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9 Auckland Street, 7220 Picton, New Zealand – Show map
|Single Bed in Dormitory Room (10 Adults)|
|Single Bed in Female Dormitory Room (8 Beds)|
|Single Bed in Co-ed Dormitory Room|
|Single Bed in Female Dormitory Room (5 Beds)|
|Single Bed in Male Dormitory Room (4 Beds)|
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Golf Course (within 2 miles), Fishing, Pool Table, Hiking, Cycling, Diving, Snorkeling, Mini Golf, Bikes Available (free), Library
WiFi is available in public areas and charges apply.
Free public parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
Car Rental, Tour Desk, Ticket Service, Baggage Storage, Laundry, Fax/Photocopying
Paid WiFi, Safe, Non-smoking Rooms, Heating, Designated Smoking Area
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Until 10:00 AM
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Children and Extra Beds
All children are welcome.
All children under 2 years stay free of charge when using existing beds.
All children under 2 years are charged NZD 3 per person per night in a crib.
All older children or adults are charged NZD 23 per person per night for extra beds.
The maximum number of extra beds in a room is 3.
The maximum number of cribs in a room is 1.
Any type of extra bed or crib is upon request and needs to be confirmed by management.
Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.
Pets are not allowed.
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Atlantis Backpackers is a minute’s walk from Picton Waterfront and a 2-minute walk from Picton Train Station. This simple accommodation features barbecue facilities and free on-site parking.
Score from 149 reviews Good
Featuring an outdoor hot tub, refurbished modern kitchen, cinema-style TV room, and shared dining and living room areas, Sequoia Lodge offers free free Wi-Fi, free bikes and free chocolate pudding.
Score from 219 reviews Very good
Just 2 minutes' walk from the beach and town centre, The Villa Backpackers Lodge offers an outdoor hot tub, free bicycle rental, free Wi-Fi and complimentary seasonal breakfast and dessert.
Score from 150 reviews Very good
Offering a swimming pool and a children’s playground, Picton's Waikawa Bay Holiday Park is just 7 minutes’ drive from the Interislander Ferry Terminal. Guests enjoy free on-site parking.
Score from 213 reviews Very good
Staff very pleasant and helpful and rooms pretty standard.
I didn't like the timed showers, not only for the fact that they were timed, but also the inconvenience. If you didn't read the instructions outside you are left waiting for the water to heat and then you have to get redressed to check the problem. As well as that, most of the lights over showers and toilets do not work. Finally, the carpet looks veryy dirty as you enter which does not give a good impression initially.
Small hostel, friendly vibe, perfect location very close to inter islander ferry.
Only 200 mb free wifi!
top bunk with no rail, snoring and farting
OK for young backpackers not for older people but was OK for one night
I liked how close the backpacker was to the ferry terminal....but
the fact is I booked a bed in this backpacker a while ago, requesting for free pick up, which they supposedly kindly offer but the night I came through the Ferry Terminal, they sent me an email saying they couldn't do it..leaving me with my big luggages, alone, at night (9.40pm)..Although the backpacker hostel wasn't far, I was quite new to Picton, and my luggages were too heavy for me and I was too tired after a long long trip, to walk there and had to call a taxi..I expressed my disappointment to a staff member but it was as if my concerns fell on deaf ears...Though when I check out, surprisingly they accepted to give me a short lift to the ferry terminal, but then it was a different person at the reception.
Evening staff very efficient & friendly.
Noise, as our room was directly under the lounge. Also, couldn't leave early, as we had to wait for the office to open in the morning, to get our key bond back.(We had paid in cash.)
Well situated and value for money.
The kitchen Tea towels could do with being replaced!!
nice place to stay the night if you're traveling through, close to the harbor and bus stops
Great staff and facilities , very well set out. And they waited late for me to arrive
Price and location, which suited our particular situation on the day. General noise on the open deck above our room was quietened at approx 10.30 pm which was much appreciated.
Kitchen - very old fridges that struggled to cope and no freezers for icepacks etc, dirty tee towels and dishcloths, generally grubby. No soap for the toilet hand basins. Overall a tired hostel.
The staff were not very friendly and were judgemental
Easy location. The room rate was good. Friendly staff and very helpful owner. I had a great nights sleep, considering so close to the railway station, not a 'toot' was heard.
Clean / renovated showers.
Blood spots on the linen. Very loud / room by the entrance and reception. I booked room for myself to have robimy and to relax but it wasn't exactly the case.
I stayed at your place only for a night. Liked the fireplace, the TV watching/lounge room, the outside balcony. The staff and the other back packers were friendly and helpful. My stay was quite comfortable and enjoyable.
The toilet doors needed some repairs.
That they arranged a key when I came in after midnight. They allowed me to leave the car in their car park all day
Unlimited free wifi
We were going to arrive after their check-in closed at 10:30pm. But the staff were easy to deal with and were very accommodating. We pre-paid for the room and they left us a key and instructions for our room for when we arrived at midnight. Thanks again
Excellent location. Very close to both bus and Inter Islander Ferry. Easy walk to both - and I am aged seventy,toting a back pack. Fat Cod is also next door to 'Toot and Whistle' pub which has a great kitchen with good food available.
There was nothing that I could see not to like. It was quiet, very affordable and thoroughly pleasant. Highly recommended by this traveller anyway.
Trains shunting alongside throughout the night Bathrooms (although I understand they are being renovated shortly)
The owner was friendly and helpful about local area. Kitchen, bathroom etc clean. Comfortable bed.
When I rung to confirm and to be pi cked up from the ferry I dont consider no an answer just because of they location I can walk. Not good reply.
Had a great time with the other people and the staff were very friendly!
Getting on the bus the next morning! After 3 hrs "sleep"
Easy to fine and get to from the ferry. Handy to shops when you have no transport. Comfortable areas to relax and plenty of space to prep food etc.
The railway and works yard right next door that started working at 2am in the morning and was very loud.
Location is great for the ferry, nice fireplace
Tiny room, signs about bed bugs around which made me think there were bed bugs, slightly soulless bathroom facilities and generally a lack of comfort/cosyness about the place. The guy working there was nice and other guests were cool.
great with help and advise. Being a walker it was a great suggestion to walk the picton trail
A great, relaxed atmosphere in a convenient spot and with an open and sociable hostel interior.
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