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    Bridge Backpackers

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    8 Bridge Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
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    2 weeks ago
    “Completely rejuvenated!”
    2 weeks ago
    “Best hostel I've ever stayed at”
    Free Wifi
    Breakfast included
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Fitness centre
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    Pets Allowed
    Self-Serve Laundry
    2.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    OK first of all, ignore any reviews before November 2017 because this place has new owners and they've invested in it. We stayed here on 2 separate occasions, both times in an ensuite twin room. The rooms are small but comfortable with clean bed linen...More

    Thank Explore1995
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    Best hostel I've ever stayed at, it is super clean, spacious and all the ammenities are super well thought out. The owner is very welcoming and helpful, and there is a super friendly vibe to the place. Great value for $$ and can't beat the...More

    Thank annapoland161
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Sounds like the backpackers just reopened.. and it was a great choice!!!! We enjoyed the cleanliness, the kitchen is completely new and we find everything was easy to use. The people around was easy to talk to and the location was just what we wanted:...More

    Thank MarianeMorandini
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    Great place, lovey staff ! All is new, modern and the design is top ! I little piece of paradise. The new staff reopen 15 days ago, something like that. I had the pleasure to be one of the new clients. The hostel is in...More

    1  Thank Léna K
    Response from MikeATthePA, Owner at Bridge BackpackersResponded 3 weeks ago

    Hi Lena - Thanks for the review and we are certainly very happy that you have enjoyed what improvements. Hope to see you back some day. Cheers Mike, Nani and Billie

    Reviewed 5 January 2017

    I arrived in Nelson and I webt to YHA but was fully booked so I ve found this place. The location is perfect just in front of the bus station and 2 minutes walk from Countdown. The problem is the man at the front desk,...More

    Thank Unpasso D
    Response from MikeATthePA, Owner at Bridge BackpackersResponded 4 weeks ago

    This business has been newly taken over and had a complete renovation. Please ignore all reviews and guest pictures prior to November 2017. Regards Mike and Nani

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    • Top amenities
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Breakfast included
    • Concierge
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Self-Serve Laundry
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    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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    • US$18 - US$50 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
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