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Top Rated Hostels in Nelson, New Zealand

Prince Albert Backpackers 94%

1. Prince Albert Backpackers

Hostel
113 Nile street

Atmosphere 94%

Cleanliness 94%

Facilities 93%

Location 88%

Safety 94%

Staff 95%

Value 98%

59 out of 60 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend Prince Albert Backpackers

06 Dec 2015 80%
Travel Type: With friends / other travellers
Trip Type: Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

nice atmosphere with courtyard and TV room, clean, free breakfast (but only from 8am onwards, too late if you are going on a day trip to Abel Tasman and need to catch the bus)

would recommend this property

01 Feb 2015 89%
Travel Type: With my spouse / partner
Trip Type: Backpacking / gap year

Lovely clean room. Great meal deal and brilliant breakfast. Good atmosphere. Very friendly.

would recommend this property

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Tasman Bay Backpackers 92%

2. Tasman Bay Backpackers

Hostel
10 Weka Street

Atmosphere 98%

Cleanliness 94%

Facilities 95%

Location 86%

Safety 86%

Staff 95%

Value 91%

87 out of 90 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend Tasman Bay Backpackers

25 Mar 2016 89%
Travel Type: With friends / other travellers
Trip Type: Beach / sunbathing Sports, adventure or outdoor activities
Age Range: 31-40

Nice outdoor area.

would recommend this property

20 Mar 2016 100%
Travel Type: Alone
Trip Type: Backpacking / gap year
Age Range: 31-40

Atmosphere AND the wonderful chocolate pudding served in the evening.

would recommend this property

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The Bug Backpackers 92%

3. The Bug Backpackers

Hostel
226 Vanguard Street

Atmosphere 90%

Cleanliness 97%

Facilities 93%

Location 75%

Safety 94%

Staff 99%

Value 95%

23 out of 25 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend The Bug Backpackers

31 Dec 2015 66%
Travel Type: With friends / other travellers

The outside area was nice

13 Nov 2015 66%
Travel Type: With friends / other travellers
Trip Type: Backpacking / gap year
Age Range: 18-24

Very clean and friendly stuff.

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Paradiso Backpackers 88%

4. Paradiso Backpackers

Hostel
42 Weka Street, Nelson

Atmosphere 89%

Cleanliness 82%

Facilities 94%

Location 77%

Safety 91%

Staff 92%

Value 93%

38 out of 44 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend Paradiso Backpackers

24 Mar 2016 91%
Travel Type: Alone
Trip Type: City break Sightseeing & culture Sports, adventure or outdoor activities
Age Range: 41+

Lots on offer with the breakfast and evening soup meals, hot tub, pool and sauna.

would recommend this property

07 Jan 2016 100%
Travel Type: With friends / other travellers

Great facilities, homely and spacious. Free breakfast, evening soup and noodles supplied!

would recommend this property

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YHA Nelson by Accents 86%

5. YHA Nelson by Accents

Hostel
59 Rutherford Street

Atmosphere 78%

Cleanliness 93%

Facilities 87%

Location 91%

Safety 86%

Staff 85%

Value 80%

25 out of 26 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend YHA Nelson by Accents

30 Jun 2016 63%
Travel Type: With friends / other travellers
Trip Type: Backpacking / gap year
Age Range: 25-30

It was clean and the location was good.

would recommend this property

21 Nov 2015 80%
Travel Type: Alone
Trip Type: Backpacking / gap year Work / volunteering

Very comfortable and clean facilities, excellent lock up do your belongings and the front door was locked at night

would recommend this property

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