Welcome to the Villa

Experience  The Villa Backpackers Lodge Accommodation
~ Picton · Marlborough · South Island · New Zealand ~

The Villa - "The Oasis for the Weary Traveller"

The Villa, Picton, New ZealandThe Villa Backpackers Lodge is a 100 year old character home with The Cottage next door, homestyle hospitality — small and friendly with beautiful gardens, relaxing verandah, large private backyard, great music, and all the facilities you can expect from a good hostel.

The Villa is a member of Budget Backpacker Hostels (BBH) with an 87% Backpacker Perception Percentage Rating.

The Villa at a Glance

  • Only 300m to Ferry, Railway & Town Centremore
  • Information & Bookings — Ferries, buses, rental cars, activities more
  • Queen Charlotte Track Bookings & Specialists more
  • Free unlimited WiFi
  • Sky Movies & Sport now available
  • Multi-Gym onsite for a great work out....
  • 24 Hour E-mail and internet more
  • Double & Twin Rooms with ensuites more
  • Heated, Secure, Sunny Rooms
  • 2 Kitchens, 2 Lounges, Full Laundry more
  • Great Music, Games, Video, Guitar more
  • Complimentary — tea, coffee, herbs & spices.
  • FREE — Pick-up & drop off, off-street parking
  • FREE — Hot outdoor spa & gym more
  • Bikes, fishing gear & storage more
  • Walk the dogs — Poppy more

Queen Charlotte Track Booking Specialistsmore

With extensive knowledge on the jewel in the Marlborough Sounds, and working in conjunction with Picton's premier boat service, Cougar Line, the staff at the Villa can provide you with latest information on the track and weather conditions. The Villa also provides a full complimentary booking service to arrange all your transport and accommodation needs to walk or bike the Queen Charlotte Track.

Our commitment to you


Rob & Carolyn Burn

"To provide quality budget accommodation, striving to constantly surpass guests' expectations by the excellence of standards of service and facilities.

To raise guests' environmental awareness, to add a rich human experience by way of genuine New Zealand family hospitality in a relaxed atmosphere.

To create a lasting, positive impression of The Villa, Marlborough and our guests' total New Zealand visitor experience."