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1 room, 2 adults

Piwaka Lodge and Backpackers, Picton, New Zealand

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75 High St., Picton, Marlborough, 7220, New Zealand

Convenient to Picton Ferry Terminal
  • Free continental breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking
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  • good hospitality, nice breakfast, super friendly and beautiful dogs, clean room and linen…Oct 25, 2017
  • Very nice location, walking distance from the store and restaurants. The facility has…Mar 16, 2020

Piwaka Lodge and Backpackers, Picton, New Zealand

from NZ$70
  • Bed in 4-Bed Male Dorm
  • Bed in 4-Bed Mixed Dorm
  • Bed in 4-Bed Female Dorm
  • Bed in 5-Bed Mixed Dorm
  • Family Room Fits 4
  • Family Room Fits 3
  • Twin Room
  • King Room
  • 3 Share Mixed Dorm

What’s around Piwaka Lodge and Backpackers, Picton, New Zealand


  • Picton Ferry Terminal - 10 min walk
  • Picton War Memorial - 4 min walk
  • Picton Museum - 4 min walk
  • Picton Harbour - 5 min walk
  • Waitohi Recreational Reserve - 6 min walk
  • Picton Foreshore - 6 min walk
  • EcoWorld Aquarium - 6 min walk
  • Nelson Square - 8 min walk

Getting around

  • Blenheim (BHE-Woodbourne) - 34 min drive
  • Picton (PCN) - 8 min drive

At a glance

Key facts


  • 13 rooms
  • Arranged over 1 floor


  • Check-in time 1 PM-3:00 AM
  • Check-out time is 10 AM
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • Pets stay free

  • Specific rooms only *

  • 2 per room


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Free self parking

Payment types at the property

* See small print for additional details or extra charges

At the hostel

Food and drink
  • Free continental breakfast daily
  • Barbecue grills
  • Microwave in a common area
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Garden
  • Library
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
Languages Spoken
  • English

In the room

Home comforts
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
Freshen up
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer (on request)
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Daily housekeeping

Piwaka Lodge and Backpackers, Picton, New Zealand’s small print

Also known as

  • Piwaka And Backpackers Picton
  • Piwaka Lodge and Backpackers Picton
  • Piwaka Lodge and Backpackers Hostel/Backpacker accommodation


Pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property at the number on the booking confirmation.

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.

FAQs for Piwaka Lodge and Backpackers, Picton, New Zealand

  • Does Piwaka Lodge and Backpackers offer free cancellation for a full refund?
    Yes, Piwaka Lodge and Backpackers does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • Is parking offered at Piwaka Lodge and Backpackers?
    Yes, there's free self parking.
  • Are pets allowed at Piwaka Lodge and Backpackers?
    Yes, pets are welcome, with a limit of 2 per room. Service animals are exempt from fees.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at Piwaka Lodge and Backpackers?
    You can check in from 1 PM to 3:00 AM. Check-out time is 10 AM.

Recent reviews

Superb 9.0 From 62 reviews

Very good 8.0
Reasonable price in a good location
Very convenient location and a reasonable price. Owners recently taken over property and working to get all rooms up to scratch. Owners are very helpful and trying to ensure guest stays are satisfactory. No issues with our stay.
Graeme, us1 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Great location and friendly new owners!
We stayed in one of the Queen-Bed rooms with a Jack-and-Jill bathroom. We overall enjoyed our stay, and the location was great! The new owners were great and super friendly. While we were there, we heard someone tell the owner they wouldn't be having breakfast because they were gluten-free and the owner went out to the grocery store and picked up some stuff just for them!
us2 night romance trip
Very good 8.0
us1 night trip
Very good 8.0
Perfect spot for a one night stay.
Melissa, us1 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Clean and tidy
Very clean and tidy. Better than many backpackers and motels.
usOther trip
Exceptional 10.0
Great place to rest before/after ferry
Nice place to stay. Everything in short walking distance. Kitchen was cleaner than any other place I’ve stayed. Showers had plenty of hot water and WiFi worked well.
Brian, usOther trip
Exceptional 10.0
Loved our stay in this quirky backpackers
Owners were very friendly and helpful. We stayed in a double room and shared a bathroom with one other room. The room was beautifully decorated, not what you expect from a backpackers and bed was very comfortable. Free breakfast was also provided which was much appreciated. Short walk to many bars and restaurants. Highly recommended
Sam, gbRomance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Lovely stay
The location is great. The hostel is clean and comfortable. Bob is so friendly, pleasant and eager to help with any needs you have. We had a wonderful stay.
Sarah, caRomance trip

Piwaka Lodge and Backpackers, Picton, New Zealand

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