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3.6 out of 5

"Downstairs is the bar... they had DJ party until 3 o'clock. The noise disturbed our sleep... " More

By a verified traveller on Sat 06 May 2017

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Hotel Description

At Downtown Backpackers you'll be within a short 5-minute stroll of The Suter and Montgomery Square. Highlights at this hostel include free in-room WiFi.

All 14 rooms feature TVs.

This hostel has free WiFi in public areas, a 24-hour front desk, and a terrace. Added amenities include laundry facilities, barbecue grills, and a picnic area. There's also the convenience of an airport shuttle.

Sights within a 15-minute walk of this Nelson City Centre hostel include Nelson Provincial Museum and Nelson I-site Visitor Information Centre.

Queen Room

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
NZ$60* Per night/room 25 Oct. - 26 Oct.

Single Room

Bed Count 1 Twin Bed Maximum Occupancy 1 Max

Bed in 4-Bed Female Dorm, Ensuite

Bed Count 1 Twin Bed Maximum Occupancy 1 Max

Downtown Backpackers ratings based on 5 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
3.6 out of 5 3.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 3.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Downtown Backpackers

Everyone (5)
5 out of 5

Posted by on 7 Oct. 2020

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1 out of 5

Posted by on 9 Jan. 2019

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5 out of 5

Posted by on 28 Dec. 2018

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3 out of 5

Convenience place but terribly noisy

Downstairs is the bar... they had DJ party until 3 o'clock. The noise disturbed our sleep...

Posted by , from JPN on 6 May 2017

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4 out of 5
Pros: Very central and affordable

Posted by on 5 Oct. 2016

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About the Downtown Backpackers

Location 131 Bridge Street, Nelson, 7010

Property Features

Downtown Backpackers offers its guests a terrace, barbecue grills, and a picnic area. Public spaces have free WiFi. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this Nelson hostel.

  • 14 guestrooms or units
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Terrace
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • Smoking in designated areas

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Transport

  • Property shuttles: Airport shuttle

Room Amenities

Downtown Backpackers offers 14 accommodations. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Guests can make use of the shared/communal kitchen. Bathrooms include showers. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Communal kitchen access
  • Television
  • Shower
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Wheelchair accessible

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18
  • Check-in time ends at midnight

Special check-in instructions:

The check-in location differs from the property location. To check in, go to Back of the building on New Street. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

The check-in location differs from the property location. To check in, guests will need to go to Back of the building on New Street.
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children 17 and younger are not allowed at this property. All guests older than 17 are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

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. Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve onsite parking. Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cots (infant beds) available
  • Noise-free rooms not guaranteed
  • Service animals are allowed
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Staffed front desk

Hotel Names

  • Downtown Backpackers Hostel Nelson
  • Downtown Backpackers Nelson
  • Downtown Accommodation Backpackers
  • Downtown Backpackers Nelson
  • Downtown Backpackers Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
  • Downtown Backpackers Hostel/Backpacker accommodation Nelson

You should know

  • Children 17 years old and younger aren't allowed at this property.

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.