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Fat Cod Backpackers

9 Auckland Street, Picton, New Zealand, Distance from city centre: 0.4km

Rating: 56% from 3 reviews

  • 26%Atmosphere
  • 66%Staff
  • 46%Security
  • 60%Cleanliness
  • 80%Location
  • 53%Value for money
  • 60%Facilities

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  • The price wasn't cheap, the property was run down and the facilities were all very dated..pity. The two ladies running the place seemed a little 'what choice have you got?' in their attitude, again a pity. Lastly location was a stones throw from the ferry but conversely the place backed onto the railway lines (spitting distance) and so sleep was problematic.
  • 51%
  • 18 Apr 2012 William
  • When I arrived at the Picton Lodge, I felt like I was visiting a grandparent's house not the awesome kind, but one who tries to feed you 20-yr-old sweets and doesn't understand why you're not interested in their collection of doilies. It's dated. The lady-owner was considerate, but not particularly with it. There were no locks for the dorm-rooms and the only lockers cost 2$ every time you wanted to re-close them. If you need a place to sleep it does the trick, but not with any particular flair.
  • 54%
  • 19 Mar 2012 Sonja
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