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    The Prince Albert Backpackers

    113 Nile Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
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    Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

    This backpackers has got to be the best in Nelson. The facilities are top notch and always cleaned to perfection every day. Bunk beds are spacious and comfy, didn't hit my head once! The courtyard area with hammocks makes for some great relaxation or socialising...More

    Thank tinywoof27
    Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

    This has by far been the best hostel I've came across in the south island. They do amazing dinners in the evening and breakfasts in the mornings. The staff were very helpful and really friendly, most of all the rooms were very clean and all...More

    Thank bradley_mcaulay
    Reviewed 6 March 2017

    I was in Nelson only for few hours and I decided to stay in this hostel. The staff is great, friendly and very helpful to plan your trip or things to do around! Rooms are clean and well furnished and there is a free breakfast!...More

    Thank Carolina_el
    Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

    Great place to stay! The owners are lovely. Nothing is ever a problem, they are so helpful snd always happy and smiling. Really enjoyed staying here, spent a total of six nights over three weeks at the backpackers. The price is good, breakfast (included) is...More

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    Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

    We were there two times for only one night on the way to the able tasman track. We had a 2 Person-Room and it was clean and comfortable. You should try the Bar at the Hostel. The Burgers are very good! We would stay there...More

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    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Breakfast included
    • Self-Serve Laundry
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    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Price range
    • US$40 - US$64 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 13
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    Natalie H
    12 February 2015|
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    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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