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YHA Nelson by Accents

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Reviewed January 27, 2017 via mobile

I enjoyed my stay here, the facilities are great and I was comfortable the rooms are nice and big for 6 beds which is a nice change. The staff gave no direction so it took me ages to find where everything was. More info would of been nice.

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Due West, South Carolina
Reviewed January 22, 2017

Good location, nice staff, some beds were comfortable, but run down place. Everything was broken, from laundry machines to sauna. Lots of plumbing problems, and rooms were noisy. The staff made up for a lot of it with helpful information and effort making reservations for us.

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Reviewed January 11, 2017

The hostel does feel rather dated in areas like the common area and kitchen. Apart from that the dorms are good and it is a hostel that is suited to a good nights sleep. Quiet and great for a rest if you gave been travelling around NZ. The location is bang in the middle of Nelson and close to most...

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Salt Lake City, Utah
Reviewed November 23, 2016

Staff was very friendly and helpful. Spacious kitchen and common area. Plenty of toilets and showers. Bed was comfortable. Clean. I liked the lockers so I could secure my valuables while I trekked the Able Tasman Coastal Track. We stayed in this YHA before and after that trek. There was a fabulous Farmer's Market on Saturdays right next to this...

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Brussels, Belgium
Reviewed November 19, 2016 via mobile

The perfect central backpacker, 300 meters from the cathedral, 600 from the botanic garden and 1 block away from a supermarket!!!! The base to visit the region and 3 nationals parks. Free wifi and good advices

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed August 21, 2016

clean place nice people:)location is perfect clean felt like at home i will come again:)i came back from abel tasman and this place was so good showers are clean.dorm rooms where warm prime location normal people.

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Royce L, Manager at YHA Nelson by Accents, responded to this review

Thank you for your generous review. Our wonderful team work hard to keep the hostel clean and tidy and we will let them know you noticed. We hope you enjoy the rest of your new Zealand adventures. Safe travels, Linda, Royce and the Accents Team

Reviewed July 31, 2016

The staff is very friendly. The rooms, kitchen and bathroom are clean and I haven’t noticed any issues. There are multiple kinds of free fresh bread every day in the kitchen. The wifi usually works good. Very good value for money.

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Royce L, Manager at YHA Nelson by Accents, responded to this review

Thank you taking the time to post a review of your stay with us. Our team works hard to keep the hostel clean and tidy and we always pass on feedback from our guests. Everyone loves our daily bread selection from Shelley's Fresh Bake bakery right here in town. We hope you enjoy the rest of your time in New...

Cumbria
Reviewed July 6, 2016

I haven't actually managed to find anything wrong with the YHA Nelson by Accents. The dorms are clean and comfortable, there are plenty of amenities including a well stocked kitchen, TV room, lounge and outside seating area with BBQ. Although there are plenty of people staying at the hostel it is nice and quiet which is really welcome after some...

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Royce L, Manager at YHA Nelson by Accents, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to post your review and for your kind comments about our hostel. We have some great facilities here and we agree, even when we are busy there always seems to be room for everyone to relax. We do hope you enjoy the rest of your experiences (and hostels) in New Zealand Safe travels, Linda, Royce...

Quebec City, Canada
Reviewed June 1, 2016

We stayed there in July 2014. When we entered, we we amazed by how friendly the hostel staff was. We had the pleasant surprise when we came in...they had upgraded us to a twin room (We had booked a dorm). The hostel is far cleaner than many other hostels...and hotels. The kitchen is really good since it has a lot...

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Royce L, Manager at YHA Nelson by Accents, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words. As others have also noticed we have a great team working every day to keep the hostel clean and tidy and we always let them know when someone comments. We hope you enjoyed the rest of your experiences in New Zealand and will come back again one day. Safe travels, Linda, Royce and the...

Reviewed April 13, 2016 via mobile

Stayed a few days in this hostel, which is pretty central to everything. Everything was clean and they even have two kitchens. Really nice was the fresh bread for free everyday! All sorts of bread and everyday something different, also they offer a lot of different spices and herbs in the kitchen. What I didn't like was the fact that...

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Royce L, Manager at YHA Nelson by Accents, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to post a review of your stay with us. Our amazing clean team work hard to keep the hostel tidy and we will let them know you noticed. It isn't the cleaning but overall security that we ask checked out guests to leave the hostel by 11.00am. We do offer bag storage at no charge,...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Linda and Royce who ran the famous Accents on the Park Backpackers for a decade are now proud to welcome travellers to their new hostel in Nelson. Qualmark rated 5 Star and located right in the middle of NZ's sunniest city, YHA by Accents brings travellers home-style hospitality and great facilities all right next to Nelson's famous Saturday Market and walking distance to all the best cafes and restaurants in town. Use YHA by Accents as a convenient base to access 5 National Parks including the Abel Tasman, Kahurangi and Nelson Lakes. Our spacious kitchen facilities provide you with everything you need including a sunny BBQ courtyard and garden. There is Secure (internal) Bike Storage, a Piano, Foosball, table tennis and huge (Free) DVD collection. Of course we have great internet access too! ... more   less 

Additional Information about YHA Nelson by Accents

Address: 59 Rutherford Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Nelson
Price Range: $18 - $68 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — YHA Nelson by Accents 5*
Number of rooms: 31
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“rooms closer to the reception have better WIFI”
tomgarble, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“Ensuite rooms 23 [street view] and 5 [ground floor with high windows but no view]”
Ted4606, Feb 12, 2017 | Read review
“Theres two countdowns not overly far away !”
stephentK7644BH, Jan 11, 2017 | Read review
“Do not get the room that has the window that opens into the foyer. It is noisy at night.”
LaurieC591, Nov 23, 2016 | Read review
“do it nice place:)”
englandfootball, Aug 21, 2016 | Read review
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