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The Bug Backpackers

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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good20%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“double room”(16 reviews)
“the kitchen”(55 reviews)
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Kitchenette
Multilingual Staff
3 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

We loved this place, very laid back and a great environment. Free breakfast is amazing. Really quiet little place and so chilled out, all guests very respectful of each other. Rooms, clean, today and tastefully decorated and such a reasonable price!

Thank Gem M
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

We only stayed one night due to time, we wished we stayed more!! The most friendliest/helpful host! Told us where to go and even recommended to go to the farmers market (sat) so worth it!! He organised our late check in so we were able...More

Thank Jessica S
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Backpackers was average but adequate. The rooms were quaint and the facilities were average. The staff could have been more friendly and accomodating especially considering we were told in no uncertain terms to keep our noise down early in the night (around 9) which we...More

Thank naarah05
Reviewed 13 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

Thank uri_fi
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

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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$31 - US$48 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$31 - US$48 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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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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