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The Fat Cod Backpackers

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Overview
9 Auckland Street, Picton 7220 New Zealand See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
Golf Course
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
3 Star accommodation
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All reviewscodhot waterpool tableseparate dining areavideo librarybig decktowels were providedbed female dormferry pointtoilet showerthe kitchenperfect place to staycommon areasfree wifiwatch the worldlaundry facilitieswithin easy walking distance
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Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

Staff were friendly on check in and very helpful, however facilities are very old and out dated, situated right next to the main railway station which operates 24/7 which unfortunately we could hear everything. No breakfast the following morning even though we paid for it.

Thank X1on66
Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

The bedrooms are tidy as well as the public areas. Staff is very friendly and helpful! The best part is the free soup in winter and breakfast as well as the fire. It's directly in the city centre and 3 minutes walk from the ferry....More

Thank CarolynR1634
Reviewed 10 May 2018 via mobile

Okay I had 4 nights in Picton at the Fat Cod Backpackers with not a problem at all .. everything ran smooth the owners and there staff we always nice and happy!! Place was very very clean .. nice kitchen area nice common areas really...More

Thank Steven R
Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

Not sure why this hostel has some bad reviews, we had spent the previous night in a really awful hostel across the road and in comparison the Fat Cod was heavenly! Staff were lovely, the facilities are great and were all really clean and quite...More

1  Thank bestwitchez
Reviewed 18 January 2018

Pretty depressing place, with more rules than school. I understand that these have been put in place because guests have been idiots in the past, but seriously. It's overwhelming. The room was insanely hot and hard to get a breeze through, and so pretty unpleasant....More

1  Thank Caroline H
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Description
New Owners have redecorated and revamped this backpackers. Modern colours through out and nice modern rooms. Comfortable lounge and well equiped kitchen. Great deck for a drink in the sun. Great ...More location, closest to the ferry and next to train station, 100 meters to the centre of town and accross the road to the foreshore. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Golf Course
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Self-Serve Laundry
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
11
Price range
USD 30 - USD 46 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
New Zealand > South Island > Marlborough Region > Picton
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
11
Price range
USD 30 - USD 46 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
New Zealand > South Island > Marlborough Region > Picton
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Room & Suite (8)
Dining (3)
Pool & Beach (1)
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"Private rooms available"
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"The train tracks run behind the hostel, the pool table and t.v. are upstairs so ask for a room downstairs..."
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"All rooms are warm in winter, but I like the top ones better"
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"If you get an early pick to the big dorms there is a chance of a single bed."
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