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Tombstone Backpackers

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16 Gravesend Place, Picton 7220, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Hoping over to the South Island for a 2 night girls weekend visit, we had the best time with a lot of credit going to tombstone. They organised our wine tour, visit to lochmara lodge and gave us rides to the places we needed. Their facilities were outstanding and the owners had a great presence. I will DEFINITELY be recommending!!!!!

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Scotland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Busy, very friendly place with plenty of space and facilities including hot tub,table tennis and free hot scones and toast for breakfast. They also very kindly gave us a lift to the ferry in the morning as the van was available. Walkable to town for food (recommend Le Cafe who go out of their way to cater to all tastes... More 

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Palmerston North, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in a double ensuite for one night. The room was very clean, modern and quiet. With the towels on the bed it looked rather like a hotel. However, the room was pretty small. Basically a bed with a bit of walking space around it. But we had tiny balcony, which was nice in the evening. The Tombstone theme... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is conveniently located close to town and both ferries, and they will pick you up and drop you off on request. The staff were very welcoming. They offered free coffee and tea with milk all day long and homemade scones for breakfast. There was plenty of space for hanging out in different areas, dining room, lounge, games room,... More 

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Thank Lee-Ann H
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is popular in an otherwise dull town. I think most people that stay in Picton for more than one day are wasting their time in NZ. Common areas are very varied and excellent. Kitchen is not the biggest and you are not allowed to cook after 10 despite the area still being open. I suppose my biggest gripe... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Only stayed for one night but would have loved to have stayed for longer. I took in the Bluebridge ferry and found that that tombstone was only a few minutes away walking. Place is not too far from town it's about a ten minute walk into central Picton. It was a warm welcome from Nikki. Tombstone has quite a homely... More 

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Thank Ru V
Gloucester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely hostel, with the comfiest beds I have come across in any hostel ever! We stayed for one night after getting the ferry over, there was a transfer waiting for us with a very friendly driver who then checked us in and showed us around. Fast free wifi, great facilities - free pool, table tennis, gym machines, hot tub... I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

An amazing hostel with great rooms, nice kitchen and very helpfull, sweet and nice owners! The hostel is in a great location! Really would recommend this place to other backpackers! They even moved us from a dormroom to a private room for free <3 Go book here!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I'd been recommended this hostel by several people and now I can see why! Great location, has a lovely home feel without even trying. Slightly small but well equipped kitchen. The entire place is super clean and the staff are great. I stayed in a comfy three bed share with ensuite which felt more like a hotel room! Free: speedy... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a double ensuite room which had the feeling of a hotel room. The communal areas are really cosy and entertaining! Staff was very friendly! The hostel was full but there was no noise and no over crowded spaces. Everything was very clean!

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