Tasman Bay Backpackers Hostel


Tasman Bay Backpackers Hostel

10 Weka Street, Nelson 7010
Tel
(03) 548 7950
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Nicest hostel in NZ
3 October 2008
Cons
No TV, but craic is good!
Pros
Choc pudding every night!
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Loveliest hostel in NZ! So warm, friendly, clean and stylish..staff could not do enough for you. Free choc pudding every night and breakfast in morning. Rooms are really well maintained and cosy. Took my idea of hostelling to whole new level :) :grin:

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OK, but a bit impersonal especially when there are large groups staying
30 October 2007
Cons
Freezing cold, lack of cutlery, impersonal, expensive internet access
Pros
Free chocolate pudding in winter
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I stayed 4 nights on my own and 2 with my partner and found the hostel to be OK. The staff were friendly, there is a good size communal living room, water is hot. However, when I was staying there was also a large group staying so there was no space in the kitchen, no utensils or cutlery free (try eating spaghetti with a plastic spoon!) , and the staff spent the evening talking to them rather than being available to help. The rooms were freezing cold, and despite having a nice log fire, I only saw this lit once. They advertise free chocolate pudding in the winter, which isn't bad, and also free breakfast in the winter, but this can just be a couple loaves of cheap supermarket bread! Not really worth staying for. I stayed at the Bug backpackers on Vanguard street for the next 10 days and it was 100 times better!

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We loved this hostel!!!!!!!!
29 September 2006
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cant think of anything
Pros
friendly staff, free brekkie with homemade bread,clean, warm
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We had a quality stay here, staff are friendly, lots of free stuff, each night somethings free like popcorn and beer or ice-cream and hot choccie, soup, etc which is good as it gets everyone int the main living area where there are loads of comfy sofas and a log fire. the kitchen is great, so clean and big with free cookin oil, salt, pepper, tea, coffe, herbs from the herb garden, u get the picture. we cant see why anyone wouldnt enjoy a stay here!!!

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good stay
27 August 2006
Cons
a little bit far from the city center
Pros
Free breakfast, free nightly special, clean
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Stayed 2 nights there in winter, when they have a free breakfast in the morning with home-made bread, cereals, toasts and anything you can think of. They also have free nightly specials (we had chocolte and banana cake and apple crumble). This place is clean and quiet. It takes around 20 minutes to walk to town.

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Laid back atmosphere.
6 April 2006
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Nothing comes to mind
Pros
Walking distance to the center of town. In a quiet area
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Well set-up hostel. Lovely atmosphere. Not a party place. Lots of seating areas, both indoors and outdoors, encourages people to mix.

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Anonymous
not bad at all
23 April 2005
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the hostel has really good bathroom/kitchens and no t.v (which is always a bonus). but the lack of t.v didn't help the sociability, the place is very comfortable but it lacks any atmoshpere and character and is a fair way from the town. Definitely suited to one nighters

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Peter Ridding
A relaxing, clean, friendly, and helpful hostel
13 October 2004
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Georgie and staff run a comfotable and friendly hostel, are very helpful, and the ammenities are spotless with plenty of room. Meant to stay one night but stayed five. Both young and old will feel at home here (we being the old ones!)

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