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    Bazil's Hostel & Surf School

    54 / 56 Russell St, Westport, New Zealand
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    Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

    We found this hostel to be very average in comparison with other hostels we've stayed at in New Zealand. For the same price elsewhere we got a more modern, comfortable double room with an ensuite. There doesn't seem to be enough showers or bathroom facilities...More

    Thank Jack L
    Response from Stephen L, Manager at Bazil's Hostel & Surf SchoolResponded 22 July 2016

    Hi there, Thank you for your review of our Hostel...Sorry our Ensuite room was not modern enough for you we are constantly upgrading our facilities and will do our best ;)...the room has only one shower which is private for you so sorry your own...More

    Reviewed 9 July 2016

    I have been in this hostel in February and June, for few weeks, and each time was awesome. You can surf whatever the season, the sea is not so cold, and the wet-suit good quality. I learn so much about surf with Steve, Tom and...More

    Thank Yo C
    Reviewed 29 June 2016

    I've stayed here many times, both for work and privately. Every time, I have been nothing but impressed. The rooms are large and represent great value for money. The facilities are excellent, and the level of service is class leading. I've also used the surf...More

    Thank daniamiam
    Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

    This was the coolest hostel I have ever been to! It was filled with beautiful artwork from people who have stayed over the years and had the loveliest cozy feeling as it is a remodelled villas. You feel welcome and at home which can be...More

    Thank Kathryn2384o4932
    Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

    The murals are a nice welcome, and the rest of the place is nicely appointed too. The kitchen, rooms and bathrooms are nice and clean. The best feature here is the courtyard with hammocks and greenery, super nice place to enjoy a cup of tea...More

    Thank LindsayandSteve
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    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • USD 45 - USD 56 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Suites
    • Number of rooms
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