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    The Bug Backpackers

    226 Vanguard Street, Nelson, New Zealand
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    Overview
    • Excellent72%
    • Very good21%
    • Average3%
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    “double room” (15 reviews)
    “the kitchen” (53 reviews)
    “free wifi” (27 reviews)
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    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
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    3.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 5 September 2016

    This was my 4th visit to The Bug. It's always been the best in Nelson but new owners Mike and Stephanie have taken it to higher levels.Nothing was too much trouble for Mike who instantly made friends with our group. The facilities and rooms are...More

    1  Thank grahamt1954
    Response from thebug12, Owner at The Bug BackpackersResponded 6 September 2016

    Thank you Graham. We really enjoyed having you and your group at our hostel. The Bug Team

    Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

    Such an awesome place to stay! Staff are so friendly and welcoming :)) Really spacious, rooms are nice and beds are comfy! Kitchen area is decent and has everything you need. Would definitely recommend it and will be back for sure

    Thank Graceevaans
    Response from thebug12, Owner at The Bug BackpackersResponded 14 September 2016

    Thank you so much for your review. Really glad you enjoyed your stay here at the BUG. Looking froward to seeing you soon again then! :)

    Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

    Amazing place to stay. Staff were all lovely, all so friendly and kind. Beautiful place in a great location. 100% recommend. Super comfortable beds and warm blankets, plenty of space in the rooms with a great living area and large kitchen.

    1  Thank jessphilpot
    Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

    Great service, great rooms, handy location (and super quiet!) and awesome staff. Mike the manager is friendly and willing to bend over backwards to help out. Great place to stay, highly recommended! The cool little VW Bug references are fun and give this place a...More

    1  Thank Nicola R
    Response from thebug12, Owner at The Bug BackpackersResponded 30 August 2016

    Thank you for your lovely review. Stefanie & Mike

    Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

    I had a fantastic stay at the bug, really enjoyed it. Great atmosphere and very relaxed for a solo traveller. Staff were fantastic lady receptionist was incredibly helpful. showed me the best bits of Nelson. Couldn't be happier with my experience!

    1  Thank edker1
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    Amenities
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    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Multilingual Staff
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    • Price range
    • US$31 - US$58 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Kitchenette ,
    • Suites
    • Number of rooms
    • 13
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    Room Tips
    "Double shared bathroom are quieter."
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    "The private rooms are one hell of a good choice for the price!"
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    "Paris room has it's own ensuite"
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    "If you're a couple, they have lovely rooms that arent shared so enquire about these"
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