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Edinburgh
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2010

This is an excellent backpackers. Stephanie couldn't have been more friendly and helpful. The kitchen and balcony have great views and our rooms were excellent.

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Hertfordshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2010

I stayed at Bayview Backpackers for four days and liked it so much I booked for a further three nights after returning to Picton after travelling round the South Island. The welcome was warm and friendly, the accommodation was comfortable and there was plently of helpful advice on hand regarding local activities, places of interest and amenitites. A relaxing place... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2009

This was a delightful surprise - a friendly, quiet backpackers on the outskirts of Picton. The hostess treated us to homemade bread in the morning, and went out of her way to help us plan the next leg of our journey. The kitchen is clean and spacious, and the living room features a small library and large bay windows. There... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2009

I've stayed at Bayview Backpackers twice now, its an amazing hostel just outside Picton with free sea-kayaking and bikes to get around on. Really enjoyed kayaking around the Marlborough sounds, opposite the hostel. Peaceful chilled-out atmosphere and really friendly owner Steph. I'd definitely recommend it to anyone!

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Blenheim, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2009

My husband and I recently stayed at Bayview for 4 nights. It is a very comfortable place and we were really happy with our room It had just been painted which was great. The communal lounges are very comfortable and the kitchen is a really good size for a backpackers. They have kayaks you can use and you just have... More 

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Christchurch
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2009

Great time, very accommodating host, relaxed with kids which helped me to relax. Great location with lots to see and do within walking distance. Stephanie was very helpful right from the first email until we drove out the drive way.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2009

Bayview is a slightly out-of-the-way hostel, being in waikawa bay rather than Picton itself, but I was after some peace and quiet. The hostel owner is a very friendly and helpful woman, she can sort out any activities you want. The kitchen and living room are spacious and being on the first floor, they have great views right across the... More 

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Bayview is a small backpackers with a homely feel. Free kayaks for the bay, and a free 20MB wi-fi voucher for each guest. 4km outside Picton so you need a car, but some pick ups are available, call to arrange. There are waterfront restaurants at the marina and a beach just 10 mins walk. Beds are all made up, homemade bread around 5pm and free tea & coffee and best of all fantastic balcony views!Dorms, doubles, twins, en suite (with a great view!) and a self contained apartment with kitchen, bathroom and your own deck and view of the bay....Come and enjoy the view. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bayview Backpackers

Address: 318 Waikawa Road, Picton 7220, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Marlborough Region > Picton
Price Range: $24 - $36 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Bayview Backpackers 3*
Number of rooms: 11
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