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The Prince Albert Backpackers

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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good17%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“free breakfast”(37 reviews)
“courtyard area”(4 reviews)
“bar attached”(2 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
Family Rooms
Bar/Lounge
2 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Great place to stay. Clean and tidy with a cool little restaurant and bar. We stayed in the 6 bunk room and found the beds really comfortable. There is a free BBQ for guest use. The rooms are in a neat sheltered courtyard which is...More

Thank Kath M
Reviewed 25 March 2017

Unfortunately for me at both of my favorite hostels I only had 1 night. I would have loved to stay here another night, especially since I liked Nelson more than I thought I would. This is set just about a 5 minute walk from the...More

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Reviewed 11 March 2017

Excellent hostel. It was clean and spacious. The rooms have a bathroom which makes it super confortable. The have free breakfast everyday which includes pancakes! The staff was super friendly and helpfull. And they give you a late chek out! I would have liked to...More

Thank Andrea P
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

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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Self-Serve Laundry
Things to do
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
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Price range
US$38 - US$61 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$38 - US$61 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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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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