Backpack on Campus

University Drive, Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand, Distance from city centre: 3.4km

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Located in the heart of the Manawatu, Backpack on Campus offers clean, tidy, affordable, single room accommodation suitable for travellers of all ages. Used during the year as student accommodation hostel, Backpack on Campus transforms during the summer to become your home away from home.

Backpack on Campus offers 4 - 6 bedroom pods of single rooms, so backpacking with your mates has never been easier, while still enjoying the added benefit of your single room privacy after a long days travel. One private shower and toilet per pod of travellers. Each bedroom is set up with single bed, desk, chair, wardrobe, rubbish bin and mirror. No linen is provided but can be hired on arrival.

Large outdoor courtyard and TV lounge with Sky TV for socialising, large communal kitchen makes for easy self catering, all crockery and cutlery provided.

Backpack on Campus is accessible via swipe tag and key access only for maximum security, so no need to worry about your gear! 24 hour security patrols the campus for extra peace of mind.

Free on-site carparking is available. Free on-site washing and drying facilities.
Prices are per person per night.

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Hostel Facilities & Policies

  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Adaptors
  • Age Restriction
  • Bicycle parking
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Cable TV
  • Card Phones
  • Common Room
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Free Parking
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Internet Access
  • Key Card Access
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Not Included
  • Security Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • Meals Available
  • Mini Supermarket
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Taxes included
  • Towels For Hire
  • Washing Machine

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.

Backpack on Campus is not suitable for children under the age of 18 years.

Linen is not provided but can be hired on arrival.

Main office open Monday - Friday 08:30am - 05:00pm but if checking in outside of these hours we do have an after hours check in service with our live in representative.

One traveller per bedroom.

Any outstanding monies owing will be charged onto the credit card provided when making payment.

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Backpack on Campus is located on University Drive, Massey University, Palmerston North.

Located Near

Located on the centre of the Massey University Campus, we are a short bus ride or a flat 25 minute walk to the heart of the city. Bus stops directly outside front doors.

We are a short drive from the Intercity Bus Terminal, a 15 minute drive from the train station or 30 mniutes from the Palmerston North International Airport.

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