Address: 55, Whakarewa Street, Motueka, Tasman, ニュージーランド
Coordinates: -41.115458, 173.004483 (accuracy not guaranteed)
White Elephant Backpackers is listed on the following booking sites:Not listed at Hostelworld White Elephant Backpackers at Booking.com Not listed at HostelsClub
We stayed two nights at this hostel, with a kayaking trip to Abel Tasman in between. They were kind enough to store our bags for us while we were away, and we had the same room in between. Our decent sized double room was off the kitchen and had a lovely terrace shaded by a kiwi plant (laden with kiwis, unfortunately not yet ripe), and a small en suite with good shower. While being close to the kitchen was convenient it did mean the room could be quite noisy. The kitchen closes at 10pm so it wasn't a problem at night, but both nights I was woken by people using the kitchen very early in the morning (pre 6am!). The kitchen is well equipped but could do with being a bit bigger for the number of people staying there. The first night was fine, but the second night was valentines night -- we tried to go out to a restaurant but it was full so got a takeaway. When we returned the kitchen was jam packed with couples trying to have a romantic steak dinner on the corner of the table! I guess it isn't so bad on other nights. This hostel is not very close to the centre so I recommend getting a bus that will drop you off there if you have heavy bags.
We were lucky to get this place, we booked it through the i-site, and it is a real gem. We had a double room with ensuite and shared veranda. The hostel is clean and friendly enough offering a range of accommodation from dorms to doubles. I found the the place very clean which is a rare thing.
The kitchen is well equipped and large enough for several people to cook at once.
It was a great place to chill out for a night and I enjoyed relaxing in the lounge watching one of the free videos on offer.
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Max. Age: All Ages
Min. Age with Parent (dorms): 16
Min. Age with Parent (private room): All Ages
Min. Age without Parent: 18
Checkout: 10:00 (10 AM)
Curfew: No Curfew
Maximum Stay: Unlimited
Minimum Stay: 1 night
Open Dates: mostly all year
Reception Hours: 8-1 and 3-8
Size: Medium (30-60 beds)