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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Complete facility for the backpacker style hostel. Clean room, ensuite bathroom, free wi-fi, free breakfast (Garry made us yummy scones), outdoor spa (yes, outdoor spa), pool table, gym equipment, ping pong table, dart, free bike, magnificent view to Picton Harbour and free shuttle to Picton Wharf, friendly services, quiet in the night, affordable rate, just awesome. A bit walking distance...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this hostel/b&b for one night with my friend in november and had a really good experience! The room was clean, had a comfortable bed and the hostel in general offered a variety of nice facitilities such as spa, free loan of bikes, free breakfast in the morning and a really nice and helpful staff. The kitchen was clean and...

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Darlington
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped at this hostel for one night and would highly recommend it for anyone looking for a quiet base (and yet only a few minutes' walk from the centre). The hostel has a friendly and positive atmosphere, with many good features which include: a clean and well stocked kitchen; electric blankets; clean and comfortable beds with duvet, blanket and...

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Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I loved the place especially the beautiful service the people were lovely free breakfast just wonderful. Free spa free wifi I definitely recommend it for a nice family holiday.And just excellent areas close to the cook strait ferry and the town.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I stumbled upon this amazing place when I got off the ferry from north island and found their free shuttle waiting in the parking lot. I hadn't booked a place since the wifi on the ferry wasn't working. And wow, did I luck out! For the low price of $30 NZ a night you have everything you could ever wish...

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Thank Katya K
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I recently stayed at The Tombstone when I was in Picton and cant rate it enough! The hosts were fantastic very friendly and helpful and the room was excellent. Really clean with decent linen etc. Lots of toilets and showers and the communal area was fantastic - love the gym and the aviary! Thanks for the great scones too -...

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Adelaide Hills, Australia
Reviewed 26 October 2016

I stayed here with friends from the ferry boat from Wellington, good facilities, nice position overlooking the city. There were the best cheese scones free in the morning. And I liked the white cat too.

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Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed for 2 nights and had a great stay. The staff is really friendly and helpful. Garry made very delicious bread every morning and always here if you need anything. The room and also the kitchen werd very clean!

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Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

I have stayed at tombstone a number of times and the hostel never fails to live up to my expectations. The hosts are friendly, welcoming and can't do enough to help their guests. Rooms are clean, bright and spacious with comfy beds and sheets & blankets so you can adjust how warm you'll be with ease. The WiFi is quick...

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Tombstone_BP, Owner at Tombstone Backpackers, responded to this review

Thanks for your review Daniel, your comments are pleasing and helpful. Good luck with the rest of your trip. Gary.

Reviewed 8 October 2016

Absolutely brilliant hostel - would recommend to anyone staying not only just in Picton, but the whole area! Friendly staff and rooms which were almost hotel like. Facilities were incredible - clean toilets and sinks - including pool table, darts, jacuzzi, gym machines, free wifi and a movie room. Kitchen is very clean and the breakfast is a real bonus...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Tombstone Backpackers

Address: 16 Gravesend Place, Picton 7220, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Marlborough Region > Picton
Price Range: $28 - $83 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 14
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“upper level rooms have magnificent view to the harbour”
 of 5 bubbles santot490, 6 Dec 2016 | Read review
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“Upper level, new section”
 of 5 bubbles acarb83, 29 May 2016 | Read review
“3-bed room had private shower.”
 of 5 bubbles NewYorkernNewZealand, 26 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Choose the suite if you can afford the extra cost”
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