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Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

We LOVED our stay at Tombstone Backpackers. Admittedly a little out the way but look for their shuttle bus at the ferry port and grab yourselves a free lift (we didn't see it). The place itself is so lovely, the wifi connection is fantastic, the free bikes for use were fantastic, the free hot scones and bread in the morning...

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The night shift host, Morris was helpful and friendly. The hostel location was great, but in front was a graveyard, if you scare about it. Other than that, all positive. By the way, they got great view too, you can enjoy the view with their hot pool. Great hostel!

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

Highly recommend hostel. Good value for money. Staff are very friendly. Fantastic free breakfast, free bike rental. Comfy beds. Ideal location for ferry. Best hostel within our 5 months backpacking trip.

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Thank bruce1111111
Saint-Astier, France
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a really nice backpackers. we had a double room with ensuite, and while it was small, it's well thought out and very comfortable. The balcony is a great spot to watch all the comings and goings at the port. the hosts are very welcoming. The common areas are very nice and well equipped. Definitely recommend!

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Thank Fiona H
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great location, great rooms and Gary & Nikki were fabulous. It's a short walk to the harbour for Sounds tours & shops/ restaurants and then right next to the ferry to Wellington entrance. Rooms spotless & very modern (as were the bathrooms). Nice communal areas & even though agoda messed up one night of our stay Gary went out of...

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Thank Sarah B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to stay in Picton! We stayed here for two nights as got in late on the first day and used it as a place to explore the sounds and Blenheim! The scones for breakfast are a must and blooming yummy!! The hosts are friendly and give great advice on what to do in the surrounding area. If its...

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Thank Gareth B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best hostels we stayed at in New Zealand. Very friendly owners, really nice room, has a games room with pool table, table tennis and darts board. Just a shame we had to leave just before breakfast for the cheese scones. Perfect for the ferry as it's literally next to the terminal!! Picton is a really nice place...

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Thank Rich H
Worcester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have stayed in many backpacker hostels in many countries, and Tombstone is our best yet. Spotlessly clean throughout, free bikes to use which we made use of to explore the area, free spa tub, free breakfast of amazing homemade scones/toast/preserves/cream. Free pool table/wifi/table tennis. But leaving aside all the freebies it is a comfortable and cosy place with various...

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Bolton
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed in a private room which was perfect with comfy bed and made good use of space with shower. Access to shared balcony. Very clean and warm. Owners very nice and their dog is super cute. Internet was a bit rubbish. Kitchen and living space really big and well kitted out.

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Scarborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed January 12, 2017 via mobile

I stayed here for a night in January while waiting to get the ferry to Wellington the following day. I was initially surprised to stumble upon a cemetery so I wasn't sure quite what to expect, but booking.com gave me some reassurance and said that this establishment was "superb". When I arrived, I was greeted by a friendly member of...

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Hot Tub
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Tombstone Backpackers

Address: 16 Gravesend Place, Picton 7220, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Marlborough Region > Picton
Price Range: $24 - $60 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 14
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“Private room with bathroom was really good value”
 of 5 bubbles helenmW4948WB, Dec 21, 2016 | Read review
“upper level rooms have magnificent view to the harbour”
 of 5 bubbles santot490, Dec 6, 2016 | Read review
“All rooms seem really good.”
 of 5 bubbles , Nov 3, 2016 | Read review
“Upper level, new section”
 of 5 bubbles acarb83, May 29, 2016 | Read review
“3-bed room had private shower.”
 of 5 bubbles NewYorkernNewZealand, Apr 26, 2016 | Read review
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