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Strasbourg, France
Reviewed 14 October 2015 via mobile

The owners, Gary and Nikki, are really nice people. Always ready to help you with anything. Their place has got everything you would need : big clean kitchen, hot showers, outside jaccuzi, free Internet, sun room.... Fair prices and free breakfast every morning. I really enjoyed my time here, and I will go back in the future for sure!

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Penang Island, Malaysia
Reviewed 12 October 2015

From time of booking (speedy, helpful response to my emails) through to drop off at end, received nothing but a fab service. Bed was very comfy, nice bright room, with view of harbour. Breakfast of cereal and toast would have been adequate, but no, warm cheese scones fresh from oven too. Hot spa, which I jumped into immediately on arrival....

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 September 2015 via mobile

Tombstone has, without a doubt, the comfiest beds I've ever slept in at a backpackers. Even the cheapest dorm room that I stayed in provided a thick duvet, under sheet, fleecy blanket and TWO pillows so thick and plushy there might actually be a real danger of drowning in them! the same can also be said of the rest of...

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Thank ChrisBChikin
Kiiminki, Finland
Reviewed 14 September 2015

We stayed here with my girlfriend for couple of weeks. The owners Nikki and Gary were amazing and the hostel was one of the best! We loved to walk around the Picton area and relax at the Spa (hot tub) which was facing directly to the harbor area. As IT-engineer, I can say that WiFi was one of the best...

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Thank Nezratul
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 26 August 2015 via mobile

A large group of us stayed the night before we headed off trekking. Gary was very helpful. Dropped us in town on two consecutive days. Pulled breakfast forward to cater for us. The rooms were perfect. Uber clean and comfortable. Love the theme and the big coffin door. Would recommend to everyone. Sadly it poured with rain the whole time...

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Thank Kerry B
Reviewed 10 August 2015 via mobile

I stayed there for 3 nights, everything was almost perfect! Fully equipped kitchen, free coffee and tea, comfortable beds, free wifi (not in the rooms though), hot spa, movie room, too good to be true! Friendly woofers, can't be more happy with my stay. It's almost fully booked for summer, so if you plan to stay there, please book ASAP!...

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Holmes Chapel, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 July 2015 via mobile

As soon as you arrive at Tombstone you feel welcome in this cosy, well appointed hostel. The kitchen is well equipped with plenty of space and there is a separate lounge with a TV so you can get away from the sounds and smells of cooking. The dorm room I was in was a little small for 6 people but...

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Thank Miaroundtheglobe
Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 July 2015

Stayed in a double room here for three nights and loved everything about it! The room was hotel standard with an extremely comfortable bed and even electric blankets to keep us warm. The communal areas were all really clean and plenty of space to sit and relax. Gary and Nikki were brilliant hosts and made sure everything you needed was...

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Thank LisaWP87
Reviewed 24 June 2015

I'm happy finally having the time for this review. The Tombstone is really the best "hostel" on the south island.period. It's in my Top 3 overall in NZ. Gary&Nikki seriously just nailed it. I've been to this one 3 or 4 times now (first time was in summer last time now in the deepest winter) and I'm still impressed. The...

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Thank ManuelTheG
Newport, Kentucky
Reviewed 24 June 2015

One of the best places I've stayed! The owners make this place just fabulous! You can't fake genuine hospitality! The rooms were clean, beds were super comfy, plenty of blankets! We were a group of 10 and we each felt like a cherished guest in someone's home. I will definitely stay here again next time I am in Picton!

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Hot Tub
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Tombstone Backpackers

Address: 16 Gravesend Place, Picton 7220, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Marlborough Region > Picton
Price Range: $54 - $77 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 14
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Not sure about the other rooms at the hotel”
, 10 Apr 2017 | Read review
“The apartment was excellent. The twin rooms next to it would have good views, but did not see inside.”
608bernardu, 30 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Private room with bathroom was really good value”
helenmW4948WB, 21 Dec 2016 | Read review
“upper level rooms have magnificent view to the harbour”
santot490, 6 Dec 2016 | Read review
“All rooms seem really good.”
, 3 Nov 2016 | Read review
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