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.
This was my 4th visit to The Bug. It's always been the best in Nelson but new owners Mike and Stephanie have taken it to higher levels.Nothing was too much trouble for Mike who instantly made friends with our group. The facilities and rooms are...More
1 Thank grahamt1954
Response from thebug12, Owner at The Bug BackpackersResponded 6 September 2016
Thank you Graham. We really enjoyed having you and your group at our hostel. The Bug Team
Such an awesome place to stay! Staff are so friendly and welcoming :)) Really spacious, rooms are nice and beds are comfy! Kitchen area is decent and has everything you need. Would definitely recommend it and will be back for sure
Response from thebug12, Owner at The Bug BackpackersResponded 14 September 2016
Thank you so much for your review. Really glad you enjoyed your stay here at the BUG. Looking froward to seeing you soon again then! :)
Amazing place to stay. Staff were all lovely, all so friendly and kind. Beautiful place in a great location. 100% recommend. Super comfortable beds and warm blankets, plenty of space in the rooms with a great living area and large kitchen.
Great service, great rooms, handy location (and super quiet!) and awesome staff. Mike the manager is friendly and willing to bend over backwards to help out. Great place to stay, highly recommended! The cool little VW Bug references are fun and give this place a...More
1 Thank Nicola R
Response from thebug12, Owner at The Bug BackpackersResponded 30 August 2016
I had a fantastic stay at the bug, really enjoyed it. Great atmosphere and very relaxed for a solo traveller.
Staff were fantastic lady receptionist was incredibly helpful. showed me the best bits of Nelson. Couldn't be happier with my experience!
TripAdvisor gives a Certificate of Excellence to accommodations, attractions and restaurants that consistently earn great reviews from travellers.
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
USD 31 - USD 51 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Star rating provided by Expedia.
Number of rooms
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Orbitz, HostelWorld, Hotels.com, Expedia, Priceline, Travelocity, Hotwire and Cheap Tickets so you can book your The Bug Backpackers reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.