Laughing Kiwi

Free Unlimited Wifi!

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Bikes

Bikes are free for 3 hours to all guests and depending on availability.

Kayaks

The Kayaks are free for guests to use- special conditions apply please inquire.

Free Unlimited Wifi

We have free unlimited fast wifi for all guests in all areas of the property, including bedrooms out door areas and all common areas, we have the ultra fast Fibre network! If you require great reliable wifi this is the place to be 94% of our guests agree!

10% off Aqua Taxi bookings for Laughing Kiwi guests!

 

Exclusive deal only for the guests of Laughing Kiwi Backpackers enjoy a 10% discount on Aqua Taxi boat bookings and Aqua taxi boat walk / kayak tours by simply booking in our office. Yay!

 

About Us

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Matt & Tracy welcome you to Laughing Kiwi Backpackers. We offer clean affordable accommodation in 3 separate houses, each with its own unique atmosphere. The purpose built Backpacker Lodge, Homely Villa and the “Kiwi” Bach.

Backpacker accommodation room types include private doubles, with or without ensuite, private twin, 4 bed share rooms & 6 bed dorms.
Each house has its own homely lounge with gas fire or heat pump, well equipped kitchen, unmetered hot showers & warm comfortable beds.
With a maximum of only 40 guests on site, even in peak season, there is plenty of space for everybody, especially when it comes to cooking a meal and relaxing after the days activities:)

All rooms have heating & all bedding is supplied as standard and professionally laundered. We also have FREE unlimited Wifi.

Discounted rates for direct bookings are available here, phone booking or simply by walking in.

See you soon!

Matt & Trace

Situated in the heart of Motueka, the Laughing Kiwi Backpackers hostel, offers clean affordable accommodation in 3 separate houses, each with its own unique atmosphere. The purpose built Backpacker Lodge, Homely Villa and the private sealsonal workers house.

Backpacker accommodation room types include private doubles, with or without ensuite, private twin, 4 bed share rooms & 6 bed dorms.

Each house has its own homely lounge with gas fire, well equipped kitchen, unmetered hot showers & warm comfortable beds.

With a maximum of only 40 guests on site, even in peak season, there is plenty of space for everybody, especially when it comes to cooking a meal and relaxing after the days activities:)

All rooms have heating & all bedding is supplied as standard and professionally laundered. We also have FREE unlimited Wifi.

Rooms and Accommodation

  • DORM ROOMS
  • PRIVATE ROOMS
  • PREMIUM PRIVATE ROOMS
  • LONG TERM

 

4 BED ROOMS
Starting from: $28 per night

All our dorm beds have professionally laundered linen, cosy warm duvets, pillow and a comfortable mattress. All our bunks are custom built from wood and are strong and stirdy and best of all quiet! – no creaky metal bunks here…yay!

6 BED ROOMS
Starting from: $27 per night

All our dorm beds have professionally laundered linen, cosy warm duvets, pillow and a comfortable mattress. All our bunks are custom built from wood and are strong and stirdy and best of all quiet! – no creaky metal bunks here…yay!

 

DOUBLE EN-SUITE
Starting from: $68 per night

All our private rooms have professionally laundered linen, cosy warm duvets, pillows and a comfortable mattress. Each room has two towels is lockable and has one or more bed side tables. The En-suite room has a private bathroom containing a shower, hand basin & toilet, soap is also provided.

DOUBLE
Starting from: $64 per night

All our private rooms have professionally laundered linen, cosy warm duvets, pillows and a comfortable mattress. Each room has two towels is lockable and has one or more bed side tables. The En-suite room has a private bathroom containing a shower, hand basin & toilet, soap is also provided.

TWIN
Starting from: $64 per night

All our private rooms have professionally laundered linen, cosy warm duvets, pillows and a comfortable mattress. Each room has two towels is lockable and has one or more bed side tables. The En-suite room has a private bathroom containing a shower, hand basin & toilet, soap is also provided.

 

PREMIUM DOUBLE & TWIN ROOMS
Starting from: $75 per night

Our lovely kiwi “bach” property is private and only accommodates up to 6 guests total per night
The double and twin rooms have professionally laundered linen, a cosy duvet, pillows and towels.
Bathroom, kitchen and BBQ facilities as well as a private garden area.

 

LONG TERM ACCOMMODATION
Please request current rate

We offer long term rates for those who are working in the area during the season we have several great options available so we recommend contacting us directly by email, phone or just pop in to ask about rates and availability.

Stuff To Do

Motueka

Abel Tasman

Facilites

Parking

We offer convenient free onsite parking areas. Car parks are subject to availability.

Bag storage

We offer free secure bag storage while your in the Able Tasman National Park, riding the Great taste trail or if your waiting to check-in or after check-out.

Fully Equip Kitchens

Our Kitchens are fully equip with essential cooking equipment.

Coin Operated Laundry

Each property has a coin operated washing machine and dryer $3 per wash and $3 per dry and $1 for laundry powder.

Outdoor dining areas.

We have several gas BBQ’s for Guest use as well as out door/indoor dining areas.

 

Camping Equipment Hire

Camping equipment  kit available for hire for guests of the Laughing Kiwi.The kit is $30 per day it includes: Tent (2 person) , 1 x sleeping bag, 1 x gas cookers, 1 x quick dry towel, 1 x cooking /dining.

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Book Exchange & entertainment

We have a book exchange program where you can swap a book or try one while you stay. We also have a selection of board games for use, a large selection of DVD’s to choose from and our hostel guitar is available for use.

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Close to town

We are situated close to town in fact a 2 minute walk and your there!

A large supermarket is right across the road as well as banks, cafe’s and any thing else you require during your stay or to get ready for the park.

 

 

 

LAUGHING KIWI BACKPACKERS

310 HIGH ST, MOTUEKA

Office hours 8am-8pm
check-in: 2pm-8pm

Late check-in is by
pre arrangement
conditions apply.

(03) 5289229

Contact Us

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