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Tuatara Lodge
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Reviewed 24 October 2011

Big communal kitchen, good relaxed vibe and clean room/showers : what else can one ask ? Internet ! And that is also provided at a very good rate (10 dollars for 24 hours ).

In short, a very good value (70 dollars for 2 ppl) for backpackers willing to chill a bit before the next outdoor adventure !

  • Stayed: October 2011, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 1 September 2011

I just spent one night at Tuatara Backpackers on a field trip. The bunks were comfortable and were clean. The building is slightly old but you are in Invercargill. The lift is really old. But other than that it was pretty sweet.

  • Stayed: August 2011, travelled with friends
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Thank hda29
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Reviewed 23 November 2010

We stayed in an ensuite room on the ground floor...the size of the room is quite big as it is meant to be a triple room..
No complains..everything was in order.. location is good and the cafe opens ar 7.30am which is gd if you are leaving early..
There is limited parking lots at the back of the backpackers..so if it is peak season, parking may be a problem..

  • Stayed: November 2010, travelled as a couple
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Thank poseidon_gal
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Reviewed 24 October 2010

Very conveniently located in the main street, close to all amenities. Friendly staff (Carie-Ann the manager esp., Sophie, too), very helpful, very polite and friendly. Tidy and clean room, warm & cosy. I stayed an extra night because of that. Highly recommended !

  • Stayed: October 2010, travelled solo
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Thank SbobSpants
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Reviewed 3 July 2010

this hostel was comfortable and quiet, and clean. Not much wrong with it apart from theres not much to do in Invercargill. The receptionist did get her boyfirend to help us when our hire car's battery went dead.

  • Stayed: April 2009, travelled as a couple
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Thank chiltonj87
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