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, Outwest Tours, Coaltown, and Phaedra's Guided Walking Tours.
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          • Free High-Speed Internet
          • Wheelchair accessibility
          • Free parking
          • Pets allowed


          • Suites


          • Kids activities or Babysitting

          TravelPod Member ReviewsBazil's Hostel Westport

          Reviewed by matt-lewis

          Basic but decent showers

          Reviewed Jul 21, 2015
          by (46 reviews) , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

          A basic double room with thin walls. Saved by decent showers, although you have to freeze to cross over to them.

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

          Reviewed by carmarmax

          Diamond in the Rough

          Reviewed Apr 25, 2015
          by (17 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


          A travel blog entry by blacknblue on Oct 25, 2013

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          Nach 2,5 Wochen Arbeit hatten wir uns mal ein paar Tage Pause verdient ;)
          Um 11:00 führten uns Warren und Gail nach Richmond, von dort wollten wir dann nach Westport hitchhiken. Wir mussten teilweise ziemlich lang warten (in Murchison im Regen....) aber nach knapp 5 Stunden waren wir dann endlich angekommen! Da …

          Westport & Lake Mahinapua

          A travel blog entry by danielleking on Mar 01, 2016

          6 photos

          Westport was quite a fun town, at least for the <24 hours I was there. I chose to do my horseback riding here because you got to go swimming in the river with them. Unfortunately the river was too low, but it was still quite a fun time, and I got to try out riding while the horse galloped - which was quite terrifying. Afterwards the entire Kiwi …

          Jumping Off Stuff

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

          7 photos

          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 …

          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 ...

          Franz Josef

          A travel blog entry by laracamille on Nov 17, 2013

          ... compared to up in the glacier!! We walked back to the hostel and had lunch, then we all had a nap as we was soo shattered!! We got up at 5 though and headed to the Franz Josef hot pools, which where really nice and hot!! It was soo nice to chill aswell! After we turned all wrinkly from the water we headed back to the hostel, showered and made dinner.. Dinner wasn't very nice, it was pasta carbonara but had hardly any flavour ...