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The Bug Backpackers

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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good20%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“double room”(16 reviews)
“the kitchen”(55 reviews)
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Kitchenette
Multilingual Staff
3 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 5 June 2017

My friend and I were received in a very friendly way by a German staff member who ran us through the place's policies and habits, telling us about the whens and the hows and the wheres. This hostel has a great no-party policy, which is...More

Thank bunny_deluxe
Reviewed 22 May 2017

The owner is super nice, and the hostel itself is clean and has good homey vibes. There are bikes that can be rented for 3 hours for free, which makes up for the fact that the hostel is about 30 minutes walking distance to Nelson...More

Thank janna137damen
Reviewed 19 May 2017

The Bug Backpackers is indeed a lovely place to stay. It is clean, neat and tidy. There's enough car parking space and the owner and staff are really friendly and helpful. We stayed at the double shared bathroom and it is quiet at night. Highly...More

Thank arngyc
Reviewed 8 May 2017

The hostel was clean, close to town with great facilities. The staff were very helpful, will help you book all sorts of adventures in the abel tasman and will even drop you off into town for free. The hostel had a great atmosphere. In the...More

Thank milooddi
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

I had the most amazing stay at the Bug Backpackers! Amazing and affordable prices, which include free unlimited wifi, free breakfast, coffee, and tea, and also includes free bike rental! The owners are the friendliest and most helpful people we could have asked for, went...More

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Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
Multilingual Staff
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Price range
US$ 35 - US$ 50 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Price range
US$ 35 - US$ 50 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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"Rooms in the building adjacent to the main building are older but quieter"
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"Double shared bathroom are quieter."
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"The private rooms are one hell of a good choice for the price!"
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"Paris room has it's own ensuite"
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