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The Prince Albert Backpackers

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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good16%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“free breakfast”(36 reviews)
“courtyard area”(4 reviews)
“drink specials”(2 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
Family Rooms
Bar/Lounge
2 Star accommodation
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All reviewsfree breakfastcourtyard areadrink specialsnew zealandmovie rooma private double roomrooms are cleanlong termersenjoyed staying hereensuite bathroombunk bedsexploring nelsonfree bikesabel tasmangreat place to staysouth islandstayed here for one night
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Upper Bunk very hard to Climb in & out of as there's no Grip Rail at Top. Also Toilet Shower room has no Coat hangers to keep Clothes off wet floor. Otherwise enjoyed the Bar area good, Food & Drink's Good also !

Thank Steamingmaddd
Reviewed 27 April 2018

This was the first hostel i stayed at in the south island. I was in a room with two guy who were staying long term. The people staying were mostly long termers however quite friendly. The best thing about the hostel was the breakfast, which...More

Thank Jeremy S
Reviewed 18 April 2018

I stayed in this hostel for 3 months. I loved every minute of it. The staff were very helpful, the owners were very welcoming and friendly. I loved being able to use the bikes everyday and there was free breakfast included every morning. I thoroughly...More

Thank LaureyGer
Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

What a great find this was! We had such a great stay at the Prince Albert. Staff were friendly and accommodating, our room (twin share, private) was clean, well appointed and very quiet (for a pub). Breakfast was included (continental with a waffle machine!! Yum!)...More

Thank Sarah W
Reviewed 21 March 2018

Great value for large room and ensuite bathroom (most room have shared facilities). Furnishings very tired. Made do without room AC. Biggest boost was the breakfast and affordable and tasty dinner menu in the bar. Surreal mix of animated locals and travellers of all ages...More

Thank MikelSky
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Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Self-Serve Laundry
Things to do
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
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Price range
US$31 - US$55 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$31 - US$55 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Traveller (36)
Room & Suite (20)
Dining (4)
Family and Play Areas (2)
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Natalie H
12 February 2015|
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Response from MikeATthePA | Property representative |
Hi Natalie - We provide a Free shuttle service to and from the bus terminals in town (of which there are two) between the hours of 8am and 9pm. All that we ask is that you pre-book it.
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"The rooms on the floor level had hammocks out front and another available bathroom."
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"Upstairs rooms are probably quieter."
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"upstairs for those with healthy knees, but this general location is so quiet I would imagine anywhere the..."
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"We have stayed in a room with direct access to a patio. We had a nice veranda and hammocks around. It was..."
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