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The Bug Backpackers

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  • Wonderful Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
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  • Wonderful Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness

Property Description

Run by travelers for travelers, the BUG Backpackers Nelson has a homely family atmosphere. The hostel is spread over three houses and connected by a relaxing garden with fruit trees, BBQ and a foosball table. Come and enjoy the quality and cleanliness of this popular hostel.

The BUG Backpackers features free unlimited WiFi, free bicycle rental, free breakfast from May to September, a laundry, free luggage storage, free off street parking, large well equipped kitchens with fresh herbs and bread, free coffee and tea, lockers in large dorms, camping gear rental and much more.

Our rooms are spacious and modern. In the colder months we are fully heated with thick duvets. Our staff is awesome. We help you to meet people, organize tours and take care of pretty much everything you need.

We speak English, Spanish and German.
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The Bug Backpackers Located at 226 Vanguard Street, , Nelson.
The Bug Backpackers
New Zealand
Nelson South Island 7010 226 Vanguard Street
90% 244
-41.2850304 173.2687711
The Bug Backpackers
    Rooms available Standard Double Bed Private Shared Bathroom Standard Double Bed Private Ensuite Standard 4 Bed Mixed Dorm Standard 4 Bed Mixed Dorm Standard 8 Bed Mixed Dorm Standard Twin Private Shared Bathroom Deluxe Twin Private Ensuite Standard 3 Bed Private Shared Bathroom

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Sun 23 Oct 2016 - Wed 26 Oct 2016 Change

Room Summary

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Latest Review

" Myself and 5 other guys stayed here for a few nights. We were made feel very unwelcome by a male resident/staff member making rather ignorant comments about us to other residents like, "They better not keep me up", "I can't wait to these guys leave". There was no reason for these comments as he hadn't actually spoken to any of us. Very disappointed. The owner was wonderful though, free breakfast too. Wouldn't go back again as long as that guy is still living/working there. "

- Anonymous
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  • Free

    Free Breakfast Linen Included Free Parking Free City Maps Free WiFi Free Internet Access

  • General

    Wheelchair Friendly Security Lockers Common Room Bicycle Parking BBQ Book Exchange Hot Showers Self-Catering Facilities Outdoor Terrace Reading Light Parking Hair Dryers Iron / Ironing Board Safe Deposit Box Microwave Washing Machine

  • Services

    Internet Access Laundry Facilities Bicycle Hire Towels for hire Luggage Storage Tours/Travel Desk

  • Food & Drink

    Tea & Coffee Making Facilities

  • Entertainment

    Board Games Foosball Wi-Fi



Child Friendly Credit Cards Accepted No Curfew

Things to Note

We are open from 7.30 to 12.30 and then from 14.30 to 20.30. You can also check in outside these times by prior arrangement.

Free breakfast is also provided from April to Oct only.

Guests must be at least 18 years of age unless they are with a parent or guardian. We do welcome families.

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 above (see 'Things to Note' information).

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