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03 5288652

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0064 3528 8652

A vibrant hostel in beautiful Motueka.

Welcome to Happy Apple Backpackers

Happy Apple Backpackers is located in beautiful Motueka the gateway to the Abel Tasman national park. A perfect base to discover and experience the wonders of our surrounding area. We are a family-friendly vibrant hostel with a range of room types from private rooms to dorm rooms, tent sites and van parking. We cater to large groups, wedding parties, cycle groups, walking groups, couples and solo travellers.

Located next door to Motueka's famous Toad Hall restaurant, cafe and on-site brewery. Happy Apple Backpackers offers everything  you need for that perfect short or long term stay.

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- located just 25 min to the Abel Tasman National Park
- Single, Budget Single and Twin rooms available
- Double & Single rooms (sleeps 3)
- 3, 4 and 6 bed Dorm Rooms
- Camping / Tents sites available
- Seasonal and long term stayers 
- Camper vans and Motorhomes welcome
- Short walk to centre of town and supermarkets
- Large outdoor lounges
- Group deals available for over 10 people
- Pick up & Drop off from tour companies
- Free unlimited WIFI
- Free Luggage Storage
- Free car parking

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Happy Apple Backpackers located at the entrance to Motueka is a friendly and vibrant hostel, only 25 minutes from the start of the Abel Tasman National Park. Happy Apple Backpackers has a range of sunny Single, Twin rooms, double and single rooms, family rooms all that overlook our large garden as well as 3, 4 and 6 bed Dorm Rooms. Happy Apple Backpackers welcomes camping with tent sites available as well as large onsite tents for hire. We have ample off street parking making it ideal for camper vans and motorhome parking.

Happy Apple Backpackers has large gardens with BBQ's, a volleyball court, a basketball hoop, ping pong and an outdoor space with comfortable loungers. Our guest lounge has a pool table, dart board, board games, a TV, DVD player, an Xbox and a cosy log fire. You will find everything you need at Happy Apple Backpackers in our large fully equipped kitchen, ovens, gas hobs and a microwave. Happy Apple Backpackers offer shared bathroom facilities with hot showers and we also have self service laundry with washing machines, dryers and clothes lines.

Come and stay with the friendly team at Happy Apple Backpackers and relax in your comfortable surroundings, there is lots to keep you occupied, with the regional bus companies having pick up and drop off’s at our gate, we are in the perfect position to explore Motueka and the Abel Tasman Region.

Some People Say

We were very impressed with the facilities and rooms here. Kelly was very obliging to any thing we needed and made us feel very welcome. Will definitely be coming back again.... Sally

Best hostel I have stayed in in New Zealand! Excellent atmosphere, clean, spacious and Kelly the owner are wonderful. Will definitely be back!.... Hannah

Real hostel feeling, like music, fun, game consols, pool table, guys from around the world, but without the downsides. Its clean, even paper in the loo, confy beds, friendly staff, cool vibes.... Attila

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