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Reviewed 2 February 2016 via mobile

Perfect bunk beds, no movement and not a sound, very pleasant sleeping! Friendly staff arranging for free dessert every night, clean, pickup service and a nice quiet location a bit out of town. Very enjoyable backpacker accomodation!

Thank iessie87
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Reviewed 30 January 2016 via mobile

Just stayed one night and wished I had booked a couple more! Friendly and welcoming staff, clean rooms, clean bathrooms and a lovely atmosphere with friendly like minded backpackers. Liked the added extras of pick up and drop off to the ferry terminal/bus station and hot chocolate pudding.

Thank Debbie S
Paris, France
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Reviewed 14 January 2016 via mobile

Nice Hostel, super friendly people around it! The owner showed us around and was really helpful.. She really cared about the people stayed! Free chocolate pudding and really clean facilities all the way!

Thank chamoira
Magdeburg, Germany
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Reviewed 20 December 2015 via mobile

Small but not to small, well equipped and well organized, not noisy, very friendly and helpful staff, clean, much to offer like free WiFi, TV room, large open kitchen, spa pool, nice chill areas - everything you need :) it's also very familiar and you get awesome chocolate pudding with icecream every night! Omnomnom! :)

Thank Judith W
Prague, Czech Republic
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Reviewed 27 November 2015

We only stayed one night, but it was overall a pleasant experience. A warm welcome from the manager, unexpected free breakfast as a special treat, clean rooms, well-equipped kitchen and location in a quiet part of town. However the rooms could be a little more soundproof - we could hear quite clearly what our neighbours are saying in their room.

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Nantes, France
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Reviewed 9 November 2015

I only spent one night there, but I had a really good time there! The staff bake a really nice chocolate pudding with hockey pockey ice cream (what else?), there are hammocks outside, good lockers, and they probably have the cosiest TV room in NZ: tons of DVDs, and plenty of actual mattresses and pillows to feel all comfy while... More 

Thank Manon P
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Reviewed 17 September 2015 via mobile

Free REAL unlimited WI-FI Free chocolate pudding and ice cream at 8pm Free breakfast (winter) Free Spa pool Clean and comfy Helpfull and friendly staff Nice base to rest before the ferry or after Queens Charlotte track

Thank MartinelliNico
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Reviewed 16 September 2015 via mobile

I loved this place that i extended my stay here. Pros 1. As it was low season, i got upgraded to a private dorm room away from the other backpackers. $24/ person for privacy! Scored! Appreciate the lovely thought, Rachel! 2. Choc pudding. How can you say no to choc pudding!!! 3. Free breakfast during winter time 4. Oh-so-comfy TV... More 

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Reviewed 16 September 2015 via mobile

We stayed only a couple days but it was a great place! Friendly guests and staff. The free pudding at night was an added bonus! I would definitely stay here again. Beds were great! 👌🏻the free shuttle to the bus was really nice too. Kitchen was clean and I loved the fire place! The wifi doesn't reach the rooms but... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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Reviewed 6 August 2015

My boyfriend and I stayed here as an overnight stop whilst we began our southward journey of the South Island. The staff was very chatty and friendly, and the kitchen/common rooms were fantastic! This was also the first place where we experienced the free chocolate pudding/ice cream and it was delicious! The dorms were on the smaller side, but the... More 

Thank sharissa j

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to our friendly, relaxed, family owned hostel. The Spa pool’s bubbling hot, the fire’s roaring, it’s warm. Great music’s playing and the people are friendly & genuine. Free Hot Chocolate pudding & ice cream served every night of the year. Free all you can eat breakfast every morning, all year. Free wireless internet. Sky TV on the big screen. Free Bikes. Car Parking. Central location. Our sister hostel’s in Nelson, Tasman Bay Backpackers ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sequoia Lodge

Address: 3a Nelson Square, Picton 7220, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Marlborough Region > Picton
Price Range: €37 - €56 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Sequoia Lodge 2*
Number of rooms: 18
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“If solo pay a little more for the convenience of shower and bathroom to yourself.”
 of 5 bubbles BishkekFishlips, 20 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Pick a private room if you can, to avoid the bus group people!”
 of 5 bubbles sharissaj, 6 Aug 2015 | Read review
“The double room next to the laundry has a very comfortable bed and is quiet. No 'laundry noises' at night.”
 of 5 bubbles 801craigs, 23 Mar 2015 | Read review
“The smaller dorm is a couple of dollars more expensive than the 11 people one. But it does come with a shared ensuite. There are private rooms too.”
 of 5 bubbles tabby_giraffe, 7 Jul 2014 | Read review
“Free parking - ask about where to park.”
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 of 5 bubbles Dt_Panic, 30 May 2014 | Read review
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