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Tasman Bay Backpackers

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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good25%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“pudding”(37 reviews)
“every evening”(17 reviews)
“free breakfast”(22 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
Kitchenette
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
Breakfast included
2.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This hostel is very clean & well-run with nice rooms & good facilities. The lounges & patios are spacious & encourage mingling amongst guests! The guy at the front desk was friendly & knowledgeable & the hostel is located in a quiet neighbourhood.

Thank Deep1122
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here about 2 weeks ago and the hostel is in an okay location and the staff were very nice, but unfortunately it was way to hot and we had to go to the local shop to buy ourselves some fans as the hostel...More

Thank JRamsey0
Response from TasmanBayBP, Manager at Tasman Bay BackpackersResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi there JRamsey, Thank you for the time to review our hostel. We are sorry to hear that you did not fully enjoy your stay. As you might have heard, Nelson has had the hottest January ever since records started. That has led to many...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Tasman Bay Backpackers is perfect for young travellers on a budget. It has all the usual amenities, very clean and well maintained. They serve up a free chocolate pudding and ice cream in the evening which is a real treat! And it is not too...More

Thank sonnykumar
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I will preface this review with, on the face of it, this place looks pretty good. The communal areas are clean & tidy and reasonably well-appointed. However, we had the absolute worst night's sleep here in anywhere we have stayed around the world. We were...More

Thank Aldous D
Response from TasmanBayBP, Owner at Tasman Bay BackpackersResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you Aldous D for your feedback - though not our usual good feedback we do really appreciate it and will make changes based on it. Firstly I apologise sincerely that you had a bad night's sleep at our hostel. We take a lot of...More

Reviewed 10 January 2018

I stayed here around 3 weeks ago for 2 nights with my mom and younger brother. We stayed in a 4 bed mix room on the second floor. The backpackers has a nice decoration and good kitchen utensils. Everything is great except until it's approaching...More

1  Thank marilynaudenia
Response from TasmanBayBP, Manager at Tasman Bay BackpackersResponded 20 January 2018

Hi there, Thank you for taking the time to give us feedback. We apologize if your sleep was interrupted. As you can see from the other reviews, we pride ourselves in creating a friendly and respectful environment for all guests. Sometimes not all guests show...More

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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Free Parking
Self-Serve Laundry
Laundry Service
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Price range
US$33 - US$56 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Price range
US$33 - US$56 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Room & Suite (16)
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0MillieMae0
19 March 2015|
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Response from TasmanBayBP | Property representative |
Hi there, the Double room has shared facilities. The bathrooms/showers are in the hallway away from the rooms. This time of the year the full price applies. Reduced rates apply only in the Winter season. We hope this info... More
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"The room which has the furthest location from the common room"
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"Better stay in the first floor"
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"I only saw the triple room, which was great to me. I'd say upstairs, rooms 14-18 would be a little less..."
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"Don't book a twin ensuite room as there is no such thing"
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