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Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Like everywhere else that we stayed in New Zealand, the problem I have with this hostel is the price. It is easy to find with a good central location, a mere five minute walk from both Intercity stops as well as numerous bars and restaurants, and the view from both the front door and your own bed are as good...

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BumblesQT, Manager at Bumbles Backpackers, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to write your thoughts - your comments have been noted. Wishing you all the best for the rest of your travels :-) Fiona

Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Bumbles is nice because it's away from the busy city, but still an easy five minute walk to get there. Very clean and staff were very friendly when I needed to figure out travel plans, and also to find alternative transportation when mine fell through

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BumblesQT, Manager at Bumbles Backpackers, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your review :)

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 24 August 2016

It didn't feel like I was staying in a backpackers at all as all the facilities were in great condition, the place was squeaky clean, there was ample space for every one staying in the rooms, and the reception (Fiona) was friendly and helpful. Keep it up guys!

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BumblesQT, Manager at Bumbles Backpackers, responded to this review

Cheers! From Fiona and all the team at Bumbles :-)

Reviewed 25 July 2016

Stayed here in a twin room - it was a bunk bed. Lovely view of the Remarkables and the lake. Very good radiator! (a rare find at times). Service was very friendly and rooms was nice and clean. Well located to the centre of Queenstown.

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 25 July 2016

We stayed at this place for 1 night stopover to Franz Josef Glaciers. I booked this place as I looked up it was close to the lake + offered free parking as I've read that most backpacker places were in the town centre and had lots of trouble finding free parking. PARKING WAS AT THE DOOR OF OUR DORM ROOM!...

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BumblesQT, Manager at Bumbles Backpackers, responded to this review

Our free off street parking is pretty great :) Glad you liked it. It's a shame the hot water was used up from the other guests in the room - sorry about that. If this happens during reception hours, we are happy to give you a key to use a different hot shower. We will have a plumber look into...

Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

Hi everyone MY experience in Bumbles it was really good, rooms are are warm and clean! Staff are really friendly ,cooperative and professional 😉 !!! ILL BE BACK 😜😘😍 SPECIAL THANKS TO FIONA and of course all the staff 😜

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Reviewed 10 July 2016

Friendly service. Great facilities and clean and comfortable.Great location an got an awesome deal which included Milford Sound Tour. Absolutely beautiful. Really enjoyed our stay and would stay again.

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BumblesQT, Manager at Bumbles Backpackers, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. It's good to hear that you enjoyed your stay, and your trip to Milford Sound. Fiona

Reviewed 6 June 2016

Very nice place to check in at Queenstown. Close to the centre of town (5min walk). If you got a car there are parking spots right in front of the hostel wich is free. Good kitchen and hangout areas, as well as the dorms. On high season it's a good idea to try book 1-2weeks ahead. Can't complain really!

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BumblesQT, Manager at Bumbles Backpackers, responded to this review

Great to read your positive feedback. Thank you :-) Fiona

Reviewed 3 June 2016

We stayed 2 nights at Bumbles Backpackers in a 6 bed dorm. The dorm was spacious and had its own bathroom and toilet, so you only had to share with 5 other people which was great. The room even had a small balcony with lake view. Staff was really friendly and helpful and the free Wi-Fi was fast and stable....

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Thank you :-)

Reviewed 29 April 2016

This place is great if you want a reasonably cheap place while you ski, it's clean and tidy, the communal kitchen is on the small size but it doesn't matter you don't live in the kitchen. Having to travel outside of the bathroom is a little annoying but it's Queenstown, and this place isnt as busy with people like other...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
If you are looking for a small, relaxed & friendly place to stay in Queenstown with spectacular views, a waterfront location and free Wi-Fi, this is it! Just a 2 minute stroll to downtown, we are a small laid back place to stay where you'll some meet great people and get some sleep! "This popular hostel is colourfully decorated. Its prime lakefront location near the heart of town ensures excellent views and easy access to the best of Queenstown. It's an easy going spot, with a quieter more laid back vibe compared to other larger hostels around town." Lonely Planet ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bumbles Backpackers

Address: Cnr of Lake Esplanade & Brunswick Street, Queenstown, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Queenstown
Price Range: ₹ 1,634 - ₹ 4,771 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 13
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