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Jack in the Green Backpackers

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Overview of Jack in the Green Backpackers

Jack in the Green Backpackers

2 out of 5

4.4/5 Excellent

Guests rated this property 4.4/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Parking included
  • Kitchen
3 Devon Street, Hanmer Springs, 7334

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationHanmer Springs Thermal Reserve15 min walk
  • Popular LocationConical Hill Walkway18 min walk
  • Popular LocationConical Hill6 min drive

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About this area

Hanmer Springs

Jack in the Green Backpackers is located in Hanmer Springs. Conical Hill Walkway and Mount Isobel Track are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Chisholm Park and Conical Hill. Spend some time exploring the area's activities, including skiing. Guests appreciate the hostel's quiet location.

What's nearby

  • Hanmer Springs Thermal Reserve - 15 min walk
  • Conical Hill Walkway - 18 min walk
  • Conical Hill - 6 min drive
  • Hanmer Forest Park - 6 min drive
  • Waiau Ferry Bridge - 7 min drive

Getting around

  • Christchurch International Airport (CHC) - 99 min drive


  • Powerhouse - 12 min walk
  • Saints Cafe - 12 min walk
  • Coriander's - 13 min walk
  • Tea Kiosk - 13 min walk
  • MK Restaurant - 13 min walk

About this property

Jack in the Green Backpackers

Hostel in Hanmer Springs with free parking
This smoke-free hostel features WiFi in public areas, a garden and free self-parking. All 2 rooms offer WiFi, microwaves and showers.
Jack in the Green Backpackers offers 2 forms of accommodation with free toiletries. In-room wireless Internet access is available for a surcharge. Guests can make use of the shared/communal kitchen. Guests have access to shared bathrooms. Bathrooms include a shower.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: WiFi (NZD 5 per 24-hour period)
  • Available in some public areas: WiFi (surcharge)

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site

Family friendly

  • Microwave


  • No lifts

Guest services

  • Front desk (limited hours)

Languages spoken

  • Dutch
  • English
  • German


  • Garden
  • Terrace


  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)


  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Free toiletries
  • Shared bathroom
  • Shower

Food and drink

  • Microwave
  • Shared kitchen access

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Check-in from 2:00 PM - 8:00 PM


Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 8:30 AM - 8 PM
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk


No pets or service animals allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: NZD 5 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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
This property accepts credit cards

We should mention

No pets and no service animals are allowed 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

Jack Green Backpackers Hostel Hanmer Springs
Jack Green Backpackers Hostel
Jack Green Backpackers Hanmer Springs
Jack Green Backpackers
Jack in the Green Backpackers Hanmer Springs
Jack in the Green Backpackers Hostel/Backpacker accommodation

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Overall score and ratings



Rating 5 - Excellent. 50 out of 87 reviews
5 - Excellent 57%
Rating 4 - Good. 25 out of 87 reviews
4 - Good 29%
Rating 3 - Okay. 10 out of 87 reviews
3 - Okay 11%
Rating 2 - Poor. 2 out of 87 reviews
2 - Poor 2%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 0 out of 87 reviews
1 - Terrible 0%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

3/5 Okay

Travelled with family
close to the town, and other facilities.just basic facilities on site
Stayed 1 night in Dec 2020

4/5 Good

Stayed 2 nights in Dec 2020

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Staff & service
Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service
Lovely position , had an en-suite garden room . WiFi is poor and only given 500mb for a two day stay . Had to find out the library has free WiFi ourselves But really enjoyed ourselves and would stay again
Stayed 2 nights in Jan 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Disliked: Amenities
Lights were too dim for reading. Everything else wad excellent
Stayed 1 night in Dec 2019