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The Bug Backpackers

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Multilingual Staff
3.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Upon arrival, we were warmly welcomed and all our questions about the area answered. The location is slightly away from the center of Nelson (1.5 km to be exact) but it's a short ride with the bikes provided for free or your car. The room...More

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Reviewed 8 February 2017

Were going kayaking at 7am the next day so just needed somewhere to lay our heads. Pretty small place. Had double room and it was nicely presented with towels and chocolates. Nice hot showers. Owners very friendly and helpful. Only bummer is that it is...More

Thank Berries99
Reviewed 4 February 2017

Great and homely backpacker in beautiful Nelson! Stayed here 3 years ago and decided to bring my family this time. Although the owners have changed but the service quality is the same or even better! Free bikes, free pick ups from town and free bread...More

Thank 416jessiel
Reviewed 31 January 2017

Very clean hostel with a great atmosphere. Stayed in one of the double rooms before visiting the Abel Tasman National Park. The room was great value for money. The kitchen had all you need for cooking your meals. Breakfast is more than you can ask...More

Thank mateo641
Reviewed 24 January 2017

I hope this review and attached pictures conveys why I have given such a poor rating. The worst aspect was the state of the bedroom which had an overpoweringly musty and ‘tangy odour’. There were thick lines of sludge or black mould along the join...More

Thank Grant B
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Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
Multilingual Staff
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Price range
US$35 - US$64 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Price range
US$35 - US$64 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Traveller (45)
Room & Suite (26)
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Hotel & Grounds (30)
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"Rooms in the building adjacent to the main building are older but quieter"
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"Double shared bathroom are quieter."
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"The private rooms are one hell of a good choice for the price!"
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"Paris room has it's own ensuite"
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