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    Customhouse Backpackers Hostel

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    Apr 2 Apr 3
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    252 Haven Road, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
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    Reviewed 14 February 2017

    Our room had far too many people in it and it was an absolute mess, but the hostel itself was large and had lots of good facilities. It was right on the beach and had parking. We were pretty happy considering this was just a...More

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    Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

    The common areas are spacious and nice, but the general feeling is that one is invading someone's house more than being in a hostel due to the large amount of people who are actually living and volunteering there (the place is cleaned by the workawayers)....More

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    Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

    Wonderful owner, everything is tidy, the kitchen is a little bit small, but it's not a problem to manage this because all people are very friendly over here. Showers are okay, clean but the water pressure is kinda low, towels are provided. Fantastic tv lounge...More

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    Reviewed 23 December 2016

    My partner and I stayed at Customhouse for over 4 weeks in an ensuite double room. It was a big clean room with everything we needed. Marcus and Alastair were very friendly and helpful, and helped us to buy a car. The hostel has a...More

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    Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

    Hi in Nelson for 1 week on business Perfect very nice inside great staff Pool table super close to wharf for jumping will be back Marcus the owner was super helpful knows all about the area . And what's Good to do

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    Room Tips
    "Don't stay here"
    dythda, over a year agoRead review
    "Ask for a bed unstairs in the main part of the house."
    MrCanadaianTraveler, over a year agoRead review
    "Go long term... saves you money."
    Burger b, over a year agoRead review
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