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Bumbles Backpackers

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Reviewed 9 March 2017

I really enjoyed my time at Bumbles. The staff was great and gave us great advice on activities in Queenstown. The rooms are very clean, with floor to ceiling windows of the lake. The location is fantastic - less than a 5 minute walk to...More

Thank Caroline S
Response from BumblesQT, Manager at Bumbles BackpackersResponded 15 April 2017

Thanks for your comments. Female only rooms are possible if requested prior to arrival. Great to hear your enjoyed your stay, Fiona

Reviewed 4 March 2017

West stayed in 4 hostels in Queenstown, and bumbles was our favourite. Lakeside views, so clean, great common areas, and Fiona in reception helped us book all our trips but have us great and honest advice on them too. Get a bed here..book well in...More

Thank ColmONCusco
Response from BumblesQT, Manager at Bumbles BackpackersResponded 15 April 2017

Very pleased to hear Bumbles was your favourite! Thanks for writing a review, Fiona

Reviewed 2 March 2017

good location with friendly staff , free parking and the accommodation is being cleaned everyday. just few minutes walk to queens town and the room view is magnificent. perfect for sole traveler to a gang of 6 =)

Thank Sue Ann L
Response from BumblesQT, Manager at Bumbles BackpackersResponded 15 April 2017

Thank you for writing about your stay. We're happy that you enjoyed your stay - Fiona, Isa, Anne & all the crew @ Bumbles

Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

We stayed in one of private rooms next to the kids dorms. The place was very clean. The staff was very friendly and welcoming. The kitchen was very busy but had lots of utensils and we were very pleased. Bed was very comfortable. Even with...More

Thank Michael M
Response from BumblesQT, Manager at Bumbles BackpackersResponded 15 April 2017

Thanks for your positive feedback. Super to hear you enjoyed your time at Bumbles :)

Reviewed 18 February 2017

This was the first time we have stayed at a backpackers and have to say this place is fantastic. From the spectacular views of the lake to the very roomy unit. We were expecting 6 beds in a room, but there was actually 2 rooms....More

Thank supergran3101
Response from BumblesQT, Manager at Bumbles BackpackersResponded 15 April 2017

We're delighted that your first backpacker experience was worth writing about. Thanks for your comments. Look forward to seeing you when you return to Queenstown - from Fiona, Isa, Erin, Anne & all the crew @ Bumbles

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US$ 25 - US$ 69 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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TerrySydneyAustralia
28 April 2016|
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Response from BumblesQT | Property representative |
Hi Terry, Yes is the answer to all of your questions :) Bumbles reception can arrange everything you need for the ski fields - lift pass & transport combos, equipment & clothing hire etc. There are packages available for all... More
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"Awesome views from the front dorm rooms"
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"Room 8 - dorm room"
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"Ask for extra blankets or use the in-room heater. It was a bit chilly when I stayed."
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"Dorm 7 has the best view of the lake"
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