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.

Our Facilities

Warm in winter and cool during summer

Our modern kitchen area is fully equipped with ovens, grills, large food chillers, fridge, microwaves, steamers, toasted sandwich machines, rice cookers and eating utensils. Located next to the kitchen is an open dining area for our guests. Our balconies overlook the Nelson Cathedral gardens and courtyard.

Our spacious hostel includes communal lounges with leather furniture, beautifully furnished coffee tables and large screen TV including a library corner filled with books, board games, a guitar and ukelele. All ensuites have televisions, a small fridge, a kettle and tea/coffee-making facilities.

All our doors have touch and go cards and if you do not want to carry a card with you, we offer key bracelets that are waterproof and can be worn so you will never lose it. These are available in black or white.

Facilities include:

  • In-built reading lights in bedrooms
  • Every dorm bed has a personal locker to hold a medium to large backpack (free of charge)
  • Off-street car parking
  • Laundry facilities with washing powder
  • Free WiFi
  • Central heating
  • Under floor heating bathrooms
  • Hairdryers/straighteners
  • Spa towels available for hire
  • Bikes available for hire 
  • Onsite cafe, bar and restaurant

Bike Hire

We offer bikes for hire at the INNBetween. 

These are new vintage-style town bikes for people to ride around town or to the beach. Pink and black ones are available for the girls to hire and we offer the beach cruisers for the boys.


$30 NZD per day, helmet and lock included.

Get in touch with us if you are keen to hire a bike once you have made a booking. 

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Shared Accommodation

Our dorm rooms consist of three comfortable bunk beds, with a choice of mixed and female-only rooms. Each bed has a deluxe down feather duvet, feather pillow, fresh linen and reading lamp.

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Private Rooms

We have a variety of private rooms available to suit your needs, including some with ensuite bathroom. All rooms have deluxe down feather duvets, feather pillows, fresh linen and reading lamps.

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Group Bookings

The INNBETWEEN welcomes group bookings of any size visiting Nelson. We are able to work closely with you to make sure we accommodate your group's every need.

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