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Tombstone Motel, Lodge & Backpackers

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Indoor spa bath
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Iron/ironing board, free WiFi, bed sheets

Overview of Tombstone Motel, Lodge & Backpackers

Tombstone Motel, Lodge & Backpackers

2 out of 5

4.5/5 Wonderful

Guests rated this property 4.5/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Parking included
  • Spa
  • Gym
  • Laundry

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Hand sanitiser provided

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationPicton War Memorial10 min walk
  • Popular LocationPicton Harbour11 min walk
  • Popular LocationPicton Ferry Terminal11 min walk
  • AirportBlenheim (BHE-Woodbourne)28 min drive

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About this area

Picton

Tombstone Motel, Lodge & Backpackers is located in Picton. Picton Museum and Edwin Fox Museum are cultural highlights, and some of the area's activities can be experienced at Picton Ferry Terminal and Picton Harbour. Waitohi Recreational Reserve and EcoWorld Aquarium are also worth visiting.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Waitohi Recreational Reserve - 2 min walk
  • EcoWorld Aquarium - 9 min walk
  • Picton War Memorial - 10 min walk
  • Picton Harbour - 11 min walk
  • Picton Ferry Terminal - 11 min walk

Getting around

  • Blenheim (BHE-Woodbourne) - 28 min drive

Restaurants

  • Picton Village Bakkerij - 6 min walk
  • Thai Panda - 6 min walk
  • Kentucky Eataways - 7 min walk
  • The Barn - 8 min walk
  • Gusto - 8 min walk

About this property

Tombstone Motel, Lodge & Backpackers

Hostel with free breakfast, near Picton Ferry Terminal
A fitness centre, a spa tub and spa services are available at this hostel. Free self-service breakfast is provided, as well as free WiFi in public areas, free self parking and a free area shuttle. Other amenities include a fridge in a common area, free use of bicycles and laundry facilities. All 14 rooms offer in-room free WiFi and TVs with cable channels.
Tombstone Motel, Lodge & Backpackers offers 14 forms of shared accommodation. Cable televisions are provided. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and an iron/ironing board can be requested.
Recreational amenities at the hostel include a spa tub, a fitness centre and complimentary bicycles.
Guests can pamper themselves by indulging in the on-site spa services.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
Property is disinfected with electrostatic spray
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Guest accommodations are sealed after cleaning
Follows the industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Intertek Cristal (third-party expert - Global)

Check-in

Contactless social distancing and check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Gives staff personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available
  • On-site parking includes off-street options
  • Free local area shuttle
  • Free return train station shuttle from 7:30 AM to 8:00 PM
  • Train station shuttle at scheduled times
  • Free bus station shuttle
  • Free ferry terminal shuttle

Food and drink

  • Free self-service breakfast available daily 8:00 AM–9:30 AM

Things to do

  • Fitness centre
  • Free bike hire
  • Spa services
  • Hot tub

Family friendly

  • Free area shuttle
  • Laundry facilities

Conveniences

  • Free newspapers in reception
  • Front-desk safe
  • Library
  • No lifts

Guest services

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • English

Outdoors

  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Garden
  • Outdoor entertainment area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

More

  • Designated smoking areas
  • Shared fridge
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Bed sheets
  • Heating

Entertainment

  • TV channels
  • TV

More

  • Guidebooks/recommendations
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Local maps
  • Shared accommodations

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Check-in

Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM
Early check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 15

Check-out

Check-out before 10 AM
Express check-out

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Guests planning to arrive outside of normal check-in hours will receive an email with check-in instructions and key retrieval information; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk, key retrieval

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)
Service animals are exempt from fees

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome

Payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge of NZD 2.9

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cots/infant beds and rollaway/extra beds
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted
Long-term renters welcome
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a security system and a first aid kit

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the ferry terminal and train station; guests must contact the property with arrival details 24 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
A car is not required for transport to and from this property

National rating

This property does not have a Qualmark® rating. For the benefit of our customers, we have provided a rating based on our ratings system.

Property is also known as

Tombstone Backpackers Hostel Picton
Tombstone Backpackers Hostel
Tombstone Backpackers Picton
Tombstone Backpackers
Tombstone Backpackers
Tombstone Motel Lodge Backpackers
Tombstone Motel, Lodge & Backpackers Picton

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4.5
Wonderful
Rating 5 - Excellent. 40 out of 72 reviews
5 - Excellent 56%
Rating 4 - Good. 26 out of 72 reviews
4 - Good 36%
Rating 3 - Okay. 6 out of 72 reviews
3 - Okay 8%
Rating 2 - Poor. 0 out of 72 reviews
2 - Poor 0%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 0 out of 72 reviews
1 - Terrible 0%

4.5/5

Cleanliness

4.5/5

Staff & service

4.5/5

Amenities

4.3/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Owners were very friendly and welcoming, showed us to our room and gave us ideas of things to do while we were staying there. The room and shared areas were clean. It was a perfect position for the ferry and last but by no means least it was fantastic value for money. The scones were to die for :)
Stayed 1 night in May 2021

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Great owners and love the scones for the free brekkie, Yumbo!
Stayed 1 night in May 2021

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Recommended to all
Stayed 1 night in May 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
My wife and i enjoyed the comfort of our abode the host was friendly Gary makes the best cheese scones i would recommend the tombstone back packers lodge to my friends and family excellent service friendly n comfy.
Stayed 1 night in Apr 2021

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Pool
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2021