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Old Post Office Backpackers

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Free Parking
Non-Smoking Rooms
Family Rooms
Self-Serve Laundry
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...
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11 Pery Street, Ranfurly 9332, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 January 2018

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...More

Thank TheRobertsons43
Response from Bill-and-Suzy, Owner at Old Post Office BackpackersResponded 6 January 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.

Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

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...More

Thank lindie99
Response from Bill-and-Suzy, Owner at Old Post Office BackpackersResponded 6 April 2017

Thanks for your kind words. It was our pleasure to have you stay with us and we hope out paths cross again.

Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

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!)

Thank Helene M
Response from Bill-and-Suzy, Owner at Old Post Office BackpackersResponded 18 October 2016

Thanks Helene, we hope you and your family enjoyed the rest of your Otago Central Rail Trail experience.

Reviewed 27 March 2016

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...More

Thank Sharon C
Reviewed 26 February 2016

The room we had was very clean and comfortable, the hosts are excellent. The lounge area and kitchen are both very well equipped, shared bathrooms clean and roomy. It is located in a quiet street and I would not hesitate to stay here again! Price...More

Thank JoeN254
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Top amenities
Free Parking
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Self-Serve Laundry
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Kitchenette
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Kitchenette
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"Only stayed one night but small, quiet town so noise is not an issue."
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"WE were near the front and the room was good."
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"give Bill a call and tell him what you want."
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