The Villa Backpackers Lodge - Picton

34 Auckland Street, Picton, New Zealand  show map
 4 stars
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The Villa Backpackers Lodge - Picton

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in public areas

Parking

On-site parking

Kitchen facilities

Refrigerator

Shared kitchen

Microwave on request

Air conditioning
Laundry

Self-service laundry

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Restaurant

Picnic area/ Tables

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

Swimming pool

Overview

Featuring a storage room and a designated area for smoking, The Villa Backpackers Lodge comes with a picnic area, free self parking and a Jacuzzi as well.

The Villa Backpackers Lodge is also located near Go Dive Marlborough, Marlborough Sounds and Marlborough Sounds Adventure Company. Within 50 meters from the venue, Picton Village Bakkerij and Barn Cafe serve a wide selection of meals.

Fast access to Woodbourne Air airport within 30 km is provided.

Rooms

The Villa Backpackers Lodge welcomes guests with Twin Room, 8-bed Dorm, 4-bed Dorm and Double Room. The provision of an iron with ironing board, heating, high-speed internet, multi-channel television and a refrigerator in the rooms makes The Villa Backpackers Lodge comfortable for every guest. Guests have access to en suite bathrooms.

Eat & Drink

The large lounge bar features a terrace and billiards. There is a shared kitchen provided on site.

Services

Computer rental, free shuttle bus service and laundry are offered for the guests' use.

Relax

The on-site activities include cycling, hiking and mini golf.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in public areas for free.

Guest Parking

Private parking is possible on site for free.

Number of rooms:   10.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas
  • On-site parking
  • Limited time reception
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Fireplace
  • Multilingual staff

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center
  • Hiking
  • Cycling
  • Billiards/ Pool tables
  • Mini golf
  • Fishing

Services

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

Dining facilities

  • Restaurant
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Picnic area/ Tables

Meeting facilities

  • Computer rental

Children's facilities

  • Board games
  • DVDs/ Videos for children

Leisure facilities

  • Swimming pool
  • Garden area
  • BBQ facilities
  • Leisure/ TV room
  • Jacuzzi

Room view

  • Garden view

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • In-room safe
  • Terrace
  • Garden furniture

Bathroom

  • Shared bathroom

Self-catering

  • Shared kitchen
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave on request

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Telephone

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 11 am FREE
Check-out until 10 am FREE

Children and extra beds

There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hostel

hostel The Villa Backpackers Lodge - Picton Picton location
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Hostel Address:

34 Auckland Street, Picton, New Zealand

Get directions
City Center
  • Picton
    500 m
Airports
  • Woodbourne Air Station (BHE)
    27.8 km
  • Nelson (NSN)
    65.4 km
Restaurants
  • Picton Village Bakkerij
    30 m
  • Barn Cafe
    90 m
Parks
  • Marlborough Sounds Adventure Company- Day Tours
    250 m
Hostel information
  • Check-in:
    from  11 am
  • Check-out:
    until  10 am
  • Number of rooms:
    10

Rooms and availability

The Villa Backpackers Lodge photos Exterior Hotel information
Private Double Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, 2 Single beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Private bathroom
    • Balcony
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  • General:Carpeted floor
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Media:TV

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What's nearby

Popular areas

  • City Center400 m

Local attractions

  • Lochmara Lodge Arts Centre6.8 km
    Lochmara Bay, Queen Charlotte Sound, Picton
  • Queen Charlotte Sound12.7 km
    Queen Charlotte Walk, Picton
  • Lochmara Lodge Marlborough Sounds Wildlife Recovery Centre7.4 km
    Lochmara Bay, Queen Charlotte Sound, Picton

Near the hostel

  • Picton Museum160 m
    London Quay, Picton
  • Edwin Fox Maritime Museum240 m
    1 Auckland St, Picton
  • Marlborough Sounds320 m
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  • Ecoworld Aquarium210 m
    Picton Foreshore, Picton
  • Marlborough Sounds Adventure Company- Day Tours250 m
    London Quay, Picton

Restaurants nearby

  • Picton Village Bakkerij30 m

    Address: 46 Auckland Street
    Phone: 03-573 7082

    85% likes this, based on 55 reviews

  • Gusto100 m

    Address: 33 High St
    Phone: (03) 573 7171

    84% likes this, based on 106 reviews

  • Thai Panda90 m

    Address: 58 Auckland Street

    65% likes this, based on 13 reviews
    Cuisine: Thai

  • Barn Cafe90 m

    Address: 48 High St
    Phone: (03) 573 7440

    83% likes this, based on 136 reviews

  • Toot & Whistle Inn90 m

    Address: Auckland St
    Phone: (03) 573 6086

    66% likes this, based on 22 reviews

Hostel information
  • Check-in:
    from  11 am
  • Check-out:
    until  10 am
  • Number of rooms:
    10
Cities nearby
  • Blenheim hotels - 25 km
  • Marlborough Sounds hotels - 10 km
  • Linkwater hotels - 11 km
  • Tuamarina hotels - 14 km
  • Havelock hotels - 19 km
  • Anakiwa hotels - 7 km
  • Lochmara Bay hotels - 7 km
  • Renwick hotels - 28 km
  • Hira hotels - 51 km
  • Rai Valley hotels - 37 km

The Villa Backpackers Lodge Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at The Villa Backpackers Lodge

Average guest rating

7.6out of 10
Fabulous
Based on 25 reviews

Guest reviews

  • Older travelers
    9.2

    convenient location off the ferry and value for money. pick up from ferry was good

  • Couple
    10.0

    I really enjoyed my stay at the Villa. The staff was very helpful and the location is perfect, the city center is just around the corner. I loved the whole atmosphere in this beautiful old building! And the spa was perfect to relax!! I totally recommend to stay at the Villa!

  • Single
    9.6

    Friendly reception when I arrived, clean and I loved the outdoor areas. I decided to stay there again on my return trip through Picton and will do so any time I'm passing through.

  • Older travelers
    6.2

    Proximity to the ferry

    Having to park on the street with stuff left in the car due to cramped room

  • Single
    6.6

    Nice to pocket and clean and tidy, budget friendly backpackers lodge. If you are looking for one night only and catching a next early morning ferry then this is a very useful and worth place to add in the list.

  • Couple
    7.4

    Nice place and convenient location in town with friendly staff. We stayed in an ensuite room, which was fairly basic and a bit cramped - but fine for our purpose and good value for the price. Enjoyed our deck/ walkway overlooking the place.

  • Single
    8.2

    Friendly place.

    Wobbly bunk beds. Very little movement from one person top or bottom would have the whole thing rocking. This could be fixed by attaching them to the walls perhaps.

  • Single
    10.0

    Great atmosphere and really close to town. Gorgeous garden. The staff were very helpful and the girl at reception helped me book the Queen Charlotte Track (even got a $10 off deal for Cougarline). Really enjoyed my stay!

  • Single
    8.2

    Helpful friendly staff, complimentary apple crumble served in the evening.

  • Single
    5.0

    Location good

    Disappointed with facilities, a bit rustic, for price. Should be cheaper.

  • Single
    8.2

    Awesome courtyard area which encouraged people to come together and meet new people. As a solo traveller I found this to be so valuable

    Basic bedding but you expect this from a backpackers lodge

  • Couple
    8.2

    The gardens are what attracted us. The Villa Backpackers has a beautiful outlook and surroundings, and is really well-priced.

  • Group of friends
    10.0

    Absolutely loved our stay - the atmosphere was the best part. We were greeted at the ferry with a guy playing the guitar and then he played at The Villa all night. It was great and he was really good. Then we were treated to an amazing apple crumble and icecream which was all part of the deal. Would really recommend staying here.

  • Single
    10.0

    I liked the good atmosphere of this hostel. Nice Garden to hang around and meet people. Free Bikes and Pooltabel! And the staff was very helpfull for my Queen Charlotte Track bookings.

  • Single
    6.6

    Nice garden, hairdryer in the double room, clean room and kitchen

    I booked a double room on my own, and was asked about that fact twice. Well, if there were single rooms, I would certainly book them. The furniture and carpet were a bit old - value for money is ok if you are two people, but singles are practically non-existent in NZ.

How to reach hostel

hostel The Villa Backpackers Lodge - Picton Picton location
Show big map »

Hostel Address:

34 Auckland Street, Picton, New Zealand

Get directions
City Center
  • Picton
    500 m
Airports
  • Woodbourne Air Station (BHE)
    27.8 km
  • Nelson (NSN)
    65.4 km
Restaurants
  • Picton Village Bakkerij
    30 m
  • Barn Cafe
    90 m
Parks
  • Marlborough Sounds Adventure Company- Day Tours
    250 m
Hostel information
  • Check-in:
    from  11 am
  • Check-out:
    until  10 am
  • Number of rooms:
    10