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    Tasman Bay Backpackers

    10 Weka Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
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      2 adults
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          US$54
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          Overview
          • Excellent70%
          • Very good25%
          • Average3%
          • Poor1%
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          Travellers talk about
          “pudding” (39 reviews)
          “every evening” (15 reviews)
          Free Wifi
          Free Parking
          Non-Smoking Hotel
          Kitchenette
          Self-Serve Laundry
          Breakfast included
          Pool
          2.0 Star Hotel
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          1 - 5 of 195 reviews

          Reviewed 2 weeks ago

          Tasman Bay Backpackers was without a doubt one of my favorite hostels in New Zealand. You could tell that they had experience in hostels, and knew what made the difference between a good stay and a great stay. Sturdy bunk beds (minimal squeaking and swaying!),...More

          Thank mt_sarah29
          Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

          Very cozy/ homey place to stay with lots of color and very comfortable beds. Clean facilities, clean linen, and very spacious. Variety of rooms to chose from. We booked over the phone and arrived after the office closed but they made it very easy for...More

          Thank Rachel S
          Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

          Very clean and comfortable rooms and bathrooms. Wonderful extras such as board games, guitar, free bike rental, and tasty chocolate pudding in the evening. The idea of bringing everyone together for the evening for pudding is a great one, it allowed me the opportunity to...More

          Thank Tim L
          Reviewed 14 April 2017

          This was my favorite place that I stayed in Nelson. The staff is very friendly, the lounge area looks and feels like a living room and the whole place has a very homey atmosphere. Plus you get a delicious cake and ice cream combination served...More

          Thank WanderLust406
          Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

          Stayed their twice and was always happy. Place is clean, beds are comfy, showers are good and staff is really friendly. Kitchen is really good equipped. Even as late arrival off street parking is available.

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          The Bug Backpackers
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          • Free Parking
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Self-Serve Laundry
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          • Price range
          • US$39 - US$55 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • Kitchenette ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 19
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          0MillieMae0
          Hi, there is only a double room available for the dates I'm looking 5/4 - 10/4 for $70/night. I've read that you sometimes can reduce the rate for one person, is that so? Also, is the bathroom for that room shared with another room or is it with many of the occupants? Cheers Suzann
          19 March 2015|
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          Response from TasmanBayBP | Property representative |
          Hi there, the Double room has shared facilities. The bathrooms/showers are in the hallway away from the rooms. This time of the year the full price applies. Reduced rates apply only in the Winter season. We hope this info... More
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          "Better stay in the first floor"
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          "I only saw the triple room, which was great to me. I'd say upstairs, rooms 14-18 would be a little less..."
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          "Don't book a twin ensuite room as there is no such thing"
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          "all room are quiet, of course if you stay in a dorm, could be noisy for the roommates"
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