The Villa Backpackers Lodge

Self Rated: 2.0 out of 5
34 Auckland St., Picton, 7220, New Zealand
4.0 out of 5 rating 235 reviews TripAdvisor Rating: 4.0

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Property Details

Property Location

The Villa Backpackers Lodge is in the heart of Picton, within a 10-minute walk of Picton Museum and Picton Ferry Terminal. This beach hostel is 0.1 mi (0.2 km) from Picton War Memorial and 0.2 mi (0.3 km) from EcoWorld Aquarium.


Make yourself at home in one of the 10 guestrooms. Prepare your meals in the shared/communal kitchen. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and cable programming is available for your entertainment.


Take advantage of recreation opportunities including a spa tub and a fitness center. Additional features at this hostel include complimentary wireless Internet access, a fireplace in the lobby, and tour/ticket assistance.

Business, Other Amenities

Featured amenities include wired Internet access (surcharge), a computer station, and multilingual staff. A ferry terminal shuttle is provided at no charge, and free self parking is available onsite.


Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Picton Museum - 0.2 km / 0.1 mi
Picton Foreshore - 0.2 km / 0.1 mi
EcoWorld Aquarium - 0.3 km / 0.2 mi
Picton War Memorial - 0.3 km / 0.2 mi
Waitohi Recreational Reserve - 0.4 km / 0.2 mi
Picton Harbour - 0.4 km / 0.2 mi
Edwin Fox Museum - 0.5 km / 0.3 mi
Picton Ferry Terminal - 0.6 km / 0.4 mi
Nelson Square - 0.7 km / 0.5 mi
Edwin Fox - 1.1 km / 0.7 mi
Victoria Domain - 1.1 km / 0.7 mi
Kaipupu Wildlife Sanctuary - 1.2 km / 0.8 mi
Mabel Island - 2.6 km / 1.6 mi
Waikawa Marina - 4.4 km / 2.8 mi
Pelorus Sound - 4.9 km / 3.1 mi

The nearest airports are:
Picton (PCN) - 8.8 km / 5.5 mi
Blenheim (BHE-Woodbourne) - 34.7 km / 21.6 mi

The preferred airport for The Villa Backpackers Lodge is Picton (PCN).

Check-in time starts at 11am. Check-out time is 10am.
Property Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit are 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.

    Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Guests planning to arrive outside of normal check-in hours must contact this property in advance to arrange check-in. Please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Important Information

Please note, there is important information about this property to know before you arrive.

  • This property offers transfers from the ferry terminal. Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

  • -Accessible bathroom
  • -Multilingual staff
  • -Computer station
  • -Free WiFi
  • -Spa tub
  • -Fitness facilities
  • -Barbecue grill(s)
  • -Laundry facilities
  • -Free self parking
  • -Free ferry terminal shuttle
  • -Free parking nearby
  • -Tours/ticket assistance
  • -Front desk (limited hours)
  • -Billiards or pool table
  • -Total number of rooms - 10
  • -Number of floors - 1
  • -Number of buildings/towers - 2
  • -Garden
  • -Fireplace in lobby
  • -Wired Internet access - surcharge
  • -Luggage storage