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Happy Apple Backpackers

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500 High Street, Motueka 7120 New Zealand See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Rooms
Family Rooms
Self-Serve Laundry
2 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

Stayed in this hostel after hiking at the Abel Tasman. Cute hostel. Big kitchen area. Pool table. I got my own room because the guys I was traveling with had some snoring issues. The room was big enough for me and my luggage where I...More

Thank Joni O
Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

This place has everything you need and is clean and comfortable. There is plenty of space for camping with tents, parking for cars. They have loads of entertainment including tv in room (we booked a double), table football, pool table, dart board, basketball hoop. It’s...More

Thank John W
Reviewed 27 February 2018

We stay one night on our way to the Abel Tasman park. The place offer only shared bathrooms. The rooms are tiny but clean. The whole facility is very clean and even so there are many youth backpacker there are no parties and no load...More

Thank sxa1995
Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

I loved the Happy Apple! It is the best hostel in New Zealand I have stayed in, with free bike hire and amazing facilities. The owner takes very good care of all of his guests and makes you feel welcome. The outside area is a...More

Thank Natasha0606
Reviewed 30 December 2017

The owners are very friendly, with tips on what to do in the area and gave great help and advise on buying my car. The hostel itself has probably the best kitchen of any I have stayed in in New Zealand with ample fridge and...More

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A Vibrant hostel in beautiful Motueka we offer Dorms, private and single rooms, Free WIFI, All linen is provided. Fully equipped large kitchen, hot showers, plenty of off street parking. Less
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Self-Serve Laundry
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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US$37 - US$48 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Motueka
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
Price range
US$37 - US$48 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Motueka
Traveller (11)
Room & Suite (9)
Dining (2)
Family and Play Areas (1)
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"don't pay extra for the privet bathroom! don't worth it!"
8 Feb 2017
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"Do not book through WotIf!!!"
27 Jan 2017
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"Ask for a large room with no long term people!"
31 Dec 2013
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"If you want a double room and light sleepers don't sleep opposite the toilets. The doors are a bit..."
20 Nov 2013
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