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    Aurora Backpackers

    163 Trafalgar Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
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    Reviewed 15 October 2017

    Kevin at front desk, also presumably the owner, is welcoming and friendly. I felt welcome from the moment I checked in. He is a truly forthcoming host, not hesitating to assist wherever possible and gladly parts with his wealth of local knowledge. Accommodation is well...More

    Thank R K
    Reviewed 21 July 2017

    I ended up here because I was looking for an affordable single room, and in winter many of the motels close up early and other hostels were booked up. The pics online looked fine, and the man at the front desk is very friendly and...More

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    Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

    Really cheap hostel, 20$ in a 10 bed dorms Nice kitchen and a friendly old man at the reception Organized for the earlier check out But freezing room... and miss a real bathroom with taps, mirrors.... Good situation in the city centre

    Thank Salomé S
    Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

    Great little hostel well situated in the centre of town. Great staff, very friendly and helpful, suggesting things to do and places to visit. Comfy and clean bedrooms and good facilities, would recommend.

    Thank Nozzy1
    Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

    Incredibly friendly environment. Something that I haven't witnessed a huge amount of since my time in NZ. We were welcomed with open arms and a ton of information about the local hikes and walkways around Nelson along with some added local history! Kitchen was a...More

    Thank Matt S
    The Sails Nelson
    684 reviews
    #1 of 41 hotels in Nelson
    0.6 km
     
    Century Park Motor Lodge
    678 reviews
    #2 of 41 hotels in Nelson
    0.7 km
     
    Harbourside Lodge
    154 reviews
    #6 of 41 hotels in Nelson
    1.1 km
     
    Bay Crest Motor Lodge
    239 reviews
    #4 of 41 hotels in Nelson
    4.3 km
     
    About
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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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