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    Mountain View Backpackers

    7 Russell Street, Wanaka 9305, New Zealand
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    Overview
    • Excellent36%
    • Very good32%
    • Average21%
    • Poor8%
    • Terrible3%
    Travellers talk about
    “nice movie” (2 reviews)
    “outside area” (3 reviews)
    “common room” (3 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    All hotel details
    YHA Wanaka
    340 reviews
    #2 of 45 Speciality lodging in Wanaka
     
    Alpine Motel Wanaka and Apartments
    147 reviews
    #10 of 20 hotels in Wanaka
     
    Base Backpackers Wanaka
    378 reviews
    #40 of 45 Speciality lodging in Wanaka
     
    Matterhorn South Lodge and Backpackers
    98 reviews
    #39 of 45 Speciality lodging in Wanaka
     
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    1 - 5 of 49 reviews

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    Great place, the hostel location is 5-10 minutes (by foot) from everything you need in Wanaka. The staff is super friendly and will do everything to make you feel at home. There is a nice table and BBQ place outside so in warm evenings it...More

    Thank Gal Z
    Response from mtnviewWanaka, Manager at Mountain View BackpackersResponded 4 weeks ago

    Hi, Thanks for your great feedback. Its really appreciated, and I love being able to tell my staff. We listen to what people say and i am happy to tell you that we are in the process of upgrading our internet connections. We would love...More

    Reviewed 11 May 2017

    Spent two nights here - very clean, reasonably priced, good kitchen area and decent sleeping/shower facilities. Good communal area and the staff were all great. Well located about a 5-10 minute walk from the town centre, lakeside and a New World supermarket. Quite a view...More

    Thank Paul_Regan
    Response from mtnviewWanaka, Manager at Mountain View BackpackersResponded 17 May 2017

    HI, thanks. We are stoked that you enjoyed your stay. It is great being so close to the Monument and obviously you went up. It is an ideal sunrise and sunset spot overlooking the lake and mountains. I hope you got some great photos. :)

    Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

    The dorms are clean and comfy, the location is great, it is walking distance from everything you need. But the most important is that the staff are very helpful and kind! Also, they let you store your belongings for free even for a few days...More

    Thank Noam B
    Response from mtnviewWanaka, Manager at Mountain View BackpackersResponded 5 April 2017

    HI Noam Thanks so much for your great remarks about our staff. I will let them know as they work hard when its super busy and positive feed back is really nice to get. With the water pressure it is an issue we are very...More

    Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

    Nice hostel but unfortunately unfriendly staff. The owner is around all the time watching people. In total not very helpful and friendly. Obsessed by the house rules. Dont come in before check in time. You are not welcome. Even in community areas. Never had such...More

    Thank redickization
    Response from mtnviewWanaka, Manager at Mountain View BackpackersResponded 27 March 2017

    HI thanks for your feedback. I would like to remind you that we are a small hostel. Most accommodation providers have a check in and check out time. This is standard practise so we can get the place clean and ready for the next lot...More

    Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

    This hostel is perfectly located for access to town, with a large supermarket just a few minutes away. When we stayed, there was only one usable shower (the other shower had no door and it was a unisex bathroom). The washing, drying and hanging facilities...More

    Thank SelinaS474
    Response from mtnviewWanaka, Manager at Mountain View BackpackersResponded 27 March 2017

    HI, thanks for your feedback. Yes unfortnately the parts to the shower come from Dunedin and they hadnt turned up yet hence the door off the shower. We took over this business 6 months ago and we are working hard at upgrading and fixing a...More

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    147 reviews
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    Base Backpackers Wanaka
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    Matterhorn South Lodge and Backpackers
    98 reviews
    #39 of 45 Speciality lodging in Wanaka
     
    About
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    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Free Parking
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    • Price range
    • US$23 - US$52 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Number of rooms
    • 8
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    • Location
    • New Zealand >
    • South Island >
    • Otago Region >
    • Wanaka
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    Room Tips
    "We used the bedroom at the very end of the outside unit - a double bed, nice and quiet when we were there."
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    "book well in advance as backpacker places all around New Zealand get booked up pretty quickly especially..."
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    "bigger dorms are much nicer than 4 ppl one."
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    "Maybe locate yourself further away from the kitchen to minimise the noise of people coming through the door."
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