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Laughing Kiwi Backpackers

Traveller (10)
Room & Suite (13)
Dining (1)
Certificate of Excellence
Overview
310 High Street, Motueka 7120 New Zealand See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Hot Tub
Non-Smoking Hotel
Kitchenette
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
2 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a wonderful week staying at this place! The owner, Tracy was fantastic and always made sure everything was as it should be and very clean (the cleanest I've ever stayed in). People that stayed greatly respected the standard too so everything was well looked...More

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank LCMorle
Response from Kiwis01, Owner at Laughing Kiwi BackpackersResponded 1 week ago

Hay thanks for this we appreciate it, it's validation we are working our hardest to ensure our guests have a nice stay with us. Have fun on your travels! and travel safe - LK

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I recently stayed at this hostel and it was a very good experience. Tracy and the team did a very good job making me feel welcome. Sprocket and Pepper were a delight too! Warning: if you are allergic or don't like dogs, maybe try elsewhere....More

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank mrlukenik
Response from Kiwis01, Owner at Laughing Kiwi BackpackersResponded 1 week ago

Great through review thanks for this feedback :) we enjoyed hosting you visit us again one day! Travel safe and have fun- LK

Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

Stayed here for two nights, and was so happy about the cleanliness and the tidyness of kitchen, common area and toilets. Loved my stay, I wouldn't hesitate to sleep here again. Good location right next to the big food store 'New World'. AWESOME

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Nina T
Response from Kiwis01, Owner at Laughing Kiwi BackpackersResponded 7 November 2018

Thanks Nina for the lovely review, it was a pleasure hosting you guys. Have fun and travel safe -LK

Reviewed 28 October 2018

A very comfortable and clean hostel to stay in. Trace is very friendly and always there to offer help. Though the hostel is pretty strict about rules like checkout time and stuff, but didn't have any issues with that. It is also conveniently located near...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank JanXZC
Response from Kiwis01, Owner at Laughing Kiwi BackpackersResponded 29 October 2018

Aww thanks lovely girls it was a pleasure to host you, visit us again if your in the area :) travel safe and have fun! - Trace

Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

Selected this hostel given the good ratings in relation to the price. We stayed in the double bed- with private bathroom. Room & bathroom were clean, so was the communal area. Yet, it was pretty loud as the walls are very thin and therefore not...More

Date of stay: March 2018
Thank Markus_Ldn
Response from Kiwis01, Owner at Laughing Kiwi BackpackersResponded 2 April 2018

Hi Markus, thank you for taking the time to review us. We understand during peek season it's louder than usual and we do the best to make sure everyone is respectful of sleeping guests. Thank you for mentioning our cabins out the back these are...More

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About
Description
The Laughing Kiwi, provides clean affordable accommodation in the heart of Motueka,close to supermarket, restaurants,shops etc. The Backpacker Lodge & Villa have Double, Double Ensuite, Twin & More share room options available. All houses have well equipped kitchens, homely lounges & outdoor areas.FREE Wifi, Spa Pool & BBQ. The Laughing Kiwi Backpackers in Motueka, provides both hostel & motel type accommodation with FREE wifi. Just a short drive to the Abel Tasman National Park and a few minutes walk to supermarket, shops, cafes & banks. With its range of clean comfortable accommodation options, a great place to stay, to explore the Abel Tasman, Nelson and Golden Bay areas. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hot Tub
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Self-Serve Laundry
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
10
Price range
US$20 - US$64 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Laughing Kiwi Backpackers Motueka, New Zealand - Nelson-Tasman
Location
New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Motueka
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
10
Price range
US$20 - US$64 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Laughing Kiwi Backpackers Motueka, New Zealand - Nelson-Tasman
Location
New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Motueka
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Traveller (10)
Room & Suite (13)
Dining (1)
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Room Tips
"We stayed in room 10 and this was very convenient"
BeaT496
27 Jan 2018
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"The cabins are very private, but you still get to be part of the overall atmosphere and shared facilities."
MrsD344
19 Nov 2017
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"if you want a bottom bunk phone and ask for one - even if you booked online."
mattywatson79
27 Dec 2016
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"The Back Lodge overlooks a kiwi fruit orchard. Front lodge has great deck for lounging and cooking up a..."
Kiwicouple009
23 Dec 2016
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