The Bug Backpackers

226 Vanguard Street, Nelson, New Zealand, Distance from city centre: 2km

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Since opening 7 years ago we have frequently been the highest BBH rate hostel in Nelson. The last two years we have also taken national recognition, taking first place in the BBH quality awards in both 2011 and 2012. This is all purely customer rated results. Come and experience for yourselves.

Prices are per person per night.

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Hostel Facilities & Policies

  • Bicycle hire
  • Board Games
  • Book exchange
  • Child Friendly
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Free Wifi
  • Fussball
  • Hair Dryers
  • Internet Access
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Reading Light
  • Safety Deposit Box
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Towels For Hire
  • Washing Machine
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Cancellation Policy

This property has a 1 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.

Must-Read Hostel Info

This property has specific Terms & Conditions.

We are open from 7.30 to 12.30 and then from 14.30 to 20.30. You can also check in outside these times by prior arrangment.

Guests must be at least 18 years of age unless they are with a parent or guardian. We do welcome families.

Directions
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From Picton
When travelling from the east on SH6 from Picton or Blenheim, you will be best to go straight over the first round about ignoring the left sign to the city centre. Then via left at the second round about, straight over the third and all you then need is a left from St Vincent Street onto Vanguard Street.

From the West
Approaching Nelson from the West (Golden Bay, Motueka, West Coast) You will be directed to the city centre in two ways. Follow the City Centre BISPHOPDALE approach on Waimea Road. Take a left down Motueka Street just before the hospital. Follow the road round to the right, and we are on the left just past the holiday park.

From the airport
Follow directions as From the West above.

Walking
There is no need to find us by foot as we have a free pick up and drop off sevice from the bus stations at anytime of the day.

Located Near

We are located a 15 minute walk from the city centre. We have a free pick up and drop off service from the bus stations at anytime of the day. You can walk or use one of our free bikes to explore Nelson.

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