The ultimate place to stay in central Nelson.

The INNBETWEEN is the hostel of choice for travelers, families and groups from all over the world due to our seasonal affordability and our luxury backpackers comfort. Guests adore our contemporary industrial backpacker vibe.

Welcome to The INNBetween Lodge and Backpacker Hostel

A range of backpacker and room options to suit the budget traveller through to the luxury glampacker in central Nelson

The INNBetween offers backpackers and other travelers visiting Nelson, free WiFi, clean, modern rooms set next to the Nelson historical Cathedral gardens. Backpackers and guests can look forward to mixed and female-only dorms, double, family and queen en suites. Our friendly guesthouse team are onsite to assist you and will respect your space if you want some peace and quiet so you can unwind and relax. More than your average Nelson hostel, we have an onsite café, bar and restaurant and a large courtyard for socialising. 

Our onsite booking office offers backpackers recommendations for Nelson and beyond. So whether you’re a relaxed nelson backpacker, group or family unit, we’ve got you covered.  Visit one of the three National Parks including the Abel Tasman. Luggage storage is available while you spend time walking or mountain biking the Heaphy Track, undertaking tourism adventures, climbing the Centre of New Zealand or cycling the Tasman Trail. We can arrange a wine and craft brewery tour (popular with the backpackers) or point you in the right direction of local artists, galleries and museums.


We have a choice of mixed and female-only dorm rooms and private queen ensuites. All rooms have deluxe down feather duvets, feather pillows, fresh linen and reading lamps.

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About Nelson

Named as being the sunniest town in New Zealand, there is an abundance of activity and events to delight and thrill all. Uncover the beauty of Nelson and its natural surroundings.

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We are handily located in central Nelson, next to the stunning Cathedral - you can't miss it! Everything is within walking distance, and it's just a 15 minute drive from Nelson Airport.

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