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The Palace Backpackers

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  • Average8%
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  • Terrible5%
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Rooms
Airport Transportation
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Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

We got to the accommodation a bit early and had to wait two hours for check-in. This was no problems for us. At 1:00 we were told that our room was ready for check-in. We got the key and where shown to the room. Turned...More

1  Thank kleers
Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

It was very easy for me to feel cozy and welcomed at The Palace. Alec was very helpful and friendly, every time I saw him he inquired how I was and how I was liking it. Very accommodating and easy transition when I had to...More

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Reviewed 7 December 2016

I really enjoyed staying at the Palace. It feels like going over to friends or staying at your holiday house with a heap of chilled out people. The common areas are like living rooms and everything feels so homy and cosy with a personal touch....More

1  Thank Janina W
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

I stayed here for five or six days. The house is old but very nice. Good view of Nelson and of the hills. The receptionist guy is very helpful and friendly, the same for the staff and woofers. There is a car park (5 or...More

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Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

The owner tell us to leave in the midnight! Just because he drunk!!!! We had pre-inform the owner we will be late and he say okay no problem, around 11pm-12am. But when we arrived, he is kinda drunk, not in a good manner when he...More

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Response from Dave E, Owner at The Palace BackpackersResponded 11 November 2016

I was not drunk.I do not drink.However I was intensely irritated by their attitude.This group said they would be arriving around 11pm,2hours after closing time and I offered to stay up and wait for them.I asked them to call again just before arriving so I...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$ 36 - US$ 50 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$ 36 - 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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