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Paradiso Backpackers

42 Weka Street | PO Box 7, Nelson, New Zealand
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

You are going to love this place. Woofers and management are always nice and being helpful all times. rooms are clean every morning and breakfast & vege soup serve on time everyday. Big swimming pool, sauna, hot tube, table tennis, volley ball just name it and you get it. It is located out of the city (20mins walk) but there... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Shower water was freezing, like so cold that I had to shut the water in between applying soap. Well equipped kitchen and sinks. The evening noodles were just ramen noodles and it was one per person. Breakfast was provided and decent. Some parking although the lot is a nightmare because it's so small. Dorm beds were average. The room did... More 

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Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

I arrived at paradiso earlier this month with my boyfriend. We arrived but had to go for lunch and come back as there wasn't anyone on reception. When we did come back a lovely man called robin was there to greet us. The reason for this 5* is all down to robin. He was very friendly and upgraded us from... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Rooms are freezing in the winter. At night time rooms don't exceed 8 degreees celcius. There is a heater in most rooms, but it's not nearly enough to heat up the entire room. This makes sleeping really hard. I expected a lot more from this hostel. We also stayed at Tasman bay. It is about 100 meters from Paradiso. We... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

That's was for me the best backpacker I did in NZ so far : Swimming pool, Jacuzzi, sauna , ping pong, tv room, free WiFi , free soup & bread every evening , volley ball court, all kind of games available at the reception and really good atmosphere for only 25 bucks per night in 4 beds dorms ! If... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Very reasonable prices, extremely cheerful and helpful staff, huge place , tons of rooms, good parking, amazing amenities ( free table tennis, local phone calls, free breakfast supplied before 9 am , free homemade soup at 6 pm, sauna, spa , $2 for half hour Skype) .immense kitchen......seems too good to be true! Beds hard as a rock and pillows... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

Great hostel with heaps of people. Awesome for people who are social and like to party. They staff is also really helpful and friendly and the night manager is always helpful during the time when reception is closed. I've stayed here for five weeks and to be honest this is the best hostel in Nelson!

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Rooms were quite spacious and had our own bathroom which was a plus. The wifi worked but you had to keep going back to Reception and getting more codes as it ran out quickly. Friendly and helpful staff and a nice, chilled out atmosphere going on. There was free soup I think but of course, if you're not there straight... More 

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Lubeck, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Free wifi - big pool - whirlpool - sauna.... and thats all for a good price. They also have a helpful staff there.. and of course free breakfast and soup in the evening ! :-D Had a great stay there. Thanks!

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Definitely one of the better hostels I've stayed at during my time in New Zealand. Staff are super friendly. Big shout out to Helen and Rob for the incredible service they provided during my stay. Had a great time here. Free breakfast and soup included. Great atmosphere in the evenings. Lots to keep you entertained in the hostel if funds... More 

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