The Villa Backpackers Lodge
34 Auckland St, Picton, New Zealand

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The Villa has ensuite Queen and Twin Rooms as well as Double Rooms, four-bed Shared Rooms and Dormitories/Bunkrooms. All of our rooms are clean, heated, safe and welcoming. There are linen and blankets provided for all beds.

We offer free hot apple crumble with ice cream and breakfast (May - October). There\'s also free Wi-Fi for our guests and free use of bicycles, fishing gear, guitar, X-Box, DVD library and our pool table.

We have a hot spa pool and a sundrenched garden with plenty of loungers to relax in, with a treehouse plus a hammock in the front to watch the world go past. Our fire in the courtyard makes for great evening conversations and live music.

We run free ferry pickups on request.

Guests are welcome to use our two fully equipped kitchens and the BBQ kitchen.

We have guest laundry facilities, Sky TV in our separate TV lounge and handicapped facilities.

We offer a free booking service for the Queen Charlotte Track and have tent hire available and free storage for your bags - nothing for you to worry about while you enjoy a beautiful walk.



Driving into Picton on SH1:
Just follow the signs for the Interislander walk-on. We're on that road on the right-hand side next to the Dutch bakery.

Arriving by ferry with a car:
Just follow the signs into the town centre, cross the railway lines and turn left. We're immediately across the road.

Arriving by Bluebridge ferry as a walk-on:
Just hop into their free shuttle bus and ask to be dropped off at The Villa.

Arriving by Interislander ferry as a walk-on:
Just let us know at what time you arrive and we will pick you up (during our office hours).

Arriving by train:
Just leave the station and turn right; we're down the road on the left-hand side.

Arriving by bus:
Ask the driver to be dropped off at The Villa as most of them are happy to do so. If not it's just a short walk back to The Villa.