We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Trampers Rest

Show Prices
Enter dates for lowest prices
powered by PriceFinder
Prices from our online travel partners are not available
Our online travel partners don't provide prices for this accommodation, but we can search other options in Nelson
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Management photos
Trampers Rest
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"containerClass":null,"scriptFlags":null}
Add Photo Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow

21 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
There are newer reviews for Trampers Rest
See the most recent reviews
Showing 19: English reviews
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 December 2012

I have mixed views about this place which was friendly, clean and comfortable but also very clearly a rather cramped family home with very little outdoors space - indeed most of it was below a constantly full washing line. The barbecue could only be used if plenty notice was given to get it ready and if several people wanted to...

Thank DuthieDuck
Reviewed 25 December 2012 via mobile

We spent the Christmas days in this tiny hostel with only eight beds in total. The hosts Alan and his wife Piri made us feel as a part of the family and celebrated Christmas with us. We had two great days and a lot of fun! The hostel is very clean, the kitchen has everything you need for cooking and...

Thank worldtravel16
Reviewed 10 November 2012

This hostel is a great option if you're looking for a quiet place to stay. It's essentially a house converted into a hostel which means you'll feel more like you're staying with a friend than at a hostel. The staff are very friendly and the rooms are nice. The only thing to be aware of is that if you're looking...

Thank Nick R
Linz, Austria
Reviewed 14 April 2012

Unfortunately I spent there only one night. I really enjoyed my stay. The BBH hostel is very clean, cosy and friendly. I spent the night in a single room which was not really a room itself but as the hostel does not have many rooms it was very quiet. I had a wonderful night and slept like a baby -...

Thank Doris1809
Reviewed 12 April 2012

Definitely one of the best hostels I've stayed in. Home from home. We had mostly stayed in camp sites so this was the perfect cosy retreat. The owners made us feel so welcome and introduced everyone straight away so it was the perfect place to exchange advise on where to travel in NZ. Loved the room we stayed in- big...

Thank rhiannon e
Reviewed 26 February 2012

I stayed in this hostel for five nights, from the 20th to the 24th February 2012. It was an excellent place to stay. It's very clean, homely and a great place to meet up with other travelers. The owners, Allan and Piri, were extremely helpful and gave us lots of tips and advice with our travel itinerary and very willingly...

1Thank Martina M
Reviewed 5 February 2012

The Tramperst Rest is a fantastic, small (probably the smallest hostel all over New Zealand) and very homely hostel near the city centre of Nelson. The owners are very friendly and amazingly helpful. If you want to go tramping anywhere in New Zealand this is the perfect place to get some professional advice. Apart from that the Trampers Rest is...

3Thank Deepbl
Essen, Germany
Reviewed 2 February 2012

We have visited New Zealand 14 times in the last 14 years and whenever possible always choose to stay at Trampers Rest. The hosts are generous in their hospitality. They are friendly, helpful and enthusiastic hosts and our stays have always been relaxing and very enjoyable. The small house with the beautiful garden has a great atmosphere. Watch the birds...

2Thank Uwe R
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 5 March 2011

Trampers rest is very small, which isn't a great problem, but coupled with the fact that all three staff and their children use the facilities like it was their own makes for a very cramped atmosphere (when you include guests too) making the facilities you pay for almost unusable. To get to the heart of the matter of my complaint,...

3Thank Gareth022

4 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

All Traveller Photos (3)
Other (3)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

All Management Photos (1)
Other (1)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Travellers also viewed these Nelson hotels
1.2 km away
Tasman Bay Backpackers
Tasman Bay Backpackers
#1 of 43 in Nelson
227 reviews
0.1 km away
The Prince Albert Backpackers
0.9 km away
Almond House Backpackers
Almond House Backpackers
#13 of 43 in Nelson
80 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
0.4 km away
Consulate Apartments
Consulate Apartments
#8 of 43 in Nelson
46 reviews
1.1 km away
Paradiso Backpackers
Paradiso Backpackers
#9 of 43 in Nelson
185 reviews
0.3 km away
Shelbourne Villa
Shelbourne Villa
#7 of 59 in Nelson
168 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices


Additional Information about Trampers Rest

Address: 31 Alton Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Nelson
Number of rooms: 3
Also Known As:
Trampers Rest Hotel Nelson
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what travellers have asked, with answers from Trampers Rest staff and other travellers.
1 question
Ask a question
Questions? Get answers from Trampers Rest staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“The BIG room with the huge and amazing bed.”
 of 5 bubbles 569JamesK, 27 Dec 2013 | Read review
“The double/twin room has a great huge bed (and it would even fit 3 people). But also sleeping in the shared room is comfortable! But acually it doesnt matter....just a great place to stay....stay for a while and let your soul rest!”
 of 5 bubbles Darry22, 3 Jan 2013 | Read review
“Check if you're being offered the sittingroom conservatory. It's tiny and could be noisy.”
 of 5 bubbles DuthieDuck, 25 Dec 2012 | Read review
“The private double with the big brass bed. Best sleep I'd had in ages.”
 of 5 bubbles rhiannone_12, 12 Apr 2012 | Read review
“Great location, 5 minutes from town, in a homely setting.”
 of 5 bubbles FlyingBat92, 25 Feb 2012 | Read review
5 of 5