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The Prince Albert Backpackers

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

the set up of the hostel really speaks to me. The central courtyard is great for socializing, and there is always somebody around to chat up. And it's a perfect place to lounge in the hammocks. The people there, owners and staff alike, couldn't be more helpfull and genuinely nice. The location is central, and is well know by drivers...

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

The rooms are nice and clean. Each room has its own bathroom. Cool outside area, good kitchen and laundry facilities. Good WiFi, best breakfast so far in a hostel and bikes to rent. The staff is ultra fiendly, the receptionist showed me everything and got me to my room. Very good!

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Thank Steffen S
Braunschweig, Germany
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

When you visit the Prince Albert's website, you can clearly see the BBH Logo and when you make a booking it says that if you hold a valid BBH card you will receive a 3$ discount for each night. As i am a BBH card holder i mostly stay in hostels where i can use it. When i checked in...

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Thank Lionheart92
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here for one night on our way from Queenstown to Picton and found several positive points over other hostels in NZ: - Free wifi throughout the property - Free breakfast from 8-9am - Very clean rooms and high quality beds (we stayed in a 6 bed dorm) - Decent lounge area with 100's of movies to watch for...

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Thank shauntheshepherd
Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We didn't stay at the backpackers as we live locally but My husband and I decided to try out the Prince Albert Bar and Brasserie for our weekly date night dinner. We originally had gone for the roast of the day which is a very reasonable $21 including a desert, initially we were a bit gutted that at 6.30pm the...

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Thank Gemma R
Tauranga, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best back Packers I have stayed in. Amazing breakfast and brilliant lunch/ dinner menu for $10. Although we are a couple and not back Packers I would highly recommend the Prince Albert as a place to stay in Nelson

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Thank JoMaree63
Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

very nice backpekers!! very modern, new, clean, have its on bar, patio, bbq, netflix, free wifi, free brakefest, free parking, and a nice 10$ dinner to guests. the rooms are clean and modern, host is very nice and hrlps a lot. close to city center and the next door have an amazing hand made soap that i recommend checking! had...

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Thank tamardaliot
Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

This place was the highlight of my two week holiday. Rooms very clean service friendly especially male owner. Helpful and free breakfast plus Netflix wow plus the bikes. So handy. They are better than their awards.

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Thank Brent M
Wellington
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Prince Albert is only a 5 min walk to the main shopping area of nelson, service was friendly. they did have free WiFi. the courtyard a pretty good. Is amazing in the sun. Drink deals were good for those staying there.

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Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

I just had one night of stay in this motel but I had a very satisfying rest. I got a private room with bathroom ensuite, and the room is really spacious including the bathroom. The place is clean and quiet, well manned ( the man in the bar was very helpful) and well equipped ample parking, kitchen, common places, bar,...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Prince Albert Backpackers & Bar is centrally located in Nelson City. Our Heritage class building is located only minutes away from everything Nelson has to offer including mountain biking, hiking, natural swimming pools, arts and crafts and the famous Saturday Markets. The Prince Albert Backpackers and hostel provides today's travellers with the very best in modern facilities and accommodation including free unlimited WiFi and a free daily breakfast, while the locals bar and restaurant allows friendly interaction between the Nelsonites and the backpacker traveller.We have a range of rooms from 6 bed dorms, 4 bed share rooms, twins, and doubles. All of our rooms have en-suite facilities along with laundered and pressed linens and duvets. The backpackers uses a secure electronic keycard access system. Our guests also enjoy the exclusive use of a private sunny courtyard, private lounge, private kitchen and laundry facilities.Other facilities that you will find here at The Prince Albert Backpackers include a games room with Fussball, Darts, Ping Pong & Air Hockey, cruiser style bikes free of charge to explore Nelson and for the more adventurous individual we have quality mountain bikes for hire at the cheapest rate in town. With our free luggage storage you can also make The Prince Albert Backpackers your base-camp hostel to explore the 3 national parks within 1 1/2 hours from Nelson including the beautiful Abel Tasman and the alpine National Lakes.Factor in the discounts you will receive around town with our branded Prince Albert Backpackers wristband and we truly believe that once you have stayed with us you will seriously consider staying just that little bit longer... ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Prince Albert Backpackers

Address: 113 Nile Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Nelson
Price Range: $51 - $87 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — The Prince Albert Backpackers 2*
Number of rooms: 13
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“Upstairs rooms are probably quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles 155colleend, 13 Sep 2016 | Read review
“upstairs for those with healthy knees, but this general location is so quiet I would imagine anywhere the rooms are situated would be quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles 789barbd, 27 Mar 2016 | Read review
“We have stayed in a room with direct access to a patio. We had a nice veranda and hammocks around. It was really quite too.”
 of 5 bubbles Heu_Filiaci, 6 Feb 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are great”
 of 5 bubbles 515juergenh, 12 Nov 2015 | Read review
“quality breakfast”
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