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Tasman Bay Backpackers

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10 Weka Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
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10 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I booked a Twin Ensuite room on their website and when I arrived I was told that they have never had twin ensuite rooms. I hope that they remove this room option from their website so others don't have the problem I did. I was also unimpressed that I was waiting around for 30mins waiting for the lady to try... More 

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TasmanBayBP, Manager at Tasman Bay Backpackers, responded to this review

Dear Cassandra, Thank you for the opportunity to clear up this misunderstanding. First of all let us assure you that we do have indeed a Twin Ensuite room. It is pictured in the Tripadvisor photo gallery, and you are welcome to visit us again so we can show you around. The issue in your case was that you did not... More 

Adelaide, Australia
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really lovely hostel, stayed two nights, one either side of the Able Tasman National Park track. They have storage room for you to leave gear there which was great. Super friendly staff and great facilities; kitchen was well equipped and free chocolate pudding each night was great. Bed on the second night wasn't the most comfortable.

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England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed in a double en suite room, clean and comfortable. Slightly noisy next to kitchen. Hostel is warm and sociable place with indoor areas to relax and nice outdoor space too. They have an hour device free time in communal areas on an evening to encourage people to talk more which I think is great. Only 10min walk to town.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015 via mobile

I fell in love with this hostel as soon as I entered its cute garden and outdoor area. And my first impression was only the start of a pleasant stay. My mother and I booked a double room for two night and we enjoyed everything: the room was super clean, the bed comfy, the decor nice. The staff is incredibly... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2015

This hostel has great selection of kiwi music which is played at lounge; the whole building is lovely decorated, rooms have good orientation so they don't get direct sunshine so it doesn't get too hot during the day,kitchen has cooking oil and basic condiments, there's notebook for guests to write about their favourite places in their home countries,it's a lot... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015 via mobile

Very clean and comfortable room (with bed lamp), nice common area, FREE unlimited WIFI, FREE breakfast and FREE hot chocolate pudding+ice cream every night! One of the best hostels in New Zealand. Highly recommended.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015

Really impressed with our stay here. Stayed in a four bed dorm with plenty of space, kitchen was great, free chocolate pudding and ice cream is a nice touch in the evenings, free unlimited wifi, quiet, good location, just 5 minutes into town and a bus stop at the door! One of the best hostels we've visited in our whole... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015 via mobile

I stayed 8 nights in the hostel and had a great time. Sitting in the lounge by the fire, someone is playing the guitar and you have some good conversations. You can rent really good quality bikes for free to explore Nelson or have a ride to the beach. And every evening at 8 o'clock they serve awesome choc pudding... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015 via mobile

Best hostel I have stayed in, friendly service and very tidy. Quiet too. Bed was perfect, large kitchen and living areas. Make sure you head to the local fern bar where the fish and chip shop next door will deliver your meal to you. Will definitely be returning when I am back in nelson.

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Kiiminki, Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

We visited here with my girlfriend just after we finished Abel Tasman coastal walk. Hostel room was clean and tidy and so were kitchen and toilets. Overall experience was very good and we enjoyed the stay. Free breakfast and evening pudding was a nice and warm idea! Only con side was that there was lots of noise coming around 5-6... More 

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