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The Villa Backpackers Lodge

Hostelworld.comUS$ 39*
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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Queenstown, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago

Yeah well the place needs a heap of work... the beds were from a bygone era including linen... actually there wasn't any linen just crusty old motheaten blankets.. everything just looked like it had been cleaned but had no 'love' for decades.. a coat of paint would help I guess but it really needs some life in there... theres a...

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Albury, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

The building is quInt but in very poor repair. My room was next to the toilets, the kitchen and the back door so it was very noisy. The staff were wonderful and always helpful. A lot of work is needed to bring this back to what it should be. Most of the laundry facilities were not working or in constant...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A quick overnight stop, so didn't need much. Staff were all helpful and friendly, however The Villa's heyday may have passed... towels and sheets getting pretty thin and the bed cover in our room visibly dirty. Bathrooms were clean and water was hot though.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is great. It's quiet but social. Old but charming. Hot showers, ok beds, great staff. Cheap. Nice to chill in the garden and look at the stars with a bottle of wine in tow. Great location though Picton is tiny anyway ☺

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Thank Merkulon
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Nothing wrong with this pittoresque hostel. Light rooms, oké beds and lot's of possibility 's and extra's for the guests. A special atmosphere due to the lighted garden and grapes. Perfect to stay a night or 2.

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Love the place for its exterior blue facade covered by flowers.Sure to melt your heart. Near to ferry terminal and bus stop of free ferry bus pick up. It is also near to the harbour where the boat companies pick am passengers up for various island tours, including the Queen Charlotte walk. Love the hot tub that can be used...

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Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Beautiful garden surrounding the hostel. The Ferry terminal, main street and shops are only a few minutes walk away. Two well equipped kitchens and plenty of bathrooms and toilets. Nice, quiet rooms with extra blankets for the colder nights.

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Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

Alright hostel. Central in Picton. Could definitely use some sprucing up. The doors in the rooms close really loud so very hard to sleep in the morning. And the beds aren't very comfy. All the frying pans are ruined so would be great with some useable ones. Free wifi really slow. But it's an alright stay

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Holt, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Room 13 next to toilets very dirty full of flies. Bedding was very smelly and upon leaving we were advised pillow cases only to be removed.this would suggest as suspected dirty sheets hence the smell.shared block of toilet and showers no separate male/ female. Toilet seats would not stay up kept falling down..No sign of kitchen or bathroom closures for...

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Royston, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

This place was good, there are lots of places to sit and be on your own. It's quiet and has a good vibe to it. Staff were really helpful. The only thing I would say I would complain about was the bunk beds didn't have any real stairs to get on the top bunk, just a little bar, and my...

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about The Villa Backpackers Lodge

Address: 34 Auckland Street, Picton 7220, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Marlborough Region > Picton
Price Range: ₹ 2,377 - ₹ 3,598 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — The Villa Backpackers Lodge 2*
Number of rooms: 17
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“not enough space in dorms. try get a dorm with less occupants so no towels drip on your pillow and space to stash your bag...”
JulianMischiefMag, 18 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Room 13 is very noisy.”
dotcrom, 17 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Definitely not great for disabled travellers.”
TheMozFromOz, 12 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room with a radiator or some sort of heating system if staying there in winter”
Poppy122, 29 Oct 2016 | Read review
“had the 4-share-male-dorm (no. 10?) which is located far away from the communal areas, but it was good though.”
Philipp791, 15 Mar 2016 | Read review
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