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Sir Cedrics Glow Worm Flashpacker Hostel

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London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 December 2015

This is a great hostel in Franz Josef. Good price for a dorm bed, very warm and welcoming staff, Benjamin on reception was very helpful, the atmosphere is really great and there are tons of unexpected extras: Free hot soup, free breakfast. Free popcorn! Free tea and coffee, use of a kitchen, clean bathrooms, and a TV room. They have... More 

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Glowwormfj, Manager at Sir Cedrics Glow Worm Flashpacker Hostel, responded to this review

Dear Ed sutt0n. Thank you for reviewing Sir Cedrics Glowworm. Let me start by saying well done on traveling the country on your bike, very cool. I'm glad you had a great time and got to enjoy all the freebies that Glowworm has to offer. Good luck on the rest of your ride. The Glowworm Team More 

Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews
Reviewed 2 December 2015

Dominik and Sarah ensured we have a great time at the Sir Cedrics. We had an international free phone line, a jacuzzi, free soup at the evening and pies. I slept in my Camper on the Carpark and paid just half price. We felt really welcome and definetly will be back next time.

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Glowwormfj, Manager at Sir Cedrics Glow Worm Flashpacker Hostel, responded to this review

Dear Sveni Svenson Thank you for taking the time to review Sir Cedrics Glow Worm. Its great when you get recommended to go somewhere and it lives up to the hype. I'm very happy you had a great time and you are most welcome to return in the future. Thank you again. The Glow Worm Team More 

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Reviewed 1 December 2015 via mobile

Firstly I thought my review had gone up but it doesn't seem to of so I shall write again. Me and my friend stayed here middle of October for a week and we have never felt more at home. We arrived only intending to stay for a few days but due to the weather it was a week. We were... More 

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Glowwormfj, Manager at Sir Cedrics Glow Worm Flashpacker Hostel, responded to this review

Dear TripAdvisor Member Thank you for taking the time to review Sir Cedrics Glow Worm. Wow, So many kind words. I was my absolute pleasure getting to know you. As part of my role customer service is very important to me and my staff and you made it easy. It was great to have you hear at Glow Worm. I... More 

Los Angeles, California
1 review
Reviewed 27 November 2015

Walls are thin, people partying till midnight. Very noisy hostel with paint chipping, lumpy bed and small bathrooms. I would not stay here again or recommend to anyone who wants rest. The hostel does offer a lot of amenities like popcorn, international phone calls to landlines.

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Glowwormfj, Manager at Sir Cedrics Glow Worm Flashpacker Hostel, responded to this review

Dear Movingabout2015 Thank you for taking the time to review Sir Cedrics Glow Worm. Its a shame that your experience hear was sup par, we don't get to pick and chose our guests and sometimes sum are louder than others. I hope the rest of your travels are enjoyable and too your standard. Thank you again The Glow Worm Team More 

Byron Bay, Australia
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30 reviews
18 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 27 November 2015 via mobile

The staff was very helpful. As we were driving almost 500 km to reach the hostel, I had to send an email to them cause I would probably arrive after the reception working time and I promptly received a message confirming that the key and a paper with the location of my room would be inside a box close to... More 

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Glowwormfj, Manager at Sir Cedrics Glow Worm Flashpacker Hostel, responded to this review

Dear Mevess Thank you for reviewing Sir Cedrics Glow Worm. Its nice to know our system works with late arrival keys and directions. I'm happy to hear the room was a good size and the shared bathroom was clean. We would like to thank you for staying at Glow Worm and wish you the best in the future. The Glow... More 

Warsaw, Poland
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142 reviews
53 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 November 2015

Nice place with fantastic backpacking vibe. If you are by yourself and need to meet new people, looking for a ride to the glaciers or simply want to chat this is the place to be. Staff is super cool and very friendly. The kitchen area is quite busy but you shouldn't have problems finding a spot. They offer some basic... More 

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Glowwormfj, Manager at Sir Cedrics Glow Worm Flashpacker Hostel, responded to this review

Dear Asia O Thank you for taking the time to review Glowworm. I find it nice that you picked up on the relaxing vibe hear, and felt at home. It is one of our goals to provide a safe and cosy environment for our guests. Thank you again for reviewing Glowworm The Glowworm Team More 

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24 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 November 2015 via mobile

Brilliant hostel, amazing helpful staff, good facilities and close to all attractions. Maximum of 10 min walk to the furthest. I'd recommend staying here to anyone. It's a good hostel clean and tidy. I stayed in a 6 man room and no problems at all. The facilities are spacious and plenty of seating to chill in. The hot tub is... More 

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Glowwormfj, Manager at Sir Cedrics Glow Worm Flashpacker Hostel, responded to this review

Dear Samantha, Thank you for taking the time to review Glowworm. Its nice to know you got to enjoy all the services we provide hear at Glowworm. We wish you the best in all your future travel and would welcome you back anytime. Thank you again Samantha Glowworm Team More 

Emmaville, Australia
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58 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 November 2015 via mobile

We had a room for two with ensuite. Our room was clean, comfortable and quiet! The staff were very friendly and helpful. The decor was charmingly decorated. Great value for money and close to town centre, lovely place to stay. The free hearty vegetable soup at 6:00pm was delightful bonus. Would have liked to have stayed here longer....

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Glowwormfj, Manager at Sir Cedrics Glow Worm Flashpacker Hostel, responded to this review

Dear Jacqueline N Li... I Thank you for reviewing Sir Cedrics Glowworm. I'm glad your room was clean, comfy and quite we do our best to provide a great service. We find with so many travellers the little things go a long way. Free soup well priced rooms. Thank you again, you are welcome back any time. The Glowworm Team More 

Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2015 via mobile

This was one of the best hostels we stayed at. It has lovely decor and free soup (which was vegan!) and breakfast. It's clean and the staff are very friendly. And the location is fantastic. Highly recommended

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Glowwormfj, Manager at Sir Cedrics Glow Worm Flashpacker Hostel, responded to this review

Dear Tatiana P Thank you for taking the time to review Sir Cedrics Glowworm Its great to hear you had such a great time at Glowworm. We will do our best to keep up the great service. hope to see you again in the future. The Glowworm Team More 

Austin, Texas
1 review
Reviewed 7 November 2015

This is hostel is a gem. Amazing service, great prices, and they really cater to the customer. Benjamin is extremely friendly, helpful, and goes out of his way to find what you need and accomodate you during your stay. Likewise, Karin is incredibly warm and approachable, and you can tell that both of them care deeply about customer service and... More 

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Glowwormfj, Manager at Sir Cedrics Glow Worm Flashpacker Hostel, responded to this review

Dear MR Zac Caputo. Thank you for taking the time to review Sir Cedrics Glowworm It was fantastic having you as a guest and getting to know you over the two weeks you stayed. You understand what we do hear with making all the guests feel at home. Thank you for all your help and your very kind words about... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Sir Cedrics Glow Worm Flashpacker Hostel

Address: 27 Cron Street, Franz Josef, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7886, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > West Coast Region > Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) > Franz Josef
Price Range: $31 - $117 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 21
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“go for the free hikes ! and see the glow worms”
 of 5 bubbles , 10 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Double room with private bathroom”
 of 5 bubbles 679carlesv, 29 Jan 2016 | Read review
“More clips in the bathroom to hang up your stuff.”
 of 5 bubbles marionvanloenen, 26 Dec 2015 | Read review
“don't go here”
 of 5 bubbles nickysixx66, 7 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Wifi only really works in communal areas, we had room 16 which was fine”
 of 5 bubbles TimL344, 28 Feb 2015 | Read review
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