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Paradiso Backpackers

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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good26%
  • Average12%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible5%
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“free soup”(30 reviews)
“free breakfast”(39 reviews)
“swimming pool”(22 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Kitchenette
Spa
2.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Big, loud and late. We had booked in for 4 nights to enjoy the Nelson area at the end of our South Island holidays. We arrived on Friday and were lucky to be put together in the same 3-share but we heard many reports that...More

Thank Jenn K
Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

If you value sleep,quiet space, and feeling comfortable then I would stay away from this hostel. Loud, bass thumping electronic "club" music blares from about 9am til late in the evening. Quiet hour begins at 10pm however each night I was there (3 total) it...More

Thank Rebecca F
Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

This hostel is a bit boring in a funny way. I met some cool people that almost made up for the lack of sleep caused by the incessant noise from those who still derive endless hours of entertainment from getting drunk and then discussing their...More

Thank jn897212
Reviewed 28 August 2017

we stayed for 2 nights and it was more than enough. Apparently the staff isn't cleaning. Dirt on kitchen floor next to dishes in open shells, and soap rappers and hair in showers for more than two days. Also an ant problem they have made...More

2  Thank Dace L
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

There are many amenities at this hostel. A pool, hot tub, volleyball court, sauna, TV room and two kitchens are available for guest use. However, every one of these is dominated by long term guests. It is difficult to find kitchen space for only a...More

Thank WanderLust406
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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Spa
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
Things to do
Pool
Spa
Hot Tub
Outdoor pool
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Price range
US$37 - US$56 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$37 - US$56 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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"Any room will do."
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"The back rooms have ensuite bathrooms"
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"The other backpackers hostel down the street was more clean."
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