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Happy Apple Backpackers

Rental with Fitness center

2 stars

500 High Street, Motueka 7120

+64 3528 8652

based on 309 reviews

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Fri 4/19

About Happy Apple Backpackers, Motueka

Value for money
Happy Apple Backpackers is located in Motueka, the gateway to the Abel Tasman National Park. Offering a convenient base to discover and experience the surrounding area, the property is a family-friendly, vibrant hostel with a range of accommodation including private rooms and dormitory rooms. Free WiFi is available. Guests can enjoy a game of table tennis or billiards. Happy Apple Backpackers is fitted with a spacious shared kitchen and a shared lounge area. Paid laundry facilities are available. Located next door to Motueka's famous Toad Hall restaurant, cafe and on-site brewery, guests can also enjoy live music and evening dining every weekend. The backpackers is a 40-minute drive from Nelson Airport.

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Hostel Amenities & Facilities

  • Fitness center
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free parking
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Laundry facilities
  • Hairdryer
  • Express check-out
  • Bicycle rental
  • Smoke alarms


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Fan
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Adapter
  • Towels/sheets (extra fee)
  • Trash cans

Things to do

  • Basketball court
  • Bicycle rental
  • Foosball table
  • Darts
  • Table tennis
  • Pool table


  • Family rooms
  • Garden view
  • Lockers
  • Carpeted
  • Privacy curtain
  • Storage available


  • Shared bathroom
  • Shower
  • Hairdryer
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper

Accessibility and suitability

  • Entire unit located on ground floor
  • Non-smoking rooms available
  • Non-feather pillow
  • Designated smoking area

Services and conveniences

  • Mini-market on site
  • Tour desk
  • Key access
  • Express check-out


  • Terrace/Patio
  • Grill
  • Garden

Parking and transportation

  • Free parking
  • Private parking

Media and entertainment

  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Books

Family friendly

  • Kids' outdoor play equipment
  • Playground


  • Laundry facilities


  • Socket near the bed


  • Shared kitchen


  • Fitness center

Places of interest near Happy Apple Backpackers

Attractions in Motueka, New Zealand curated by momondo

Happy Apple Backpackers location: 500 High Street, Motueka 7120

Top landmarks

Motueka District Museum1.4 mi
Kaiteriteri Mountain Bike Park6.5 mi
Kaiteriteri Beach6.6 mi
Marahau Beach8.9 mi

Happy Apple Backpackers Reviews

OkayBased on 309 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • "Very friendly staff, big kitchen, comfortable lounge." (in 40 reviews)
  • Really nice and helpful staff. (in 27 reviews)
  • "Very cheerful and friendly service 😋 Well managed, comforting, welcoming with great facilities" (in 22 reviews)
Cons -
  • The room smells bad. (in 18 reviews)
  • A lot of people living there (in 11 reviews)
  • Might be bit noisy sometimes (in 7 reviews)

Happy Apple Backpackers room booking info

Check in/Check out

Check in anytime after 2:00 PM, check out anytime before 10:00 AM


Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.

Frequently asked questions

  • How far is Happy Apple Backpackers from Nelson?

    Drive distance from Nelson to Happy Apple Backpackers and vice versa is 16.1 mi and the overall drive time is about 48min. Driving time can vary based on the time of day and traffic.

  • What is the best way to get to Happy Apple Backpackers from Nelson?

    A very popular option for travelers staying at Happy Apple Backpackers would be to take a taxi or ridesharing service from Nelson directly to the hotel.

  • Does Happy Apple Backpackers have a pool?

    Judging by our data, Happy Apple Backpackers does not have a pool on site, but hotels regularly make additions and changes to their venues and do not always notify us. It would be best to call Happy Apple Backpackers at +64 3528 8652.

  • What is the phone number for Happy Apple Backpackers?

    For questions regarding the hotel or your stay at Happy Apple Backpackers, call +64 3528 8652.

  • Does Happy Apple Backpackers have Wi-Fi available?

    Yes, Happy Apple Backpackers has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

  • Is there a gym or fitness center available to guests at Happy Apple Backpackers?

    Yes, there is a gym available to guests of Happy Apple Backpackers. For gym hours, it is best to ask the front desk clerk during check-in.

  • What time is check-out for Happy Apple Backpackers?

    Happy Apple Backpackers check-out time is 10:00 AM. Late check-out may be available upon request at the reception desk.

  • How much is a room at Happy Apple Backpackers?

    Prices may fluctuate based on room type, dates, and availability. You can find great room deals for Happy Apple Backpackers at the moment between $18 and $18 a night. Enter preferred dates in the form above to see the best-matched deals for you.

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