We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Save
Traveller (32)
Room & Suite (7)
Dining (5)
Overview
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good20%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“massage chair”(20 reviews)
“free ice cream”(11 reviews)
“the kitchen”(26 reviews)
Free Parking
Family Rooms
Breakfast included
Pool
Restaurant
Room Service
2 Star Hotel
All hotel details
{"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null}
Reviews (133)
Filter reviews
123 results
Traveller rating
88
25
4
2
4
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
88
25
4
2
4
Show reviews that mention
All reviewsmassage chairfree ice creamthe kitchenlounge upstairsbed dormcommon areasmain buildingboard gamesa great staystayed here for one nightnight stayhome away from homeconical hilltown centrewould definitely stay here againlovely placeyoko
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 5 of 123 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Our room was outdoors in an annex and it was absolutely freezing, the beds smelt of feet and the room was generally dingey and uninviting, over priced for what it was! Bathrooms were indoors and far from the room and they were old and the...More

Thank Jasmine T
Response from HanmerBP, Owner at Hanmer BackpackersResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to comment on your stay. As this is not the feedback we usually generate I will take the time to respond as well. Yes 1 of our dorm rooms is in our outside building, some prefer this room as...More

Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

Seemless welcome. Great position just at end of main street easy walk to pools and local walks. Don't miss the waterfall walk. We had a private ensuite room which is away from main building by about 4m hence was extremely quiet. Very comfortable.Access to kitchen...More

Thank wamberal
Reviewed 9 November 2017

We recently stayed here with two tweens and we loved it. They were very friendly and helpful and have a great knowledge of walking tracks and everything you can do locally. We stayed in the ensuite unit and it was quiet, clean and spacious. We...More

Thank Rainbow386
Reviewed 30 August 2017

A lovely place owned by absolutely lovely people... Cosy wood house gathering guests around the fireplace ! Great location - spacious bedroom - clean facilities. Thank you Yoko and Tristan for this home away from home :)

Thank Camilleautourdumonde
Response from HanmerBP, Owner at Hanmer BackpackersResponded 2 September 2017

Hi Camille, Thank you so much for your lovely review. It's was a pleasure having you (and Fiona) staying with us. Take care. Tristan and Yoko

Reviewed 10 July 2017

Wonderful stay at this backpackers in the private double room. Warm fire and lovely service with everything explained clearly upon arrival. Was great to have an ice scraper for the car when we left the following morning! Highly recommend.

Thank lydiao2
Response from HanmerBP, Owner at Hanmer BackpackersResponded 2 September 2017

Thank you for reviewing our hostel. We're happy you enjoyed your stay. Cheers,

View more reviews
Best Value Properties in Hanmer Springs, New Zealand
See all 21 hotels in Hanmer SpringsSee all
About
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Details
Price range
US$48 - US$57 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$48 - US$57 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Family Rooms
Add Photo Photos
Traveller (32)
Room & Suite (7)
Dining (5)
Family and Play Areas (3)
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Hanmer Backpackers staff and past guests.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines
Room Tips
"Get a Private if in your budget!"
Read review
"Ask for the room upstairs if after a private double with shared bathroom (where we stayed) and you won't..."
Read review
"Upstairs room is warmer (it's just above the fire) but backs onto the 6 person dorms, so can be noisy. It..."
Read review
"Dorm room upstairs in the main building was awesome!"
Read review
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing