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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My friends and I were looking for a place to park our van for a night and for a cheap price were able to stay here with free towels, bike hire, breakfast and the best chocolate pudding!! Staff were really friendly and the hostel itself is warm, clean and homely. Highly recommend doing the great taste bike trail if you... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2016

-- Recipe for the best hostel in town: (serves many) -- Ingredients: Super clean facilities, Central location and friendly & Knowledgeable staff, Funky atmosphere and a pinch of morning sunshine. - Mix 100% Kiwi music in the colorful facilities - Add a whole lot of Free Bikes to visit the town - Slowly pour fun social hour every evening -... More 

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

Thanks for including us in your cookbook and complimenting us on the recipe. A lot of thought and care goes into the ingredients and we are very happy that you have enjoyed the experience. Thanks for taking the time to review us in such a descriptive way and may you add many more interesting and tasty recipes to your cookbook... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

Good friendly hostel with some off street parking. About a 10-15min walk from the centre of Nelson. Loads of info and posters of things to do, helpful and friendly staff and the hostel offers free chocolate pudding and ice cream - not bad and a good idea to get everyone together during "social hour" where you're asked not to use... More 

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Toronto, Ontario
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016

We had what is obviously the ensuite accessible room around the back, which was very private. We could hear a bit of noise during the day from adjacent rooms but we slept well. There was a picnic table beside our room which would have been handy in warmer weather. Our room was comfortable, spacious bathroom. The room had a bit... More 

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016 via mobile

I lived here for a couple of days.checked out another hostel but the atmosphere was on Tasman Bay Backpackers just so much better!people are all good..not too young like in the paradiso backpackers even there are more facilities to use. all great.

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

Thanks for your feedback. We like that our hostel attracts a variety of persons and ages - that keeps it diverse and interesting. and yay that you found it a good atmosphere - that's our aim so happy to hear that. More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016

Tasman Bay was a great hostel for a quick stop- very clean, warm atmosphere and great cooking facilities! The beds were really nice with a lot of room space for bags. Good bathrooms and showers. Free hot chocolate pudding which was a nice addition- would definitely recommend.

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

Thanks so much for taking the time to give us this great feedback. We always appreciate feedback but don't always get time to respond ourselves .... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016 via mobile

Great Hostel! Everything was clean and you have everything you need! Even hot chocolate pudding between 8 pm to 9pm😀 Wifi was excellent and the owner is really helpful and friendly! If you plan to go to Nelson, do not hesitate to book there! ✌️

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Queenstown, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2016 via mobile

Fantastic little hostel. Warm and friendly atmosphere, multiple kitchens, spacious lounge area, and an edible garden. One of the better hostels I have stayed at during my NZ adventure. Great hostel if you are looking to meet people who are adventurous and fun.

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Cracow
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016

This hostel was one of the best I've ever stayed at. Staff were very friendly and helpful, the whole place is well maintained and clean, easy parking if you have a car, and an easy, flat, safe ten minute stroll into Nelsons city centre. I was very happy here.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

I stayed here for four nights and it was all right, the common areas were clean and the hostel offers free choc pudding every night while trying to bring in a new concept - no mobile phones allowed during pudding time to start conversations with other travelers and it worked out very well. The rooms were all right, but the... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The fire is roaring, the atmosphere's relaxed, the hostel's warm, spacious yet homely. Just like your favourite café - great music, friendly, genuine people. Free Hot Chocolate pudding & ice cream served every night of the year. Inner sprung mattresses throughout the hostel. Free All you can eat Winter Breakfast (May to November). Free Wireless internet (April to November). Free use of bikes for exploring. Off-street parking. Central but quiet location. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Tasman Bay Backpackers

Address: 10 Weka Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Nelson
Price Range: $39 - $55 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Tasman Bay Backpackers 3.5*
Number of rooms: 19
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