The Bug Backpackers - Hostel

226 Vanguard Street, Nelson, New Zealand, 7010  show map
 3 stars
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The Bug Backpackers - Hostel

Wi-Fi
Parking

On-site parking

Kitchen facilities

Shared kitchen

Air conditioning
Laundry

Self-service laundry

Food/ Drinks

Picnic area/ Tables

Facilities for kids

Game room

Board games

Wheelchair access

Overview

The family 3-star The Bug Backpackers Hostel is set in a beach area minutes away from Christ Church Cathedral, Trafalgar Park and Tahunanui Beach. The hostel is distinguished by a family atmosphere. Such facilities as a safety deposit box, a storage room and a designated area for smoking are offered for guests.

A church and a cathedral are located nearby.

Fast access to Nelson airport within 5 km is provided.

Rooms

The Bug Backpackers Hostel boasts such accommodation options as Double Room, 8-bed Dorm, 4-bed Dorm and Twin Room. Equipped with a sitting area, climate control, a separate toilet, a dressing room and multi-channel TV, the rooms offer beds with reading lights and linens. Rooms are fitted with single beds and bunk beds. The Bug Backpackers Hostel provides bathrooms with showers and bathtubs.

Eat & Drink

Every day a complimentary buffet breakfast is served. The Bug Backpackers Hostel has a shared kitchen.

Services

Guests can take advantage of train station pick-up service, free shuttle service and computer rental.

Relax

Free self parking, a picnic area and a business center will make a stay in Nelson a very pleasant one.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hostel for free.

Guest Parking

Free private parking is possible on site.

Number of rooms:   14.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Wi-Fi
  • On-site parking
  • Off-site parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • Luggage storage
  • Locker room

Services

  • City shuttle service
  • Bicycle rental
  • Self-service laundry
  • Tours/Ticket assistance

Dining facilities

  • Picnic area/ Tables

Meeting facilities

  • 24-hour business center
  • Computer rental

Children's facilities

  • Board games
  • Game room

Leisure facilities

  • Garden area
  • BBQ facilities

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Dressing area
  • Terrace
  • Garden furniture

Bathroom

  • Toilet

Self-catering

  • Shared kitchen

Media

  • AM/FM alarm clock

Policies

Check-in

  • from  2 pm

Check-out

  • until 07:00-10:00 

Children and extra beds

  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of NZD 28 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • All children under the age of 12 may stay at the price of NZD 10 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • All children under the age of 5 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hostel

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Hostel Address:

226 Vanguard Street, Nelson, New Zealand, 7010

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City Center
  • Nelson
    1.4 mi
Airports
  • Nelson (NSN)
    2.5 mi
  • Woodbourne Air Station (BHE)
    35.1 mi
Hostel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until 07:00-10:00 
  • Number of rooms:
    14

Rooms and availability

The Bug Backpackers photos Room
Double Room Private Bathroom
  • Room size:

    175 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
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  • General:Dressing area
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Media:Wake up service
  • iPod docking station
Room Description:

This room features a private bathroom with shower facilities.

The Bug Backpackers photos Exterior Hotel information
Double Room
  • Room size:

    130 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • General:Dressing area
  • Bathroom:Shared bathroom
  • Shared toilet
  • Media:iPod docking station
Room Description:

This room includes linen and towels. Bathroom facilities are shared. Please note that the price is based on 2 guests. There is no capacity for additional guests.

The Bug Backpackers photos Room
Twin Room
  • Room size:

    130 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds

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  • General:Dressing area
  • Bathroom:Shared bathroom
  • Shared toilet
  • Media:iPod docking station
Room Description:

This room includes linen and towels. Bathroom facilities are shared. Please note that the price is based on 2 guests. There is no capacity for additional guests.

The Bug Backpackers photos Room
Single Bed 6-Bed Dormitory Room
  • Room size:

    175 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    1 person

  • Bed type:

    1 Bunk bed

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  • General:Dressing area
  • Bathroom:Shared bathroom
  • Shared toilet
Room Description:

This dormitory room includes linen, a personal reading light and electrical sockets. Bathroom facilities are shared.

The Bug Backpackers photos Room
Single Bed 4-Bed Dormitory Room
  • Room size:

    175 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    1 person

  • Bed type:

    1 Bunk bed

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  • General:Dressing area
  • Bathroom:Shared bathroom
  • Shared toilet
Room Description:

This dormitory room includes linen, a personal reading light and electrical sockets. Bathroom facilities are shared. Please note that bedding may be single beds or bunk beds.

The Bug Backpackers photos Room
Single Bed 8-Bed Dormitory Room
  • Room size:

    220 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    1 person

  • Bed type:

    1 Bunk bed

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  • General:Dressing area
  • Bathroom:Shared bathroom
  • Shared toilet
Room Description:

This dormitory room includes linen, a personal reading light and electrical sockets. Bathroom facilities are shared.

The Bug Backpackers photos Room
Studio
  • Room size:

    345 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • + More
  • General:Dressing area
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Sofa
  • Dining:Kitchenette
  • Media:TV
  • iPod docking station
Room Description:

This studio includes a kitchen area and a private bathroom.

The Bug Backpackers - Hostel Location

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What's nearby

Popular areas

  • City Center1.3 mi
  • Tahunanui Beach1.6 mi

Monuments and Landmarks

  • Christ Church Cathedral, Nelson5000 ft

Stadiums

  • Trafalgar Park1.4 mi

Museums

  • World of Wearable Art and Collectable Car Museum1.8 mi

Local attractions

  • Natureland Zoo1.2 mi
    Beach Road, Tahunanui
    Hostel information
    • Check-in:
      from  2 pm
    • Check-out:
      until 07:00-10:00 
    • Number of rooms:
      14
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    How to reach hostel

    hostel The Bug Backpackers - Hostel Nelson location
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    Hostel Address:

    226 Vanguard Street, Nelson, New Zealand, 7010

    Get directions
    City Center
    • Nelson
      1.4 mi
    Airports
    • Nelson (NSN)
      2.5 mi
    • Woodbourne Air Station (BHE)
      35.1 mi
    Hostel information
    • Check-in:
      from  2 pm
    • Check-out:
      until 07:00-10:00 
    • Number of rooms:
      14