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The Palace Backpackers Hostel

114 Rutherford St, Nelson, New Zealand

Set in an enchanting garden with plum and lemon trees and flowers scenting the air, check in as a traveller, and leave as a friend. Read more

Facilities

  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Late Check-out
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • BBQ
  • Board Games
  • Book Exchange
  • Card Phones
  • Common Room
  • Cooker
  • DVDs
  • Dryer
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Fridge Freezer"
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hot Showers
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • Microwave
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Shuttle Bus
  • Steam room
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Washing machine

Important Information

If a booking is not cancelled before 24 hours of arrival a charge taken for the first night.

Bookings that are cancelled before 24 hours of arrival will incur no charge.

For any booking cancelled after this time the cost of the first nights accommodation will be charged to the credit card number provided. The same will be taken for any 'No Show' bookings.

No smoking burning candles or incense inside

$10 key deposit per key. Every guest is responsible for his/her own belongings.

Check-in / Check-out

Earliest check-in: 09:00

Policies

  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • No Curfew

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Nelson?

Contact us directly

Set in an enchanting garden with plum and lemon trees and flowers scenting the air, check in as a traveller, and leave as a friend. Read more

Shared Rooms

Standard 4 Bed Female Dorm

Sleeps 4

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Standard

Standard 4 Bed Mixed Dorm

Sleeps 4

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Standard

Standard 5 Bed Mixed Dorm

Sleeps 5

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Standard

Private Rooms

Standard Twin Private Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 2

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Standard

Standard Double Bed Private Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 2

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Standard

About The Palace Backpackers

This historical colonial villa may be a stone’s throw from downtown Nelson, but you’d never believe it when you stay here. Set in an enchanting garden with plum and lemon trees and flowers scenting the air, The Palace could be a million miles from anywhere.
Check in as a traveller, and leave as a friend. Help yourself to our tea and real coffee and tuck into a free breakfast and bakery. Sit on the deck and gaze at the sea or Centre of New Zealand whilst strumming one of our guitars or reading a book from our international book exchange. Play a tune on the piano in the music room. Lie back and relax in one of our hammocks. Access our free high speed unlimited WiFi, Enjoy hot pressured showers in our delightful colourful bathrooms. Enjoy socialising at the BBQ area with new friends. Make friends with one of our hostel cats. Enjoy a good night’s sleep in one of our spacious dorms or doubles (no bunks!)

Accommodation Information

4 bed female dorm. No Bunks.
4 bed mixed dorm. No bunks.
5 bed mixed dorm. No bunks.
Double room.
Twin room.

Location Information

The Palace Backpackers is located right in the heart of the city close to markets, restaurants, shopping and opp shops bars and nightlife. Walk to the center of New Zealand, scale vertical limits indoor climbing center, visit the Nelson Provincial Museum, go paddle boarding or kite surfing at Nelson's beautiful Tahunanui beach or explore the Abel Tasman, Kahurangi and Nelson Lakes National Parks. We are also home to some of the best mountain biking trails in New Zealand.

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 1 day before arrival. After this date, charges will be applied by the property up to the first nights cost of the reservation, unless otherwise stated in the property’s conditions. Deposits paid are non refundable.