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The Prince Albert Backpackers

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Wellington
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.

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manila
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 in the bar was very helpful) and well equipped ample parking, kitchen, common places, bar,...

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Whangarei, New Zealand
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 and friendly, helpful staff. We loved it and highly recommend to all

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Very friendly, helpful staff, very clean room/dorm (the most comfortable mattress ever!!!!), and literally the best wifi I've had in Australia/New Zealand. Whoo! I really liked this place :). Would recommend.

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Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

Clean! Social atmosphere, conducive to meeting new people. Exceptional and accommodating service -- Mike and Nani are friendly, personable, knowledgable, and honest. Also highly recommend the in-house restaurant; both service and food were excellent.

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Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

Amazingly friendly place and people. The staff are helpful and talkative. The rooms are well heated, clean and very spacious. The free breakfast is good and the $10 meal in the evening is more than worth the money.

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Queenstown, New Zealand
Reviewed 13 April 2016 via mobile

Prince Albert Backpacker's has it all, amazing outdoor and indoor lounge areas, spacious rooms, fast WIFI, a pub style bar on site, breakfast, and amazing staff. The only down side is the kitchen is a bit small, in saying this they offer fantastic dinner deals at the pub that more then make up for the small kitchen. I wish I...

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Port Colborne, Canada
Reviewed 5 April 2016

As a single older traveler, I was completely thrilled with my stay here. My room was modern, very clean, with an ensuite at a wonderful price. The outdoor areas and bar were clean, with friendly staff, and the hostel was close to the main downtown area. A free continental breakfast was an added bonus. A real gem for more than...

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 28 March 2016

The title 'backpackers" can conjure up a negative image so what a surprise this hotel was. Clean, quiet in a nice locality. The multi taskers, Mike and Greg, were delightful, efficient and helpful. Our room had an on suite; fresh linen and spotlessly clean and the breakfast was generous. The back packer section is situated at the rear of the...

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Ontario
Reviewed 29 February 2016

We stayed only one nigh at Prince Albert and I say that sadly. We had a lovely room in a good location with great facilities. We wish that we had had more time to enjoy the pub and the outdoor patio. I have no hesitation about recommending the Prince Albert.

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  • Free Parking
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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 

Additional Information about The Prince Albert Backpackers

Address: 113 Nile Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Nelson
Price Range: $54 - $88 (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.”
KiwiTravlla, 8 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Upstairs rooms are probably quieter.”
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.”
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.”
Heu_Filiaci, 6 Feb 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are great”
515juergenh, 12 Nov 2015 | Read review
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