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Bob and Maxine's Backpackers

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Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 4 April 2016

Very confortable and clean backpacker accomodation in Te Anau. Bob and Maxine are very pleasant hosts and the place has all the amenities you need and a quite fantastic views on the surrounding mountains. The only downside is that the shutting door's sound could be annoying when the other guests are not carfeful.

Thank François M
Tel Aviv District, Israel
Reviewed 29 March 2016

I stayed at the hostel for 6 nights totally. It's hard to explain how much this place has a warm and happy athmosphire. The rooms are comftrable, Bob and Maxime are friendly and helped me with my tracks, the hostel is clean and offers a lot of free spices and fruits. Don't miss it!

1Thank Tal S
Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 21 March 2016 via mobile

This is a phenomenal place to stay. So much is included with the price!! Free, unlimited wi fi, free bike hire, free laundry, free tea and coffee, and every day Maxine buys fresh fruit to put out on the table in the kitchen. The kitchen is spacious, with herbs and cooking oil included, and there is a big cozy fireplace...

Thank GoosefaceKillah
Reviewed 15 March 2016 via mobile

Such a great backpacker lodge! So glad I had my stay here! The owners were exceptionally friendly and helpful! Free bikes, helmets and locks! Free laundry! New facilities, indoor fireplace, tons of couches, tables, movies and games. The kitchen has everything you need including free fruit and it was super clean!

Thank Kimberly P
Houston, Texas
Reviewed 26 February 2016

My wife and I stayed in one of Bob and Maxine's two private rooms, very comfortable. We most enjoyed eating breakfast and evening wine in the common room in the building where the dorm type rooms are located. Met a range of people of a range of ages from China, Germany, Holland, and Israel. All great people enjoying the National...

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Kiel, Germany
Reviewed 23 February 2016

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 12 January 2016

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Western Australia, Australia
Reviewed 27 August 2015

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“Room 3 allows early morning sunshine overlooking the farmyard of alpacas.”
 of 5 bubbles AfrikanBlues, 1 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Two private double rooms with shared bathroom.”
 of 5 bubbles Mlouey, 6 Apr 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are the same, don't worry.”
 of 5 bubbles tals57, 29 Mar 2016 | Read review
“The two private rooms are in the main building, very quite.”
 of 5 bubbles xbear1951, 26 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Bring cash to pay for your room”
 of 5 bubbles zshaiken, 18 Nov 2014 | Read review
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