- Free Breakfast
- Free Wi-Fi
- Late Check-out
- Self-Catering Facilities
- Bicycle Parking
- Board Games
- Book Exchange
- Cable TV
- Card Phones
- Fitness Centre"
- Free City Maps
- Free Internet Access
- Fridge Freezer"
- Games Room
- Hair Dryers
- Hot Showers
- Internet Access
- Iron / Ironing Board"
- Jobs Board
- Laundry Facilities
- Linen Included
- Linen Not Included
- Luggage Storage
- Outdoor Terrace
- Reading Light
- Reception (limited hours)
- Safe Deposit Box
- Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
- Tours/Travel Desk
- Towels Included
- Towels for hire
- Washing machine
Reception is open 8am to 10pm. Late check-ins only can be arranged with prior notice.
Check in: 2pm
Check out: 11am
Age restriction: 18+
CHECK-IN: Check-in is from 14.00NZT. If you arrive earlier on the date of your stay we are more than happy to hold your bags for you until your room is available. Early check-in is subject to availability on the day of arrival. We require valid identification on check-in in the form of driver’s licence or passport and evidence of your booking reference.
LATE ARRIVALS: We request that guests advise us of late arrival plans (arrival times after 22.00 NZT) prior to date of arrival. In these instances directions on how to obtain the room key will be informed by the Bridge Backpackers Reservations Team, via e-mail. Entrance into the Bridge Backpackers building will be treated as an acceptance to our terms and conditions.
NO SHOW: In the event that the (a) guest does not arrive for their booking, the booking will be cancelled in its entirety at 8.00 NZT on the morning after the reservations set arrival date. Bridge Backpackers will take a charges payable equal to the first nights accommodation.
CHECK-OUT: Check-out time is 11.00 NZT. We request that guests fully vacate the bed/room/apartment by this time. Belongings cannot be stored in the apartment after this time, however we have secure storage available on request. Late check-out is subject to availability, must be pre-arranged and may incur additional charges.
If you wish to extend your stay please contact the team with as much notice as possible; extensions are subject to availability and may result in a room move. If you wish to shorten your stay this must be done with at least 24 hours’ notice of your new check-out date. Any delays in vacating room after 11.00 NZT will result in an additional delay fee on the top of the room rate.
MAXIMUM ROOM OCCUPANCY: The maximum number of guests per room type is clearly specified on our website and via all our online agent sites. Failure to book appropriate rooms/bed numbers for your group may result in members of your party being turned away and/or penalty charges.
ELIGIBILITY: Guests must be at least 18 years old in order to make a reservation. For the avoidance of doubt, any persons aged 17 years or younger must be accompanied by a parent or guardian for the duration of their stay at Bridge Backpackers. All guests must provide valid identification in the form of a driver’s licence or passport at check-in.
ROOM ALLOCATION: While every endeavour will be made to ensure you are accommodated in the same room throughout your stay, due to limited availability at time of booking, it may be necessary for you to change rooms. If applicable, you will be advised of this at check-in. You will be accommodated in a room of similar or higher standard to that originally booked.
Due to limited availability at time of booking, multi-share accommodation for two or more guests may be provided in separate rooms. Every endeavour will be made to ensure this does not occur, but should this be necessary you will be advised at check-in.
SMOKING: Smoking is not permitted inside any part of Bridge Backpackers buildings; this includes the use of vapes. There are designated areas for smokers outside the building. Any guest who smokes inside the rooms is liable to pay a cleaning fee.
FIRE ALARM CHARGES: If there is evidence to suggest that a heat or smoke sensor has been set off purposefully or through a guest’s active negligence, heavy use of aerosol products or smoking/vaping in the building the guest will be liable to pay the fire service call out charge (NZ$1200). Any guest suspected of or caught altering smoke detectors or sprinklers will be asked to leave the property immediately without refund.
ALCOHOL & DRUG USE: We allow moderate, responsible drinking onsite in our communal areas. After 22.00 NZT we request that guests vacate the premises if they wish to continue drinking in line with our Social Code below. Intoxicated guests who are deemed a risk to themselves or others will be asked to leave the premises. The use of illegal drugs is not permitted on our sites and will result in immediate eviction without refund.
SOCIAL CODE: For a stress-free stay for all our guests in the Backpackers, Bridge Backpackers requests that you be mindful of other guest trying to rest. Between 22.00 NZT and 07.00 NZT we request that you respect all other guests and keep the noise level to a minimum. Should we receive any noise-complaints this will be considered as a first warning and if repeated, we reserve the right to charge a NZ$30 Disturbance Fee per person and ask you to leave the lodge premises quietly.
Check-in / Check-out
Earliest check-in: 15:00
- Child Friendly
- Credit Cards Accepted
- Pet Friendly"
Group of 15 or more traveling to Nelson?
Standard 4 Bed Mixed Dorm
Standard 4 Bed Female Dorm
Standard Double Bed Private Ensuite
Standard Twin Private Ensuite
Standard Single Private Shared Bathroom
Standard Single Private Ensuite
About Bridge Backpackers
After years of travelling and working in some of the world's best hotels and restaurants we have started on a journey to create the best backpackers in New Zealand.
We are a Kiwi and Brazilian couple who love to travel, get outdoors, soak up the sun and most importantly do it with others! Don't be surprised if you find us knocking on your door to see if you'll join us for a barbecue on the beach, to have a go on the paddle boards, a swim in the river, or a trip to one of our favourite wineries.
A stylishly designed backpackers that is just across the road form the city bus station, which means no need to carry that heavy backpack too far.
Completely redesigned and refurbished in 2017 we offer large outdoor spaces, fun and welcoming common areas, free unlimited fibre Wi-Fi, free breakfast (including waffles, hot chocolate, orange juice, tea, coffee, etc) and even a wee gym for those that like to stay in shape while traveling.
Come and join us! Stay the night and exchange stories with us, the locals or fellow travellers.
We look forward to seeing you at Bridge Backpackers!
- Standard Double Bed Private Ensuite
- Standard Twin Private Ensuite
- Standard Single Private (Shared Bathroom)
- Standard Single Private Ensuite
Inclusive in the room rate for alll private rooms are 2 feather pillows p/ guest, bed bug protectors, crisp dry-cleaned sheets, duvets and coverlets in a freshly made bed. Large sliding doors make this a very airy room. You'll also find an alarm-clock for your convenience.
- Standard 4 Bed Mixed Dorm: Inclusive in the rate are 2 pillows p/ guest, bed bug protectors, crisp dry-cleaned sheets and duvet in a freshly made bed. Every bed has a personal: reading light, shelf, power plugs and personal locker. Heater is also provided for your convenience.
- Standard 4 Bed Female Dorm: Girls get free usage of: moisturiser, nail polish, nail polish remover, cotton buds, cotton balls and magazines. Inclusive in the rate are 2 pillows per guest, bed bug protectors, dry-cleaned sheet, personal reading light, power plugs, locker and shelf.
Sunny Nelson is located at the top of New Zealand's South Island. It shines with its great outdoor environment with plenty of hiking, kayaking, cruising and biking options, great retail outlets, great seafood, wine and beer, more than 300 working artists and galleries and its great weather and events.
Find out all you need to know about Nelson at the New Zealand Tourism website: https://www.newzealand.com/int/nelson/
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.