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Overview of The Villa

The Villa

2-star property
In the heart of Picton

8.0/10 Very good

84 verified guest reviews

Popular amenities

  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking
  • Shared kitchen
  • Laundry facilities
34 Auckland St., Picton, 7220

Room options

About this area

What's nearby

  • Heart of Picton
  • Picton Ferry Terminal - 1 min drive

Getting around

  • Picton (PCN) - 8 min drive
  • Blenheim (BHE-Woodbourne) - 26 min drive
  • Free ferry terminal shuttle


  • Kentucky Eataways - 2 min walk
  • The Barn - 3 min walk
  • Gusto - 3 min walk
  • Shai Shai's Takeaways - 3 min walk
  • Bakehouse Cafe - 3 min walk

About this property

The Villa

Located near a train station, The Villa is a great choice for a stay in Picton. Guests can enjoy the spa tub, and hiking/biking trails and kayaking are nearby. Other features include free bike rentals, a terrace and a garden. Fellow travellers say good things about the walkability.


Catalan, English, German, Spanish

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Follows the industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)

Social distancing

Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 10 rooms
  • Arranged over 1 level


  • Check-in time from noon until 7:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is 10 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • This property offers transfers from the ferry terminal; guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
  • The front desk is open daily from 8:30 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Guests planning to arrive outside of normal check-in hours will receive an email with check-in instructions and key retrieval information; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • If you are planning to arrive after 10:00 AM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
  • For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation
  • Guests planning to arrive outside of normal check-in hours must contact this property in advance to arrange check-in.

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


  • No cots (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Free on-site self-parking


  • Free ferry terminal shuttle*

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • BBQs

What to do

  • Pool table
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Marina nearby

Working away

  • Computer station


  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Umbrellas
  • Free bike hire


  • 2 buildings/towers
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Hot tub


  • Accessible bathroom (selected rooms)


  • Catalan
  • English
  • German
  • Spanish

Room amenities

Sleep well

  • Blackout curtains
  • Bed sheets provided

Freshen up

  • Rainfall shower heads
  • Shower only
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi

Food and drink

  • Full-sized fridge/freezer
  • Microwave (on request)
  • Shared kitchen access

Fees & policies

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitiser.

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global).


This property does not have lifts.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

Also known as

Backpackers Villa
Villa Backpackers
Villa Backpackers Lodge
Villa Backpackers Lodge Picton
Villa Backpackers Picton
The Villa Picton
The Villa Backpackers Lodge
The Villa Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
The Villa Hostel/Backpacker accommodation Picton

Frequently asked questions

Does The Villa offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, The Villa does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at The Villa?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitiser and social distancing measures are in place. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Are pets allowed at The Villa?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at The Villa?
Yes, there's free self parking.
What are the check-in and check-out times at The Villa?
You can check in from noon - 7:00 PM. Check-out time is 10 AM.
What is there to do at The Villa and nearby?
Have fun during the warmer months with activities such as cycling. Additional recreation nearby includes ecotours. Relax in the hot tub or enjoy the use of other amenities, which include a picnic area and a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near The Villa?
Yes. Nearby restaurants include Shai Shai's Takeaways (3-min walk), Bakehouse Cafe (3-min walk) and Cafe Cortado (3-min walk).
What's the area around The Villa like?
The Villa is a short 8-minute drive from Picton (PCN) and 6 minutes' walk from Picton Ferry Terminal. Travellers recommend the hostel for its walkable location.



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2/10 Poor

Grace, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Mikaela, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Taumaia, 1-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Carol, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Luke, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Easy walk to everywhere
Margaret, 1-night romance trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Belinda, 1-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Value for money!
Tidy, well located value for money accomodation. Room was clean, staff and owner very friendly and helpful. Would recommend for anyone looking for simple lodgings
Dave, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Shahana, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

A good located backpackers - walk into town, bars, restaurants and the Wellington ferries.
Jeff, 1-night romance trip
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