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    The Palace Backpackers

    114 Rutherford Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
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    Overview
    • Excellent69%
    • Very good10%
    • Average8%
    • Poor7%
    • Terrible6%
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    Free Internet
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Airport Transportation
    Family Rooms
    Kitchenette
    Concierge
    Laundry Service
    Self-Serve Laundry
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    Delorenzos Studio Apartments
    363 reviews
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    Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

    The owner tell us to leave in the midnight! Just because he drunk!!!! We had pre-inform the owner we will be late and he say okay no problem, around 11pm-12am. But when we arrived, he is kinda drunk, not in a good manner when he...More

    Thank Tai L
    Response from Dave E, Owner at The Palace BackpackersResponded 11 November 2016

    I was not drunk.I do not drink.However I was intensely irritated by their attitude.This group said they would be arriving around 11pm,2hours after closing time and I offered to stay up and wait for them.I asked them to call again just before arriving so I...More

    Reviewed 29 October 2016

    A friend and I used this as our Nelson base before and after doing the Abel Tasman Track. We stayed in both the 4 and 5 bed rooms. This is an old house and everything about it seems old, creaky stairs included. The shared bathrooms...More

    Thank Sarah F
    Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

    I came to stay back at The Palace Backpackers after a disastrous sojourn at another, totally egregious, Nelson accommodation facility. (Please read my review of it on this site). The Palace welcomed me with open arms, just like they do everyone. The majority of residents...More

    Thank handley3103
    Reviewed 5 August 2016

    Great place! Besides the perk of no bunk beds, this place has so many great things going for it! The owner was surprisingly ready to pick my friend and I up from the iSite, welcomed us to the place and helped with bags. We also...More

    Thank LGrate
    Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

    Unbelievable!. Very nice and cosy place to stay. Highly recommend. Friendly staff, lovely friends and warm beds. Every backpacker will get comfortable time with this beautiful place. Thank you so much for preparing delicious breakfast and sweet cakes.

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    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Internet
    • Breakfast included
    • Free Parking
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Breakfast included
    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Self-Serve Laundry
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    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 12
    • Location
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    • Nelson-Tasman Region >
    • Nelson
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    Room Tips
    "You can hear the stairs creak from the 5 bed room"
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    "We liked the first room best- Dickens. The only complaint we can think of is one bed had a broken spring..."
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    "Private rooms aren't that much more and very spacious and roomy"
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    "Go twin for a fantastic view at a very reasonable price without having to share"
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