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    The Bug Backpackers

    226 Vanguard Street, Nelson, New Zealand
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    • Excellent72%
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    “double room” (15 reviews)
    “the kitchen” (53 reviews)
    “free wifi” (27 reviews)
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    30 Jul.31 Jul.
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    Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

    Excellent place! Very nice host and nice facilities. Not too far from the City center.Definnately reccomended. The private room with a kitchen is awesome for a couple's or family. The breakfast in the morning is great.

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    Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

    Clean Hostel, nice staff and delicious breakfast. We've stayed there for two nights. Only 4 stars because there was only one single toilette und one shower for too many people. Had to wait a few times because it was occupied. Annoying. Don't know if there...More

    Thank Laura N
    Response from thebug12, Owner at The Bug BackpackersResponded 6 October 2016

    Thank you for your review Laura, I am glad you enjoyed the breakfast. Our main house has several toilets and showers, there are also toilets and showers in all the other buildings. I am sorry that the staff who checked you in did not mention...More

    Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

    Ive been woofing for the previous owners and kept woofing when the new owners started. They ve done so many great things to the backpacker!! It is a beautiful cosy place to stay, there is barbecues, movie nights, table football and more. Very clean and...More

    Thank Santiago U
    Response from thebug12, Owner at The Bug BackpackersResponded 1 October 2016

    Thank you Santi for your lovely review. We have also benefited from the insights of people like you who have woofed and worked in hostels and hotels around the world. Thanks again for all you help, it was awesome having you here. All the best,...More

    Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

    Booked a room with private bathroom that was spacious, clean, modern, and cozy. The staff are extremely nice, the common room and kitchen pleasent and clean, and there is even breakfast. There is parking, and you can also borrow bicycles to cruise around town. Planned...More

    Thank Yuvski
    Response from thebug12, Owner at The Bug BackpackersResponded 1 October 2016

    Thank you, Yuvski, for taking the time to write this wonderful review. The Bug Team/Stefanie

    Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

    Nice friendly well run hostel. Very clean and helpful staff. Good place to meet other travellers. Mike the owner was willing to pick up & drop off at the bus station, big help. Will stay again next time I am in Nelson.

    Thank Winterbottom76
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Multilingual Staff
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    • USD 31 - USD 50 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Kitchenette ,
    • Suites
    • Number of rooms
    • 13
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    Room Tips
    "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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    "If you're a couple, they have lovely rooms that arent shared so enquire about these"
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