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    The Prince Albert Backpackers

    113 Nile Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
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    Overview
    • Excellent79%
    • Very good16%
    • Average3%
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
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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

    Thank tamardaliot
    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.

    Thank Brent M
    Reviewed 26 September 2016

    Prince Albert is only a 5 min walk to the main shopping area of nelson, service was friendly. they did have free WiFi. the courtyard a pretty good. Is amazing in the sun. Drink deals were good for those staying there.

    Thank Sy R
    Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

    I just had one night of stay in this motel but I had a very satisfying rest. I got a private room with bathroom ensuite, and the room is really spacious including the bathroom. The place is clean and quiet, well manned ( the man...More

    Thank polkachu
    Reviewed 14 September 2016

    We stayed here for our NZSS girls football tournament week with a team of 16 girls and 4 adults. It was awesome! Beautiful clean rooms, comfortable beds. Lovely onsuites in each room, well appointed kitchen, breakfast (including yummy cook your own waffles) provided every morning...More

    Thank Colleen D
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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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    • US$41 - US$65 (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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