This is by far the best hostel I've stayed in while traveling around New Zealand. The rooms are large and spacious, and no bunks!! There are socks you can use and the kitchen is well stocked!! The garden with fresh herbs and veggies is a great touch too. When you stay here, get the breakfast...it's well worth it and delicious. The coffee Nikki makes is also fantastic!
If you are tired from traveling and want a nice place to rest..I highly recommend this place. The hammocks and the various other little activities (juggling, poi, hula hooping) are a great way to relax. It's also walking distance to town. Love this place! I'll definitely be back!
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Picton's smallest hostel (with beds for just 16 people) is BIG on comfort. Our lovingly renovated historic villa is an easy 10 minute stroll or 3 minute drive from the centre of town. Small and cosy with all beds fully made up (no bunks), we provide every comfort for your stay including unlimited wi-fi, organic fruit & veggie garden, breakfast - homemade bread & jam available, real log fire, heaters & electric blankets, quality book exchange & games, bikes, musical instruments & juggling toys, workshops in poi, juggling & hula hoop spinning, slackline, unicycle & spinning staffs to use, gas barbeque & picnic table, Information/advice/bookings on local activities, free tea, coffee, herbs & spices AND an atmosphere that can't be beaten! Situated in a quiet residential area, far enough to avoid the noise of the port and trains, but close enough to easily access all pretty little Picton has to offer by foot, our location gives you the best of both worlds. With shady decks, comfy chairs, bean bags, hammocks and sunny chill-out areas in lush gardens, either relax, play, learn or simply sit back & watch the amazing fire and glow shows at night. There are walking tracks right outside the door in the Esson Valley, and we can help arrange trips out into the beautiful Marlborough Sounds and Marlborough's famous award winning vineyards. ... more less
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