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YHA Nelson

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9.1
Superb
691 Total Reviews
Perfect Location
Superb Staff
Fantastic Cleanliness

Property Description

Our great location means you can walk to everything.... the best local cafes, craft beer bars, shops, supermarkets and more. You can party in town with the people who do it best then relax in the comfort and security of the hostel.

Nelson's famous Saturday Market is right next door.

When you arrive in Nelson the Intercity bus station is a minutes walk away and the airport Super Shuttle drops off and picks up from our front door. (as do Stray, Kiwi Experience, Abel Tasman Coach lines, kayak companies... - making life easy for you!

At YHA Nelson we have great beds, fast free WiFi, a free sauna & awesome City bikes & E-bikes ...........we can also help you find the best coffee, great walks, awesome kayak trips, refreshing swimming holes, stunning views and lots of free things to do in Nelson.

If you love food, our large well equipped kitchens provide plenty of space to cook your favourite meal or bake a cake. The modern colourful dining area is a great place to socialise. We even provide a selection of herbs and spices along with the fresh bread that's delivered daily for our guest to enjoy. If you want some quiet time our lounge has a reading area/book exchange, a music space and an enclosed TV Room with hundreds of movies.

Wante to explore Nelson try one of our great City Bikes or Amazing E-Bikes available to hire everyday from reception. There are now more than 100Km's of Bike friendly tracks and trails around Nelson.

We also offer the following services and facilities: a lovely sauna, secure bike storage inside the hostel if you have your own bike with you, guitar and piano, board games, foosball and air hockey games to challenge your friends, heated rooms and extra blankets, pillows & hot water bottles available with no extra charge, luggage storage for all our guests, late check ins available, CCTV security monitoring, free in room lockers, laundry facilities including a Sink and an ironing board, towel hire, printing facilities for your boarding passes, tickets etc. and hundreds of free movies to watch.

Reviews & Ratings

9.1
Superb
691 Total Reviews
  • Security
    9.6
  • Location
    9.6
  • Staff
    9.3
  • Atmosphere
    8
  • Cleanliness
    9.3
  • Value for Money
    8.9
  • Facilities
    9.1

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Latest Reviews

9.4
Superb
Nov 23, 2022
Very nice! Pros: very clean! FREE BREAD! Nice kitchen and lounge area. I also liked the bathroom set ups. Cons: you had to pay for wifi if you wanted more the 1g/ day (I used that in like an hour) no personal outlits/ any near the beds. Overall a very nice place!
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Female, 18-24
10
Superb
Nov 20, 2022
What a lovely friendly welcoming hostel would definitely recommend
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Couple, 41+
8.3
Fabulous
Oct 16, 2022
Staff were really friendly at this hostel. Was able to leave my baggage in an overnight locker for the Abel Tasman which was handy. The bathrooms were clean, rooms were spacious and kitchen was okay. Good place to stay for a night or two!
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Female, 25-30

Facilities

  • Free

    • Linen Included
    • Free City Maps
    • Free WiFi
  • General

    • Wheelchair Friendly
    • Security Lockers
    • Common Room
    • Bicycle Parking
    • BBQ
    • Breakfast Not Included
    • Adaptors
    • Book Exchange
    • Hot Showers
    • Self-Catering Facilities
    • Cooker
    • Fridge/Freezer
    • Utensils
    • Dryer
    • Outdoor Terrace
    • Jobs Board
    • Hair Dryers
    • Ceiling fan
    • Iron / Ironing Board
    • Microwave
    • Card Phones
    • Washing Machine
    • Sauna
    • Steam Room
    • Covid-19 safe
  • Services

    • Internet access
    • Laundry Facilities
    • Towels for hire
    • Luggage Storage
    • Fax Service
    • Tours/Travel Desk
    • Postal Service
    • 24 Hour Security
    • Late check-out
    • Reception (limited hours)
  • Food & Drink

    • Vending Machines
    • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Entertainment

    • DVD's
    • Board Games
    • Games Room
    • Pool Table
    • Foosball
    • Wi-Fi