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Rutherford Hostel

46 Main Road, Havelock, New Zealand


  • 53%Value For Money
  • 67%Security
  • 60%Location
  • 67%Staff
  • 60%Atmosphere
  • 60%Cleanliness
  • 53%Facilities

Property Information:

The old Havelock school has been converted into modern backpacker style accommodation and named after the school's most famous pupil, Baron Ernest Rutherford of Nelson, creator of modern atomic physics.

Another distinguished former pupil was Dr William Pickering, an eminent scientist in space exploration in the United States.

The northern European design schoolhouse has steep gables, long windows and a wood-lined interior. Now beautifully renovated and maintained, it retains the character of an earlier age while offering the comforts contemporary guests will expect.
In the dining room, they may have intimate meals beside the glow and warmth of a wood stove, or enjoy Marlborough Sounds mussels and snappers around a unique oak table seating up to 20 people.

For rest and retirement, double rooms, twin rooms and rooms with cosy alcoves are offset from a wide corridor area. Campers are offered privacy and shelter with trees planted by Havelock's first school children on the large grounds.

All guests can fill in those long summer evenings in the BBQ and picnic area, or use the wide spaces for some recreational sport.

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  • Latest Review

    I did not stay because the place was in terrible condition. I would like a refund of my booking amount.
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      Anonymous, Canada, Female, 25-30


  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Card Phones
  • Common Room
  • Free Parking
  • Linen Included
  • Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire

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.

Rutherford Hostel Located at 46 Main Road, , Havelock.
Rutherford Hostel
New Zealand
Havelock Marlborough 7100 46 Main Road
60% 4
-41.2805316 173.7674689
    Rooms available     Double Bed Private Shared Bathroom     4 Bed Female Dorm     Twin Private Shared Bathroom     8 Bed Mixed Dorm     Single Private Shared Bathroom     Single Private Shared Bathroom     4 Bed Private Shared Bathroom
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