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    Aurora Backpackers

    163 Trafalgar Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
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    May 7
    May 8
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Loved staying here last night. Everyone, patrons and owner, were super friendly. The place was clean and offered options for smoking without having to go out on the street. Currently checked out and the man has let me leave my big heavy bags with him...More

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    Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

    Old place not very clean. Owner not nice. 20$ deposit for key, early check out don't get a key. Location in middle of the city. Beds are terrible, very not comfortable. Nice kitchen. You can find much better .

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    Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

    Came for luggage storage at a time we had let the receptionist know 3 days in advance. When we arrived at the agreed time he had almost closed the hostel and simply said without apology he had "things to do". I thought he was just...More

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    Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

    Wow where do I start with this place! First of all location is great! Right in the middle of town next to cafes and banks and just down the road from the beautiful church, no need for a car. But if you do bring one...More

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    Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

    Only this backpacker hostel was available yesterday, so we booked in girls dorm 6 beds for 23$ bbh member price. The mattress was bad, the kitchen and tv room very small. My friend had cold shower and I got very hot shower ! The breakfast...More

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    Welcome to our Backpackers/Hostel in sunny Nelson, newly renovated formally known as the "Retreat" and "Central" backpackers. We have 14 rooms available in our central city location. Wi-Fi is available in every room at discounted rates and we have a well equipped communal kitchen, TV room and book swap. The complimentary cereal breakfast is a must for any wary traveller to set you up for the days adventures.
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    Room Tips
    "Not worth it. Rather sleep in your car."
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    "if i was you stay away from the lady in tv room:("
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    "Unless you like crowded rooms pay that extra for a two bed room. Rooms on the east side will be quieter and..."
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    "We stayed in room 13, which was a bit yuck"
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