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Tasman Bay Backpackers

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Sydney, Australia
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 each night! The hostel likes to enforce the idea of a social hour where guests...

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.

Thank Felix K
Nelson, New Zealand
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

This hostel feels like home! Pretty little garden with hammocks and seating, cute reception and very friendly hosts, big kitchen, super cozy lounge, great dinning area. We slept in a clean, comfy standard double room and the shared showers/toilets were always clean! This must be one of the best hostels in Nelson and we will definitely go again and let...

Thank calendulaaa
Reviewed 16 March 2017

This is one of the very best hostels I have stayed at. Very welcoming staff, and you can tell the owners really care. Some of the highlights: free bikes to use, social hour with ice cream/pudding, cozy atmosphere, nice outdoor space, lines to dry laundry (and cheap washing machines) very clean, good kitchen setup, and excellent customer service for guests....

Thank autopilotstar
New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

This is a friendly, cosy place to stay. The room was small but comfortable. The showers were hot. The lounge and kitchen areas were spacious and clean. It is situated just 10 minutes walk from town so that was great. We would recommend staying here.

Thank Amanda C
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

Service: + Location: + Dorms: + Cleanliness: + Price: -/+ Wifi: + Lovely place to stay to start your adventure too Abel Tasman National Park. Big common area, clean kitchen and free chocolate pudding at night. And it's nice that they make an effort for people to talk with each other. The dorms are ok, with personal lamp at each...

Thank soraia a
Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 February 2017

my friend and I stayed at this hostel for four days and we had a great experience in this hostel. because it was fully booked the staff helped us to find an other place to stay for one night. the rooms, showers and toilets were very tidy and cleaned every day. the rooms were also very spacious for a hostel....

Thank dav082017
Cologne, Germany
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

I stayed in this hostel for 5 nights as it was such a great place to be! Very nice accommodation & friendly atmosphere. There is a lot to do in Nelson and especially with the free bikes from the hostel you can discover this beautiful city. The Tasman Bay Backpackers is a very good starting point for tours in the...

Thank Teresa B
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

excellent stay at tasman bay backpackers. loved the atmosphere in the hostel, and it has a great location in Nelson. very reasonable. the owners are really welcoming and friendly. absolutely would stay again - plus there is free homemade chocolate pudding and ice cream at 8p every evening.

Thank kathryn_wanders
Greymouth, New Zealand
Reviewed 26 December 2016

I stayed more than a week in the hostel. At first i just booked for 2 nights, but i decided to stay over Christmas. On christmas day there was a big BBQ for free! Also every evening a free chocolate cake. Rooms are big and clean. Staff is very friendly. You can also rent really good mountain bikes.

Thank mcgilljohn81

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The fire is roaring, the atmosphere's relaxed, the hostel's warm, spacious yet homely. Just like your favourite café - great music, friendly, genuine people. Free Hot Chocolate pudding & ice cream served every night of the year. Inner sprung mattresses throughout the hostel. Free All you can eat Winter Breakfast (May to November). Free Wireless internet (April to November). Free use of bikes for exploring. Off-street parking. Central but quiet location. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Tasman Bay Backpackers

Address: 10 Weka Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Nelson
Price Range: $50 - $70 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Tasman Bay Backpackers 2*
Number of rooms: 19
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“Better stay in the first floor”
mcgilljohn81, 26 Dec 2016 | Read review
“I only saw the triple room, which was great to me. I'd say upstairs, rooms 14-18 would be a little less noisy.”
370stanleyr, 21 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Don't book a twin ensuite room as there is no such thing”
444cassandrat, 19 Jan 2016 | Read review
“all room are quiet, of course if you stay in a dorm, could be noisy for the roommates”
Marcochef1993, 31 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Down stairs rooms in new wing are better.”
WAClune, 10 Mar 2015 | Read review
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