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    Freestone Backpackers

    270 Hillside Rd, Manapouri 9064, New Zealand
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    02/07/2017 03/07/2017
    1 room
    • 1 room
      2 adults
      • 2 adults
        0 children
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          Traveller (26)
          Room & Suite (6)
          Dining (1)
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          Overview
          • Excellent69%
          • Very good23%
          • Average5%
          • Poor3%
          • Terrible0%
          Travellers talk about
          “wood burner” (4 reviews)
          “the owner” (9 reviews)
          Free Parking
          Non-Smoking Rooms
          Suites
          Kitchenette
          Pets Allowed
          Wheelchair Access
          Breakfast included
          Pool
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          Murrell's Grand View House
          76 reviews
          #1 of 5 B&Bs / Inns in Manapouri
           
          Manapouri Lakeview Motor Inn
          184 reviews
          #5 of 5 B&Bs / Inns in Manapouri
           
          Te Anau Lakeview Holiday Park
          767 reviews
          #4 of 23 hotels in Te Anau
           
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          11 - 15 of 55 reviews

          Reviewed 7 May 2016

          A lovely family runs the place. 20nzd (BBH price) for a bed in a 4 person cabin. There was a gas stove, pots/pans/cutlery/plates were provided, there was a small wood burner, there were no electric outlets in the cabin, but there was a working light...More

          Thank HarryTheHairyHare
          Reviewed 10 March 2016 via mobile

          Nice quaint cabins with wood burners. The price is very reasonable and jimmy the owner is very helpful. No internet in the cabin but internet at the office which is good the.cabin doesnt have electricty but thats ok. Great views of the mountains can be...More

          Thank RobDog33
          Reviewed 16 February 2016 via mobile

          Stayed there for 2 nights to do the doubtful sound cruise and felt very comfortable there. Sure, you will always find something to improve (like the worn-out furniture on the verandas), but I had a lovely stay and Jimmy, the owner, is such a friendly...More

          Thank Melanie S
          Reviewed 15 February 2016

          I got to Freestone in a serendipitous way. I was heading elsewhere and had not been able to secure lodging when I picked up a Finnish woman hitchhiker headed toward Te Anau. Somehow we ended up calling Freestone Backpackers in Manipouri (Te Anau was sold...More

          Thank Treelight
          Reviewed 12 January 2016

          Jimmy the owner offers great mountain views from some private rooms at his back packer lodge but beware of Jimmy the seamster. He wants $120 in cash before you inspect his room, just see the view from the deck. Then he disappears and your are...More

          Thank arjay56
          Response from freestonebackpackers, Manager at Freestone BackpackersResponded 14 January 2016

          Hi, I'm sorry to hear you had such a bad experience. I'm Jimmy’s ex- partner and feel to clarify a few things said. I could say nasty things, but one thing I can say for sure he has always been a fantastic host and I...More

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          184 reviews
          #5 of 5 B&Bs / Inns in Manapouri
           
          Te Anau Lakeview Holiday Park
          767 reviews
          #4 of 23 hotels in Te Anau
           
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          • Top amenities
          • Free Parking
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          • Free Parking
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          • Suites ,
          • Kitchenette ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 11
          • Location
          • New Zealand >
          • South Island >
          • Southland Region >
          • Manapouri
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          Traveller (26)
          Room & Suite (6)
          Dining (1)
          Hotel & Grounds (20)
          Nearby
          Nearby Restaurants
          Manapouri Lakeview Motor Inn Restaurant
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          2.35 km away
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          16.78 km away
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          3.11 km away
          Redcliff Restaurant & Bar
          1,187 reviews
          16.86 km away
          Nearby Attractions
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          Room Tips
          "best views, comfy beds, warm cabins, excellent service, amazing location, quiet and great value"
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          "Get yourself some beers/wine and sit on the porch and watch the world turn into a postcard"
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          "A bit far away from town but definitely worth a visit."
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          "Find another place, owner scams"
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