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An average hostel in NZ standards.
NO SECURITY whatsoever, no locks on the doors, no lockers.
I slept in what seemed to be an old chicken house, which was fun. The dorms are clean enough and warm, and the communal lounge has a massive screen...More
This place is seemed to be a vintage hostel - not really have a style that can say it is their style. Although this place is providing some free breakfast and soup but I do not recommended for staying. This place is dirty and not...More
Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Response from Pearce A, Owner at Chateau Backpackers and MotelsResponded 16 July 2017
Hi, I am sorry that you did not enjoy your stay at Chateau Backpackers and Motels, our kitchens are clean twice a day, however as we are a busy and popular hostel they do can get messy with other guests do not clean up after...More
After 8 months of travel i think this is the best hostel i've stayed in! The free soup and waffles are obviously fantastic, but the beds are great too with their own curtains, lights and plug sockets. There's also a computer you can use, and...More
Very nice hostel in a great location. The manager was very friendly and helpful. The free soup and free breakfast was so nice. The wifi worked great, the beds were comfortable and each had its own plug, light and privacy curtain. Would definitely recommend staying...More
We were conditioned to expect crowded, communal accommodations in backpackers' facilities but this was disappointing: rooms were small and dirty, communal areas were over-crowded and messy, and staff were indifferent. The communal cooking area we were assigned was taken over by a Chinese tour group...More
Thank Ken M
Response from Pearce A, Owner at Chateau Backpackers and MotelsResponded 18 May 2017
Hi Ken M, Thank you for taking the time to review Chateau Backpacker & Motels. I am sorry to hear that you didnt have an enjoyable stay. Our communal areas are cleaned twice a day but will look into monitoring them better to ensure that...More
US$38 - US$96 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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South Island >
West Coast Region >
Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) >
Also Known As
Chateau Franz, Motel & Backpackers Hotel South Island ,