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The Prince Albert Backpackers

113 Nile Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
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1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    Free Wifi
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    Breakfast included
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    All reviews free breakfast make your own waffles drink deals thanks mike courtyard area awesome idea bar attached the main downtown area new zealand bangers and mash provide free wifi indoor lounge tv room free bike hire back packers bed dorm rooms are clean private room home away from home common areas
    Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

    We stayed here for one night on our way from Queenstown to Picton and found several positive points over other hostels in NZ: - Free wifi throughout the property - Free breakfast from 8-9am - Very clean rooms and high quality beds (we stayed in...More

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    Reviewed 15 November 2016

    We didn't stay at the backpackers as we live locally but My husband and I decided to try out the Prince Albert Bar and Brasserie for our weekly date night dinner. We originally had gone for the roast of the day which is a very...More

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    Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

    One of the best back Packers I have stayed in. Amazing breakfast and brilliant lunch/ dinner menu for $10. Although we are a couple and not back Packers I would highly recommend the Prince Albert as a place to stay in Nelson

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    Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

    very nice backpekers!! very modern, new, clean, have its on bar, patio, bbq, netflix, free wifi, free brakefest, free parking, and a nice 10$ dinner to guests. the rooms are clean and modern, host is very nice and hrlps a lot. close to city center...More

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    Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

    This place was the highlight of my two week holiday. Rooms very clean service friendly especially male owner. Helpful and free breakfast plus Netflix wow plus the bikes. So handy. They are better than their awards.

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    brucedmathews
    Hi do you have secure parking ,I will be do a tour on a motorbike
    9 January 2016|
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    Natalie H
    Is there a cost for the shuttle bus service? And Where does it go?
    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."
    KiwiTravlla, 2 months agoRead review
    "Upstairs rooms are probably quieter."
    Colleen D, 6 months agoRead review
    "upstairs for those with healthy knees, but this general location is so quiet I would imagine anywhere the..."
    barb d, over a year agoRead review
    "We have stayed in a room with direct access to a patio. We had a nice veranda and hammocks around. It was..."
    Heu_Filiaci, over a year agoRead review
    "All rooms are great"
    Juergen H, over a year agoRead review
    "quality breakfast"
    JungYuLin, over a year agoRead review
    "all rooms have ensuites which is unusual for backpackers"
    Dennis695, over a year agoRead review
    "Dorms up the stairs (Room 3, especially) are the quietest dorms thanks to the design of the hostel, but the..."
    guysholliday, over a year agoRead review
    "There are court yard rooms or second level rooms above the bar. Maybe request one or the other of you prefer..."
    Keltdoug, over a year agoRead review
    "any room is good"
    1965alex, over a year agoRead review
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