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Unfortunately I only stayed here for two nights, but the atmosphere was nice and the facilities are excellent. I really appreciated the free unlimited WiFi and the server with movies (although I can't imagine the latter being legal).
Really nice hostel, helpful staff and a nice free breakie and hot choc pudding that's always nice! a bit out of the centre but intercity can pick up from outside which was just great for lazy people like me! Thanks guys!
Uli was an awesome source of knowledge for things to do in and around Nelson. The hostel is around a ten minute walk from the middle bod town, but excursion and Intercity buses will pick you outside the door. Free breakfast is always welcome. Make sure you're on time for free chocolate pudding and ice cream!
We stayed here for 3 nights in a dorm room. Dorm was very small, not enough space for everyone's bag! We also had a small kitchen beside our dorm but people were always cooking in it so we never got a chance to use it
Staff was great, picked us up from the bus stop, told us things to do, arranged a taxi. It is a bit of a walk to town but not far (probably too far to walk comfortably with baggage), it's close to the water. They had pudding at night which was great. Our room was decent but we shared two toilets, one small sink, and one shower with another dorm. That wasn't ideal.
Friendly warm and comfortable
- Novice Nomad
- New Zealand
- Male, 41+
- (1 review)
One of the best backpackers I've stayed at. Great large common areas conducive to meeting new people, really fast unlimited free wifi, a whole host of free movies to watch on their server and free chocolate pudding and ice cream every evening! The staff are really nice too!
book at double bed room, towels and soap included. lots of sockets for charging. free choc pudding and ice cream at night. free lemon, grapes, cranberry, feijoa, herbs in the garden .
Great place to stay. A short walk from town, but certainly not far. Cool atmosphere, good size. Friendly staff. Decent showers. Nothing special, but definitely recommended.
Loved the free choccy pudding at 8pm every night and there wide range of films to watch on your own laptop devices! Definately come back here, thanks xxx
Internet is free, but very slow. Great hot chocolate pudding and ice cream every night at 8pm!
Location ok. 10min walk to city center. Pudding is great. Wifi ok, very slow to not working in the eve. Staff very friendly. Very cosy atmosphere.
Very nice hostel; friendly staff who will help with trips and activity bookings. Really nice outdoor areas to relax in the sun. Our room was very clean and tidy; much nicer than some hotel rooms. Clean showers and toilets, and hair dryers for guests use. A 10 minute walk from the centre of Nelson. By far the best thing about the hostel is the free hot chocolate pudding and custard every night at 8pm - I'd rather have this than a free breakfast any day!