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YHA Nelson by Accents

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  • Excellent35%
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  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“the kitchen”(28 reviews)
“air hockey”(2 reviews)
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What's included
Free Wifi
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Wheelchair Access
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Pool
Restaurant
Room Service
5 Star Hotel
Linda and Royce who ran the famous Accents on the Park Backpackers for a decade are now proud to welcome travellers to their new hostel in Nelson. Qualmark rated 5 Star and located right in the middle of NZ's sunniest city, YHA Nelson by Accents brings travellers home-style hospitality...
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59 Rutherford Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
6 km to Nelson Airport
121 restaurants are within a 0.5 km radius
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This hostel is purpose built and functional. The dorms are spacious enough and comfortable. There are tons of bathrooms everywhere, the staff is super friendly. The cleaners do an amazing job and have high standards of cleanliness. The lounge is amazing and so comfortable with...More

Thank Ingridgig
Response from Royce L, Manager at YHA Nelson by AccentsResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your generous review. The entire team, especially our wonderful housekeepers, work hard to keep our hostel looking it's best and its so nice when people notice. We will pass on your comments I am sure they will be pleased. We...More

Reviewed 11 June 2018

I love this place - I stay here each year on a visit to Nelson, and love it so much I need to write a review about it. The manager is very switched on, and the staff are friendly. There is free bread in the...More

Thank Jill P
Response from Royce L, Manager at YHA Nelson by AccentsResponded 15 June 2018

Hi Jill, Thanks for taking the time to post your review, we do appreciate it. We always enjoy having all the Musicians back with us at Queens Birthday Weekend. We hope to see everyone back again next year. Best wishes, Linda, Royce and the Accents...More

Reviewed 23 May 2018

Everything is neat, fresh, and pleasant. Rooms are clean too. The front desk always has a friendly person to help. Love this place. You can park at the public carpark just about 40 meters from the site. I'll definitely see them again if I need...More

Thank Isuru1
Response from Royce L, Manager at YHA Nelson by AccentsResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for taking time to review our hostel and your recent stay with us. We will also pass you kind comments on to our hardworking staff. We hope you enjoy the rest of your travels and will make it back to Nelson again one...More

Reviewed 6 May 2018

This YHA was clean and convenient to the Nelson CBD. There are two large kitchens so there's no problem preparing meals. The disjointed layout of the communal areas seems to restrict the amount of socializing somewhat but it means that you can get plenty of...More

Thank rjair
Response from Royce L, Manager at YHA Nelson by AccentsResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us. We are pleased you enjoyed wonderful location and our facilities. Like you many people have commented that our layout means that even with lots of guests in the building you can always...More

Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

End up going there because my other hostel was full. Great place. Staff is lovely and it’s close to everything you need in town to prepare the next tramp. Lockers were you can leave some stuff if you don’t have a place to store during...More

Thank Jean-Francois D
Response from Royce L, Manager at YHA Nelson by AccentsResponded 9 May 2018

Dear Jean-Francis, Thank you again for taking time to post a review of your stay with us. Our team always try to help our guests have a nice time while they are in Nelson whether it is their first, second or 10th visit! We do...More

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Linda and Royce who ran the famous Accents on the Park Backpackers for a decade are now proud to welcome travellers to their new hostel in Nelson. Qualmark rated 5 Star and located right in the middle of NZ's ...More sunniest city, YHA Nelson by Accents brings travellers home-style hospitality and great facilities all right next to Nelson's famous Saturday Market and walking distance to all the best cafes and restaurants in town. We act as a convenient base to access 5 National Parks including the Abel Tasman, Kahurangi and Nelson Lakes. Our spacious kitchen facilities provide you with everything you need including a sunny BBQ courtyard and garden. There is secure internal bike storage, a piano, foosball, table tennis and huge free DVD collection. Of course we have great internet access too! Less
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HOTEL FEATURES
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Self-Serve Laundry
Wheelchair Access
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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"rooms closer to the reception have better WIFI"
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"Ensuite rooms 23 [street view] and 5 [ground floor with high windows but no view]"
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