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    The Bug Backpackers

    226 Vanguard Street, Nelson, New Zealand
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    • Excellent73%
    • Very good20%
    • Average3%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible3%
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    “double room” (15 reviews)
    “free bread” (11 reviews)
    “the kitchen” (53 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
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    Multilingual Staff
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    3.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 25 January 2017

    I hope this review and attached pictures conveys why I have given such a poor rating. The worst aspect was the state of the bedroom which had an overpoweringly musty and ‘tangy odour’. There were thick lines of sludge or black mould along the join...More

    Thank Grant B
    Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

    Awesome hostel. They offer you breakfast and also bikes for free! The owners are amazing, yesterday we just had a big BBQ and we played Risk till 10pm with Mike 😂😂 Their prices are super reasonable, and everything is super clean. You can see that...More

    Thank Lucas X
    Reviewed 23 January 2017

    Very clean, lots of funny little decor items throughout the hostel. The staff have been very friendly, they can drop off and pick up travelers from bus station. They also offer bikes for day trips around town.

    Thank Viktoria G
    Reviewed 2 January 2017

    My partner and I stayed here for two nights while staying in Nelson. The staff were super friendly and the room that we were put in literally reminded me of home - it was a lovely room inside the old villa. They were very kind...More

    Thank the_w0rld_is_yours
    Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

    very friendly, welcoming hostel with many comfy spots to hang out (hammack in the garden, couch in the living room, bed in the room...) Clean kitchen and bathrooms and best shower EVER!!!! Breakfast included,...though not so cool for people who don't eat gluten... Would come...More

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    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
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    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Multilingual Staff
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    • Price range
    • US$17 - US$63 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
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    • Suites ,
    • Kitchenette
    • Number of rooms
    • 13
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    • South Island >
    • Nelson-Tasman Region >
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    Room Tips
    "Double shared bathroom are quieter."
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    "The private rooms are one hell of a good choice for the price!"
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    "Paris room has it's own ensuite"
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    "If you're a couple, they have lovely rooms that arent shared so enquire about these"
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