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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were in Queenstown to celebrate my husband birthday we were very excited and looking forward for the trip , but it wasn't the way we expected backpacker was not at all clean in the showers the water was so slow that it was impossible to use, the toilet papers were really thin also the rooms curtains were quiet run...

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Queenstown, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 October 2016

I stayed in the hostel at the beginning of my travels in Queenstown, New Zealand. I was checked into the hostel for approximately 1 month, whilst I looked for a more permanent home to reside in long-term. The hostel was good but I would definitely say it could do with some work. It looked a little bit tired in places...

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Thank haydonhughes
Banff, Canada
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Super chilled small quiet homelike hostel. Full of friendly faces here to enjoy QT. Reception was very friendly and extremely helpful. Hostel cat Gary is never up for a cuddle but it's nice to see a fuzzy face while traveling. Would stay here again and again.

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Thank Meadow_Earth
Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 3 May 2016 via mobile

This is a pretty nice hostel. Looking a little rundown in spots, and it was quite cold inside actually, but the staff are nice, it's good and quiet, they have unlimited free wifi, and there are 2 spacious kitchens. Nice common room as well. Not a particularly special spot, but you could certainly do a whole lot worse!

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1Thank GoosefaceKillah
Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 26 April 2016

I will not say it was bad (I have stayed in worse hostels elsewhere) but it really wasn't good. The kitchen is dirty, old, half functioning and small. The hostel in general feels run down and actually quite dirty (and I usually don't care about dirty). It's absolutely not a problem staying a night here or two. But considering that...

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Thank Anton N
Queenstown, New Zealand
Reviewed 20 February 2016 via mobile

I stayed in a six bed dorm with three friends and enjoyed my stay. The hostel was quiet, and clean. The bathrooms were a bit outdated (in need of an upgrade) and the kitchen was a bit cramped but other then that it was great. Reminded me of staying at a cottage. Being close to fresh choice was also a...

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1Thank I_Test44
London Town
Reviewed 4 February 2016

Well.... having to change our plans unexpectedly meant we had to locate somewhere to stay at short notice in a very busy Queenstown during peak season. This was our choice for $31 a night each - for a 6 person dorm. Not ideal but as I stated not much else available. We rang, we booked, we mentioned our arrival time,...

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Thank SomeOtherPerson
Kyogle, Australia
Reviewed 2 February 2016

Recently stayed here with my 2 sons, fantastic helpful, staff , nice small lodge, right close to town, and all lovely clean facilities. Quieter upstairs area, and cozy lounge and nice outdoor areas.. was a nice experience

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1Thank Claire G
Reviewed 28 November 2015 via mobile

Was here for one night. Room was lovely and female staff! However I found the manager was rude as he talked over you and not friendly when explaining hostel rules. When I didn't know you can't be in the kitchen a certain hour upstairs due to cleaning, he said it states this on the wall. You did not feel relax...

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2Thank Anne Q
Reviewed 9 October 2015 via mobile

Big thank you to Dan and all the staff at Alpine Lodge. Very welcoming and went above and beyond from the start. Friendly family atmosphere in the hostel. Room easily assessable for separate outside staircase which I found helpful. Clean and tidy room. Stayed 4 nights and would certainly stay again as long as these guys are taking care of...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Alpine Lodge Backpackers

Address: 13 Gorge Rd.,, Queenstown, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Queenstown
Price Range: ₹ 1,495 - ₹ 3,617 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 26
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“Always pick the bunk away from the doors”
 of 5 bubbles haydonhughes, 30 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Upstairs has a quiet lounge”
 of 5 bubbles Y5434LYclaireg, 1 Feb 2016 | Read review
“If you want a good night sleep ask not to be put near the bathrooms - or stay elsewhere.”
 of 5 bubbles hail-to, 28 Nov 2014 | Read review
“get a room upstairs ;)”
 of 5 bubbles 971mariong, 30 May 2014 | Read review
“Downstairs where the wifi is stronger, but you are closer to the horrible staff. Up to you. I advise staying somewhere else. Plenty of places either same price or just $10 more.”
 of 5 bubbles 334nickm, 19 May 2014 | Read review
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