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4.0 out of 5

"Great games entertainment area. Kitchen felt dirty. Rooms & kitchen need a refurb. " More

By a verified traveller on Sun 10 Jan 2021

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Hotel Description

A family-friendly stay in Motueka awaits you at Happy Apple Backpackers. You'll be 21.4 km (13.3 mi) from Abel Tasman National Park. Highlights at this hostel include free self parking and a 24-hour fitness center.

You can enjoy free WiFi, 2 bathrooms, and portable fans, featured in all 18 rooms. Bathrooms are shared.

Enjoy access to bike rentals, basketball, and volleyball. Added amenities include free WiFi in public areas, laundry facilities, and a microwave in a common area.

Sights within a 20-minute drive of this Motueka hostel include Motueka District Museum and Kina Peninsula.

Twin Room, 2 Single Beds

Bed Count 2 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
NZ$53* Per night/room 16 Jun. - 17 Jun.

Shared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm

Bed Count 1 Twin Bed Maximum Occupancy 1 Max

Deluxe Single Room

Bed Count 1 Twin Bed Maximum Occupancy 1 Max

Quadruple Room

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Comfort Twin Room

Bed Count 2 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Shared Dormitory

Bed Count 1 Twin Bed Maximum Occupancy 1 Max

Happy Apple Backpackers ratings based on 2 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
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Room cleanliness 4.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 3.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 3.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Happy Apple Backpackers

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3 out of 5
Great games entertainment area. Kitchen felt dirty. Rooms & kitchen need a refurb.

Posted by on 10 Jan. 2021

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5 out of 5

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Awesome hospitality and great atmosphere tidy and easy to access facilities

Posted by , from new zealand on 8 Jan. 2018

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About the Happy Apple Backpackers

Location 500 High St, Motueka, Nelson 7120

Property Features

As a guest of Happy Apple Backpackers, you'll find a 24-hour fitness center, a terrace, and tour/ticket assistance. A computer station is on site and WiFi is free in public spaces. The family-friendly Happy Apple Backpackers also features barbecue grills, a garden, and a picnic area. Free self parking is available. This Motueka hostel is smoke free.

  • 18 guestrooms or units
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Express check-out
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Pool or billiards table
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • Computer for guest use
  • Television in lobby
  • No smoking on site
  • Microwave in a common area
  • Refrigerator in a common area

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Playground on site

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Airport: Nelson (NSN) (40.5 km / 25.2 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Happy Apple Backpackers offers 18 accommodations with portable fans. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Guests have access to shared bathrooms. Bathrooms include showers.

  • Bathrooms are shared
  • Shower
  • Heating
  • Portable fan

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 4:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18
  • Check-in time ends at 7:00 PM

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM. To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. If you are planning to arrive after 7:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests planning to arrive outside of normal check-in hours must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions and an access code. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Please note: The "Twin Room, 2 Twin Beds" room type is located between 2 shared bathrooms. Guests staying in this room type can expect to hear noise from guest traffic.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM.
To arrange for check-in, guests must contact the property at least 24 hours prior to arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests arriving after 7:00 PM must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests planning to arrive outside of normal check-in hours will receive an email with special check-in information and an access code. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! One child 5 years old or younger stays free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available for NZD 5.0 per stay.

Pet Policy

  • Pets and service animals are not allowed at Happy Apple Backpackers

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash. Long-term renters welcome. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F. Masks are required in public areas. Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No lifts
  • Service animals not allowed
  • One child stays free
  • Debit cards
  • Guests will receive an email with special check-in instructions
  • Staffed front desk
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff do not wear personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is not available for guests
  • No shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are not provided with hand sanitiser
  • Social distancing measures are not in place
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually wrapped food options are not available
  • No gap period between guests' stays
  • Staff temperature checks are not conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are not available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property does not follow sanitisation practices of any association
  • Guest accommodation is not sealed after cleaning
  • Electrostatic spray is not used for disinfection
  • Cashless transactions are not available
  • Masks are compulsory at the property
  • Contactless food service / room service is not available
  • Reservation is not required for facilities on site
  • Mobile key entry is not available
  • Food service not has not been amended for enhanced safety

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Crib (infant bed) fee: NZD 5.0 per stay
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge of 3 percent

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Happy Apple Backpackers Hostel Motueka
  • Happy Apple Backpackers Hostel
  • Happy Apple Backpackers Motueka
  • Happy Apple Backpackers Motueka New Zealand - Nelson-Tasman
  • Happy Apple Backpackers Motueka
  • Happy Apple Backpackers Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
  • Happy Apple Backpackers Hostel/Backpacker accommodation Motueka

You should know

  • One child 5 years old or younger stays free in the same room as the parent or guardian when using existing bedding.
  • Pets and service animals are not allowed on site.

National Rating

This property does not have a Qualmark® rating. For the benefit of our customers, we have provided a rating based on our rating system.

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*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.