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Old Post Office Backpackers

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11 Pery Street, Ranfurly 9332 New Zealand
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#4 of 7 Speciality lodging in Ranfurly
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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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Free parking
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Self-serve laundry
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Non-smoking rooms
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impulsivekiwi wrote a review Apr 2021
Auckland Central, New Zealand28 contributions3 helpful votes
Thank you Bill and Suzy for a great stay at the Old Post Office Backpackers. You both gave a warm welcome after a day of cycling 61km! The place was warm, clean, tidy and friendly. The fireplace was a real treat!
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Date of stay: April 2021Trip type: Travelled solo
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Suzy wrote a review Oct 2020
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Bill and Suzy are fantastic Hosts. Our Party of 17 Riders doing the Central Otago Rail Trail, arrived on a cold day to a roaring fire and the warmest of welcomes. Very clean and tidy. The beds were really comfy and warm. Our bikes were secure in the locked up garage. Nothing was a problem for Bill and Suzy, they even found us a Piper to Pipe us on our way in the morning. Wonderful place to stay.
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Date of stay: October 2020
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Response from Suzy de Louw, Owner at Old Post Office Backpackers
Responded 22 Oct 2020
Thanks Suzy, We appreciate you taking the time to share your experience. Every little thing helps in these unusual times!
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Mikaela H wrote a review Feb 2020
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We stayed for one night and where greated right when we parked with a lovely welcome. Bill, the host, is so kind and gave us a lot of tips and suggestions on what to eat and do. Can’t recommend the place enough!
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Date of stay: February 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from Suzy de Louw, Owner at Old Post Office Backpackers
Responded 21 Feb 2020
Thanks for taking the time to write a review. It was our pleasure to have you to stay and we hope you enjoyed the rest of your 'Tiki' tour around the Central Otago goldfields.
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Pat Parkinson wrote a review May 2019
9 contributions2 helpful votes
We stayed two nights at the post office, nice place, clean, comfortable, close to cafe’s, stores and restaurant.......Bills a very friendly guy, he organised transport for us (5) to visit Nasbey and try out curling, which we highly recommend 😁 Would definitely return and stay at the post office again
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Date of stay: March 2019
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Trip type: Travelled with friends
Room Tip: basic rooms, own sleeping quarters, shared facilities, ie lounge, dining, kitchen, bathrooms......
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Response from Bill-and-Suzy, Owner at Old Post Office Backpackers
Responded 24 May 2019
Thanks for staying with us and for taking the time to post a review. We're glad you enjoyed your Central Otago adventure and Yes! curling is a Must Do for anyone who comes down this way!!
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Robert S wrote a review Jan 2019
Folkestone, United Kingdom1061 contributions75 helpful votes
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One of the best backpacker style places I've been in. My 'single' room was spacious and had a double bed. The lounge, kitchen and bathroom areas were very clean and there was a good selection of books to read and a TV. Location is excellent, very close to the shops and old railway station, and staff helpful. There is a safe shed where you can lock away your bike.
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Date of stay: January 2019
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Trip type: Travelled solo
Room Tip: Ask for Room 3 if you want a nice comfortable bed.
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Response from Bill-and-Suzy, Owner at Old Post Office Backpackers
Responded 26 Jan 2019
Thanks for taking the time to post a review. We do our best to ensure our guests enjoy their stay. We hope your downhill dash to the train went well!
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Frequently Asked Questions about Old Post Office Backpackers
Which popular attractions are close to Old Post Office Backpackers?
Nearby attractions include The Practice, Ranfurly (0.2 km), The Curiosity Shoppe (0.4 km), and Ranfurly Pool (0.1 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Old Post Office Backpackers?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free parking, and kids activities.
Is parking available at Old Post Office Backpackers?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Old Post Office Backpackers?
Conveniently located restaurants include Maniototo Cafe, e-central cafe, and Fantail Kitchen and Larder.
Is Old Post Office Backpackers located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.2 km away from the centre of Ranfurly.
Are any cleaning services offered at Old Post Office Backpackers?
Yes, laundry service and self serve laundry are offered to guests.