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Reviewed January 6, 2017 via mobile

We booked Wakatu Lodge because it seemed great value for money. We weren't wrong. This place is great! The owners are fantastic! The lodge is clean, well kept and well run. The facilities are great for families and it has all amenities you'd expect from...More

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Reviewed July 20, 2016

Clean and convieneint, not far from town, Owners very helpful with info about where to go and car repairs when our car broke down, they recommended a good garage. Facilities were good, kitchens clean and hot showers worked well. Comfy beds. We would recommend this...More

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Reviewed March 30, 2016

I have stayed here twice over the last two years while travelling around the South Island and each time I stayed for either four or five nights. I found it clean and well organised, more importantly the owners were very pleasant and had lots of...More

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Reviewed March 5, 2016

I would recommend staying at this back packers. Simon and Melissa are very friendly and welcoming. My room was clean, and the sheets were so crisp and clean, I was very impressed. Fully booked the night I stayed, Lots of young overseas travelers, which makes...More

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Reviewed April 14, 2015

Thoroughly enjoyed my stay at Wakatu, the family who run the place are very friendly and go out of their way to help, the facilities are good and the location is just right to encourage a moderate walk each day into town. Great value for...More

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US$44 - US$64 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#8 Budget Hotel in Nelson
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New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Nelson
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"In summer, ask for a room on the side of the building away from the afternoon sun."
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"Fans help to cool down rooms"
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"The rooms on the east side of the building tend to be cooler and a bit quieter. If available, get a room on..."
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