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    Shortbread Cottage

    33 Trafalgar Street, Nelson, New Zealand
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    Overview
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    • Very good25%
    • Average3%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible0%
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    1 - 5 of 29 reviews

    Reviewed 23 March 2016

    We booked 'room number 4', a more private "room for 2", and stayed 3 nights and would happily have extended that to 3 weeks but were not in a position to. All those whom we met (we are retiree's) seemed to have been very happy...More

    1  Thank GNPAuckland
    Reviewed 6 March 2016 via mobile

    Such a lovely, comfortable, homely feeling to this hostel. Really relaxed and welcoming staff with superb facilities and cosy rooms and living space. Quiet but friendly atmosphere. Would 100% recommended 😊

    1  Thank Liadh N
    Reviewed 6 March 2016

    Second time here and feels like never been away. Its so small and cosy. So you just can love it here. Youve got a shared kitchen with a big table, a small living room with tv. Every room has max. 4 people. So thats really...More

    Thank viv_1104
    Reviewed 2 March 2016

    Shortbread Cottage is a well hidden gem in the great city of Nelson. Only a 5 minute walk to main street, shops, restaurants and bars, this hostel has the quiet feeling of being totally out of town. The facilities are super clean, complementary tea/coffee and...More

    Thank TeNikauRetreat
    Reviewed 23 January 2016

    Tidy accommodation, just disappointed that the room did not have a lock & not advised of this upon booking. Beware that underwear gets stolen from the washing line! Great location & sunny Nelson lived up to its name.

    Thank Kerrygordon
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    About
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    • Number of rooms
    • 4
    • Location
    • New Zealand >
    • South Island >
    • Nelson-Tasman Region >
    • Nelson
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    Room Tips
    "All rooms were very good."
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    "The one with private entrance if you are a couple want to sleep in the same bed"
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    "Book ahead. This hostel is very small."
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    "Take the double if you can."
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