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The Palace Backpackers

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  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Rooms
Airport Transportation
Family Rooms
Kitchenette
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The place has a quirky vibe to it, which I was interested in checking out. We were staying in the building next to the main one and seemed like it was a university frat house. It was not clean when we arrived and there was...More

Thank becca108
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Old fashioned big house with multiple rooms and places to hang out including balcony and hammocks. The kitchen is well stocked and even has a free food shelf and various herbs and spices for you to use if you wish. Free breakfast and tea and...More

Thank Iain S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Had a great stay at the Palace. The staff went above and beyond to help me out when I was in a bind. The Palace has a lovely social atmosphere yet is also super chilled. The kitchen is huge so several people can cook at...More

Thank Caitlin R
Reviewed 16 March 2018

This little magical gem was a nice little getaway in the heart of Nelson. A few houses with really cool interior decor (looks more like a cool old house than a hostel, like, no bunk beds - real beds, and nice vintage furniture). Lots of...More

Thank michaellythcott
Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

When you're travelling solo from hostels to hostels, places like Palace Backpacker are what you're looking for. The old fashioned palace knows how to differentiate itself from other hostels by making you feel at home. The staff is super nice, plus they offer breakfast and...More

Thank Laf06
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Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Airport Transportation
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Self-Serve Laundry
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Price range
USD 37 - USD 50 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
USD 37 - USD 50 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette, Family Rooms
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"If it's just you and another person, get the private room!"
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"Choose a room away from the street if poss"
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"You can hear the stairs creak from the 5 bed room"
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"We liked the first room best- Dickens. The only complaint we can think of is one bed had a broken spring..."
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