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    The Villa Backpackers Lodge

    34 Auckland Street, Picton 7220, New Zealand
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    • Excellent44%
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    Free Wifi
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    Reviewed 24 January 2017

    We were not able to stay at Villa Backpackers as the earthquake prevented us from getting there but we were very impressed with the fact that our reservation was cancelled with no charge and in such a pleasant manner. Thank you

    Thank wendyandcraig2017
    Reviewed 17 January 2017

    We stayed in Picton for one night as we were going to Queen Charlotte Track the next day. When we checked in, the staff at the reception gave us lots of information we needed along the track. Also we could buy the ferry tickets and...More

    Thank Esther L
    Reviewed 13 January 2017

    In this hostel people feel good and the atmosphere is relaxed and friendly. The rooms are big, the kitchen as well and the lounge has a nice book collection. Additionally there is plenty of corners and spots to hide in the garden and enjoy peace...More

    Thank lila2011Bern
    Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

    Just slept 1 night there.. Not only was the floor dirty but also the "pillowcase". I def. recommend bringing your sleepbag or a cover. Furthermore does the Wi-Fi not work properly. It's very annoying, wouldn't choose the accommodation again.

    1  Thank julesdeschules
    Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

    The staff member on reception when we arrived was cold and unfriendly. The internet connection is slow and unreliable to non-existent. We were given the smallest room in 'the cottage'. It was noisy, as it's next to the kitchen. The bed was an uncomfortable, springy...More

    Thank NoBob2
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    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Free Parking
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Self-Serve Laundry
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    • Hot Tub
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    • US$27 - US$59 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 17
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    "not enough space in dorms. try get a dorm with less occupants so no towels drip on your pillow and space to..."
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