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Tasman Bay Backpackers

3.5 of 5 Hostel   |   10 Weka Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
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Ranked #8 of 40 Specialty Lodging in Nelson
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great atmosphere, really nice reception staff/owners, good rooms and shower facilities, FREE UNLIMITED WIFI and FREE YUMMY HOT CHOC PUDDING. what more could you ask for?! thank you for having us we will be back!

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Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Having worked in Nelson for 6 weeks and living there for almost 3 months I actually ended up trying 4 of Nelsons hostels. Tasman Bay is by far the best hostel in Nelson and one of the best if not the best hostel I have stayed at in New Zealand. It is a very homely hostel with a large living... More 

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Aarhus, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Everyone was so friendly and the kitchens and rooms were very clean and well equipped. It was very well kept as well, with everything looking like it was checked regularly. The showers were great and roomy as well with good pressure. Chocolate self saucing pudding was also a nice bonus! Only a 10 min walk to the supermarket and centre... More 

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Santiago, Chile
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I stayed for one night but would've loved staying for longer! The atmosphere is really cool, the rooms were big and comfortable, the bathrooms are big as well and the fact you get free chocolate pudding is a nice detail. The owners are really nice and do pick you up at the bus station. The kithcen and dining areas are... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tasman Bay Backpackers is the perfect hostel in my opinion. The compromise between price and location is great. It's only a 10 minute walk to the city center. The hostel is extremely clean and very well maintained. Most of the time hostels look a bit shabby because naturally where there are many people, things get used and broken and usually... More 

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good double room with en suite. Large kitchen and lounge area. Helpful staff. 10 minute walk to town centre. Free chocoloate pudding is bad and they shouldn't really advertise free bikes because most of them were not even roadworthy.

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

Hi there, Thanks for your review. Regarding the bikes .... sometimes it is hard for us to keep up with the repairs. Being free to use they are hugely in demand and get very well used. You have caught us at a time when we have had a very busy January and not had time to do the repairs ...... More 

Cardiff, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Such a lovely, clean hostel, and friendly, helpful staff. only a short walk from the centre of Nelson, and from where most coaches drop off/pick up from. The cake and ice cream was a lovely surprise too! I would have loved to stay longer!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hostel was great and not just because of the free chocolate pudding at 8pm each night! It's a short walk out of town but worth the effort. Clean, tidy, well equipped kitchen and nice inside and outside areas to hang out in. I had a clean, comfortable four bed dorm which was nice and quiet at night due to... More 

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San Francisco, California
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

This was one of the best hostels we stayed at, and was really glad that we had 2 whole nights here. Their website says that the owners were backpackers themselves so they understand what backpackers need -- and that's evident in what is provided here. The hostel was REALLY clean, and they also provide towels and soap for you free... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

I stayed here for two nights. Firstly I would like to say how impressed I was with this hostel. The staff came to pick me up from the bus station and they were friendly and helpful, I admit the rooms are small but they are comfortable to stay in. Of course the highlights of the stay: Free wifi for everyone... More 

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Address: 10 Weka Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Nelson
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Tasman Bay Backpackers 3.5*
Number of rooms: 19
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