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Baltimore, Maryland
Reviewed 18 August 2015 via mobile

Booked a double room just for one night. It was quiet, clean, and comfy. It was our first destination after our long flight from the U.S., so the warm room and warm shower was much needed and very nice. Price was great! I am also very happy with the free soup.

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JIMatSL, Front Office Manager at Sir Cedrics Southern Laughter Backpackers, responded to this review

Always a pleasure to greet people as they arrive in our beautiful town for the first time! and glad we could provide with a place to rest your your tired- traveler heads! come back anytime for some homemade soup!!

Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 18 August 2015

A group of six of us recently stayed in Southern Laughter for four nights. I stayed in a double bedroom with my partner called the "love shack" which was absolutely perfect for weekend away. The room was warm, clean and comfortable with a small fridge, television, heater and own private bathroom. The staff were all very friendly and helpful and...

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JIMatSL, Front Office Manager at Sir Cedrics Southern Laughter Backpackers, responded to this review

Hi there! So glad to hear that you enjoyed the comforts of Southern Laughter and the love shack. We totally agree that our spa is an awesome way to round up the day and are glad you took advantage of it! Always a pleasure to hear that our staff's friendly attitude is appreciated. Please come back and stay any time...

Waterford, Waterford, Ireland
Reviewed 18 August 2015 via mobile

Was disappointed with the stay! Booked based on previous reviews. It was what it was. Not the cleanest, spent as little time as I needed to in there! Staff were really nice and helpful on the plus side. Would I stay again? Prob not! Really good location though.

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Reviewed 16 August 2015

Sir Cedrics Southern Laughter was good value for money. I stayed in a private room with a double bed and although the room was small it was warm and clean. The bathrooms were shared so not always the cleanest but they were definitely cleaned regularly. The staff were friendly and helpful. The soup every night is ok if you get...

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JIMatSL, Front Office Manager at Sir Cedrics Southern Laughter Backpackers, responded to this review

Hi there! Thanks for staying with and reviewing us! Very glad to hear that you would recommend us to your friends, and always nice to hear that our guests are getting value for money in a very competitive town! Come back any time to stay!

Mornington Peninsula, Australia
Reviewed 14 August 2015

I want to start by saying this is no reflection on management, the staff we came across were helpful & quick to apologise in the morning & refund us for the nights we prepaid as we refused to continue on staying there. Having said that...we were placed in a room in the share house next door. Given the price we...

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JIMatSL, Front Office Manager at Sir Cedrics Southern Laughter Backpackers, responded to this review

Hi there! We are disappointed to hear that Southern Laughter didn't live up to your expectations. As you pointed out the staff did try and deal with your noise issue promptly and with minimal fuss. We can assure you that the noise-makers were dealt with accordingly and we have taken steps to ensure that this wont be an issue for...

Mildura, Australia
Reviewed 6 August 2015

Amazing staff - extremely helpful. Helped us book everything and even organised a coach to and from milford sound on alternate days at an amazing price (which is uncomon and usually costly during winter). I also left some items which they happily posted back to Australia for me. The rooms themselves were very clean and suprisingly warm. Our room had...

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JIMatSL, Front Office Manager at Sir Cedrics Southern Laughter Backpackers, responded to this review

Hi there! Thanks for taking the time to leave us such a positive review- very much appreciated. Glad you enjoyed our free homemade Vegetable Soup! Always happy to reunite our guests with their items where possible. feel free to come and stay next season if you are back in town!

Singleton, Australia
Reviewed 2 August 2015

Great place to stay in Queenstown. Would stay there again. Cleanliness was A+ Good location, great kitchen facilities. Could've done with new towels each day as they wouldn't dry. Can't really fault it though!

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Wellington
Reviewed 31 July 2015

Spa was AMAZING, free soup was good, and the staff were super helpful and accommodating. I injured my knee and it was no trouble for the staff to help get us a second mattress as we couldn't share the bed. Will definitely be back!

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St. Ives Chase
Reviewed 28 July 2015

Stayed in a homely cottage along with another couple. Staff were friendly and helpful to get us on buses to treble cone and cardrona ski slopes. The room was fine for the price paid, although they could have sprung for nicer pillows and the walls are thin which made sleeping tricky on a couple of nights when the group upstairs...

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Murcia, Spain
Reviewed 28 July 2015

Stayed with a friend at Southern Laughter and loved our stay. It was perfectly located, the staff was nice and everyone was welcoming and laid back. Perfect place to stay at while in Queenstown wether alone or with friends as there are plenty of opportunities to have fun and make friends. Would definitely come back.

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JIMatSL, Front Office Manager at Sir Cedrics Southern Laughter Backpackers, responded to this review

Hey! Thanks a million for your kind review glad you enjopyed our friendly sociable environment!! please pop back and visit beautiful Queenstown again and see us!!

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A friendly toasty warm – backpackers located in central Queenstown within quiet surroundings. We have plenty of off street parking and just a 2 minute walk to bars, supermarkets and shops.Our rooms are configurations of cozy 3, 4, 6 or 8 beds as well as 5, 6 and 8 person self contained units with kitchens. We also provide comfortable private double and twin rooms. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sir Cedrics Southern Laughter Backpackers

Address: 4 Isle Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Queenstown
Price Range: ₹ 1,297 - ₹ 3,481 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Sir Cedrics Southern Laughter Backpackers 3*
Number of rooms: 32
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“If your travelling with a small group ask for the four bed dorm you get a balcony with a view and a little kitchen it was lovely”
 of 5 bubbles JMadventures96, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Go to a different hotel”
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“Recommend Private Room, Number 5, in one of the main buildings, you have to walk outside for some other rooms.”
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“Definitely get an ensuite - and nowhere near the washing machine.”
 of 5 bubbles katt_252014, 26 Aug 2015 | Read review
“We stayed in Room 27 (the "love shack") which suited us very well.”
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