Overview of Global Village Backpackers

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4.7 / 5Exceptional
88 reviews


  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Free parking
  • Spa



Popular LocationMonteith's Brewing Company9 min walk
Popular LocationWest Coast Rail Trail17 min walk
Popular LocationHistory House Museum19 min walk
AirportHokitika (HKK)29 min drive

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  • Single Private Room

    Single Private Room

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  • Double Bed Private Room

    Double Bed Private Room

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  • Twin Private Room

    Twin Private Room

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  • Triple Room (1x Double & 1x Single)

    Triple Room (1x Double & 1x Single)

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  • 4 Bed Private Room

    4 Bed Private Room

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  • 6 Bed Private Room

    6 Bed Private Room

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  • Triple Room (3x Singles)

    Triple Room (3x Singles)

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About this area


Located in Greymouth, Global Village Backpackers is in the city centre and on a river. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Rapahoe Beach, while Monteith's Brewing Company and History House Museum are cultural highlights. Our guests appreciate the hostel's location for the sightseeing.

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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Monteith's Brewing Company - 9 min walk
  • West Coast Rail Trail - 17 min walk
  • Dragon's Cave Rafting - 17 min walk
  • History House Museum - 19 min walk
  • Left Bank Art Gallery - 3 min drive

Getting around

  • Hokitika (HKK) - 29 min drive

About this property

Global Village Backpackers

Riverside hostel with outdoor pool and fitness centre
This hostel features an outdoor pool, a fitness centre and a spa tub. Free WiFi in public areas, free self parking and free train station pick-up are also provided. Other amenities include a sauna, free use of bicycles and laundry facilities. All rooms are individually decorated and offer free WiFi and hairdryers. 6 bathrooms and showers are among the other amenities available to guests. Bathrooms are shared.
Global Village Backpackers offers 15 forms of accommodation with a hairdryer. Each accommodation is individually furnished and decorated. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Guests have access to shared bathrooms. Bathrooms include a shower.

Property amenities


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

Free self parking
Free return train station shuttle

Things to do

Fitness centre
Free bike hire
Outdoor pool
Hot tub

Family friendly

Laundry facilities
Outdoor pool


Front-desk safe
No lifts

Guest services

Front desk (limited hours)
Laundry facilities
Luggage storage
Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken



BBQ grill(s)
Picnic area


Designated smoking areas
TV in reception

Room amenities




6 bathrooms


Individually decorated
Individually furnished



Check-in between 1 PM and 8:30 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

  • The front desk is open daily from 9 AM - 8:30 PM. <br />If you are planning to arrive after 8:30 PM, please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.


  • Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

  • Children 12 and younger are not allowed at this property. All guests older than 12 are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cots (infant beds) are not available.

Payment types accepted at this property

JCB International
American Express

Important information

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the train station. Guests must contact the property with arrival details 24 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Children aged 12 years old and younger are not permitted at this property.

National rating

This property does not have a Qualmark® rating. For the benefit of our customers, we have provided a rating based on our ratings system.

Property is also known as

  • Global Village Backpackers Hostel Greymouth
  • Global Village Backpackers Hostel
  • Global Village Backpackers Greymouth
  • Global Village Backpackers

Guest reviews



5 - Excellent
4 - Good
3 - Okay
2 - Mediocre
1 - Poor
Service and Staff
Property condition

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Really different experience. Wonderful global theme in all areas and rooms. Very friendly atmosphere, and helpful. Convenient to local attractions. Quiet at night.

Stayed 2 nights in Jan. 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities

Location warm has all the thinks you want hot pool sauna bike hire etc

Stayed 1 night in Jan. 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort


Lovely place, great owners, exceptional cat, comfy bedroom, tidy toilets & showers, nice kitchen, close to all Greymouth has to offer. Kayaks, bikes, hot tub: all excellent add-ons!

Stayed 1 night in Dec. 2019

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Global Village was quiet, well priced, and had everything we needed for a short stay. Supermarket, bakery and swimming pool were a very short walk.

Stayed 3 nights in Dec. 2019

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Friendly, warm and relaxing with excellent amenities and friendly staff.

Stayed 1 night in Dec. 2019