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The Palace Backpackers

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114 Rutherford Street, Nelson 7010 New Zealand See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Airport Transportation
Family Rooms
Kitchenette
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All reviews free breakfast local bakery stayed in a double room old house big house fantastic hostel would recommend this place to anyone common areas felt like home every morning private room place to stay tea and coffee well equipped kitchen central location hammocks backpackers
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Reviewed February 17, 2017 via mobile

After all the good reviews I read over the past months, I can only conclude that something has changed recently. When I called about an original booking, I asked about distance from the airport and how to get there without a car. "Alec" was very...More

Date of stay: February 2017
1  Thank wannabetravelagent
Reviewed February 6, 2017 via mobile

I stayed 2 nights in the mainhouse. The bedroom was nicely decorated with mattresses used but still in good condition. there is free breakfast, carpark above the house and nice lawn with a view over Nelson

Date of stay: February 2017
Thank Jonathan M
Reviewed January 15, 2017 via mobile

We got to the accommodation a bit early and had to wait two hours for check-in. This was no problems for us. At 1:00 we were told that our room was ready for check-in. We got the key and where shown to the room. Turned...More

Date of stay: January 2017
1  Thank kleers
Reviewed December 26, 2016 via mobile

It was very easy for me to feel cozy and welcomed at The Palace. Alec was very helpful and friendly, every time I saw him he inquired how I was and how I was liking it. Very accommodating and easy transition when I had to...More

Date of stay: December 2016
1  Thank vagamunk
Reviewed December 6, 2016

I really enjoyed staying at the Palace. It feels like going over to friends or staying at your holiday house with a heap of chilled out people. The common areas are like living rooms and everything feels so homy and cosy with a personal touch....More

Date of stay: December 2016
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About
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Check in as a traveller and leave as a friend. Help yourself to our tea and real coffee and tuck into a complimentary breakfast each morning. Sit on the deck and gaze at the sea or Centre of New Zealand whilst More strumming one of our guitars or reading a book from our international book exchange. Play a tune on the piano in the music room. Lie back and swing in one of our hammocks. Access our free WiFi and check your emails in our spacious lounge. Enjoy hot pressured showers in our delightful colourful bathrooms. Enjoy socialising at the BBQ area with new friends. Make friends with one of our hostel cats. Enjoy a good night's sleep in one of our spacious dorms or doubles (no bunks!). A place to relax and a base to explore one of New Zealand's most interesting cities, rich in art and culture, which enjoys 2500 hours of sunshine per year. Explore the Abel Tasman, Kahurangi and Nelson Lakes National Parks, right on our doorstep. Less
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Airport Transportation
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Self-Serve Laundry
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette, Family Rooms
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
12
Price range
US$21 - US$50 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Nelson
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
12
Price range
US$21 - US$50 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Nelson
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"If it's just you and another person, get the private room!"
michaellythcott
Mar. 15, 2018
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"Choose a room away from the street if poss"
Cordelial_13
Nov. 2, 2017
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"You can hear the stairs creak from the 5 bed room"
SarahF6176
Oct. 28, 2016
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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..."
Stephlt01
Feb. 10, 2016
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