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    Mountain View Backpackers Wanaka

    7 Russell Street, Wanaka 9305, New Zealand
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    Overview
    • Excellent42%
    • Very good30%
    • Average18%
    • Poor7%
    • Terrible3%
    Travellers talk about
    “nice movie” (2 reviews)
    “the kitchen” (15 reviews)
    “outside area” (3 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Self-Serve Laundry
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    1 - 5 of 59 reviews

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    We stayed at this hostel for 3 nights and had a great time! The kitchen and bathrooms are clean, the staff are really helpful and accommodating and it has an all-around good vibe. Definitely stay here if you’re looking to meet people and hear about...More

    Thank Arielle L
    Response from mtnviewWanaka, Manager at Mountain View Backpackers WanakaResponded 1 week ago

    Thanks for taking the time to write your review. We love the fact that you enjoyed staying with us. My staff work hard and its fantastic telling them that people are super happy and that the place is clean! Cheers, and enjoy your travels.

    Reviewed 28 November 2017

    I cannot say enough good things about this place. From the second you walk in Ed, or whoever else is at reception will make you fell right at home. The location is great and very close to town and a bunch of yummy food trucks....More

    Thank Hannah P
    Response from mtnviewWanaka, Manager at Mountain View Backpackers WanakaResponded 3 December 2017

    Ooooh, thanks for your great review. You have summed up Mountain View so well - thankyou. Its so great being able to show these comments to our team whom work hard. Come back. :)

    Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

    A nice little hostel with great views of the mountains. It's small so it feels more homey. Has a nice lounge where you can meet other travelers . Staff are friendly and very helpful. I think is the best place for staying in Wanaka.

    Thank Angelos S
    Response from mtnviewWanaka, Front Office Manager at Mountain View Backpackers WanakaResponded 17 November 2017

    Hey there Angelos, glad you had such a good experience with while staying with us. It was great to meet you! Drop by if you ever pass through Wanaka again. Happy travels! Ed

    Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

    The backpackers is an awesome hostel with lovely people and gread stuff. Everyone is nice and there is a gread atmosphere. Some cooking days made this place very special and a must go when you want to come to wanaka. The rooms are tidy and...More

    Thank jannikt99
    Response from mtnviewWanaka, Manager at Mountain View Backpackers WanakaResponded 29 October 2017

    Hello, Thank you so much for your awesome feedback. My staff will be very happy when i show them your great comments about them and the cleanliness of the hostel.

    Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

    Stayed here for 1day/night. Parking your car in front of the hostel is no problem. Cozy and clean kitchen area. Nice garden with a great view. Staff and people were so happy and kind. Thanks for staying!

    Thank Annemieke d
    Response from mtnviewWanaka, Manager at Mountain View Backpackers WanakaResponded 29 October 2017

    Hi, Thanks. Please come and stay again. I will pass on your kind comments to my staff.

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    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Self-Serve Laundry
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    • Price range
    • US$24 - US$51 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 7
    • Location
    • New Zealand >
    • South Island >
    • Otago Region >
    • Wanaka
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    Room Tips
    "I'd ask to have a room away from the kitchen, but it doesn't really matter."
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    "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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