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The Prince Albert Backpackers

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Vang Vieng
Reviewed 21 January 2013 via mobile

Good place to stay! Awesome owner as well! Definitely stay there! Free breakfast and Wifi! Nice staff!!! Best place i ever stayed! Cheap beer and a lot of other backpackers! And the bus is leaving At the front of the hostel!

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Reviewed 19 January 2013

We had an excellent stay, Mike and Nani are so friendly and helpful. They helped us organise transport to and from the Abel Tasman and stored our extra gear until we got back. The facilities were well set out and everything was very clean. Thanks so much for an awesome stay in Nelson, highly recommended!!

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Thank Michelledavidson108
Reviewed 12 January 2013

One of the best backpackers I have stayed at in New Zealand. The owners are very friendly and help out however they can. The rooms are clean and all have an attached bathroom, so at most you are sharing with 6 people. They offer free breakfast (waffles, cereal, toast, orange juice/coffee.tea), free internet/wi-fi, and free to cheap bikes depending on...

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Thank Icarus223
Taupo, New Zealand
Reviewed 31 December 2012

I stayed at the Prince Albert Backpackers over for a few days before and during Christmas, and loved every minute of it. The staff are so welcoming and friendly. the place its self is like new but in a old building. My bed was comfortable and breakfast very very enjoyable. Christmas day was excellent down at the river with the...

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 29 December 2012

I only have good things to say about Prince Albert Backpackers. Upon arrival, I was greeted by the friendly couple who own the place. They are a young couple, the guy is from NZ and the lady is from Brazil, they were so inviting and easy to talk to and made me feel at home right away. When I arrived...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Prince Albert Backpackers & Bar is centrally located in Nelson City. Our Heritage class building is located only minutes away from everything Nelson has to offer including mountain biking, hiking, natural swimming pools, arts and crafts and the famous Saturday Markets. The Prince Albert Backpackers and hostel provides today's travellers with the very best in modern facilities and accommodation including free unlimited WiFi and a free daily breakfast, while the locals bar and restaurant allows friendly interaction between the Nelsonites and the backpacker traveller.We have a range of rooms from 6 bed dorms, 4 bed share rooms, twins, and doubles. All of our rooms have en-suite facilities along with laundered and pressed linens and duvets. The backpackers uses a secure electronic keycard access system. Our guests also enjoy the exclusive use of a private sunny courtyard, private lounge, private kitchen and laundry facilities.Other facilities that you will find here at The Prince Albert Backpackers include a games room with Fussball, Darts, Ping Pong & Air Hockey, cruiser style bikes free of charge to explore Nelson and for the more adventurous individual we have quality mountain bikes for hire at the cheapest rate in town. With our free luggage storage you can also make The Prince Albert Backpackers your base-camp hostel to explore the 3 national parks within 1 1/2 hours from Nelson including the beautiful Abel Tasman and the alpine National Lakes.Factor in the discounts you will receive around town with our branded Prince Albert Backpackers wristband and we truly believe that once you have stayed with us you will seriously consider staying just that little bit longer... ... more   less 

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Address: 113 Nile Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Nelson
Price Range: $54 - $91 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — The Prince Albert Backpackers 2*
Number of rooms: 13
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“The rooms on the floor level had hammocks out front and another available bathroom.”
 of 5 bubbles KiwiTravlla, 8 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Upstairs rooms are probably quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles 155colleend, 13 Sep 2016 | Read review
“upstairs for those with healthy knees, but this general location is so quiet I would imagine anywhere the rooms are situated would be quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles 789barbd, 27 Mar 2016 | Read review
“We have stayed in a room with direct access to a patio. We had a nice veranda and hammocks around. It was really quite too.”
 of 5 bubbles Heu_Filiaci, 6 Feb 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are great”
 of 5 bubbles 515juergenh, 12 Nov 2015 | Read review
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