Welcome to our homely, warm hostel owned and operated by Lynne & Gordon.
We have Free WIFI and Breakfast all year round and of course our famous hot cheesy scones.
Explore our gardens and pick your fresh herbs.
Lounge on the lawn or relax in the hot tub while watching the ferries come and go.
Our purpose built accommodation fully insulated, double glazed warm and cosy.
We cater for all needs.We have a self contained apartment complete with its own balcony and views over the harbor. Queen en-suite rooms, some with views and balconies. Rooms with Queen size beds, twins and dorm beds all with shared bathrooms. Also three share with en-suites.
Relax on our huge covered balcony and watch the ferries arrive and depart while having a glass of one of Marlborough's famous wines. Have a work out with our Exercycle or running machine.
Free luggage storage, e.g. if you wish to go on the Queen Charlotte Track.
Free breakfast can be taken in our covered courtyard while sitting and listening to the birds in the aviary and reading the morning paper.
To end the day have a spa overlooking the harbor. Pizza nights on request.
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Hostel Facilities & Policies
- Bicycle hire
- Bicycle parking
- Board Games
- Book Exchange
- Free Breakfast
- Cable TV
- Card Phones
- Common Room
- Credit Cards Accepted
- Free City Maps
- Free Internet Access
- Free Parking
- Free WiFi
- Games Room
- Hair Dryers
- Hair Dryers For Hire
- Hot Showers
- Hot Tub
- House Keeping
- Internet Access
- Self-Catering Facilities
- Late check-out
- Laundry Facilities
- Linen Included
- Luggage Storage
- Non Smoking
- Outdoor Terrace
- Pool Table
- Reading Light
- Reception (limited hours)
- Safe Deposit Box
- Shuttle Bus
- Steam Room
- Taxes included
- Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
- Tours/Travel Desk
- Towels Included
- Washing Machine
- Wheelchair Friendly
Cancellation PolicyThis 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 InfoThis property has specific Terms & Conditions.
Reception is open from 7.30am till 9.30pm. Arrivals outside these hours only by arrangement.
Please consult us if you are traveling with children, we may be able to make special arrangements.
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TOMBSTONE BACKPACKERS is at the cross roads for destinations North, South East and West in the South Island.
We offer a free shuttles pick up both from and to the ferries, bus, train or water taxis.
Tombstone is directly above the Bluebridge ferry terminal and at the junction of all main Roads out of Picton. We are at the beginning of the Queen Charlotte Drive.
Tombstone is and easy 8 minute walk to town where there are cafes and supermarket .
Explore the harbour, play mini golf,or visit the Aquarium. Enjoy our local walks, The Snout Track, Bobs Bay, Dam's walk and more.
Soon to be opened Kaipupu point a bird sanctuary. Take a day trip out into the sounds, walk, kayak or mountain bike some of the Queen Charlotte track. Scuba diving,or fishing. Wine tours.
Use our local knowledge of the Queen Charlotte track and the Sounds for all your booking!