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The Bug Backpackers

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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good20%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“double room”(15 reviews)
“the kitchen”(55 reviews)
“free bread”(11 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Rooms
Suites
Kitchenette
Multilingual Staff
3.0 Star Hotel
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All reviewsdouble roomthe kitchenfree breadfree wifinice backyardfree pickupfoosball tablecute hostelthe main blockseparate buildingnew zealandwarm blanketsan awesome place to stayplug socketsbus stationcooking equipmentevery morning
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Unfortunately I didn't enjoy my stay at this hostel. There isn't much of a welcome and the hostel seems to be run by young backpackers. The kitchen was not in a good state and by the third day I couldn't bear to go in and...More

Thank Sara C
Reviewed 14 January 2018

Stayed there 2 nights and in general it is a nice place worth for the price. They are located within residential area and at 10PM even in the garden they don't let you to sit and talk with your friends. Not talking about any music...More

Thank huss0
Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

I have to say that the other guest I met staying here were wonderful, but the hostel is a bit disgusting. The rooms and bathrooms were kept clean, but the kitchen was a cesspit. Constant piles of dirty dishes and door left wide open all...More

Thank Ashley P
Reviewed 4 January 2018

Stayed in a double room pre and post doing the Abel Tasman Coast Track. Close to the airport but about a good 20 minute walk to supermarkets and town centre (be mindful if you are carrying luggage from the iSite bus stop). Room was clean,...More

Thank ilForastero
Reviewed 13 November 2017

In this hostel you can find everything you need. Free wifi, nice showers and toilets, laundry, well appointed kitchen, bread and jam for breakfast, nice people and a big garden to enjoy the sun. The owner was very helpful and drove me to the busstation...More

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Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
Multilingual Staff
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Price range
USD 19 - USD 50 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
USD 19 - USD 50 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Room & Suite (29)
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"Rooms in the building adjacent to the main building are older but quieter"
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"Double shared bathroom are quieter."
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"The private rooms are one hell of a good choice for the price!"
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"Paris room has it's own ensuite"
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