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    The Fat Cod Backpackers

    9 Auckland Street, Picton 7220, New Zealand
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    • Excellent33%
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    1 - 5 of 48 reviews

    Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

    Good: Great location, really close to the ferry and central Picton. Free parking, too. Not so good: Before showering, you have to press a button giving you 8 minutes of hot water which I don't agree with - I don't take long showers but 8...More

    Thank missginge7
    Response from Rachelle M, Owner at The Fat Cod BackpackersResponded 31 July 2017

    Hi Please be assured we have a very effective routine in pest control at our hostel and I do not think you would have been bitten here. In fact this time of year bed bugs hibernate, they are only about in the warm weather, this...More

    Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

    The hostel is close to the ferry and easy to get to places by car from here however it is a little dated. The showers need you to press a button outside to get hot water so if you run out you basically need to...More

    Thank Whiterun
    Reviewed 26 May 2017

    I spent only one night here, so I do not consider myself an expert. The hostel is fine; sleeping here was not at all bad. However, it lacks the charm that some of New Zealand's hostels possess. Additionally, I didn't find the benefits of some...More

    Thank atshore14
    Reviewed 9 May 2017

    It's a cozy nice looking place to stay after taking the ferry. Picton is so small that the hostel cannot be on a good location, just 5 min from everything. The staff is friendly, the place clean and the TV room comfy. The kitchen looks...More

    Thank Philippe L
    Reviewed 16 April 2017

    Awesome place to stay! Everything was clean and easy to use. Kitchen well stocked with crockery, cutlery etc and lounge had loads of chairs and sofa's in which to lie back on and snooze. It's centrally located-right by the ferry point, easy to find and...More

    Thank piotrekj81
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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Free Parking
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    • US$34 - US$77 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    "Private rooms available"
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    "The train tracks run behind the hostel, the pool table and t.v. are upstairs so ask for a room downstairs..."
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    "All rooms are warm in winter, but I like the top ones better"
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    "If you get an early pick to the big dorms there is a chance of a single bed."
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