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    Sparky's Backpackers

    271 Tay Street, Invercargill 9810, New Zealand
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    Overview
    • Excellent15%
    • Very good20%
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    • Poor23%
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    1 week ago
    “Bring back sparkys”
    15 Jun 2016
    “DON'T STAY HERE”
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    1 - 5 of 38 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    I heard this place closed ? All he needed was a cleaner and some hospitality skills and maybe a holiday , apart from that.. I would recommend staying there just for the odd experience and some Basil Fawlty style abuse .

    Thank 600moo
    Reviewed 15 June 2016

    It's so horrible and to be honest by far the worst hostel i have been staying in my entire life ,hostel owner are rude and without basic manner ,he will keep saying some word that implying you are dumb and irresponsible ,the whole house vibe...More

    1  Thank lihao93
    Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

    This is the by far most worst hostel that i ever stay in nz. We get the booking in booking.com and it say that we need to check in by 6pm. Ok we check in around 6 by that time we reach the owner say...More

    1  Thank Victson
    Reviewed 26 April 2016

    I have stayed at Sparky's at two different occations and have enjoyed it equally both times. Sparky and his wife are just amazing and really make you feel at home. For example I was just sitting there talking to them while they were having dinner...More

    Thank Anton N
    Reviewed 29 December 2015

    Sparky (owner) was nice enough, but appeared to lack interest in this business and was more interested in doing up his vintage car. Hence, the place was rather 'run down' and it was obvious cleaning wasn't a priority. It is situated on a very busy...More

    1  Thank jac6757
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    • Number of rooms
    • 3
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    • Location
    • New Zealand >
    • South Island >
    • Southland Region >
    • Invercargill
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    Room Tips
    "Take a shower - you won't regret it!"
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    "Luke's Room is nicely done."
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    "Avoid "Burt Munro Love Shack" if you want to get to bed at a decent hour."
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    "There is a Hot tub at the backyard, you must try it!"
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