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Punakaiki Beach Hostel

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
USD 92*
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Prague, Czech Republic
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This place was recommended to me by my friend and he was absolutely right. The hostel is amazing, especially because of the location - just next to the beach. You can hear the ocean from the bed! I love the rustic and nature style of the place, beds were comfy and I enjoyed my stay, though one night, a lot!...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great location right on the beach and only 5 minutes from the pancake rocks . The weather was bad when we stayed, but even then the walk along the beach was lovely. We stayed in the converted Bedford van for 1 night which was good fun. The van was very clean and well equipped. The large flatscreen tv and Netflix...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 April 2017

Great location over looking the beach. Very chilled and laid back hostel. If you are staying in a double room try to get number 1 as it has a balcony and great view! The owners are really friendly and have a few items for sale in the office including home make bread and cake! Kitchen is quite small so sometimes...

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Reviewed 4 April 2017

All about setting...right on beach...beautiful 🌅...in sunset cottage!...own shower/toilet small kitchenette...bar fridge, kettle, tea coffee, awesome shower...hosts fantastic...welcoming, warm, helpful. Communal kitchen well equipped...fridge space..box for groceries individually labelled...pancake rocks awesome cafe across from rocks serves good food, coffee, cocktails..but hard pull self away from beach front setting...cooked our own food and sat watching glorious sunsets on our porch ...make...

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BeachHostel, Owner at Punakaiki Beach Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review! We always appreciate a good constructive review to make improvements at our facilities. Thank you and happy travels!

Reviewed 28 March 2017

Stayed in the self contained truck, Husband loved it. Make sure you can climb into the bed, which is above the cab. Woke up to ocean views from our bed. Staff very friendly, amenities good, and very clean.

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Bentonville, Arkansas
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

In the last couple weeks I have stayed in at least 12 hostels across South Island and this was my favorite. This hostel gives you much more of a "homey" feel and less of a cookie cutter feel where there are 100 other travelers in and out. Yes, Punakaiki is out of the way but I am so glad we...

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Thank Harpers0512
London, Canada
Reviewed 9 March 2017

You can't get any closer to the ocean than this! You can see the blow holes blow at Pancake Rocks from the beach in front of the hostel. Well equipped kitchens. good seating/lounge areas. Room 4 is right beside the toilet so recommend getting a different room. Joe and Patrick were excellent hosts.

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Thank Laura J
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

We stayed at Beach Hostel in a 6bed dorm for 3 nights. We had booked a 4bed dorm in Te Hui, but when we saw beach hostel, we wanted to stay there. The room was nice and quite big. Kitchen was one of the best and cleanest we seen during 6 weeks in NZ. You can buy good fresh bread...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 6 March 2017

We were probably the oldest people here but we loved it. It was a very refreshing change! Joe greeted us on arrival and took us to our Sunset cabin right on the beach. It is basic but clean and well maintained. Great to sleep at night with the waves crashing right outside your door. Joe and Patrick make bread, muffins...

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Maryland
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

We loved our stay at the beach hostel! Emma checked us in and is delightful with answering questions about the area and making you feel welcome. The setting for this hostel is spectacular- right on the ocean where you can enjoy sunsets and stargazing nightly. We were in the Sunset Cottage and enjoyed having our meals and wine on the...

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
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  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
High Standard accommodation for budget travelers. Enjoy our friendly atmosphere and relax to the sound of the sea. You won't get any closer to the beach! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Punakaiki Beach Hostel

Address: 4 Webb Street | West Coast, Punakaiki, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > West Coast Region > Punakaiki
Price Range: $79 - $120 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Punakaiki Beach Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 2
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“just next to the beach”
Lucyjee, 23 May 2017 | Read review
“Bring all you need and enjoy surroundings...walks, pancake walks, sunsets...”
swallowtails1, 3 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Would highly recommend the Sunset cabin!”
KAD15, 5 Mar 2017 | Read review
“There is also tent sites if you wanna save some bucks.”
Ben Delautre, 25 Feb 2017 | Read review
“For couples, choose Sunset Cottage!”
Petite-frenchy, 26 Nov 2016 | Read review
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