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Outdoor spa bath
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Individually decorated, individually furnished, free WiFi
Individually decorated, individually furnished, free WiFi

4.7/5 Exceptional

Guests rated this property 4.8/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Spa
  • Gym
  • Laundry

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Social distancing

Explore the area

    Popular LocationGrey District Aquatic Centre7 min walk
    Popular LocationMonteith's Brewing Company9 min walk
    Popular LocationHistory House Museum19 min walk
    AirportHokitika (HKK)29 min drive

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  • Single Private Room

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 1
    • 1 Single Bed
    More detailsSingle Private Room
  • Triple Room (3x Singles)

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 3
    • 3 Single Beds
    More detailsTriple Room (3x Singles)
  • Double Bed Private Room

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed
    More detailsDouble Bed Private Room
  • Twin Private Room

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 2 Single Beds
    More detailsTwin Private Room
  • Triple Room (1x Double & 1x Single)

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 Double Bed and 1 Single Bed
    More detailsTriple Room (1x Double & 1x Single)
  • 4 Bed Private Room

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 4
    • 4 Single Beds
    More details4 Bed Private Room
  • 6 Bed Private Room

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 6
    • 6 Single Beds
    More details6 Bed Private Room

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. Guests appreciate the hostel's location for the sightseeing.
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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Grey District Aquatic Centre - 7 min walk
  • Monteith's Brewing Company - 9 min walk
  • Dragon's Cave Rafting - 17 min walk
  • History House Museum - 19 min walk
  • Left Bank Art Gallery - 3 min drive

Getting around

  • AirportHokitika (HKK) - 29 min drive


  • Monteiths Brewing Company - 10 min walk
  • Monteith's Brewery - 10 min walk
  • Priya - 14 min walk
  • Kentucky Fried Chicken - 15 min walk
  • GAP Cafe - 16 min walk

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.
An outdoor pool and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include a sauna and a fitness centre.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Hand sanitiser provided
Reservations are required for the use of certain on-site facilities
This information is provided by our partners.

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
  • Sauna
  • 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

  • English
  • Japanese


  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Garden
  • Picnic area


  • Designated smoking areas
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities


  • Heating


  • 6 bathrooms
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower


  • 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
If you are planning to arrive after 8:30 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk


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

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 may be 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
Safety features at this property include carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit and window guards

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 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
Global Village Backpackers Greymouth
Global Village Backpackers Hostel/Backpacker accommodation

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Global Village Backpackers and receive a full refund?
Yes, Global Village Backpackers offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Global Village Backpackers cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Does Global Village Backpackers have a pool?
Yes, this property has an outdoor pool.
Is Global Village Backpackers pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at Global Village Backpackers?
Self-parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at Global Village Backpackers?
Check-in is from 1 PM to 8:30 PM.
What time is check-out at Global Village Backpackers?
Checkout is at 10 AM.
Where is Global Village Backpackers located?
Located in the heart of Greymouth, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Monteith's Brewing Company, West Coast Rail Trail and History House Museum. Left Bank Art Gallery and Shantytown are also within 9 mi (15 km).
5 - Excellent
4 - Good
3 - Okay
2 - Poor
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Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
Happy face iconLiked: 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

Happy face iconLiked: 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

Happy face iconLiked: 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

Travelled with partner
Happy face iconLiked: 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

Travelled with partner
Happy face iconLiked: Staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Friendly, warm and relaxing with excellent amenities and friendly staff.
Stayed 1 night in Dec 2019

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