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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 27 August 2015 via mobile

A large group of us stayed the night before we headed off trekking. Gary was very helpful. Dropped us in town on two consecutive days. Pulled breakfast forward to cater for us. The rooms were perfect. Uber clean and comfortable. Love the theme and the big coffin door. Would recommend to everyone. Sadly it poured with rain the whole time...

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Reviewed 11 August 2015 via mobile

I stayed there for 3 nights, everything was almost perfect! Fully equipped kitchen, free coffee and tea, comfortable beds, free wifi (not in the rooms though), hot spa, movie room, too good to be true! Friendly woofers, can't be more happy with my stay. It's almost fully booked for summer, so if you plan to stay there, please book ASAP!...

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Holmes Chapel, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 July 2015 via mobile

As soon as you arrive at Tombstone you feel welcome in this cosy, well appointed hostel. The kitchen is well equipped with plenty of space and there is a separate lounge with a TV so you can get away from the sounds and smells of cooking. The dorm room I was in was a little small for 6 people but...

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Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 July 2015

Stayed in a double room here for three nights and loved everything about it! The room was hotel standard with an extremely comfortable bed and even electric blankets to keep us warm. The communal areas were all really clean and plenty of space to sit and relax. Gary and Nikki were brilliant hosts and made sure everything you needed was...

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Reviewed 25 June 2015

I'm happy finally having the time for this review. The Tombstone is really the best "hostel" on the south island.period. It's in my Top 3 overall in NZ. Gary&Nikki seriously just nailed it. I've been to this one 3 or 4 times now (first time was in summer last time now in the deepest winter) and I'm still impressed. The...

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Thank ManuelTheG
Newport, Kentucky
Reviewed 24 June 2015

One of the best places I've stayed! The owners make this place just fabulous! You can't fake genuine hospitality! The rooms were clean, beds were super comfy, plenty of blankets! We were a group of 10 and we each felt like a cherished guest in someone's home. I will definitely stay here again next time I am in Picton!

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Thank WWanderGirl
Reviewed 7 June 2015 via mobile

Gary and Nikki's being super nice to me. I stayed for only a night. If I didn't have plans to go on I would really love to stay for more days. The whole backpacker feels like home. Clean,organized!! Free bikes, spa and computer(20 mins every time) Excellent Lounges and sun room to relax. You will never regret!!

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Te Anau, New Zealand
Reviewed 29 May 2015 via mobile

One of the best hostels in the country for sure. As other reviewers have said facilities are excellent and well presented and the owners are very welcoming and obviously care greatly for the place. Very nice couple. Cozy and comfortable lounge and dining areas including great spacious outdoor area and hot tub, table tennis and snooker. Lots of reading material...

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Pink Mountain
Reviewed 29 May 2015

I visited New Zealand in November 2011. I stayed in hostels for the month that I was there and visited both the North and South islands. Of all the places I stayed, this was the best. Each morning I ate the wonderful homemade cheese scones, (free), There was free pick-up at the ferry terminal, and delivery. The view was wonderful....

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Reviewed 10 May 2015 via mobile

Stayed here for 2 nights and its the best hostel I've stayed in over the past few months. The owners are very friendly and clearly work hard to maintain the place. Comfy beds, great chill out areas made for a relaxing stay. The only place to stay in Picton!

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Hot Tub
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Tombstone Backpackers

Address: 16 Gravesend Place, Picton 7220, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Marlborough Region > Picton
Price Range: $58 - $85 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 14
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“Private room with bathroom was really good value”
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“upper level rooms have magnificent view to the harbour”
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“All rooms seem really good.”
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“Upper level, new section”
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“3-bed room had private shower.”
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