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Dunedin, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Despite having lovely owners and staff, the facilities at this place were somewhat lacking. To its credit the wifi is fast and location to town is good, but this didn't make up for the most uncomfortable mattress I've ever slept on with springs completely failed, broken showers, too small a kitchen to sit down in when more than one person...

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Wendy B, Manager at Kiwis Nest, responded to this review

Thank you for your review on Kiwis Nest Yes we are very lucky to have such great staff !!!! Interesting we have never had any complaints regarding our beds as earlier this year bought all new mattresses for the bunk rooms We do like to have fresh air in our rooms so do open the windows in the dorm rooms...

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed here for one night whilst seeing Dunedin. We stayed in a lovely double en suite room. Clean and cosy, and exactly what we would expect from a high quality hostel. We only used one of the kitchens but it was really well equipped. We've stayed in tons of hostels and this one was one of our favourites. Its...

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Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago

Friendly atmosphere, accommodating staff and lovely place to be! Good wifi, small kitchens clean, the dorm Room doors didn't really lock but I didn't feel like anything would go missing or anything and nothing did!

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Canberra
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My friend and I stayed here on a backpacking trip. Was a high standard of room for the price. Would recommend for those trying to avoid the noise of a youth hostel. Good location and parking. Friendly staff.

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Palmerston North, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very friendly owners and staff. The rooms and bathrooms were always clean. The lounge room was comfortable and homely where you could watch tv, read a book and make yourself a hot drink. Good value for money close to the city. Recommend for all budget travellers.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Kiwi's Nest is an exceptionally cozy and comfortable hostel with the best location you could ask for! The management is very kind and helpful and they do a great job keeping the house clean and welcoming. The common room is a lovely place to chat with other travelers and the wifi (free, unlimited) is better than I've used in any...

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed for three nights in mid November, my second stay there. Easily the most comfortable bed that I have slept in for years. It is a great set up just a short walk from the centre of Dunedin and you will meet some of the best hosts you could hope for.

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Dont let the term "backpacker" deter you! I have stayed here in a self-contained room many times and keep coming back. Wonderful people/staff, good amenities and warm environment. Definitely coming back next time!!

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singapore
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Staff offer mini heater when we ask whether the room has heater . Clean room . Clean kitchen with adequate facilities. Good location . Overall nice ! Except we have to call a few times to get the counter staff upon checking in . Will stay there again.

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Sydney
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Needed to find accommodation quickly and this was more than I expected. Wendy was fabulous - very friendly and helpful. Loved the Kiwi hospitality - just what I needed after 15 years in Australia, this was a touch of home that I needed.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Kiwisnest is like a home away from home,This huge villa is set in beautiful gardens on the main street of Dunedin . Surrounded by all the best Motels , accross the road from Otago University and Museum, a 5 min, flat walk from main shopping area, cafes , bars and restaurants. The ambiance of Kiwis Nest is suitable for a variety of guests from families to couples & singles. Rooms to suit all budgets. Friendly and helpful staff. Free WiFi. Limited Off Street Parking available at $5 per night. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kiwis Nest

Address: 597 George St., Dunedin, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Dunedin
Price Range: £15 - £49 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Kiwis Nest 3*
Number of rooms: 20
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Kiwis Nest Hotel Dunedin
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#1 Best Value Hotel in Dunedin
#7 Family Hotel in Dunedin
#9 Business Hotel in Dunedin
#10 Romantic Hotel in Dunedin
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