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The Palace Backpackers

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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Reviewed 2 November 2017

Only stayed one night, but it was great. It's really got everything - well-equipped kitchen, Hundertwasser-themed bathrooms, comfortable rooms, easy-going staff, low-cost and free breakfast with espresso coffee! Only negative was a bit of noise at 4am from the McDonalds across the street, but apart...More

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Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

Stayed for 4 nights. Staff were lovely and friendly, showers were great and wifi is a plus. Stayed in a double room and it was spacious, but smelled really weird and needed an airing out every time we entered. The hostel has a relaxed vibe,...More

1  Thank Lauren R
Reviewed 31 October 2017

The palace has a relaxed atmosphere. I enjoyed relaxing in the hammocks. The location is a convenent enough to walk everywhere in Nelson. The baking is amazing! It was exciting to see what was there each morning. It is also close to the markets. There...More

1  Thank hpeters0n4
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

Stayed in a double room and with a BBH card, it's reasonably priced. The house is an old building so it's got some character and it's on a hillside so there's multiple levels to it. Free breakfast in the morning was great, toast and cereal....More

Thank Ryan B
Reviewed 6 July 2017

I stayed here 2 nights and would recommend this place. Staff is very friendly. My room had high ceilings and a quirky feel with it being an older house. But it's good space and the single beds are nice. The wifi is free and works...More

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Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Airport Transportation
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Self-Serve Laundry
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Price range
US$ 37 - US$ 50 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette, Family Rooms
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Price range
US$ 37 - US$ 50 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette, Family Rooms
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"If it's just you and another person, get the private room!"
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"Choose a room away from the street if poss"
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"You can hear the stairs creak from the 5 bed room"
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"We liked the first room best- Dickens. The only complaint we can think of is one bed had a broken spring..."
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