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    Chillawhile Backpackers Art Gallery

    1 Frome Street, Oamaru 9400, New Zealand
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    04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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      2 adults
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        0 children
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          US$56
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          • Excellent29%
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          • Average10%
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          19 Jan 2017
          “A free minded hostel ”
          29 Jun 2016
          “Arty Place”
          Paid Wifi
          Free Parking
          Breakfast included
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          Reviewed 4 weeks ago

          How the hell can anyone in their right mind stay here. Filthy from the ground up.Run by drop kick hippies who dont care about anything. The worst accommodation in town. For the money you can get a motel room elsewhere. Art gallery? pigs bum it...More

          Thank WaynoLithuania
          Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

          I booked this hostel over the phone and specifically asked about the reference too 'over 50 age restriction' (?!) I was told this referred to dorm rooms only This hostel exactly resembles poor student digs of old. All the facilities really need updating and it...More

          Thank PamRossonWye
          Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

          The hostel is nice and a bit unusual, what gives it a special charme. Not everything match together but that highlight the artist theme of the hostel. But it can be bothering that check in should be before the Pinguin "Show" (City is famous for)...More

          Thank PhisW
          Reviewed 20 November 2016

          ChillaWhile owner and staff are super friendly with lovely hostel. I had to check in late out of office hours but a lovely note from kelly was welcoming me she arranged everything to give me the best possible stay. Great staff and hosteler. I felt...More

          Thank parthan a
          Reviewed 10 July 2016

          this is a very artistic backpackers, our dorm is just next to the kitchen at second floor, so the oily smell will stay in our dorm. expensive washing machine and dryer, we ended up didnt use these facilities. kitchen was very dirty, we didnt blame...More

          Thank aisze767
          Response from Chillawhile, Owner at Chillawhile Backpackers Art Gallery

          Thank you for your review, yes there was a gap under a door that use to access the kitchen directly from the 8 dorm before it was a dorm, this door is closed off and not used and there was a gap under the door,...More

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          "Steampunk HQ room has a view of the ocean and park in front of the building."
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