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Dorset, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 April 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for 4 nights. We got picked up from the isite carpark which was great. The lady was very friendly and very helpful. We checked in and got shown to our room which was also lovely. The hostel is a little bit out of town but that was great for us and the walk did us good. They...

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3Thank Carla H
Hannover, Germany
Reviewed 15 April 2016 via mobile

We were at the bug for two nights and loved the charming little backpacker hostel. The rooms were quite big and the beds were comfy. The bathrooms and the kitchen were clean all the time and there was even a free breakfast available with lots of different choices of bread (also cereal,milk, sometimes fruit). Tea and freshly brewed coffee were...

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2Thank AnnaRh7
Brentwood, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 April 2016 via mobile

I feel I should make a point of giving this place a fantastic review. Me and my partner have stayed in many a few hostels and similar types of accommodation on our travels and out of all of them this place felt most like home. We had a private double which was exceptionally clean with a comfortable bed and a...

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2Thank Mark D
Taupo
Reviewed 22 March 2016

Our double/ en-suite room was very comfortable and quiet. The staff were very friendly and helpful. We felt that the kitchen and communal facilities would be a little cramped if the place was full. We also found it rather far from town if one has no vehicle.

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1Thank IzzyTaupo
Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 March 2016

This was one of the best places I've stayed anywhere in the WORLD. The kitchens were wonderful and had every cooking tool you may need. The bed was one of the most comfortable I've ever stayed in, and the room was a good size. The whole place was so very clean and had a lovely homely atmosphere. It even had...

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2Thank JeanLouiseF
Picton, New Zealand
Reviewed 8 March 2016

My friend and I stayed in a 3/4 shared London room for 9 nights. We really enjoyed our stay there! The kitchen and toilets are cleaned EVERY DAY. There is also a nice lounge and garden. It was convenient too with 2 supermarkets 15-20 mins away.

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1Thank Adrielle_Pang
Reviewed 28 February 2016 via mobile

We stayed in the Paris Room which has its own bathroom. We loved the place. Comfy, tidy, modern, a generous sized room and a reasonable price. The shared kitchen has some free things for you to use and the staff were friendly.

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1Thank Karl S
Wakefield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 February 2016 via mobile

Me and my partner enjoyed our 3 night stay here at the bug! One of the best hostels we've stayed in so far and would highly recommend it to anyone trying to avoid the 'party hostel' scene. Although it's facilities are not brand new or modern, it's exceptionally clean and the beds were comfortable. Upon arrival, Richard was friendly and...

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Thank JessMack12
Reviewed 13 January 2016 via mobile

The bug is really a very pleasant hostel to stay. The garden is making you feel at home and provides everything you need to sit back and relax. Rooms are clean with comfy beds. Kitchen and showers are fully equipped and clean. Definitely recommend this place for each type of visit! Hostel also provides basic breakfast supplies, shuttles into town...

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Thank Ellen M
British Columbia
Reviewed 11 January 2016

The Bug was exceptional. We stayed in the studio. It was separate from the dorms with our own little patio and picnic table. The unit had a large comfortable bed, a fully equipped kitchen with full sized appliances, a breakfast bar, living area with couches and chairs in good condition. A washing machine was available and lots of clothes lines...

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Bug Backpacker is a small, friendly hostel with a welcoming atmosphere. The hostel offers FREE wifi, bikes,lockers in large dorm bedrooms, local pick up/drop off from the bus station and on-site parking. Rooms are clean, spacious and tastefully decorated. Beds are fully made. The Bug has two large, well-equipped kitchens with fresh herbs where you can cook your meals and store your food. The hostel is spread over three houses with a large connecting garden for you to relax. It offers hammocks, foosball and a BBQ. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Bug Backpackers

Address: 226 Vanguard Street, Nelson, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Nelson
Price Range: ₹ 1,179 - ₹ 3,472 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Bug Backpackers 3*
Number of rooms: 13
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“Paris room has it's own ensuite”
 of 5 bubbles naarah05, 26 Feb 2017 | Read review
“If you're a couple, they have lovely rooms that arent shared so enquire about these”
 of 5 bubbles the_w0rld_is_yours, 2 Jan 2017 | Read review
“It depends on what your requirements are”
 of 5 bubbles IzzyTaupo, 21 Mar 2016 | Read review
“any room you choose will be lovely, spacious and comfortable”
 of 5 bubbles JeanLouiseF, 8 Mar 2016 | Read review
“studio was excellent for quiet and privacy”
 of 5 bubbles FernieJane, 10 Jan 2016 | Read review
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