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    Biddy Kate's Backpackers

    2 Market Street, Blenheim 7201, New Zealand
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    1 room
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      2 adults
      • 2 adults
        0 children
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          Traveller (17)
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          • Excellent46%
          • Very good18%
          • Average9%
          • Poor9%
          • Terrible18%
          17 Oct 2016
          “Almost A Hotel ”
          28 Sep 2016
          “Cheap...that's about it”
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          1 - 5 of 18 reviews

          Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

          The location is very nice. You can meet a lot of people. Very good facilities and someone cleans the kitchen every day! Irish bar just downstairs and staff is very nice. If looking for a backpacker job, don't go see Kevin at peaceheaven, he is...More

          Thank FlOrian717
          Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

          They have a private bathroom in every room that is much appreciated. Common kitchen, and a good cleaning staff. The WiFi is bad, only 1gb per week. Anyway, very good for working holidays or young backpackers, if you like party during weekends.

          Thank Nicolás T
          Reviewed 29 September 2016

          Very basic, slightly grubby, dated decor, poor wifi connection and uncomfortable beds. However, when you consider the low price for longer term stays compared with other backpackers, the plentiful ensuites and the decent security, I think the rest is acceptable. My main complaint is their...More

          Thank Bryony C
          Reviewed 13 June 2016

          I stayed at Biddy Kate's while working a wine harvest in Blenheim. This was my fifth season working in Blenheim, and I had previously stayed at Duncannon, and was fed up and wanted something better. Moved into Biddy Kate's and really enjoyed it. Only two...More

          Thank Charlie A
          Reviewed 1 March 2016 via mobile

          I stayed for one week in December. The rooms are old motel rooms with bunk beds that haven't been refurbished in a long time. Not enough outlets, no reading lamps, etc. The ensuite is a nice touch but mine didn't even have a properly working...More

          Thank Rae1331
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          • South Island >
          • Marlborough Region >
          • Blenheim
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          • Biddy Kate's Backpackers Blenheim, Marlborough
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