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Old Post Office Backpackers

You'll be writing home about this bright, cheerful and clean budget and backpacker accommodation. Legendary hospitality. Located in the heart of Ranfurly. Sleeps up to 20. Perfect for extended family groups or intrepid solo travellers. Double, single, twin and family rooms plus dorm beds. Wi-Fi available. Closed during winter.
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Non-Smoking Hotel
Self-Serve Laundry
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From the moment I arrived at the backpackers both Bill and Suzy were amazing and so accommodating! They put me in a bigger room knowing I was traveling with a lot of luggage as I have just moved. The building is incredibly clean and well kept, I felt right at home. Once I found
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Response from Bill-and-Suzy, Owner at Old Post Office Backpackers
Responded 22 Oct 2018
Jennifer, it was our pleasure. We hope you enjoy the rest of your time in Ranfurly and New Zealand.
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We stayed at the Old Post Office Backpackers on our second night of the Otago Rail Trail. Our rooms were comfortable and clean. We enjoyed using the shared lounge area, having a fridge to use for drinks and the kitchen and dining area to make breakfast. Bill was a very
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Response from Bill-and-Suzy, Owner at Old Post Office Backpackers
Responded 5 Jan 2018
Thanks for your kind comments and for taking the time to write a review. We trust you enjoyed the rest of your visit to Central Otago and hope to see you all down this way again some time.
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Stayed in the renovated post office building. We were made to feel like we were the most important people that had ever stayed there. The accommodations were greath up i, the town small and cute. A very pleasant stay. Highly recommended for those doing the Otago rail trail.
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Response from Bill-and-Suzy, Owner at Old Post Office Backpackers
Responded 5 Apr 2017
Thanks for your kind words. It was our pleasure to have you stay with us and we hope out paths cross again.
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Bill is a wonderful host, welcoming and helpful! Clean place with comfortable bedrooms, living room has a lot of cosy sofas and a great fireplace. Kitchen with all amenities. Laundry service available (very useful after cycling for 3 days!)
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Response from Bill-and-Suzy, Owner at Old Post Office Backpackers
Responded 17 Oct 2016
Thanks Helene, we hope you and your family enjoyed the rest of your Otago Central Rail Trail experience.
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This is a comfortable and warm backpackers. We were fortunate to be the only guests for the night we were there and with kitchen and lounge with comfortable sofas and television and a log burner fire going we felt very at home. The owner came back several times to make sure
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"Only stayed one night but small, quiet town so noise is not an issue."
"WE were near the front and the room was good."
"give Bill a call and tell him what you want."
New ZealandSouth IslandOtago RegionCentral OtagoRanfurly
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