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8.2
Great171 reviews
Staying at the 5-star eco-friendly Nomads Queenstown, guests can discover the busy area less than 10 minutes by foot from Kiwi and Birdlife Park.
FromUS$ 29 /nightSelect
8.4
Great97 reviews
Boasting a location about 0.5 miles from the landscaped park "Queenstown Garden", the Lylo Queenstown - Formerly Jucy Snooze offers 228 rooms together with a lounge bar onsite.
FromUS$ 20 /nightSelect
8.6
Great143 reviews
This hotel in the business district of Christchurch is situated close to NZ Health Food Co and welcomes guests since 2016.
FromUS$ 64 /nightSelect
8.6
Great43 reviews
Located within 0.4 miles of 185 Empty White Chairs, the smoke-free Around The World Backpackers Christchurch has 11 rooms, and lies just a short walk from a bus stop.
FromUS$ 19 /nightSelect
8.6
Great87 reviews
Offering easy access to Queenstown Mall 950 feet away, the 4-star Tahuna Pod provides perfect accommodation along with various recreational opportunities and barbecue.
FromUS$ 30 /nightSelect
9.0
Perfect30 reviews
Featuring 26 rooms with views of the lake, the 3-star heritage Kinloch Wilderness Retreat is set approximately 1.8 miles from Glenorchy Wharf.
FromUS$ 141 /nightSelect
8.8
Great156 reviews
Nestled in the heart of the West Coast Region, Franz Josef Montrose Backpackers offers a serene retreat for travelers exploring the rugged landscapes of Franz Josef Glacier. With its favorable location, guests are just a five-minute stroll from the stunning Te Wahipounamu and the tranquil the Lady of the Alps, ensuring that the area's natural beauty is easily within reach. Accommodations at Montrose Backpackers are thoughtfully equipped with free WiFi and amenities such as shared bathrooms, ensuring that guests enjoy convenience and comfort. All rooms also include a fridge, electric kettle, TV, DVD player, and tea-and-coffee making facilities, providing a cozy and well-appointed space for relaxation after a day of adventure. Mornings at Franz Josef Montrose Hostel Lodge begin with a complimentary continental breakfast, featuring an array of cereals, toast with condiments, coffee, and hot chocolate, served daily from 7:30 AM. Guests can savor their meals on the terrace while taking in the surroundings or prepare their own meals in the shared communal kitchen. In addition to the dining options, Franz Josef Montrose offers a variety of services to enhance guest experiences. The property boasts free unlimited WiFi and free on-site parking, alongside convenient laundry facilities. For leisure, visitors can unwind in the spa pool, enjoy free vegetable soup each evening, or socialize in the communal lounge area complete with a TV. Strategically situated at 140 km from Hokitika, guests at Montrose Backpackers can plan day trips to explore nearby attractions such as the Callery Gorge Walk and Lake Wombat. The hostel's additional features, including the library, picnic area, and tour/ticket assistance, make it an ideal choice for those looking to fully immerse themselves in the local culture and scenic splendor of the national park setting. Take 2024-02-28 07:08:56
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8.4
Great61 reviews
Peninsula Walkway is 10 minutes by car from the Yha and Earth & Sky is 500 feet away.
FromUS$ 23 /nightSelect
8.6
Great69 reviews
Comprising 12 rooms in the heart of Queenstown, the 4-star eco-friendly Yha Queenstown Lakefront lies 15 minutes by foot from Fear Factory Queenstown.
FromUS$ 36 /nightSelect
8.4
Great66 reviews
Within 10 minutes' walk of R&R Kayaks, the venue is placed in an museum district, about 0.4 miles from the city center.
FromUS$ 30 /nightSelect
8.6
Great97 reviews
The 5-star smoke-free Lakefront Backpackers with lake views lies just a 10-minute stroll from Fiordland National Park Visitor Centre.
FromUS$ 21 /nightSelect
8.2
Great9 reviews
Set in an touristic area, the hostel offers an comfortable accommodation within 10 minutes' walk of Methven Heliski.
FromUS$ 52 /nightSelect
8.4
Great69 reviews
Cardboard Cathedral is within 0.7 miles of the 5-star Yha and Christchurch Attractions is 0.9 miles away.
FromUS$ 32 /nightSelect
8.6
Great101 reviews
Staying at this backpacker hostel, guest will enjoy mountain views, and 15 rooms with all necessary comforts.
FromUS$ 102 /nightSelect
Yha WanakaHostel
8.6
Great111 reviews
Beacon Point Walk is within 800 feet of the affordable 4-star Yha and the historic Rippon Winery is a 5-minute drive away.
FromUS$ 34 /nightSelect
8.6
Great209 reviews
Staying at this backpacker hostel, guest will enjoy lake views, and 48 rooms with all necessary comforts.
FromUS$ 31 /nightSelect
8.0
Great84 reviews
Set just outside Glacier Country Kayaks, the hostel offers an eco-friendly accommodation within 10 minutes' walk of the city center.
FromUS$ 63 /nightSelect
8.2
Great92 reviews
The affordable Yha Mt Cook Aoraki / Mount Cook overlooks Alps and is located 0.4 miles from Department of Conservation Tourist Information Center.
FromUS$ 53 /nightSelect
8.8
Great55 reviews
There are rooms facing mountain and the hotel is set close to Horseshoe Point.
FromUS$ 59 /nightSelect
8.6
Great67 reviews
Located in the Addington district and approximately 10 minutes' drive from 185 Empty White Chairs, as well as a short stroll from a train station, the 4-star smoke-free Jailhouse Accommodation Christchurch offers billiard and barbeque grills.
FromUS$ 25 /nightSelect
Yha NelsonHostel
8.2
Great47 reviews
Set just outside Red Art Gallery & Cafe, the hostel offers an backpacker accommodation within 10 minutes' walk of the city center.
FromUS$ 97 /nightSelect
8.4
Great74 reviews
While staying at the 2-star Beach Punakaiki you are invited to discover Truman Track, set 1.1 miles away, or Irimahuwhero Lookout, which is about 2.5 miles away.
FromUS$ 95 /nightSelect
8.4
Great128 reviews
Founders Heritage Park is set 0.7 miles from the Tasman Bay Backpackers Nelson.
FromUS$ 16 /nightSelect
8.2
Great65 reviews
The Southern Laughter Backpackers Queenstown is within 0.2 miles of G Force Paragliding, boasting various recreational opportunities and barbeque.
FromUS$ 22 /nightSelect
8.6
Great120 reviews
Set just outside Kaikoura Mountain Safaris, the hostel offers a comfortable accommodation within 10 minutes' walk of the city center.
FromUS$ 21 /nightSelect
8.0
Great132 reviews
About a 10-minute stroll from Queenstown Garden, the quality Base Backpackers includes 64 rooms.
FromUS$ 41 /nightSelect
8.4
Great53 reviews
The Octagon is 5 minutes' drive from the 3-star Kiwis Nest Backpackers And Budget Accommodation and Dunedin Botanic Garden is a 10-minute walk away.
FromUS$ 48 /nightSelect
8.4
Great63 reviews
Set in the heart of Christchurch, the Haka Lodge offers 6 rooms overlooking the garden.
FromUS$ 50 /nightSelect
8.2
Great138 reviews
The 4-star smoke-free Dorset House Backpackers Christchurch enjoys a quiet location and provides easy access to The Arts Centre te Matatiki Toi Ora within a 15-minute walk.
FromUS$ 20 /nightSelect
8.4
Great95 reviews
Located 9 km from the center of Franz Josef, the hotel offers a night bar plus a playroom and board games for children.
FromUS$ 76 /nightSelect
8.4
Great126 reviews
The Chateau Backpackers & Motels is a good starting point to Franz Josef's sights including West Coast Wildlife Centre, which is 0.2 miles away.
FromUS$ 17 /nightSelect
8.6
Great33 reviews
Towers Bay is also set about 1.3 miles from the perfect Kaiteri Lodge.
FromUS$ 178 /nightSelect
8.4
Great40 reviews
The 4-star Surat Bay Lodge By The Sea/Backpackers features rooms with views of the sea, while a beachfront location provides access to Owaka Museum and Catlins Information Centre, which is 3.1 miles away.
FromUS$ 80 /nightSelect
7.8
Very good9 reviews
About a 10-minute walk from Dunedin Railways, the Work Stay At 123 includes 11 rooms.
FromUS$ 52 /nightSelect
8.6
Great85 reviews
Staying at this spectacular hostel, guest will enjoy mountain views, and 17 rooms with all necessary comforts.
FromUS$ 116 /nightSelect
8.6
Great24 reviews
The Central Backpackers is located 13 miles from Te Anau Manapouri airport and within 10 minutes' walk of Te Anau bus stop.
FromUS$ 37 /nightSelect
8.2
Great85 reviews
The smoke free Lakes Edge Lodge Lake Tekapo is set about 0.9 miles from Mackenzie Alpine Horse Trekking and within 1.7 miles of Pines Beach.
FromUS$ 27 /nightSelect
8.8
Great91 reviews
Fox Glacier Chalet Lookout Track is also set within 2 miles of the 3-star Ivorytowers Backpacker Lodge.
FromUS$ 55 /nightSelect
8.4
Great120 reviews
While staying at the comfortable 4-star Tombstone Motel, Lodge & Backpackers Picton you are invited to discover Kaipupu Wildlife Sanctuary, set a 5-minute drive away, or Shelley Beach, which is about a 10-minute walk away.
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The VillaHostel
8.4
Great91 reviews
Located approximately a 10-minute stroll from EcoWorld Aquarium and Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre and 5 minutes by car from Bob's Bay, the Villa Picton features fitness classes, spa therapy and entertainment activities.
FromUS$ 45 /nightSelect
Possum LodgeHostel
8.8
Great22 reviews
The Possum Lodge is set within a 10-minute drive of Freestone Hill and a mere 0.8 miles from Manapouri Lake.
FromUS$ 36 /nightSelect
8.6
Great77 reviews
With garden views, the venue is placed 10 minutes' walk from the center of Greymouth, at a short distance from Shades Of Jade.
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Gallery Thirty Three and New World Wanaka are located 0.3 miles and 0.4 miles from the Brownston respectively.
FromUS$ 86 /nightSelect
8.6
Great62 reviews
Set within easy walking distance of Arthur's Pass Chapel, the Mountain House features 13 rooms with shared bathrooms.
FromUS$ 58 /nightSelect
8.8
Great59 reviews
Located 700 feet from EcoWorld Aquarium and Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre, the Atlantis Backpackers Picton has 59 rooms, and lies a short walk from a train station.
FromUS$ 14 /nightSelect
8.4
Great17 reviews
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8.4
Great75 reviews
Situated 10 minutes by foot from Queenstown Garden, the Black Sheep Backpackers features 63 rooms with shared bathrooms.
FromUS$ 41 /nightSelect
8.4
Great78 reviews
Approximately a 5-minute walk from Volume Book Store, the Bridge Backpackers overlooks the city and features fitness classes, various recreational opportunities and barbeque grills.
FromUS$ 73 /nightSelect
8.6
Great52 reviews
There are rooms facing garden and the 2-star Tailor Made Tekapo Accommodation - Guesthouse & Lake Tekapo is set less than 10 minutes' stroll from The Church of the Good Shepherd.
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Kiwi Group AccommodationsHostel
5.0
Guest rating5 reviews
Offering convenient proximity to High Street, the hotel is also close to Avon River.
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8.6
Great85 reviews
Situated about 0.3 miles from History House Museum, the 5-star smoke-free Duke Greymouth features 18 rooms with shared bathrooms.
FromUS$ 79 /nightSelect
8.8
Great6 reviews
Located a 14-minute walk from Lake Wanaka, the Adventure offers evening entertainment activities and barbeque.
FromUS$ 85 /nightSelect
8.6
Great19 reviews
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8.6
Great70 reviews
Set pretty near Tasman Bay Sea Kayaking, the rooms in the 2-star modern Barn Cabins & Camp have views of hills.
FromUS$ 93 /nightSelect
8.8
Great41 reviews
Located within 10 minutes' walk of the city center, this historical hostel gives quick access to Centre of New Zealand.
FromUS$ 17 /nightSelect
8.4
Great90 reviews
Set within easy walking distance of Dunedin Town Hall, the 3-star On Top Backpackers boasts various recreational opportunities and billiard.
FromUS$ 19 /nightSelect
8.4
Great46 reviews
Nestled 1 km from the city center, this popular hostel comprises 50 rooms and bathrooms with hairdryers and bath sheets.
FromUS$ 94 /nightSelect
8.6
Great51 reviews
Set only 900 feet from The Loft, the rooms in the Backpackers Oamaru have views of garden.
FromUS$ 78 /nightSelect
8.6
Great72 reviews
Nestled 0.6 miles from the city center, this heritage hostel comprises 13 rooms and bathrooms with a separate toilet and a shower.
FromUS$ 66 /nightSelect
8.6
Great104 reviews
Located within 10 minutes' walk of the city center, this popular hostel gives quick access to Edwin Fox Maritime Museum.
FromUS$ 43 /nightSelect
8.6
Great43 reviews
Nestled 0.3 miles from the city center, this budget hostel comprises 26 rooms and bathrooms with a separate toilet and showers.
FromUS$ 17 /nightSelect
8.4
Great37 reviews
Set just outside Labyrinth Rocks, the hostel offers a backpacker accommodation within 10 minutes' walk of the city center.
FromUS$ 22 /nightSelect
8.6
Great57 reviews
Staying at this popular hostel, guest will enjoy city views, and 36 rooms with all necessary comforts.
FromUS$ 16 /nightSelect
Piwaka LodgeHostel
8.8
Great63 reviews
Set just outside Karaka Wood Gallery, the hostel offers a family accommodation within 10 minutes' walk of the city center.
FromUS$ 85 /nightSelect
Lake Mahinapua HotelHostel
Mananui bush walk is approximately a 20-minute walk from the Lake Mahinapua.
FromUS$ 193 /nightSelect
8.6
Great17 reviews
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8.4
Great107 reviews
Offering spa therapy and barbecue, the 5-star Noah'S Ark Backpackers is 5 minutes by car from New World Greymouth as well as 10 minutes by foot from History House Museum.
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8.0
Great18 reviews
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8.8
Great17 reviews
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7.8
Very good12 reviews
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8.6
Great17 reviews
Located within 20 minutes' walk of the city center, this tranquil hostel gives quick access to Christ Church Cathedral.
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Dusky LodgeHostel
8.4
Great86 reviews
Set just outside Canterbury Regional Council, the hostel offers a comfortable accommodation within 10 minutes' walk of the city center.
FromUS$ 64 /nightSelect
8.4
Great55 reviews
Motueka Golf Club is 5 minutes' drive away and Anchorage Wines NZ Ltd can be reached within 10 minutes by car.
FromUS$ 88 /nightSelect
8.4
Great13 reviews
Within 10 minutes' walk of Skyline Queenstown, the venue is placed in an entertainment district, about 0.5 miles from the city center.
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8.2
Great23 reviews
The Adventure Q2 is set 700 feet from Skyline Gondola and Luge and in front of AJ Hackett Bungy.
FromUS$ 22 /nightSelect
9.0
Perfect17 reviews
Located within 10 minutes' walk of the city center, this popular hostel gives quick access to Rubicon Valley Tourist Centre.
FromUS$ 59 /nightSelect
8.4
Great56 reviews
Set within 750 feet of Haast Heli, the rooms in the Wilderness Backpackers have views of garden.
FromUS$ 55 /nightSelect
8.0
Great26 reviews
The 3-star cheap Coastal Accommodation with sea views lies 5 minutes by foot from Whitestone City.
FromUS$ 45 /nightSelect
8.6
Great53 reviews
The 4-star smoke free Flaming Kiwi Backpackers with various recreational opportunities and barbecue offers a setting 5 minutes by foot from Kiwi and Birdlife Park.
FromUS$ 28 /nightSelect
Fox Glacier Pod Hostel & InnHostel
8.0
Great69 reviews
Set just outside New Zealand Fighter Pilots Museum, the hostel offers a popular accommodation within 10 minutes' walk of the city center.
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8.8
Great5 reviews
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8.4
Great13 reviews
The Jack'S Backpackers is set a 10-minute stroll from St Mary's Parish and 2.2 miles from Omaka Aviation Heritage Centre.
FromUS$ 17 /nightSelect
Forest LodgeHostel
Mount Cheeseman is 1.9 miles from the Forest Lodge Castle Hill, while Cave Stream Scenic Reserve is around 2.9 miles away.
FromUS$ 68 /nightSelect
8.6
Great15 reviews
Dust & Rust is also set about 0.3 miles from the Lazy Cow Accommodation Murchison.
FromUS$ 95 /nightSelect
The Falcon'S Nest is placed in a rural area of Cromwell, about 2.2 miles from Bannockburn Sluicings Walks and around 2.2 miles from Bruce Jackson Lookout.
FromUS$ 86 /nightSelect
8.4
Great44 reviews
Within 400 feet of Queenstown Chamber Of Commerce, the 3-star Hippo Lodge Backpackers includes 28 rooms.
FromUS$ 21 /nightSelect
8.6
Great57 reviews
Bonz 'N' Stonz Carving Studio is also set approximately 5 minutes by foot from the Mountain Jade Backpackers,Private Rooms & Studios Hokitika.
FromUS$ 91 /nightSelect
8.6
Great42 reviews
The 4-star Tripinn Hostel Backpackers Yha is set merely 0.9 miles from Tauranga Bay Seal Colony and 10 minutes by foot from Westport Municipal Chambers.
FromUS$ 63 /nightSelect
8.4
Great29 reviews
Located 3.3 miles from Steampunk HQ, the Old Bones Lodge offers views of the sea along with a hot tub and sauna facilities.
FromUS$ 60 /nightSelect
8.4
Great42 reviews
Within 15 minutes' walk of Flyboard Queenstown, the venue is placed in a lake district, about 1 km from the city centre.
FromUS$ 19 /nightSelect
8.4
Great34 reviews
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Zula LodgeHostel
7.8
Very good2 reviews
Mount Iron Loop Track is set within 1.9 miles of the 2-star Zula Lodge Wanaka.
FromUS$ 63 /nightSelect
8.8
Great15 reviews
Within easy reach of Hanmer Springs Animal Park, this hotel comprises 6 rooms with shared bathrooms.
FromUS$ 32 /nightSelect
8.6
Great44 reviews
Placed 10 minutes by foot from Queenstown Garden and in the heart of Queenstown, the 4-star eco-friendly Yha Queenstown Central offers 10 rooms.
FromUS$ 104 /nightSelect
8.6
Great35 reviews
The 3-star Bazil'S Backpackers Bbh Hostel & Surf School enjoys a central location and provides easy access to Buller Electricity Aquatic Center within a 15-minute walk.
FromUS$ 65 /nightSelect
8.4
Great57 reviews
Offering family atmosphere, the Bug Backpackers is set in the Nelson South district and 5 minutes' stroll from Nelson Hospital.
FromUS$ 42 /nightSelect
The Extended Stay is set 25 minutes by foot from Leap Dunedin and a mere 10 minutes' walk from Dunedin School of Dentistry.
FromUS$ 81 /nightSelect
8.4
Great9 reviews
FromUS$ 159 /nightSelect
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