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Scarborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia 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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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fast and unlimited wifi, great free breakfast and kind workers made me happy. Also soooo clean! But in night, I killed a hundred of insects. I understood this backpacker was strongly eco-friendly place. Except for it, I absolutely liked.

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Truro, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Standard Nz backpacker dorm price, so much more inside though. If the comfy lounge, free bike rental, and hot tub weren't enough, owner cooks fresh cheese scones every morning (to enjoy for free). Great stay, within walking distance of ferry terminal. Very happy. Would definitely go back

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Thank Eneeld
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed there before and again after doing the Queen Charlotte track but wish we had stayed longer. Gary and Nikki were wonderful hosts, full,of information about stuff to do and various treks. They baked delicious scones every morning as part of the free breakfast. Our private room was really lovely. The spa was a delight after 3 days on...

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North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed one night at tombstone before catching a ferry the next morning. A great place to stay, plenty of social spaces and a large kitchen. Friendly, helpful staff. Sun loungers and hot tub! Showers good with decent water pressure, very clean bathrooms. Good location for ferry and a ten minute walk to town. Parking for vehicles should you need...

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Tombstone_BP, Owner at Tombstone Backpackers, responded to this review

Thanks for your review Caz, all input is good information for us! Cheers, - Gary

Hamilton, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had 18 exchange students stay on our way to Christchurch. The rooms were excellent,clean with the decor great. The fresh baked scones for breakfast were a big hit. Will definitely return on our tour next year to the friendly, helpful owners and their very nice backpackers.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of the best hostels I stayed in on my trip through NZ. The place is really clean, has great facilities and the fresh baked scones in the morning are superb! Good location too. Thoroughly recommend.

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Thank Ewan M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place really lives up to its reviews. One of our best stays in the South Island! If free scones for breakfast isn't enough to sway you, there are plenty of other great features this hostel delivers that go above and beyond the rest. We stayed in a private room & were very impressed that our towels were provided, the...

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Thank Jaya L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Tombstone backpackers has the ambiance of a homely B&B with all the facilities of a hostel. When we stayed, there was a mixed crowd of guests from young backpackers to families to older couples. There's a great (clean) outdoor spa perfect for watching the moon rise, a TV theatre room, a sun room with piano and guitar, board games, several...

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed December 6, 2016

Complete facility for the backpacker style hostel. Clean room, ensuite bathroom, free wi-fi, free breakfast (Garry made us yummy scones), outdoor spa (yes, outdoor spa), pool table, gym equipment, ping pong table, dart, free bike, magnificent view to Picton Harbour and free shuttle to Picton Wharf, friendly services, quiet in the night, affordable rate, just awesome. A bit walking distance...

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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: $20 - $67 (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, 4 weeks ago | 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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