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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016 via mobile

Stayed there for one night. Great atmosphere in a great location. Stuff friendly. Hostel very clean. Free breakfast. 60$ for the doubleroom is top. Kitchen and showers very clean! Nice place to stay. Would come back for sure.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

It is cheaper n all facilities good.The bunk quality is same as YHA,besides,the cost is cheaper than it.If you don't have car that might be walked a bit time to town centre but it is fine you can hire the bike from reception. Btw,their offer free breakfast n bread as well.

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Dorset, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for 4 nights. We got picked up from the isite carpark which was great. The lady was very friendly and very helpful. We checked in and got shown to our room which was also lovely. The hostel is a little bit out of town but that was great for us and the walk did us good. They... More 

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Hannover, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2016 via mobile

We were at the bug for two nights and loved the charming little backpacker hostel. The rooms were quite big and the beds were comfy. The bathrooms and the kitchen were clean all the time and there was even a free breakfast available with lots of different choices of bread (also cereal,milk, sometimes fruit). Tea and freshly brewed coffee were... More 

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Brentwood, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2016 via mobile

I feel I should make a point of giving this place a fantastic review. Me and my partner have stayed in many a few hostels and similar types of accommodation on our travels and out of all of them this place felt most like home. We had a private double which was exceptionally clean with a comfortable bed and a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2016

Our double/ en-suite room was very comfortable and quiet. The staff were very friendly and helpful. We felt that the kitchen and communal facilities would be a little cramped if the place was full. We also found it rather far from town if one has no vehicle.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2016

This was one of the best places I've stayed anywhere in the WORLD. The kitchens were wonderful and had every cooking tool you may need. The bed was one of the most comfortable I've ever stayed in, and the room was a good size. The whole place was so very clean and had a lovely homely atmosphere. It even had... More 

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Picton, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2016

My friend and I stayed in a 3/4 shared London room for 9 nights. We really enjoyed our stay there! The kitchen and toilets are cleaned EVERY DAY. There is also a nice lounge and garden. It was convenient too with 2 supermarkets 15-20 mins away.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2016 via mobile

We stayed in the Paris Room which has its own bathroom. We loved the place. Comfy, tidy, modern, a generous sized room and a reasonable price. The shared kitchen has some free things for you to use and the staff were friendly.

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2016 via mobile

Me and my partner enjoyed our 3 night stay here at the bug! One of the best hostels we've stayed in so far and would highly recommend it to anyone trying to avoid the 'party hostel' scene. Although it's facilities are not brand new or modern, it's exceptionally clean and the beds were comfortable. Upon arrival, Richard was friendly and... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about The Bug Backpackers

Address: 226 Vanguard Street, Nelson, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Nelson
Price Range: $30 - $49 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Bug Backpackers 3*
Number of rooms: 13
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