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The Palace Backpackers

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Auckland, New Zealand
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place! Besides the perk of no bunk beds, this place has so many great things going for it! The owner was surprisingly ready to pick my friend and I up from the iSite, welcomed us to the place and helped with bags. We also got to try some of the delicious baked goods he just picked up. The rooms... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016 via mobile

Unbelievable!. Very nice and cosy place to stay. Highly recommend. Friendly staff, lovely friends and warm beds. Every backpacker will get comfortable time with this beautiful place. Thank you so much for preparing delicious breakfast and sweet cakes.

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Jyvaskyla, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016

Very nice hostel, super friendly staff, you feel like in a Harry Potter house or something :) Cheap because you get free wifi and breakfast which is cereal and bread so nothing fancy but it's a nice gesture and for a backpackers it's very good!

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England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

Super thank you! Incredibly friendly, free breakfast and free pastries at 4pm too plus frequently free fruit from the garden. In my dorm only four beds and no bunk beds-free unlimited wifi, friendly helpful staff. One of the best hostels I have stayed in whilst in NZ. Thanks for the lovely time-if your in Nelson this is a great place... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016 via mobile

This well positioned backpackers had a lovely atmosphere Clean and cheerfully decorated with quite rooms Locke veranda and garden area Just a stone throw from town Nice breakfast For the price we were very happy The historical building has lovely woodwork features

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The Woodlands, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016 via mobile

Loved staying at The Palace! No bunk beds, free breakfast, free wifi, free bakery items in the afternoon. I stayed in the separate apartment style room off to the side which had it's own kitchen and bathroom - loved it and I suggest requesting it! I was in a 5 bed room and there was also a private room with... More 

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Tel Aviv District, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016

The staff is extremly nice, the free brackfast is great and the place really feels like a home away from home. The beds are real beds (not bunks) and the location is great, close to everything and stil quite and fun.

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Weymouth, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2016 via mobile

Back in late 2015 we pre-booked YHAs and BBH registered hostels for our 2 months in New Zealand and we've been really impressed with the overall standard. That was until we came to the Palace and were allocated "The Staff Room" - it was the worst ever! A worn single sheet stretched over a double mattress, net curtains black with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2016 via mobile

This is my favorite hostel so far in New Zealand! Sometimes there is fresh free fruit from the garden. There is always endless wifi, wonderful interior and exterior. Staff is friendly and accommodating. Stayed here on two occasions, loved it each time!

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Hokitika, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2016

I stayed in a share dorm room 2 nights before and 2 nights after my friend and I hiked the Abel Tasman track. The rooms were spacious and clean, I liked the high ceilings and old fashioned decor. All beds in his hostel are real beds! No bunks. This is a nice change from having someone either above or below... More 

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  • Free Breakfast
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Address: 114 Rutherford Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Nelson
Number of rooms: 23
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