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    Laughing Kiwi Backpackers

    310 High Street, Motueka 7120, New Zealand
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    • Excellent64%
    • Very good25%
    • Average6%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible3%
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    “free wifi” (14 reviews)
    “the kitchen” (19 reviews)
    “dorm room” (5 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Non-Smoking Rooms
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    Breakfast included
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    2.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 107 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    I really loved my stay at the Laughing Kiwi Backpacker, thanks to the welcoming of the amazing staff and the warm atmosphere of the cosy living places I felt like at home. Close to Abel Tasman and some lovely beaches , this is one of...More

    Thank Mathilde J
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    I stayed here with a group of girlfriends in the cabins. The whole property is super welcoming and very clean (and I am fussy!). The staff were really helpful and we loved our time in the National Park. Lovely to come home from a day...More

    Thank MrsD344
    Reviewed 29 October 2017

    No issues at all with the quality of the single room I booked. Comfortable and clean. Service at desk very friendly and professional. The Wi-Fi was excellent - I was able to stream Netflix which is unusual in my experience. A couple of issues arose...More

    Thank Ed R
    Response from Kiwis01, Owner at Laughing Kiwi BackpackersResponded 30 October 2017

    Hi Ed we do serenely apologize about the dog incident we don't have or allow dogs roaming free at the property this was a once off incident involving some visitors who where playing with her- she usually she has her own enclosed locked area away...More

    Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

    We loved our stay at the Laughing Kiwi Backpackers all the staff were so helpful in advising us on our time at the national park as well as when my partner was sick-calling the medical centre and problem solving for us as well as coming...More

    Thank Laura P
    Response from Kiwis01, Owner at Laughing Kiwi BackpackersResponded 1 September 2017

    Hi Laura! thank you for your kind words it was a pleasure hosting you both I'm happy you had a great stay with us :) and also glad the illness went away! visit us again if your in the area. Travel safe- Trace

    Reviewed 28 August 2017

    I stayed at the laughing kiwi for 14 months. The owners are really kind and helpful. It is one the best places to live near centre of the motueka town. Would love to return next time I am in motueka sometime soon. Other tenants were...More

    Thank Koustubh J
    Response from Kiwis01, Owner at Laughing Kiwi BackpackersResponded 29 August 2017

    We'll miss you Joshi! one of our seasonal workers who stayed in our "workers" only house on site here at the Laughing Kiwi for over a year, it was a pleasure hosting you and we wish you all the best. Make sure you pop in...More

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    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Free Parking
    • Self-Serve Laundry
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    • US$37 - US$50 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
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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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    "All is great, no complaints."
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