Tasman Bay Backpackers

Nelson, New Zealand

Tasman Bay Backpackers

Hostel, 4-Bed Mixed Dormitory Room

4-Bed Mixed Dormitory Room

gps 10 Weka Street, 7010 Nelson, New Zealand

This hostel offers free unlimited Wi-Fi, a log fire in the guest lounge and heaters in all rooms. Guests can relax in the hammock in the garden or explore Nelson using one of the hostel’s free bicycles. Tasman Bay Backpackers Nelson serves free hot chocolate pudding and ice cream every evening. Facilities include a shared kitchen, coin-operated laundry and luggage storage. The friendly staff can provide advice on local attractions. Tasman Bay Backpackers Hostel is a 10-minute walk from Nelson city centre and Nelson Bus Depot.


The place is run by someone who's traveled so it has everything a backpacker needs and a lot of extras like free hot bottles, free bicycles, free extra blankets, lots of board games and some instruments in the really nice common area. It's a place to chill and stay longer that you originally planned to.

Very friendly hostel, with nice people and good chocolate pudding every night.


Nelson is a city on the South Island of New Zealand, facing Tasman Bay. It's known for local arts and crafts stores, and art galleries. It's also a popular base for nearby caving sites, vineyards and Abel Tasman National Park. Established by English settlers in 1841, the city's history is showcased at Founders Heritage Park, a living museum with a vintage railway.