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Paradiso Backpackers

42 Weka Street | PO Box 7, Nelson, New Zealand
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Ranked #20 of 40 Specialty Lodging in Nelson
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Melbourne, Australia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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 4 weeks ago

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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59 reviews 59 reviews
16 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 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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3 reviews 3 reviews
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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3 reviews 3 reviews
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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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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51 reviews 51 reviews
24 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

If you are young backpacker and just wanna have a good time you will adore this hostel. Many reviewers are complaining about the place being dominated by German speaking youths and there is correct, so make up your mind whether that's positive or not. The pool is a great addition, the property is well maintained and has got a good... More 

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New Zealand
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Checked into this place and instantly a good feel. The staff was nice very welcoming. Rooms were nice and clean, every bed had its own night light and we even had a shared balcony in dorm. Beds were super comfy. Kitchens were clean and tidy. They offer a free light breakfast every morning and a delicious home made soup and... More 

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Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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69 reviews 69 reviews
25 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

This hostel was rather surprising, as it has a pool and several different activities, including a hot tub. Madness! The staff were friendly, free WiFi, clean and parking. The only issues were that the WiFi was a huge pain to log on to. The bed was a bit solid bit comfy enough. The local location was a bit far from... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
29 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

We stayed in a private double with shared bathroom. Pros - we only stayed for one night but it seemed like a fairly lively hostel, lots of opportunity to meet others. - hostel is a short walk to the centre of town - free breakfast, free noodles on arrival and free soup for dinner (although it's a typical scramble to... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Attentive staff, free noodles on arrival (yay) and an amazing living area. Felt like I was at a pool party. Great big table and relatively spacious kitchen with lots of utensils. Our cabin-style dorm was really nice, en suite in the room, clean, and the room was rather spacious for 4. I loved Paradiso and if I find myself in... More 

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