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The Custom house

Hostel | 252 Haven Road, Nelson, New Zealand 7010

88.1% Overall Rating

41 out of 45 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (18/12/2013)

"The age and history, the spacious halls, potential for being attractive. The owner was friendly and helpful."

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  • Bar
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Car Parking
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • Pool table(s)
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Washing machines

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Linen

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 2 days before arrival (local time). Payments made to HostelBookers are non-refundable.

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Now also offering free employment service and dorms from $15.70 p/n, special 7 night minimum rate

** The Best Location **
The hostel’s city/waterfront location is 13 minutes’ walk to the centre of town and is on the waterfront close to the beach. The best of all worlds, arrive in town, call us then relax as we come to pick you up.

Enjoy all of this for free:
Wi-Fi & computers
65 inch TV
600 movies
Laundry service
Local phone calls
Pool table
Coffee & tea
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About The Custom house

The recently restored historic 120 year old Customhouse is spacious and has a full kitchen with ovens, a bread maker and all other appliances.
Surrounded by waterfront either jump off the wharf into the sea next door or walk along the waterfront to the beach for the day. Close by are cafes, fresh fish shops and Nelson’s best (award winning) fish and chip shop next door! We are at a main pick up and drop off point for many chosen activities with organisations including the Abel Tasman National Park.

We also offer a booking service, bar on site, indoor and outdoor relaxation areas as well as all the activities and sights the Nelson/Tasman area has to offer.
We look forward to seeing you soon.

Accommodation Information

The hostel provides a variety of secure bedrooms both shared and private with a common television, kitchen, dining and lounge rooms. Our rooms are clean and all beds have laundry pressed linen and duvets.

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