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Tasman Bay Backpackers

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10 Weka Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Attleborough, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here two nights whilst we visited Abel Tasman NP. It is very homely and friendly. Everything is clean and of course there's the free choc pud and breakfast. The heating was first class as well. The beds were comfy and we slept well. It is well situated so it is only a short walk to the city centre.... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Tasman Bay Backpackers is another great South Island hostel, with free chocolate pudding and ice cream every night! I really love that they make the time they give out the dessert a social hour, no mobile devices allowed! This hostel is pretty big, with good kitchen facilities. There aren't a ton of washrooms but there was never a wait to... More 

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Torino
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I spent more than 1 month at the Tasman Bay, one of the best hostels i've ever been. The hostel is cozy, warm(on winter season) and clean, with everyday cleaning. Not busy on wintertime, if busy is a small hostel so not a lot of people and very cheap, with friendly staff and the special Chocolate Pudding served at 8... More 

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Whitsunday Islands, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

I spent one night here and in private room as I was picking my partner up from the airport early next morning. the room was lovely, bed comfortable with extra blankets and a good heater. the showers were nice and hot but would suggest morning showers as opposed to night showers as with so many people using them it was... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Only stayed here 1 night but it was a very enjoyable stay. Arrived after walking from bus station with 2 other guests. Were greeted at reception and told that we could check in after we had the free chocolate pudding which was just being served, in fact we were the first ones to get it. Awesome start! Common area nice,... More 

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Taumarunui, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Impressed how cosy, warm, clean the hostel is! Have stayed in a few hostels and this is easily in the top 3. Only stayed one night as I had an early flight, but would definitely stay here again and recommend to others.

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Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Though the hostel is not located within city centre, it is within 10 minutes of easy walk to the city centre (I have walked so many slopes to hostels in other places). I stayed more than a week and I paid $125/week for a bed in 4 bed dorm! I must say it is really a very good deal. The... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

Of all our travels in NZ, this backpackers has been memorable across the years. It's in an excellent location, has gorgeous gardens, clean and comfortable amenities, amazing staff, and they serve the world's most delicious - no joke - warm chocolate bread pudding each night as part of your stay. Talk about hospitality! I'd recommend this backpackers to any traveler... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

the best place I have been since the beginning of my trip. Feels like being home with your family. You probably will want to go there for one night but trust me that you will stay there at least for 3-4 nights like everyone. And the chocolate pudding, Ah the chocolate pudding!!!

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

This pretty much has everything you would want. Free wi-fi, good facilities with big kitchen, clean showers, washing line to hang clothes and lots of places to sit and relax, friendly owners and of course the free pudding an ice cream which is fantastic. You will not go wrong staying here

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