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Pretty depressing place, with more rules than school. I understand that these have been put in place because guests have been idiots in the past, but seriously. It's overwhelming.
The room was insanely hot and hard to get a breeze through, and so pretty unpleasant....More
Check in quick and easy, stayed in the 7 bed dorm and they've just pushed in as many beds as possible, I was toe flirting with some stranger cause the beds are end to end, I have stayed in 30 bed dorms that were better....More
This is not a bad backpackers close to ferry and the town.The staff we’re friendly the only problem was the shower push the red button outside the door for hot water and a dribble of hot water came out plenty of cold water,so decided maybe...More
Thank Kaye M
Response from Rachelle M, Owner at The Fat Cod BackpackersResponded 4 December 2017
Thanks for the feed back. We have somone coming to look at the problem this week. It is only in 2 showers as far as I can see however we will be having them all looked at.
For a while I actually held off reviewing here because I was for here a bit longer so it feels more personal. But I've been gone for a few weeks now. To me, this was a great place to spend time in the quiet season,...More
Great location, really close to the ferry and central Picton. Free parking, too.
Not so good:
Before showering, you have to press a button giving you 8 minutes of hot water which I don't agree with - I don't take long showers but 8...More
Response from Rachelle M, Owner at The Fat Cod BackpackersResponded 1 August 2017
Please be assured we have a very effective routine in pest control at our hostel and I do not think you would have been bitten here. In fact this time of year bed bugs hibernate, they are only about in the warm weather, this...More
US$22 - US$40 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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