Located in Nelson, The Palace Backpackers offers accommodation with free bikes and a shared lounge. The historical colonial villa is set in an enchanting garden with plum, lemon trees and flowers. It is a 4-minute walk from Christ Church Cathedral. Free WiFi is provided. The property offers free tea, coffee, breakfast and bakery. Guests can sit on the deck and gaze at the sea or centre of New Zealand whilst playing one of the guitars available or reading a book from the international book exchange. It also has a music room, large shared kitchen, hammocks and BBQ area. Tahunanui Beach is 3.5 km away and World of Wearable Art and Collectable Car Museum is 4.4 km from the hostel. The nearest airport is Nelson Airport, 6 km from the hostel. All rooms are equipped with a shared bathroom.