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Really cheap hostel, 20$ in a 10 bed dorms
Nice kitchen and a friendly old man at the reception
Organized for the earlier check out
But freezing room... and miss a real bathroom with taps, mirrors....
Good situation in the city centre
Great little hostel well situated in the centre of town. Great staff, very friendly and helpful, suggesting things to do and places to visit. Comfy and clean bedrooms and good facilities, would recommend.
Incredibly friendly environment. Something that I haven't witnessed a huge amount of since my time in NZ. We were welcomed with open arms and a ton of information about the local hikes and walkways around Nelson along with some added local history! Kitchen was a...More
Dirty sheets, Dirty room, No water at shower.
There is better alternatives out there. Don't waste your time. Unless you like dirty sheets and food scraps on the floor in your accomadation. Also windows that don't close.
Such a friendly hostel, only stayed a night but staff and backpackers were both so lovely.
Definitely had its own character and felt very much like a homely hostel.
My bed was super comfy and I appreciated the warm duvet as the room was quite...More
Welcome to our Backpackers/Hostel in sunny Nelson, newly renovated formally known as the "Retreat" and "Central" backpackers. We have 14 rooms available in our central city location. Wi-Fi is available in every room at discounted rates and we have a well equipped communal kitchen, TV room and book swap. The complimentary cereal breakfast is a must for any wary traveller to set you up for the days adventures.