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    Kakapo Lodge YHA

    14 Amuri Avenue, Hanmer Springs 7334, New Zealand
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    Room & Suite (3)
    Dining (2)
    • Excellent58%
    • Very good32%
    • Average7%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible0%
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    “the kitchen” (15 reviews)
    “dorm room” (2 reviews)
    “hot pools” (9 reviews)
    Paid Wifi
    Free Parking
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Family Rooms
    Self-Serve Laundry
    Breakfast included
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    Reviewed 9 March 2017

    Stayed one night in a dorm room. Modern, quiet hostel, rooms are spacious and have beds not bunks TV and movie room with select of films avaiable No free wifi, (free wifi is available from library in town centre) Walking distance from thermal pools and...More

    Thank dh110
    Reviewed 7 March 2017

    We stayed there for one night .Good Room with Awesome view.We cancelled our room due to road closure but road got opened and they helped us with the booking,and very near to thermal pools.. 3 mins walk on the left. No free wifi

    Thank Archanaa S
    Reviewed 3 March 2017

    This nice, quiet and tidy hostel is well run and the hosts are very helpful. It's a very short easy walk to the thermal pools, and to the shops, and to the many walking trails in the area. Plenty of free parking onsite. Kitchen is...More

    Thank linni1326
    Reviewed 3 March 2017

    Walking distance to Hanmer Spring. Clean and tidy place. They got a huge TV! That's the biggest I ever seen in so many hostels. Will recommend friend to stay in in future. Please book early if is peak season.

    Thank Leong W
    Reviewed 3 March 2017

    Clean, cheerful, and caters for all age visitors. Kitchen is well equipped and functional. Free wifi and it works well. Lounge contains huge TV screen for TV or viewing movies. Only 400m walk to spa and shops. Close to the highway if you are hatching...More

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    Certificate of Excellence
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Price range
    • USD 43 - USD 52 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 46
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    • Location
    • New Zealand >
    • South Island >
    • Canterbury Region >
    • Hanmer Springs
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    Dining (2)
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    "There are private rooms with their own microwave and Washing machine. But they get booked real quick."
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    "En suite are available for more $. South side view is excellent."
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    "Room 10 with ensuite has a great view"
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    "All rooms looked good"
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