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    Tombstone Backpackers

    16 Gravesend Place, Picton 7220, New Zealand
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    Overview
    • Excellent87%
    • Very good11%
    • Average1%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible0%
    Travellers talk about
    “scones” (67 reviews)
    “pool table” (32 reviews)
    “hot tub” (50 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Hot Tub
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    1 - 5 of 295 reviews

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    Stayed the night whilst on a road trip. Couldn't recommend it more. Great clean facilities and Garry the owner was even making scones in the morning. Handy to town and even offered us a ride to the ferry.

    Thank Mattyd73
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    We hired the apartment at Tombstone as we wanted our own kitchen. My daughters loved the table tennis table downstairs, wanted to use the hot tub until we told them they too young. They enjoyed having one of the owners cats join them in the...More

    Thank Steve D
    Reviewed 16 June 2017

    The husband and wife that run this hostel truly go above and beyond to arrange pickups, answer questions, and make a fresh breakfast each morning! It's about a 10 minute walk to the main street of Picton, but a free shuttle makes ferry departures easy...More

    Thank mt_sarah29
    Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

    Highly recommend.... the staff were very accommodating and helpful. We had our reservations with staying at a back packers with kids but this place was great. Breakfast was awesome with the hot fresh scones. So close to the ferry and very easy to find. We...More

    Thank Fransen C
    Response from Tombstone_BP, Owner at Tombstone BackpackersResponded 15 June 2017

    Great to hear, thanks for staying and good luck with your travels.

    Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

    We arrived from Wellington on the Ferry, this place was literally 1 block away from the ferry terminal. Has a great view of the pier, although the main street of Picton is about 5 blocks away. The accomodations looked great, but we ran out of...More

    Thank ChaiConFacturas
    Response from Tombstone_BP, Owner at Tombstone BackpackersResponded 12 May 2017

    Hi there, thank you for taking the time to place a review on us. To clarify a couple of your points for the benefit of others: * We close the games deck (pool, table tennis, darts and outdoor spa) at 10.30pm as this recreation area...More

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    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Breakfast included
    • Self-Serve Laundry
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    • Hot Tub
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    • USD 38 - USD 59 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 14
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    • Marlborough Region >
    • Picton
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    "the rooms are varied from dorms [ some ensuite ] up to a one bedroom apartment with kitchen and view over the..."
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    "Not sure about the other rooms at the hotel"
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    "The apartment was excellent. The twin rooms next to it would have good views, but did not see inside."
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    "Private room with bathroom was really good value"
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