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Hilltop Backpackers Stewart Island

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15 Whipp Place, Stewart Island 9818 New Zealand See on map
AMENITIES
Free Parking
Beachfront
Room Service
Pets Allowed
Internet
Air Conditioning
Pool
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Reviewed 16 October 2017

The sundeck is an amazing spot to watch the sun rise. Friendly staff, cosy common room and well equiped kitchen. It's quite far to walk from the ferry (and it really is on top of a steep hill), but if you ask for it the...More

Date of stay: August 2017
Thank Skogsdis
Response from SandraHoelz, Manager at Hilltop Backpackers Stewart IslandResponded 18 October 2017

Hi, thanks a lot for your great review. We are very glad you enjoyed your stay with us :). Safe travels

Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

I stayed at the hilltop backpackers for two nights and really enjoyed it. Everybody was super friendly and helpful with good knowledge about Stewart island. You can get a free pick-up if you want to and even a drop off. It has a great atmosphere...More

Date of stay: July 2017
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Response from SandraHoelz, Manager at Hilltop Backpackers Stewart IslandResponded 22 July 2017

Hi Clara, thanks a lot for your great review. We are very glad you enjoyed your stay with us :). Enjoy your travels. cheers Sandra

Reviewed 25 June 2017

Exceptionally warm and friendly atmosphere helped by it's smallness and cuddly cat, Mr Socks. Perfect for relaxing after a day's exploration of the wonderful walks around the town and further afield. The hostel is perfectly situated to watch some beautiful sun rises and the hostel...More

Date of stay: June 2017
Thank lsok2015
Response from SandraHoelz, Manager at Hilltop Backpackers Stewart IslandResponded 27 June 2017

Hi, thanks a lot for your awesome review. We are very happy you enjoyed your stay with us. Enjoy your travels and you´re always welcome to come back one day :). Thanks

Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

A nice little hostel on stewart island. I stayed two nights, one before and one after the north west circuit. Pretty good place to relaxand takea time off. True that the street up to the hostel is very steep, but I could easily walk it...More

Date of stay: May 2017
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Reviewed 4 August 2016

A truly unique place - fantastic welcome, amazing staff, cosy and friendly livingroom. I immediately felt like « at home ». I enjoyed the true "backpacker" community with the wwoofers. They came to pick me up at the ferry and shared a wealth of information...More

Date of stay: July 2016
Thank MargotSalade
Response from SandraHoelz, Manager at Hilltop Backpackers Stewart IslandResponded 29 December 2016

Thank you so much for your review Margot. Was nice to having you here and you are always welcome back :). Enjoy your travels

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Description
Welcome to our cosy family orientated Hilltop Backpackers. We are a HOMESTAY on the edge of STEWART ISLAND's town center overlooking Halfmoon Bay, about 15min walk from town. We are close to wildlife, More beautiful scenery and we even have kiwis right at our doorstep :) No Wifi in the house but instead a cosy lounge with guitar, logfire, free coffe, books and DVD's, lovely cat and awesome people to chat to! - 6 Bed Dorm $35 per night, 3 consecutive nights or more $30 - Double room $75 per night (for 2 people) - Single Room $55. Winter rates apply 1st April - 1st November: Double $70, Single $50, Dorm $25-30. We offer a free pick up and drop off at ferry and airplane if pre-arranged. Travel information and bikes to borrow Less
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Beachfront
Room Service
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Number of rooms
2
Price range
USD 17 - USD 24 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Hilltop Backpackers Stewart Island South Island
Location
New Zealand > South Island > Southland Region > Stewart Island
Number of rooms
2
Price range
USD 17 - USD 24 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Hilltop Backpackers Stewart Island South Island
Location
New Zealand > South Island > Southland Region > Stewart Island
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