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Tombstone Backpackers

Booking.comUSD 42*
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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
USD 58*
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 time to use them since kitchen and the pool table area closes at 10pm. A...

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Tombstone_BP, Owner at Tombstone Backpackers, responded to this review

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 is reasonably close to the bedrooms and we consider a peaceful sleep is important to...

Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I liked this place although it is a little bit away from the Main Street and ferry centre. Main thing that made it was the owners. They where constantly working to improve things or make sure all was running well. Driving the shuttle whenever it was required and very importantly making the most amazing scones for breakfast. A serious selling...

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Meise, Belgium
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to this place for one night. We had a quite small room but very clean and I think that it was or a new room, or recently renovated. The hostel owner is a very friendly and helpful man; he even drove is at morning to a place where a certain tour started (lochmara) as we were running quite...

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Curio Bay, New Zealand
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Nice, friendly hostel. Offers free transport to the Interisland ferry terminal. Up the hill from " metro" Picton. Across the street from a small cemetery. I was the only person in my shared accommodation with ensuite during the offseason. They have a cat. NZ Scones are US biscuits, fyi.

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Reviewed 17 April 2017

Stayed at tombstone a few months ago in a dorm room for a few nights and enjoyed my stay. Nice people and close to the ferry and shops would stay again if in the area the kitchen is great for cooking in.

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Greymouth, New Zealand
Reviewed 11 April 2017

This backpackers is very close to the ferry but it is a nice quiet place to stay. The room was excellent and so were the bathrooms, both the bathrooms and room were very clean. It was an added bonus that the owner makes complementary scones for breakfast every morning, they were very nice too.

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Santa Cruz, CA
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

I stayed here twice during my visit to NZ. My first night there we pitched our tent in the back - if you are on a budget, I highly recommend doing the same. The second time I stayed I had a private room and bathroom which was ~$90. The room was very small (your toilet and shower are in the...

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Leicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 March 2017

We hadn't stayed in hostels before, but having said that we did stay in 8 on this tour. We were in the apartment here. It had a real wow factor when we were shown into it. Very modern and well decorated. Windows to 3 sides, 2 with great views. Owners were around a lot and eager to please. Particularly appreciated...

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Reviewed 29 March 2017

I stayed in a dorm at Tombstone for one night after arriving in Picton on the ferry from Wellington. Unfortunately I did not get the chance to take advantage of all of the great features of this hostel (too tired from travel), but it seemed like a really fun place to stay again in the future. The wifi was good,...

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Tombstone_BP, Owner at Tombstone Backpackers, responded to this review

The team at the Tombstone were happy to hear you had an enjoyable stay apart from the bed allocation. Unfortunately those beds were allocated to other guests that night but they failed to show. When bookings are made via the internet guests are automatically placed in allocated beds that show availability and when we are full and some guests stay...

La Ferte-Bernard, France
Reviewed 28 March 2017

What can I say... Such a nice place ! My home for 123 nights :) I can only advise you to go there. This is a place you do not want to miss in NZ ! It will fit with all your expectations. A real mix of travelers which makes this place uncredible ! Thank you Gary and Nikki for...

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Tombstone Backpackers

Address: 16 Gravesend Place, Picton 7220, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Marlborough Region > Picton
Price Range: $52 - $75 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 14
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Not sure about the other rooms at the hotel”
, 10 Apr 2017 | Read review
“The apartment was excellent. The twin rooms next to it would have good views, but did not see inside.”
608bernardu, 30 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Private room with bathroom was really good value”
helenmW4948WB, 21 Dec 2016 | Read review
“upper level rooms have magnificent view to the harbour”
santot490, 6 Dec 2016 | Read review
“All rooms seem really good.”
, 3 Nov 2016 | Read review
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