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    Customhouse Backpackers Hostel

    252 Haven Road, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
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    Overview
    • Excellent29%
    • Very good25%
    • Average12%
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    • Terrible25%
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    “tv room” (2 reviews)
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    3.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 28 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    We stayed here for 1 night as part of the Kiwi Experience. I have written to complain to the Kiwi Experience as this hostel is disgusting and dirty. The smell coming from the kitchen is like rotting chicken carcasses. It is filthy. The bedrooms and...More

    Thank 2016JuliaM
    Reviewed 7 April 2017

    This place is aspiring to become faulty towers. It looks like the place has been acquired from an old strip club and literally opened the next day as a hostel. It still has the pole in the middle of the main room! The old dusty...More

    Thank Myles_B83
    Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

    I highly recommend you do not stay here. Negatives: - The place is FILTHY: bird faeces all over the floor - The towels they gave us had bits of tape and dirt on them - The kitchen can fit approximately 3 people in it -...More

    Thank Jodie M
    Reviewed 14 February 2017

    Our room had far too many people in it and it was an absolute mess, but the hostel itself was large and had lots of good facilities. It was right on the beach and had parking. We were pretty happy considering this was just a...More

    Thank Hannah T
    Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

    The common areas are spacious and nice, but the general feeling is that one is invading someone's house more than being in a hostel due to the large amount of people who are actually living and volunteering there (the place is cleaned by the workawayers)....More

    Thank Tetresh R
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Things to do
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$36 - US$57 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Kitchenette
    • Number of rooms
    • 14
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    • Location
    • New Zealand >
    • South Island >
    • Nelson-Tasman Region >
    • Nelson
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