Funky Green Voyager


Funky Green Voyager

4 Union Street, Rotorua 3010
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(07) 346 1754
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Really great hostel
29 September 2006
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Clean, great staff
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This is a great hostel, we loved ourc stay here, the people were great, room was clean, bathroom was cleaner than my bathroom at home, nice people stayin there, nice lounge area, very homely.

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Clean, friendly & quiet loaction
6 January 2006
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Reception closed at 6, pay in cash
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Clean, friendly & quiet loaction
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Stayed in the Funky Green Voyager for 1 night in a double room for for NZ$55 in Dec 2005. Owners very nice, when I left my mobile there they posted it home to me when they received a stamped addressed envelope from me. The only ensuite room seemed to be located in the owners house across the road, I think it was only rented out when the hostel was full. Nice garden to lounge about in. Its about a 10 to 15 minute stroll into town. They had parking available in the drive way and outside on the road. Did not use the kitchen. The only fault I had was that you had to be there before 6pm to check in and you had to pay in cash. I would stay here again.

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Brian
Perhaps one of the best hostels in the North Island
3 September 2005
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This hostel is excellent. The new owners are really friendly and full of energy, and are continuing the traditions which make this hostel a fantastic place to stay. The rooms are warm, mega clean, and the kitchen is well equipped. The garden is lovely. You will find it hard to top this small well run backpakcers!

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Chel
Fabulous dahling
28 August 2005
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Ok, it's pretty hard to top this hostel. First of all, Paul and Tam (new owners) are excellent and they know what they're doing. Thanks to them, the hostel is extremely comfortable/clean/friendly/well-run/kickass/etc... The kitchen is awesome (eggs for sale, lots of ingredients for free use). There isn't a tv (thank god) but lots of games (scrabble!!!! Aaagh!), books and a spit-roarin' fire. Oh yea, and we mustn't forget the lovely sunroom. The rooms are comfortable and clean as well, and the people who stay there are a good sort. It's just outside the city centre (just walk a block or two down), which is nice too. Oh yea, and it is the most environmentally-friendly hostel in NZ. No joke. I was really impressed. Thanks Tam and Paul!

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gill Harker
excellent place with friendy,helpful staff
16 April 2005
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As an older traveller, i am maybe looking for different things in a hostel (less niose!!). I found this hostel clean, with a good kitchen and common areas. A nice garden to sit in, if a little smelly. No TV but pently of books and games. It was very quiet at night,so you can get a good nights sleep ready for another day of adventures. The owners were freindy and very helpful. I would recomend this hostel to anyone.

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Anonymous
one of the best
2 April 2005
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People here really work hard to give visitors a warm and comfortable experience. The travel information was excellent and the facilities couldnt be faulted. Id go back without a doubt.

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K
Best hostel ever stayed at!
1 March 2005
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This is a terrific hostel with friendly owners and lovely touches. By far the best hostel we have ever stayed in, and highly recommended to others.

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Guyer
Loved it!
12 February 2005
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This was one of our favorite hostels in New Zealand. We stayed in the double ensuite which was awesome! We had a big comfortable bed and our own bathroom for use. Where we stayed (across the street from the dorm rooms) was like our own house with a couple of other guests. The kitchen and common area were always very clean and the staff was super friendly. Highly recommend the double ensuite!!!

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Gladys
Just lovely!
28 January 2005
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Such a warm and lovely backpacker's. Cheap too. Gotta book in advance, fully-booked all the time. The hosts were very friendly and helpful especially on recommendations and bookings for places to go to around. I like the cosy setting in their common room, feels like home away from home instantly. Clean towels, clean showers and a comfy room to go back to after a full day of sight-seeing.

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Juli
a good all rounder
20 January 2005
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Friendly enthusiastic staff. Clean and tidy. Bad points? OK the beds aren't made up (its a sleeping bag situation) our double room was a bit small and our heater didn't work but i can't complain because everything else was spot on. Nice communal areas. The staff are very good at helping you with enquiries about what to see/do and can book stuff for you. Good recycling. Nice outdoor area. Quiet street. I would definately stay there again.

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Anonymous
Loved it
4 January 2005
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We had a great time. Arrived a day early and got the campervan instead of our double. GREAT. Private and SUPER cheap. decided to stay there for three nights!!! Staff was super helpful with bookings and ideas. Very clean. No shoe policy in main hostel was great idea. Enjoy a BBQ in the backyard. Such a good time.

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Joseph
look no further
3 December 2004
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Absolutely recommended. I stayed my first night in YHA which has cold mannered busy workers but most annoyingly, you had to pay deposit for everything, even for plates and cutleries! Its completely different in funky green with the warm and friendly hosts and fully fascilitated kitchen. I had my best night there.

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