The Palace Backpackers, Nelson

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An original stately home featuring much of its magnificent original woodwork is the setting for this luxurious hostel located among trees near the city centre.Sweeping views of the city and sea from the balconies upstairs.Double rooms,Twin rooms,and 4-5 share rooms with real beds,not bunks.Free breakfast,free tea coffee and sugar.Our kitchen has everything one needs to prepare a gourmet meal with free herbs and spices.There is a spa pool outside which is free to use 24hours a day.There are Guitars and Piano free for musicians to play.TV and video lounge.Largest International book exchange in New Zealand.
A place to relax in and a base to explore the most interesting city in New Zealand,rich in art and culture,which enjoys 2500 hours of sunshine per year..Further afield are the Abel Tasman,Kahurangi and Nelson Lakes national parks.
We welcome all international travellers of positive mind!

Location and Contact


One Block west of main street. 300m from intercity bus station, 500m from visitors centre.



Address: 114 Rutherford St, Nelson, New Zealand

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Website The Palace Backpackers Nelson
Phone Number: 0064035484691
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Facilities and Amenities

Family-Friendly Hostel

Youth Hostel




Wi-Fi in Lobby/Commons

Luggage Storage

BBQ Grill

Board Games

Book Collection/Exchange

Clothes Dryer

Concierge/Info Desk

Currency Exchange

Entirely Non-Smoking

Hair Dryers

Hot Showers

Hot tub/Jacuzzi



Lounge Area

Movie Library/Rental


Credit Card Payments

Wheelchair Accessible

Service Animals

Max. Age: All Ages

Checkout: 10:00 (10 AM)

Curfew: No Curfew

Lockout: No

Minimum Stay: 1 night

Open Dates: All Year

Reception Hours: 7am-9pm

Size: Medium (30-60 beds)

Female Dorm Only

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