Hostels in Nelson, Nouvelle-Zélande

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Get to know Nelson (no more "I wish I knew this before")

We wrote a complete guide about backpacking Nelson here. This guide is only available in English. Please click the link to read our handwritten guide.

FAQ about Nelson Hostels

There are plenty of frequently asked questions about hostels in Nelson. We've collected the most common questions and doubts when it comes to picking your preferred accommodation in Nelson. The more you know, the better you can plan with confidence and ease, right?

A hostel in Nelson costs on average $19 for a dorm. A hostel in Nelson with private rooms costs on average $52. shows all 12 Hostels in Nelson. Simply filter by neighborhood and price to find your perfect budget place to stay.
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Your Packing List for Nelson

Your Packing List for Nelson

Pack smart, not hard

Hostel? Check! Now let's have at your hostel packing list for Nelson and Nouvelle-Zélande.

You may wonder what to pack when staying in hostels? There is a few absolute basics you always have to pick. Other items are more optional and depend more on your location. Here is the must-packing items when staying in hostels:

These are the basics, yet there is more. We wrote a big, detailed guide on what to pack, tech gear and things you won't need.

Get your full Packing List here

Nelson Hostel Cheatsheet

Above we list every single hostel there is in the city. Let us take a broader look at what you can expect - and what not. We created this cheatsheet for you to get a more complete picture of the hostel quality in Nelson, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
12 Total number of hostels
$19 Average dorm price
$52 Average private room price
$16 Cheapest hostel in Nelson
Paradiso Backpackers Hostel is the cheapest
4 Party hostels in Nelson
The Custom House is the best rated
6.6 Average rating of all hostels

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Anakiwa (52 Km / 32 mi.)

Travel Tips for Nelson - from the Community

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