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The Bug Backpackers

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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good20%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“double room”(16 reviews)
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Kitchenette
Multilingual Staff
3 Star Hotel
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Reviewed January 2, 2017

My partner and I stayed here for two nights while staying in Nelson. The staff were super friendly and the room that we were put in literally reminded me of home - it was a lovely room inside the old villa. They were very kind...More

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Reviewed December 23, 2016 via mobile

very friendly, welcoming hostel with many comfy spots to hang out (hammack in the garden, couch in the living room, bed in the room...) Clean kitchen and bathrooms and best shower EVER!!!! Breakfast included,...though not so cool for people who don't eat gluten... Would come...More

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Reviewed December 22, 2016

We have booked the place so to experiece backpacker travel style by sharing rom with outsider, and of all possible choice, i thought be good to try it while in the south island and true enough, the residents are nice and considerate as i overheard...More

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Reviewed December 10, 2016 via mobile

Hey, I stayed almost for a whole week at the Bug because I enjoyed, for one the Hostel itself and also Nelson quite a lot . The bug basically has everything you could want from a Hostel. Super friendly and helpful staff and owners, a...More

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Reviewed December 9, 2016

Stayed here back in November with a few friends. We had been camping for the past few weeks so we were excited to finally have a bed and shower! It turned out to be a busy weekend because of the Nelson Cider festival and Bug...More

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Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
Multilingual Staff
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Price range
US$31 - US$48 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$31 - US$48 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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"Rooms in the building adjacent to the main building are older but quieter"
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"Double shared bathroom are quieter."
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"The private rooms are one hell of a good choice for the price!"
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"Paris room has it's own ensuite"
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