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Tasman Bay Backpackers

10 Weka Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
Apr 9 Apr 10
1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    All reviews pudding every evening free breakfast free chocolate cake social hour the kitchen tasman bay hot water bottles ice cream every night nice outdoor space bed dorm bathrooms and showers hostel offers cooking oil free towels free stuff herb garden walk to town communal areas are clean facilities
    Reviewed 15 November 2014

    Laid back hostel. I felt completely relaxed here. Double rooms are spacious and clean. Overall the whole place is tidy. I was lucky enough that there was always a shower or bathroom available when needed. Chocolate pudding at night really encourages people to socialize :)...More

    Reviewed 3 November 2014

    This is one of the best hostels we stayed at on our trip. They had comfortable rooms, good bathroom facilities, and free breakfast and dessert (although we never managed to make dessert). Staff were friendly and the building was within walking distance of the town...More

    Reviewed 2 November 2014

    There is free chocolate pudding and ice cream each night. The owners are incredibly nice and easy to work with. We stayed in the private room with private bath which was separated from the rest of the unit. It was very comfortable; well heated; plenty...More

    Reviewed 14 October 2014 via mobile

    Love this hostel. Very friendly & helpful. Free wifi, free breakfast, free shuttle & free chocolate pudding every night. hostel was spotless clean everywhere. Rooms spacious & good bathrooms. Ashame there is not much to do in nelson or we would have stayed longer.

    Reviewed 19 September 2014

    Very nice area, very popular place to stay so all the car parks fill up quick, so get in quick. Room was nice some of the other guests were a little loud. Loved the free wi fi. Just wished the rooms had a little fridge...More

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    We are older, late 50s , are there private rooms or just dorms? Don't mind shared bathroom.
    10 February 2017|
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    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
    Room Tips
    "Better stay in the first floor"
    mcgilljohn81, 3 months agoRead review
    "I only saw the triple room, which was great to me. I'd say upstairs, rooms 14-18 would be a little less..."
    Stanley R, over a year agoRead review
    "Don't book a twin ensuite room as there is no such thing"
    444cassandrat, over a year agoRead review
    "all room are quiet, of course if you stay in a dorm, could be noisy for the roommates"
    Marcochef1993, over a year agoRead review
    "Down stairs rooms in new wing are better."
    WAClune, over a year agoRead review
    "Ask not to be near a bathroom."
    hail-to, over a year agoRead review
    "Try not to get room number 1 because is next to the common living area and it is gonna be very noisy in the..."
    Fer_arg_28, over a year agoRead review
    "Rooms farer from meeting areas are quieter, but even the room next to meeting room was ok"
    Maja M, over a year agoRead review
    "The room (Queen en-suite) was on the ground floor and was easy to access through the main lounge. The only..."
    Helen W, over a year agoRead review
    "My sister and I took a private twin room and it was so affordable!!"
    SneekyPixie, over a year agoRead review