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YHA Nelson by Accents

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Takaka, New Zealand
Reviewed 18 February 2017

Small room with a cracked wash basin directly over the dining area and small outside BBQ area where a ? ball was being struck on a wall and people were still talking and laughing loudly at 2 am. I had to lean out the window and shout several times before getting a reduction in the noise. Who is supposed to...

Thank gaya181
Wollongong, Australia
Reviewed 12 February 2017

Nelson YHA was our base for two tramps in the north. The front of house was welcoming, always helpful and willing to go beyond the little inquiries of one night visitors. We sampled both double ensuite rooms and std doubles over an 8 nights. Each room was clean and well prepared. Wi Fi works well closer to reception. Good range...

Thank Ted4606
Reviewed 30 January 2017

The people working here were amongst the most helpful we met around NZ and that is saying something as pretty much everyone is very helpful. They went out of their way to make us feel comfortable. The room itself was very good and so was the overall cleanliness of the property.

Thank rsvivek
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

he was right this place was like leo told me.clean nice people that work at the desk:)good wi fi beds are perfect thanks so much i will be back...best place in town chilled out people best place after the hiking we did lol

Thank Brad B
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Free wifi (reaches to the rooms, but is a little slow away from the common area); free bread each day; clean bathrooms; great kitchen and lounge facilities; great location (all tour companies do pick ups right outside, 5min walk from bus station and a lot of good eateries). Comfy bed, my only complaint was a form pillow! Would stay again

Thank georg1811027
Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

I enjoyed my stay here, the facilities are great and I was comfortable the rooms are nice and big for 6 beds which is a nice change. The staff gave no direction so it took me ages to find where everything was. More info would of been nice.

Thank Grace T
Due West, South Carolina
Reviewed 22 January 2017

Good location, nice staff, some beds were comfortable, but run down place. Everything was broken, from laundry machines to sauna. Lots of plumbing problems, and rooms were noisy. The staff made up for a lot of it with helpful information and effort making reservations for us.

Thank elsner2016
Reviewed 11 January 2017

The hostel does feel rather dated in areas like the common area and kitchen. Apart from that the dorms are good and it is a hostel that is suited to a good nights sleep. Quiet and great for a rest if you gave been travelling around NZ. The location is bang in the middle of Nelson and close to most...

Thank FlyTravel26
Salt Lake City, Utah
Reviewed 23 November 2016

Staff was very friendly and helpful. Spacious kitchen and common area. Plenty of toilets and showers. Bed was comfortable. Clean. I liked the lockers so I could secure my valuables while I trekked the Able Tasman Coastal Track. We stayed in this YHA before and after that trek. There was a fabulous Farmer's Market on Saturdays right next to this...

Thank Laurie C
Brussels, Belgium
Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

The perfect central backpacker, 300 meters from the cathedral, 600 from the botanic garden and 1 block away from a supermarket!!!! The base to visit the region and 3 nationals parks. Free wifi and good advices

Thank olivier b

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Linda and Royce who ran the famous Accents on the Park Backpackers for a decade are now proud to welcome travellers to their new hostel in Nelson. Qualmark rated 5 Star and located right in the middle of NZ's sunniest city, YHA by Accents brings travellers home-style hospitality and great facilities all right next to Nelson's famous Saturday Market and walking distance to all the best cafes and restaurants in town. Use YHA by Accents as a convenient base to access 5 National Parks including the Abel Tasman, Kahurangi and Nelson Lakes. Our spacious kitchen facilities provide you with everything you need including a sunny BBQ courtyard and garden. There is Secure (internal) Bike Storage, a Piano, Foosball, table tennis and huge (Free) DVD collection. Of course we have great internet access too! ... more   less 

Additional Information about YHA Nelson by Accents

Address: 59 Rutherford Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Nelson
Price Range: $24 - $85 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — YHA Nelson by Accents 5*
Number of rooms: 31
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“Ensuite rooms 23 [street view] and 5 [ground floor with high windows but no view]”
 of 5 bubbles Ted4606, 12 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Theres two countdowns not overly far away !”
 of 5 bubbles FlyTravel26, 11 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Do not get the room that has the window that opens into the foyer. It is noisy at night.”
 of 5 bubbles LaurieC591, 23 Nov 2016 | Read review
“do it nice place:)”
 of 5 bubbles englandfootball, 21 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Go for the single room if you can afford to! Your own space and guaranteed sleep”
 of 5 bubbles paigec730, 1 Jan 2016 | Read review
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