Bazil's Hostel

Address: 54 / 56 Russell St, Westport, South Island, New Zealand | Hostel
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This hostel, located on 54 / 56 Russell St, Westport, is near Underworld Adventures Cave Rafting, Coaltown, Outwest Tours, and Phaedra's Guided Walking Tours.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsBazil's Hostel Westport

    Reviewed by carmarmax

    Diamond in the Rough

    Reviewed Apr 24, 2015
    by (16 reviews) , United States Flag of United States

    While the rest of Westport might seem like a ghost town, Bazil's is always humming. Music playing throughout the hostel and groups of European travelers occupy all seating areas. There's lots of laughter. We were lucky enough to secure a self contained unit with 5 beds, a kitchen and a bathroom all to ourselves; this is definitely the cleanest hostel room I've stayed in. The beds are mostly comfortable but the rooms are heated! Great location to Denniston Dog, the best bar and grill in town and close to "shops". Laundry on site and a bush bath are extra pluses, but by far the best amenity was the actually working wifi!

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of

    Reviewed by murtinz

    great place to stay

    Reviewed Aug 20, 2013
    by (4 reviews) , Germany Flag of Germany

    Nice hostel with friendly owner and enjoyable facilities

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of

    Reviewed by cindy.thompson

    homely hostel

    Reviewed May 5, 2013
    by (29 reviews) , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

    hostel more like a home with a lovely lounge with sofas, telly and open fire. nice rooms and a great kitchen. lovely garden. family run feel.

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    Reviewed by adelecarroll

    A cool hostel

    Reviewed Nov 20, 2012
    by (52 reviews) Liverpool , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

    This hostel had a nice big kitchen and outside communal rooms. Decor a bit dated and showers require you to press button outside the showers for hot water. But it's good for a one night stop!

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    TripAdvisor Reviews Bazil's Hostel Westport

    4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding

    Travel Blogs from Westport

    Jumping Off Stuff

    A travel blog entry by james.arnold on Jul 20, 2015

    The morning after the failure of the day before, we set off in the darkness from our hostel in Taupo (again picked up by the white limo). There were some clouds, but it looked good nonetheless. We suited up and got into the plane (we'd learnt from our mistake from yesterday and had worn all the clothes we owned - it was still cold). Sophie and I …

    Mountain roads South from Kaiteriteri to Westport

    A travel blog entry by chris93savory on Jun 27, 2015

    16 photos

    This morning Nat is eyeing up a lay in as we don't set off until 11.30am, and seeing as the cold is giving her immune system something to think about, seems like a good opportunity! I on the other hand have no intention of doing such things, and with a few of the guys and gals from our group, we set off just past 8am for a hike along the hills and …

    Snow is here

    A travel blog entry by colmandmaureen on Apr 13, 2015

    37 photos

    After a lovely morning walk in Kaiteriteri, it was time to make our way to a town called Westport, known for its wild west coast surf spot. We had a few stops along the way and after a good spin in the coach we came to Nelson Lakes. Nelson Lakes is the northern most part of the Southern alps and it was beautiful with crystal clear waters, …

    Day 3

    A travel blog entry by becky_whitmore on Aug 23, 2014

    Today we drove to our next stop, Westport. We stopped at Nelson Lakes on the way where Adam jumped in to the freezing cold water. We also stopped by the Buller River and a few of us went horse trekking which i've never done before; my horse was very lazy and hungry and kept stopping but it was good fun :-) We stayed at Basil's hostel which I didn't …

    Day 45 - Hokitika to Westport (89 miles)

    A travel blog entry by dewdsontour on Mar 01, 2014

    12 photos

    ... very lucrative whilst others just scraped an existence but there was sufficient prospects of a good living for families to be moved into the area and schools, churches and businesses set up. In reality the auxiliary business sometimes were more profitable than the gold mining, for instance a shoes maker who made miners' boots ended up one of the richest men in New Zealand at the time! So Hokitika was a rip-roaring town in its day, full of colourful, if somewhat ...