reviews
    #40 of 45 Speciality lodging in Wanaka
     
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    1 - 5 of 70 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    As per previous reviews, this hostel feels too small for the volume of people. The lounge and dining table (just one) is at the front of the hostel and is a bit intimidating as you go through to reception to check in. The rooms are...More

    Thank 2016JuliaM
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    We stayed 2 nights here. The hostel honestly feels too small for the number of people there. It was full or nearly full when we were there and it constantly felt cramped. The kitchen is tiny and only 2 people can effectively cook in there...More

    Thank Whiterun
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    The cleanest real hostel I stayed in. People actually clean their dishes and behave properly. The rooms and facilities are very clean too. This place caters best to long term stays, but accommodates really well if staying for a few nights. Location close to center...More

    Thank nicolas s
    Reviewed 17 April 2017

    I spend three nights there in a mixt dorm, the staff is absolutely awesome, I was doing a late check out and the girl left a nice note for me for saying welcome :) the room was ok, maybe a bit small and the bed...More

    Thank Pauline V
    Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

    Wanaka and its surrounding are a very fun touristy destination. Because of that it is a slightly more expensive place. Kiwi was a nice hostel with friendly atmosphere and staff. Our double room was modernly equipped but was terribly small. The bathroom/showers were nice although...More

    Thank uri_fi
    YHA Wanaka
    339 reviews
    #2 of 45 Speciality lodging in Wanaka
     
    Matterhorn South Lodge and Backpackers
    98 reviews
    #39 of 45 Speciality lodging in Wanaka
     
    Alpine Motel Wanaka and Apartments
    147 reviews
    #10 of 20 hotels in Wanaka
     
    Base Backpackers Wanaka
    378 reviews
    #40 of 45 Speciality lodging in Wanaka
     
    About
    Awards & Recognition
    Certificate of Excellence
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$40 - US$49 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette
    • Number of rooms
    • 7
    • Reservation Options
    • TripAdvisor is proud to partner with HostelWorld so you can book your Flying Kiwi Backpackers Hostel reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
    • Location
    • New Zealand >
    • South Island >
    • Otago Region >
    • Wanaka
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    Traveller (25)
    Dining (8)
    Room & Suite (4)
    Hotel & Grounds (9)
    Bathroom (2)
    Family and Play Areas (2)
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    Questions & Answers
    Honoka N
    30 December 2016|
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    Response from flyingkiwibackpacker | Property representative |
    you need to go to our web site and email use from there trip advisor wont let me send u our email then please email us google flying kiwi backpackers and look for our diret website please email and we can sort this out for... More
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    Honoka N
    29 December 2016|
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    Response from flyingkiwibackpacker | Property representative |
    Hey we only have 1 room with bed with curtain you need to book this room by phone and ask if availability or if we can make available 006434436723 or email from our website ask for room 7 the 4 bed dorms all have to have... More
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    "Try to stay in one of the rooms not facing the street"
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    "Bring extra pillows and blankets."
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    "Bring mouse traps?"
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    "$30 dorm fills up last so sometimes has only 1 or 2 sharing."
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