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good location-300 metres from ferry terminal with I-site office along the way. friendly staff. clean and comfortable accommodation for a night before heading for nelson. good wifi signal and a well equipped kitchenette
We stayed in a twin ensuite room with a family of cockroaches. They were in the bathroom and in the room and even joined my partner in bed by crawling over his leg! Beds were a bit wobbly but okay. There were lights on the...More
Thank Sarah M
Response from VillaPicton, Manager at The Villa Backpackers YHA LodgeResponded 3 weeks ago
Thank you for leaving us a review, and alerting us to the problem in our twin ensuite. Unfortunately if we cannot see insects/bugs during the day while cleaning and guests DO NOT tell us at reception.. It can be difficult to pick up....More
We stayed here on a tour of New Zealand in September 2017 and can hands down say across 30 nights on both islands it was the dirtiest, worst kept place we stayed. Disappointed to give such a poor review as staff were very nice and...More
Response from VillaPicton, Manager at The Villa Backpackers YHA LodgeResponded 3 December 2017
Kia Ora Dylan,
Thanks for taking the time to leave a review of your stay with us in September!
Since your stay we have taken on new staff and management and have thoroughly cleaned the hostel inside and out! We have also replaced the oven...More
We stayed for one evening as we were booked to take the InterIslander ferry in the morning. The main house is really quaint and inviting. All the staff were really friendly and very helpful. We chose a room with two bed and self contained shower...More
Female dorm has a sink in it, no need to go for the public ones.
Building is special with decorations.
Very complete facilities.
The only problem is that the alarm sounds off with no reason, hope they...More
1 Thank Stephanie L
Response from VillaPicton, Manager at The Villa Backpackers YHA LodgeResponded 30 October 2017
Kia Ora Stephanie,
Very happy to hear you enjoyed your stay in our Hostel, our Hot Tub and the rest of our Facilities. My apologies for the Fire Alarm disturbance during your stay, we have since had this issue fixed.
All the best on the...More
US$24 - US$60 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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