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4.6 out of 5

"The place was value for money and had all the facilities required for an excellent stay " More

By a verified traveller on Sat 16 Jan 2021

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Hotel Description

Tombstone Motel, Lodge & Backpackers places you steps from Waitohi Recreational Reserve and within a 10-minute stroll of Nelson Square. Highlights at this hostel include free self-serve breakfast, free self parking, and a free area shuttle.

Free WiFi and TVs are featured in all 14 shared rooms.

Enjoy the fitness center and spa tub as well as access to free bike rentals. Additionally, you'll find free WiFi in public areas, spa services, and laundry facilities. Each morning free breakfast is served. There's also the convenience of free train pick-up service.

With a stay at this Picton hostel, you'll be 0.9 km (0.6 mi) from Picton Ferry Terminal.

Basic Room

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
NZ$48* Per night/room 24 Jan. - 25 Jan.

6 Bed Dorm

Bed Count 1 Twin Bed Maximum Occupancy 1 Max

Family Quadruple Room

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Apartment

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Queen Share Bathrooms

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Queen Ensuite

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Tombstone Motel, Lodge & Backpackers ratings based on 8 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.6 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 0.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Tombstone Motel, Lodge & Backpackers

Everyone (1) Couples (2) Family (5)
5 out of 5
The place was value for money and had all the facilities required for an excellent stay

Posted by on 16 Jan. 2021

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Comment from Hotel Management

18 Jan. 2021 by Gary

Hi, that's great that you enjoyed yourselves here - thanks for taking the time to post a review. Happy travels!

4 out of 5

Posted by on 10 Jan. 2021

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Comment from Hotel Management

12 Jan. 2021 by Gary

Thanks for your rating, enjoy the summer!

5 out of 5
Loved our stay. Really nice backpackers!!! One of the best I have stayed in. Highly recommend.

Posted by , from Auckland on 6 Jan. 2021

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Comment from Hotel Management

12 Jan. 2021 by Gary

Thanks for your feedback, glad you have discovered Tombstone - we hope to see you again some time in the future!

5 out of 5
We really enjoyed the venue with the open kitchen, free coffee and muffins. Lovely calm peaceful view too

Posted by , from Papamoa Beach on 25 Dec. 2020

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Comment from Hotel Management

26 Dec. 2020 by Nikki (owner)

Thank you for the nice review... hope to see you again sometime.

5 out of 5
We stayed in the apartment. It was clean, updated and with great views.

Posted by , from Napier on 23 Nov. 2020

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Comment from Hotel Management

23 Nov. 2020 by Nikki

Thank you for the 5 star review we appreciate this and so pleased you enjoyed your stay. Hope to see you again sometime.

5 out of 5
These people really know how to run a backpackers! Thanks for the stay.

Posted by , from Auckland on 9 Jul. 2020

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Comment from Hotel Management

9 Jul. 2020 by Nikki

Thank you for that nice comment... hope to see you again!

4 out of 5
Great location for the ferry. Comfortable beds. Friendly staff.

Posted by on 3 Jan. 2020

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Comment from Hotel Management

16 Jan. 2020 by Gary

Hello from Tombstone, we're glad that we met your expectations during your stay with us and wish you well for the journey ahead.

4 out of 5
As a 76 year old I was a little hesitant to book as I thought it may have been for the younger set. I was very pleasantly surprised to find I was just as welcome as all the others and really had a great stay. I will certainly stay there on my next trip to the area.

Posted by on 18 Apr. 2019

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About the Tombstone Motel, Lodge & Backpackers

Location 16 GRAVESEND PLACE, Picton, 7220

Property Features

Tombstone Motel, Lodge & Backpackers offers its guests a spa tub, a fitness center, and complimentary bicycles. WiFi is free in public spaces. Free breakfast is available daily. An area shuttle, a train station pick-up service, and a train station drop-off service are free. Spa services, a library, and a terrace are also featured at Tombstone Motel, Lodge & Backpackers. Free self parking is available. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this Picton hostel.

  • 14 guestrooms or units
  • Breakfast available (free)
  • Self-service laundry
  • Express check-in
  • Express check-out
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Library
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Television in lobby
  • Smoking in designated areas
  • Refrigerator in a common area

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Free area shuttle
  • Laundry facilities

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Property shuttles: Free area shuttle, train station pick-up, ferry terminal shuttle, and bus station shuttle
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Tombstone Motel, Lodge & Backpackers offers 14 shared accommodations. Cable television is provided. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is offered daily and irons/ironing boards can be requested.

  • Accommodations are shared
  • Television
  • Cable channels
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Iron and ironing board available
  • Heating

Food & Drink

Guests are served free self-serve breakfast daily from 7:30 AM to 9:00 AM.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 1:30 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 15
  • Check-in time ends at 9:00 PM

Special check-in instructions:

There is no front desk at this property. If you are planning to arrive after 9:00 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. The host will greet guests on arrival.

This property does not have a front desk. Guests arriving after 9:00 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 must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions and an access code. The host will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.

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 cribs/infant beds and rollaway/extra beds. This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted. Long-term renters welcome. For guests' safety, the property includes a fire extinguisher, a security system, and a first aid kit in each accommodation. 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; guestroom doors are sealed after cleaning; the property is cleaned and disinfected with electrostatic spray. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer. Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available. The property affirms that it adheres to the Intertek Cristal (3rd party expert - Global) sanitization guidelines.

  • No lifts
  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Host will greet you
  • Car not required
  • Security system
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wear personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is not available for guests
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Social distancing measures are 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 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 follows sanitisation practices of Intertek Cristal (3rd party expert - Global)
  • Guest accommodation is sealed after cleaning
  • Electrostatic spray is used for disinfection
  • Cashless transactions are not available
  • Masks are not 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.

  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge of NZD 2.9

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

Hotel Names

  • Tombstone Backpackers Hostel Picton
  • Tombstone Backpackers Hostel
  • Tombstone Backpackers Picton
  • Tombstone Backpackers
  • Tombstone Backpackers
  • Tombstone Motel, Lodge & Backpackers Picton

You should know

  • Tombstone Motel, Lodge & Backpackers offers transfers from the ferry terminal and train station. Please contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation 24 hours prior to arrival with your arrival details.

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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