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Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

I stayed in a private room with a friend for one rainy night in Feb 2017. We stayed in a few hostels during our NZ holiday and we liked Mountain Jade the best. We could have easily stayed for a whole week. The atmosphere was friendly and homely, and the entire hostel was well-kept. And the free unlimited WiFi was...

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New Zealand
Reviewed 4 January 2017

We don't normally stay at backpackers as I tend to envision lots of younger, louder people. There was no other accommodation available so my husband booked us a room that had it's on shower and toilet. We were welcomed with such friendliness and were shown to our room. Our room was separate from the main backpackers building and was one...

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MJadeBackpackers, Manager at Mountain Jade Backpackers, responded to this review

Hi Thank you for your great review. We are very happy that you had a great stay with us and always hope everyone has a great time here in Hokitika. We have done a lot of upgrading in the the self contained units and we are pleased that everyone is enjoying them. We hope that the rest of you travels...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

The hostel is clean and well looked after. It has unlimited wifi, which is nice as so many places in New Zealand do not. We stayed in a double private - the room was a bit small, but adequate for the 2 nights we stayed. There was plenty of parking shared with the shops put the back, ample communal space,...

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MJadeBackpackers, Manager at Mountain Jade Backpackers, responded to this review

Hi Thank you for your review of here at Mountain Jade Backpackers. We are glad that you had a god time with us here in Hokitika and hope that the rest of your travels in New Zealand are the same. Safe Travels Mountain Jade Backpackers

Dublin
Reviewed 15 December 2016

After a few days camping and riding all across the island the hostel provided the perfect pit-stop ... friendly and clean and a handy town for picking up some greenstone .. pub across the road and self contained unit out back

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MJadeBackpackers, Manager at Mountain Jade Backpackers, responded to this review

Hi Thanks for you review of us here at Mountain Jade Backpackers your comments are important to us. We are happy that you had a great rest with us here in Hokitika and you that the rest of your trip around New Zealand is the same. Safe Travels Mountain Jade Backpackers

Schweiz
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Super friendly staff/owner that provides you with eveything needed, spotless clean, nice and cosy common area, 2 minutes walk from the amazing beach - what else is there to ask for? Hokitika is small but still has some nice activities to offer like the gorge or falls, even if it's rainy...

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MJadeBackpackers, Manager at Mountain Jade Backpackers, responded to this review

Hi Thanks for your great review, We are really glad that you had a great time with us here in Hokitika. Yes Hokitika is small but there is alot to do around here with walks and all the craft stores around town. We hope the rest of you stay in New Zealand is the same. Safe Travels Mountain Jade Backpackers

Reunion Island
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

I stayed here for 2 nights. It's a very good hostel. Best than expected . Very fast and unlimited WiFi. The owner is very nice. Bed are just OK. Very cheap hostel. Good kitchen and lounge. There are free off street parking.

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MJadeBackpackers, Manager at Mountain Jade Backpackers, responded to this review

Hi Thank you for your review. We are very happy that you had a great stay with us here in Hokitika. Yes our Wifi is very fast as we have VDSL not just ADSL. We hope that the rest of you stay in New Zealand is the same. Safe Travels Mountain Jade Backpackers

Caloundra, Australia
Reviewed 26 October 2016

I stayed here just one night and was happy with my stay. The dorm wasn't overcrowded, the kitchen and bathrooms were clean, a large lounge/dining room was provided and friendly and helpful staff. A convenient location with only a five minute walk to the beach or to the supermarket

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MJadeBackpackers, Manager at Mountain Jade Backpackers, responded to this review

Hi Thank you for your review. We are glad that you had a good time with us here at Mountain Jade Backpackers. We hope that the rest of your stay in New Zealand is as good. Safe Travels Mountain Jade Backpackers

Reviewed 18 October 2016

I spent a great night here. I had a nice clean room.There is a lovely wee chill out area and best of all a friendly and welcoming host. It is in a perfect location right in town, walking distance to the beach and the coffee shops (most important things on my list). I will definitely stay again.

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MJadeBackpackers, Manager at Mountain Jade Backpackers, responded to this review

Hi Great to hear that you had a great night with us here while you were in Hokitika. Yes we have a great spot here as well being so close to the cafe's, beach and river. We try to keep everything as chilled out as we can. We look forward to seeing you next time you are coming through Hoktika....

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 28 September 2016

John and Rachel are the loveliest of host and will make your stay in Hokitika one to be remembered. The Mountain Jade Backpackers is a well appointed hostel freshly renovated with to notch facilities. Located in the center of the town, it is the perfect base to explore the cool little town of Hokitika.

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MJadeBackpackers, Manager at Mountain Jade Backpackers, responded to this review

Hi Thank you for your awesome review. We are really happy that you had a great time with us here in Hokitika. Yes everything is nice and handy to us here and walking distance to everything in the center of town. We hope you having a great time around the rest of you travels and hope to see you again...

Reviewed 19 September 2016

After a week of terrible nights attempting to sleep this last week on the south island, Mountain Jade BP gave me the holy grail of a good nights sleep. The hostel is clean, tidy and perfectly located in town. There are plenty of maps around and local knowledge of all the cool places to see in the area. New sofas...

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MJadeBackpackers, Manager at Mountain Jade Backpackers, responded to this review

Hi Thank you for your review, your comments are important to us. We are gad that you had a great rest and stay with us here. Our aim is to try a make everyone's stay with us as easy and relaxed as possible. Over the last few months we have been upgrading a lot and the new Kitchen and lounge...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Here at Mountain Jade Backpackers it is our aim to make your stay with us as relaxing as possible.We are only a few minutes walk from the beach and river.Plus the local craft stores and cafe's/Restaurants are only a short walk from us.We are situated at the clock tower corner above the Jade Factory. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mountain Jade Backpackers

Address: 41 Weld Street, Hokitika 7810, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > West Coast Region > Hokitika
Price Range: £19 - £36 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 38
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“Try to get a room which the window is not facing the bar on the other side of the road.”
 of 5 bubbles Stephy_SL, 31 Jul 2014 | Read review
“If you're looking for a double - book in advance. There wasn't many people there when we stopped, so I'm assuming they only have one or two double rooms anyway.”
 of 5 bubbles ShellbyFay, 4 Jul 2014 | Read review
“WE had a twin (my husband was also teaching) at the corner of the main building. It was quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles silvia_frisia, 6 Mar 2013 | Read review
“Ask for room at rear - off carpark.”
 of 5 bubbles Lyrebird6, 21 Feb 2013 | Read review
“If your in a larger group, try and get one of the contained group rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles sophiem377, 13 Nov 2012 | Read review
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