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The Villa Backpackers Lodge

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Madrid, Spain
Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Clean and charming hostel. Very nice staff and helpful. They worries about everything they are asked for, tours, walks...etc Free wifi and breakfast included, Also icecream at 8pm!! 4shared dorm very nice. Individual light at each bed!

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Ireland
Reviewed 29 October 2016

My partner and I stayed in a double room in the main building in September and it was freeeezzzzzing !!! Never been so cold in my life despite wearing multiple layers of clothing and woolly hat going to bed. Bed clothes were very thin, needed to make use of the free hot water bottles they offered. However, the dorm rooms...

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Jacqui C, Manager at The Villa Backpackers Lodge, responded to this review

Hello and thank you for your review. I'm so sorry to hear that the room was cold, we do try to provide heaters in all of our rooms during the cold months, especially in our double rooms. We also have spare heaters at reception that we hand out upon request so I apologize again that you were left cold. I...

Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Great little place with a very cosy atmosphere. They were in the middle of some renovations to update the place. Staff were super nice all the time and very helpful when I needed info on hikes and the track. Great outdoor space to spend sunny days. Free apple crumble in winter was a nice touch :)

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Sao Tome, Sao Tome and Principe
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

I've spent here a week, and I've felt like home, everybody, staff and guests is so welcoming and friendly. In addition to this perfect amosphere, they serve the best apple crumble in New Zeland The sea here is very cold, so you can take a bath in the hot tub, and then play pool, play the guitar, go to a...

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Braunschweig, Germany
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

The hostel is pretty good, the staff were friendly and the social area is ver cozy. Free apple crumbee in the winter is awesome as well. Room was relatively cold. I ordererd a pick up online from the ferry terminal, however after waiting for 20 minutes and no on picking me up i decided to walk there, that was a...

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Thank Lionheart92
New Zealand
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Cosy, if a little tired with the decor, backpacker hostel. Super friendly staff, and some real incentives to stay - including roaring fire, free apple crumble & ice cream in the evening (winter only), and super fast wifi (free). There is also a free spa too.

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Thank ExplorerMeg
Reviewed 1 September 2016

I loved my stay at the Villa, even though I didn't stay very long. I had to check in after desk-hours, and the service worked out just fine and the personal was very friendly. My room (mixed 4-bed-dorm) was simple, but it had everything I needed. The bathrooms were good, the only thing that sucked for me a little but...

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Thank Mika N
Reviewed 13 August 2016

The Villa is a lovely backpackers with a real home like atmosphere. The rooms and bathrooms were clean and tidy. The decor is a little bit dated and would definitely benefit from a very light re-vamp. I would, however, stay again in a flash and would highly recommend it to anyone staying in Picton.

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Thank Katie B
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

We spent 2 nights in this lovely BBH... Everything is so made with love, you feel like on Christmasday at Grannys. In the evening we got apple crumble for free and even breakfast in the morning for free. The kitchen is very clean and there are enough bathrooms and toilettes. The living room with the warming fire invites for cheating...

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 July 2016

The check-in service was okay I guess but the staff seemed too interested in talking and entertaining each other than they did with us or any of the other guests. We were greeted to off duty staff drinking and socialising in the hot tub, talking about which guys they're going to be with next and so on and so forth....

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about The Villa Backpackers Lodge

Address: 34 Auckland Street, Picton 7220, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Marlborough Region > Picton
Price Range: RM86 - RM236 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — The Villa Backpackers Lodge 2*
Number of rooms: 17
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“not enough space in dorms. try get a dorm with less occupants so no towels drip on your pillow and space to stash your bag...”
JulianMischiefMag, 18 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Room 13 is very noisy.”
dotcrom, 17 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Definitely not great for disabled travellers.”
TheMozFromOz, 12 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room with a radiator or some sort of heating system if staying there in winter”
Poppy122, 29 Oct 2016 | Read review
“had the 4-share-male-dorm (no. 10?) which is located far away from the communal areas, but it was good though.”
Philipp791, 15 Mar 2016 | Read review
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