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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 17 April 2015 via mobile

Sadly Greymouth was pretty rainy and grey on our visit here, but this hostel was nice and warm and accommodating. The room was nice, warm, spacious and clean (our sheets smelled great) and the kitchen facilities were nice. The free wifi codes were a bonus too. The staff were helpful and friendly, more than happy to help us out with...

1Thank holycricket
Sunderland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 April 2015 via mobile

Exactly what a backpackers should be. We had a really wonderful time at this hostel thanks to the extremely helpful friendly owners. We got picked up from the train station and taken to the hostel and also Russell helped us with some paperwork we needed for our travels. All the facilities you could wish for are at this hostel, the...

1Thank 154Dob5
Reviewed 29 March 2015

We stayed there for one night 2 months ago as we were biking the south island. We went through the different backpackers in town, and this one was the best! Very colourful and pleasant atmosphere. The rooms are great and make you feel like you are travelling the world. There is a nice garden along the river and you can...

1Thank Christele J
Jindabyne, Australia
Reviewed 21 March 2015

There's not much to do in Greymouth, it's more a stop before Paparoa or Nelson but this hostel well worth staying in! It's filled with sculptures, paintings, memorabilia from different countries around the world, heaps of maps. The room are really comfortable and for good value. Everything feels very homey and modern. Staff is awesome too, helpful and kind. It...

Thank Vestouc
Stony Creek, New York
Reviewed 8 March 2015

Stayed there the first time in 2006 and then several times after that. We thought it was great then, but never reviewed it. Now it's 2015 and stayed there again. I thought for sure it would have aged and deteriorated. Not so. It is still as clean and welcoming as it was many years ago. It is the most quiet,...

1Thank Terri L
Victoria, Canada
Reviewed 6 March 2015

We were likely the eldest folks there but had fun. The pre-bookiing was a blessing as the facility was fully hooked. Our welcome included a good overview of the area from sunset views to eateries. Our room and the shared washrooms were spotless. The conversation with other travels in the roomy lounge was a marvelous collection of shared experiences. The...

1Thank Blue Magic
Northland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 March 2015

As soon as we arrived at this hostel (after a 10 hour journey) we felt welcomed. The man behind the desk was friendly and informative, sharing advice about things to do in the area and offering tips, like going down to the beach at sunset. The decor was great and the place was also really clean and spacious. Our bed...

Thank Emi G
Motueka, New Zealand
Reviewed 24 February 2015

I just did a road trip for two weeks with some friends and the global village was the best hostel. The house is very welcoming and has lots of lovely details. We stayed in a 5-bed dormroom and it was really tidy and clean. I´ve never seen such a nice bathroom in a hostel! Also the kitchen is really nice...

Thank JaninaPopina
Reviewed 22 February 2015 via mobile

We stayed there for one night in a 5-bed dormroom and it was really good. Everything was tidy and clean and really pretty. I've never seen a bathroom like this in a hostel. It was so clean! The whole hostel is created with a lot of details and you can see the love inside. It was really cool to sit...

Thank Bianca A
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 19 February 2015

Stayed 2x nights at Global Village in a private twin share room (Room 1) right next to the kitchen and bathroom area. Room was super clean, décor was lovely, kitchen/dining area is perfection - every utensil under the sun and always spotless. It was never noisy, staff were helpful and friendly, facilities were clean and accessible - good sized bathroom...

Thank Adela G

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Additional Information about Global Village Backpackers

Address: 42-54 Cowper Street, Greymouth 7805, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > West Coast Region > Greymouth
Price Range: $56 - $165 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Global Village Backpackers 2*
Number of rooms: 51
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“I stayed at 4 bedroom number 12”
 of 5 bubbles , 9 Jun 2016 | Read review
“i stayed in a double private and found it very nice, no complaints.”
 of 5 bubbles 494darrahh, 15 May 2016 | Read review
“The private room with its own balcony is lovely”
 of 5 bubbles KateMRBL, 4 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Rooms closer to the main general area have stronger wifi connection!”
 of 5 bubbles 19jow, 26 Jul 2015 | Read review
“All rooms are very unusual , interesting and quite individual.”
 of 5 bubbles DianeW80, 28 Jun 2015 | Read review
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