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    Sparky's Backpackers

    271 Tay Street, Invercargill 9810, New Zealand
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    09/07/2017 10/07/2017
    1 room
    • 1 room
      2 adults
      • 2 adults
        0 children
        • 0 children
          • Excellent15%
          • Very good20%
          • Average17%
          • Poor25%
          • Terrible23%
          15 Jun 2016
          “DON'T STAY HERE”
          12 Jun 2016
          “Bad hostel ever stay!”
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          Reviews (39)
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          1 - 5 of 39 reviews

          Reviewed 16 June 2016

          It's so horrible and to be honest by far the worst hostel i have been staying in my entire life ,hostel owner are rude and without basic manner ,he will keep saying some word that implying you are dumb and irresponsible ,the whole house vibe...More

          1  Thank lihao93
          Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

          This is the by far most worst hostel that i ever stay in nz. We get the booking in booking.com and it say that we need to check in by 6pm. Ok we check in around 6 by that time we reach the owner say...More

          Thank Victson
          Reviewed 26 April 2016

          I have stayed at Sparky's at two different occations and have enjoyed it equally both times. Sparky and his wife are just amazing and really make you feel at home. For example I was just sitting there talking to them while they were having dinner...More

          Thank Anton N
          Reviewed 29 December 2015

          Sparky (owner) was nice enough, but appeared to lack interest in this business and was more interested in doing up his vintage car. Hence, the place was rather 'run down' and it was obvious cleaning wasn't a priority. It is situated on a very busy...More

          1  Thank jac6757
          Reviewed 15 December 2015

          My friend and I stayed here as it was one of the two hostels Invercargill seems to have to offer. Had a bit of trouble locating it as it's a little hidden off a main street and there's no major signage for the place. Hostel...More

          2  Thank TravelDan93
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          • Location
          • New Zealand >
          • South Island >
          • Southland Region >
          • Invercargill
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          Room Tips
          "Take a shower - you won't regret it!"
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          "Luke's Room is nicely done."
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          "Avoid "Burt Munro Love Shack" if you want to get to bed at a decent hour."
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          "There is a Hot tub at the backyard, you must try it!"
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