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Laughing Kiwi Backpackers

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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“free wifi”(14 reviews)
“the kitchen”(20 reviews)
“dorm room”(5 reviews)
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Rooms
Kitchenette
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
Breakfast included
2 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

Selected this hostel given the good ratings in relation to the price. We stayed in the double bed- with private bathroom. Room & bathroom were clean, so was the communal area. Yet, it was pretty loud as the walls are very thin and therefore not...More

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Response from Kiwis01, Owner at Laughing Kiwi BackpackersResponded 2 April 2018

Hi Markus, thank you for taking the time to review us. We understand during peek season it's louder than usual and we do the best to make sure everyone is respectful of sleeping guests. Thank you for mentioning our cabins out the back these are...More

Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

The dorms are large, with enough space to move around the beds, and electric plugs for everybody. No lockers in the room, so make sure to pay attention to your belongings. On the overall the place feels quite safe, but you never know...Good location (supermarket...More

Thank Pauline N
Response from Kiwis01, Owner at Laughing Kiwi BackpackersResponded 16 February 2018

Hi Pauline, thank you for your lovely review and feedback, lockers are on our plan to do ;) mean while we have storage in the office. Thank you for visiting us, travel safe - LK

Reviewed 2 February 2018 via mobile

I visited Laughing Kiwi Backpackers with a friend during our trip of New Zealand. The place was cozy and the hosts were welcoming and very nice and helpful. It was a formidable stay. Everything was in good condition and we will definitely recommend it to...More

Thank RJuulR
Response from Kiwis01, Owner at Laughing Kiwi BackpackersResponded 2 April 2018

Thank you!! travel safe -LK

Reviewed 28 January 2018

I am not really a typical backpacker, but my friend and I were looking for accomodation in Motueka, one night, not too expensive. We booked one night in advance and we really did not know what to expect. We had a twin room with shared...More

Thank Bea T
Response from Kiwis01, Owner at Laughing Kiwi BackpackersResponded 31 January 2018

Hi Bea! that's very nice thank you for your lovely review and feedback we are looking forward to future visits from you :) I love it when we convert hotel guests into hostel guests. Happy holidays see you soon!- LK

Reviewed 3 January 2018

The reception was very friendly and helpful. She went through the facility in the evening checking to make sure the guest were doing well. The other travelers were friendly and social discussing each others travels. The common area was comfortable for hanging out.

Thank Mark M
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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
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Price range
US$33 - US$51 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Price range
US$33 - US$51 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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"We stayed in room 10 and this was very convenient"
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"The cabins are very private, but you still get to be part of the overall atmosphere and shared facilities."
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"if you want a bottom bunk phone and ask for one - even if you booked online."
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"The Back Lodge overlooks a kiwi fruit orchard. Front lodge has great deck for lounging and cooking up a BBQ..."
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