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What others think

Ron Utrecht Netherlands I could live here, nice place
Erling Pajala Sweden Lovely and clean place. Thank you very much
Elaine Surrey England The warmest and friendliest place I’ve had the pleasure of staying
Ali & Jane London England Clean, friendly, comfortable, a real home away
from home. See you soon. Thank you
Yumiko Oita-city Japan Thank you for having me. I will come back again. See ya. Thanks
Amy California USA This has been a wonderful change from hostels
downtown. Thank you for such awesome Hospitality
Kate Hare Yorkshire England The best hostel in NZ + Aussie! Nice + clean!! Friendly + relaxed.
Regina Zurich Switzerland Danke vielmal. Ih dru sisch sehr schon gsii (or
something similar)
Joanne Brunswick Australia This has exceeded all my expectations of what a hostel could possibly
be. So friendly. I’ve had such a great time here and will be telling
all my friends in Australia to come here. Thanks
Junko Saitama Japan Thank you very much for giving me wonderful experience
during my stay Brown Kiwi.
Chris Burch USA Ive stayed in some very, very friendly hostels and this is by far
the friendliest most comfortable, most relaxed place I’ve stayed.
I really felt at home the whole time ive been here. Thanks guys!
Roshan & Nathan NSW Australia F-A-B-U-L-AAAAALS
Kirsty & Stuart Scotland Thanks for all your help & advice. Lovely friendly hostel.
Johanna Hieskes & Jens Petersen Germany Thanks you for “coming home” at the
other end of the world! We will never forget this special atmosphere
in this house where everyone is a friend. See you…
Brigitte & Nick Toronto, Canada Absolutely beautiful accommodation! Wish we could stay longer,
we will definitely recommend it to our friends back home!
Hayar Michueis Israel The first good hostel in a city. A nice surprise.
Belen Becerra Spain Choice hostel. Best one I’ve stayed in NZ. BEAUTIFUL!!!
Uli & Susi Austria My next holiday in NZ will be only in the Brown
Kiwi. Because it’s soooooo great. THANK YOU
Peter Mojgird Odder, Denmark There is great walks in NZ, and there is great hostels too, this
is one of them.
Sabrina & Daniel & Dartin Rottenburg & Weitingen, Germany Great atmosphere & beautiful days here at
Atsushi Sugimura Ibaraki, Japan Thanks a lot I had a good time. The Brown Kiwi is the best place
in NZ
Meg Harker New York, USA Very good energy about the place – beautiful
house and garden – but the people were the best feature.
Andy Brown and Beccy Woods England Came for a day and stayed six weeks. Home from home
Charmaine Wiens Vancouver, Canada A beautiful little charming nook to avoid the
bustle & hustle of the city. It was nice to end my trip here.
Great staff & facilities. Take care. Peter is a super hero!
Enrique Brazil Thank you very much. I really enjoyed here! Thank you for all your
friendship. I hope I can come back again with more time. Muito obrigado
por tudo!!
Pauline Scotland Thanks for a fab time this is a great hostel
and everyone is really friendly.  Thanks for making my stay
brilliant.  Should have stayed here first time around.
Imbert Camille France A really nice place and quiet place you feel at home, here you
meet a lot of friendly people!  Thanks you all the Brown Kiwi
team to create so nice place where you can feel so good.
Mark Dawson UK – Scotland 7 months in NZ – 5 months in the BK. NZ
has been great & the BK is the main reason,
Jamie Purdie UK DITTO.

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Recent comments

  • User AvatarWebmaster { Thank you Florent and all the best to you! } – Jul 18, 8:18 AM
  • User AvatarFlorent { Thanks for this really warm, pretty and relaxing place. I enjoyed ny night to your place and appreciate the attitude of your staff, very professionnal.... } – May 27, 9:33 PM
  • User AvatarDavid { Great place to stay. Clean and quiet and close to shops, restaurants and city centre. Resident cat knows all the sunny spots. Will definetly return... } – May 10, 8:53 PM
  • User AvatarWebmaster { wonderful David, it is always great to have you! } – Apr 05, 6:30 PM
  • User AvatarWebmaster { We loved having you Ophelie! and thank you! } – Apr 05, 6:30 PM
  • User AvatarWebmaster { That Hannes is very special! and so glad it was a happy time for you! } – Apr 05, 6:29 PM