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Fat Cod Backpackers

9 Auckland Street, Picton, New Zealand


  • 83%Value For Money
  • 83%Security
  • 95%Location
  • 75%Staff
  • 70%Atmosphere
  • 88%Cleanliness
  • 75%Facilities

Property Information:

Fat Cod Backpackers offer a clean, warm, comfortable and friendly atmosphere. We are making changes to a wonderfully located backpackers. We have painted and modernised a purpose built backpackers in the heart of Picton. Our work is on going so we can always provide a high standard of accommodation for our guests.
WE HAVE affordable, double and twin rooms as well as small and medium dorms.
OUR Facilities include -- shared bathroom, kitchen and lounge, a laundry with a washing machine and a dryer.
All rooms have fully made up beds, blankets and hot water bottles are also available free of charge.
FREE Soup (MAY - end of August)
FREE Breakfast (MAY - end of August)
FREE movies to watch
FREE WiFi (Conditions apply)
FREE pool table
FREE ride to the local swimming pool in the summer
FREE Veggies from our garden when available
FREE Tea, coffee, herbs, spices.
FREE Book swap library
FREE Clothing swap box
FREE Off street parking
FREE bike storage
FREE parking for your car while you walk the Queen Charlotte track (conditions apply)
Booking agent for all your trips
Cosy log fire

This hostel caters for all Nationalities and has a nice friendly welcoming feel to it. Our staff are here to help and advise on activities around the Picton area.
Fat Cod Backpackers is the perfect base from which you can explore Picton and the Queen Charlotte Track. With our local knowledge we can make things easier for you.

This hostel has a nice spacious, homely feel. Come to relax, unwind and re-energise. We are closest to the ferry, buses(150m) and the information centre and Railway Station (20m). The town centre (80m), foreshore (across the road), mini golf and other attractions are nearby.

On rainy days we can crank up the fire while you sit in our spacious lounge and watch a wide selection of movies or get to know your fellow guests. Or relax on our balcony overlooking the Marlborough Sounds while you cook a BBQ in the sun .
We look forward to hosting you.

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  • Latest Review

    Found it a bit strange that there wasn't a power outlet in my room but very happy with everything else.
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      Anonymous, Australia, Female, 18-24
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  • 24 Hour Security
  • Adaptors
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Board games
  • Book Exchange
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Common Room
  • DVD's
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Hairdryers
  • Hot Showers
  • Internet Access
  • Jobs Board
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Pool Table
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels Included
  • Washing machine


  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • No Curfew

Cancellation Policy

This property has a 1 day cancellation policy.
Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay, unless otherwise stated below (see 'Things to Note' information).

Fat Cod Backpackers Located at 9 Auckland Street, , Picton.
Fat Cod Backpackers
New Zealand
Picton New Zealand 9 Auckland Street
81% 189
-41.2890452 174.0053164
Fat Cod Backpackers
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