We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
29/10/2017 30/10/2017
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}

    The Prince Albert Backpackers

    113 Nile Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
    011 64 3-668 0627
    Hotel website
    Lowest prices for your stay
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    SAVE US$43
    Traveller (30)
    Room & Suite (18)
    Dining (4)
    • Excellent79%
    • Very good16%
    • Average3%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible1%
    Travellers talk about
    “free breakfast” (36 reviews)
    “drink deals” (3 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Family Rooms
    Self-Serve Laundry
    2.0 Star Hotel
    All hotel details
    29 Oct30 Oct
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    • Check booking site for details
      View Deal
    • Check booking site for details
      View Deal
    • Check booking site for details
      View Deal
    View all 11 deals
    Write a Review
    Reviews (177)
    There are newer reviews for The Prince Albert Backpackers
    See the most recent reviews
    Traveller rating
    Traveller type
    Time of year
    • More languages

    41 - 45 of 162 reviews

    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...More

    1  Thank barb d
    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...More

    Thank ClearKawartha
    Reviewed 26 February 2016

    The room with its en suite and the facilities are all really nice and it's close to walk to town, with plenty of parking. Great to get free breakfast too. The only thing that spoilt it was AI was not lucky with my dorm mates...More

    Thank jmm73
    Reviewed 12 February 2016 via mobile

    Truly a great bang for your buck! Clean rooms, clean bathrooms, excellent WiFi, generous breakfast and a late check out - what more could you want as a traveler? The hosts were very accommodating and even helped us find accommodation for the next night when...More

    Thank Corie S
    Reviewed 10 February 2016

    My friend and I chose Prince Albert because of the great reviews about service, and were surprised to have a very different experience. We found the owner was incredibly rude towards us. When we arrived mid-morning the owner seemed a bit grumpy and tired, and...More

    4  Thank suse2016
    Delorenzos Studio Apartments
    379 reviews
    #3 of 41 hotels in Nelson
    The Sails Nelson
    679 reviews
    #1 of 41 hotels in Nelson
    Grand Mercure Nelson Monaco Apartments
    929 reviews
    #6 of 41 hotels in Nelson
    Trailways Hotel Nelson
    490 reviews
    #9 of 41 hotels in Nelson
    Awards & Recognition
    Certificate of Excellence
    • 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
    • Price range
    • US$20 - US$64 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 13
    • Reservation Options
    • TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Expedia, Hotels.com, Booking.com, HostelWorld, Agoda, Travelocity, Orbitz and Hotwire so you can book your The Prince Albert Backpackers reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
    • Location
    • New Zealand >
    • South Island >
    • Nelson-Tasman Region >
    • Nelson
    Add Photo Photos
    Traveller (30)
    Room & Suite (18)
    Dining (4)
    Hotel & Grounds (42)
    Bathroom (2)
    Family and Play Areas (2)
    The Sails Nelson
    679 reviews
    1.21 km away
    Trailways Hotel Nelson
    490 reviews
    .99 km away
    Grand Mercure Nelson Monaco Apartments
    929 reviews
    6.72 km away
    Delorenzos Studio Apartments
    379 reviews
    1.02 km away
    Nearby Restaurants
    Urban Oyster Bar and Eatery
    395 reviews
    .41 km away
    The Indian Cafe
    593 reviews
    .47 km away
    Morri Street Cafe
    391 reviews
    .50 km away
    La Gourmandise
    179 reviews
    .43 km away
    Nearby Attractions
    Queen's Gardens
    161 reviews
    .30 km away
    Christ Church Cathedral
    231 reviews
    .60 km away
    Suter Gallery Nelson
    107 reviews
    .39 km away
    Nelson Provincial Museum
    112 reviews
    .64 km away
    Ask a question
    Questions & Answers
    Natalie H
    12 February 2015|
    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.
    Room Tips
    "The rooms on the floor level had hammocks out front and another available bathroom."
    Read review
    "Upstairs rooms are probably quieter."
    Read review
    "upstairs for those with healthy knees, but this general location is so quiet I would imagine anywhere the..."
    Read review
    "We have stayed in a room with direct access to a patio. We had a nice veranda and hammocks around. It was..."
    Read review
    Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
    Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing