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Wakatu Lodge, Nelson

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125 Waimea Road, Nelson, 7010, New Zealand, 800-491-6126

No-frills hostel in Nelson
  • Free WiFi in lobby and free parking
  • Collect nightsYou can collect® Rewards nights here
From 22 reviews. TripAdvisor Traveler Rating.

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

  • Very enjoyable and comfortable, would stay again without doubt.Mar 25, 2018
  • It was great for the type of hostel it is. We had a double bed with a bunk above us and…Feb 18, 2018

Wakatu Lodge, Nelson

More Info: 866-539-8117

  • Standard Shared Dormitory, Shared Bathroom (Small Triple Room)
  • Standard Room, Non Smoking, Shared Bathroom (Twin room)
  • Standard Suite, 1 Bedroom, Non Smoking, Shared Bathroom (furnished room)
  • Standard Room, Non Smoking, Shared Bathroom (Double room)
  • Standard Room (Single Bed)
  • Economy Triple Room

What’s around Wakatu Lodge, Nelson


  • In Nelson South
  • Fairfield Park - 10 min walk
  • Victory Square - 18 min walk
  • Christ Church Cathedral - 28 min walk
  • Nelson Provincial Museum - 29 min walk
  • Montgomery Square - 30 min walk
  • Nelson Market - 31 min walk
  • Anzac Park - 33 min walk

Getting around

  • Nelson (NSN) - 6 min drive

At a glance

Key facts


  • 16 rooms


  • Check-in time 2 PM-9 PM
  • Check-out time is 10 AM
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • WiFi in rooms *



  • Free self parking

Payment types at the property

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

At the hostel

Food and drink
  • Barbecue grills
Things to do
  • Arcade/game room
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Terrace
  • Disabled parking
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower

In the room

Freshen up
  • Shared bathroom
  • Shower only
Stay connected
  • WiFi (surcharge)

Wakatu Lodge, Nelson’s small print

Also known as

  • Wakatu Lodge Nelson
  • Wakatu Lodge
  • Wakatu Nelson
  • Wakatu Lodge Nelson
  • Wakatu Lodge Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
  • Wakatu Lodge Hostel/Backpacker accommodation Nelson

Optional extras

WiFi is available in guestrooms for NZD 5 per night (rates may vary)

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

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Recent reviews

Superb 9.2 From 9 reviews

Very Good 8.0
Awesome Lodge
Amazing staff who were SO accommodating given my really last minute needs!
Dee, nzBusiness trip
Exceptional 10.0
Brilliant stay again
love the up grade of the lodge. love the tv's in the rooms again had a brilliant stay here
kay, nz2 night business trip

Wakatu Lodge, Nelson

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