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Sir Cedrics Glow Worm Flashpacker Hostel

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This was a pleasant surprise in Frank Josef. We really enjoyed our 4 days here while exploring the area. The rooms were comfortable, we stayed in a 4 PAX w/ensuite. The common area was great, very comfortable with plenty of room and a nice TV area. The kitchen was plenty big and had all the utensils needed to cook a... More 

Thank Jason M
High Point, North Carolina
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Loved the free popcorn, soup and breakfast. Room was quirky with historical decorations which were cool but needed a good clean. Bathroom was a bit impractical as the shower sprayed water all over the floor and the sink didn't drain. Room included a kitchenette which was great and made use of the spa as well. Spa was a bit dirty... More 

Thank KateGH4
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The minute you step into this Glow Worm you feel at home. I was sat watching a movie and Ben (the owner) lit a fire, brought me over hot chocolate and even gave me a blanket; 5 star hotel or hostel? The free wifi is pretty good stable connection and decent speed given the remote location. Rooms are basic but... More 

Thank Travell44
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Easily one of the best hostels I've stayed at anywhere in the world. Amazing and friendly staff, the hot tub is brilliant, great kitchen, great location, free popcorn, free WiFi, free got chocolate. If more backpackers were like this the world would be a better place.

Thank Rowan W
Luton, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed in this place as part of a tour so we didn't choose ourselves. Overall, great little place, free soup, wifi, breakfast. Clean. We stayed in the double rooms with en suite. There was ample communal space, a tv room, free popcorn and lovely staff. We were staying in this room when the recent earthquake happened and we could feel... More 

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2 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

free popcorn ! free wifi ! free tea coffee and BREAKFAST ! FREE hot pool ! love it ! friendly owners ! nice chill music on ! central location , nice clean comfy beds , would highly recommend this hostel as it has the best views as well !

Thank Conar M
1 review
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

You get free stuff and free stuff is awesome! You get soup, popcorn, wifi and breakfast aaaaand a hot tub! The vibes are cool and relaxed this place will make you feel at home ! The owners are so friendly and kind and actually have an interest in you, love it. But the name is kind of ridiculous 😜

Thank Freja J
2 reviews
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Very lovely place to stay, we only stayed for 1 night but I felt so comfortable and welcomed. The staff are so friendly and the rooms have everything you need to have a great nights sleep. Also they have a nice hot tub you can jump right into when you get there that's for free as well as free wifi!❤️

Thank Grace M
Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam
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Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Would highly reckon backpackers to crash and stay here, Benjamin was chatty, friendly and welcoming even when we had no reservation made earlier, the room was cozy too, convenient with an in-room bathroom, and price wise wasn't so bad as well per night Definitely recommended!

Thank NisaMetussin
Herzlia, Israel
2 reviews
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Came here for one night, immediately was welcomed in by the super warm staff. Followed by a super happy owner - Benjamin. Nice rooms and vibes, all in all a really positive experience and fun one! Highly recommended to all backpackers.

Thank Liorshoham3

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • 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 - $116 (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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