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The Palace Backpackers

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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good10%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Rooms
Airport Transportation
Family Rooms
Kitchenette
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All reviewsfree breakfastlocal bakerymusical instrumentsbakery foodstayed in a double roomlong termersold housegreat characterwould recommend this place to anyonecommon areasthanks guysprivate roomhome away from homewell equipped kitchenabel tasmancentre of townhostel
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Myself and my friend spent two nights. Short walk from the Intercity bus. The staff was very kind and helpful. The room was nice, bathrooms were clean. Plenty of places to sit and relax outside. There are two kitchens, everything you need. Free breakfast (coffee,...More

Thank LLJake
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On a busy street above a gas station this hostel manages to be a cute green hideaway. It's clean according to hostel standards and the gorgeous double room I got for the price of a budget single was a bargain. There was happy loud laughter,...More

Thank Pauliina H
Reviewed 20 December 2017

I cannot say enough good things. The building feels like grandma's house (if she had lived in a gigantic home with several bedrooms!): homey, comfortable, welcoming, friendly, quirky, and - most importantly - always very clean. Books everywhere, plenty of outdoor and common spaces including...More

1  Thank EJLALALAND
Reviewed 19 December 2017 via mobile

The Palace was exactly what we were looking for. Very friendly and helpful staff. Perfect location within a short walk of everything in Nelson. My wife and I stayed one night in a private room. It was clean and spacious. We would love to go...More

Thank Robert S
Reviewed 13 November 2017

Stayed here again recently having enjoyed it so much the first time several years earlier. A lovely old dwelling with much homely and artistic character I've not come across in many other hostels I've stayed in around the world. Met Steve again (the owner's son)...More

Thank Pania W
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Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Airport Transportation
Laundry Service
Concierge
Multilingual Staff
Self-Serve Laundry
Details
Price range
US$22 - US$54 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$22 - US$54 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette, Family Rooms
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"Choose a room away from the street if poss"
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"You can hear the stairs creak from the 5 bed room"
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"We liked the first room best- Dickens. The only complaint we can think of is one bed had a broken spring..."
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"Private rooms aren't that much more and very spacious and roomy"
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