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Gold Coast
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I stayed for a couple of nights. The girls on reception were helpful. The location is great if you want to be right in the middle of town but it is located right next to a nightclub and the dance music that played at night made it very hard to sleep. It was very loud. The rooms were clean but...

Thank Yvettesaf
YHANewZealand, Manager at YHA Queenstown Central, responded to this review

Kia ora - thanks a lot for your comments. It's good that you enjoyed your stay here for the most part. Our staff are really friendly and work hard to create a clean environment for our guests. We are currently working on upgrading our bathrooms with more renovations scheduled for the upcoming months. I am sorry to hear that you...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Front staff were very friendly and helpful. Rooms were clean and tidy. Great value for money considering the accommodation is in the centre of Queenstown. You can easily pop back and forward into your room during the day if required.

Thank Daniel R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A great place to stay close to everything friendly staff great rooms that are clean and tidy and large Great price too we will be backnext year to stay for the next concert...... Would recommend to others

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YHANewZealand, Manager at YHA Queenstown Central, responded to this review

Hi Rachel - thank you so much for your lovely comment and rating! Its great to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us, especially when our staff work so hard to create a friendly and clean environment. We look forward to having you back again next year - make sure to bring friends! Kind regards Sacha - YHA Queenstown...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 14 January 2017

Stayed here for 2 nights in December. The room is completely outdated with carpet on the wall and the joinery looks like its going to fall apart. It appears that they have installed a new toilet and sink in the bathroom (well our room anyway). The shower pressure is horrible, couldn't wash my hair properly. The linen on the bed...

Thank tenillegc
YHANewZealand, Manager at YHA Queenstown Central, responded to this review

Hi there - thanks a lot for your comments. I'm sorry to hear that your stay with us was not what you wanted. We are working as fast as possible to upgrade and improve our facilities. We have elected to work on the ensuite bathrooms first as you pointed out as these are the most important for guests. Cleanliness is...

Reviewed 12 January 2017

Had a hughe single room with lakeview for a bargain. Very friendly staff and good Service. Would love to spent more time there. Can't say too much about other facilities, as we did not use them for this short stay

Thank AlanSmithee82
YHANewZealand, Manager at YHA Queenstown Central, responded to this review

Kia ora - thanks for your review and rating! It's great that you enjoyed your stay with us. We would love for you to spend some more time here too, so please come back any time! All the best Sacha - YHA Queenstown Central

Reviewed 4 January 2017

Super location ideal for exploring all that Queenstown has to offer. The view from the kitchen is beautiful when having breakfast. Nice clean hostel with rooms that have all you really need, and good value. Checked in by a lovely Irish guy ,staff were amazing and friendly!

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YHANewZealand, Manager at YHA Queenstown Central, responded to this review

Hi there - thanks a lot for your awesome comments and rating! We really take pride in our hostel and the staff work hard to create a friendly and comfortable environment. I am glad that this was your experience and were able to experience all that our hostel and town have to offer. Hope to see you back again soon!...

Reviewed 26 December 2016

Central location, friendly staff, Scenic View at the kitchen. Suitable for family, couples & friends!!! It has a large kitchen with utensils and adjoint tv corner, DIY laundry+dryer, additional fridges at every level within your reach. My room (135) was a ensuite with queen-sized bed and a single bed suitable for family with kids. This Wifi extender is just outside...

Thank CrabtreeHawker
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

The central location and the Lakeview from the kitchen tells it all. Unlimited free WiFi is another bonus. 4 of us stayed in the room with 2 bunk bed with toilet and shower. Each bed has a small light that you can use without affecting your roommate. You just need to bring your own towel, bodywash, shampoo and conditioner. The...

Thank LilyChak
Reviewed 14 December 2016

Central location. Short walk to everything. Offer different types of room. I stayed at Self Contained Apartment (2 Double Beds) , that offers kitchen, leaving room, beds, private bathroom. Good price as well. Room are clean, non noisy. Best location...walk to everything in town and go back and have good night sleep in your quiet room

Thank Lyda O
YHANewZealand, Manager at YHA Queenstown Central, responded to this review

Hi Lyda - Thanks a lot for your comments. We are really proud of our hostel and its location so it's great to see that you enjoyed your stay with us. Kind Regards Sacha

San Francisco Bay Area
Reviewed 11 December 2016

Wow, now this is a hostel! Very well run, great front desk staff. We had private, 3 person rooms (1 double bed, one single bed), with their own bathrooms. Can't beat the location, right in the heart of the action, and a block from Fergburger! The view from lounge/kitchen area is stupendous, looking right at Lake Wakatipu. The hostelers seemed...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This hostel couldn’t be more aptly named – nestled between the Wakatipu lakefront and Shotover St, it's right in the rapidly beating heart of this famous little resort town of Queenstown. Everything is on your doorstep – cafes, bars, restaurants and the waterfront with all its activities. Previously part of the ‘Old Mountaineer Hotel,’ one of the first hotels in Queenstown, all the accommodations at the YHA Queenstown Central hostel include en-suites and TVs (with free movies). ... more   less 

Additional Information about YHA Queenstown Central

Address: 48A Shotover Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand (Formerly McFees)
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Queenstown
Price Range: ₹ 1,881 - ₹ 5,642 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — YHA Queenstown Central 4*
Number of rooms: 82
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“Get the 2nd floor”
 of 5 bubbles FlyTravel26, 4 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Limited rooms (unsure of type) with scenic views.”
  • View from balcony at the kitchen
 of 5 bubbles CrabtreeHawker, 25 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Great location. Good value”
 of 5 bubbles lyda0, 14 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Get a good with a view of the alley for more privacy, get a lakeside view room for views”
  • View toward window - facing alleyway
  • Single and double bed in room, carpeting on wall behind bed helps cut noise
  • Looking toward door to room
 of 5 bubbles qaxalot, 10 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Family rooms if you want a bit of privacy”
 of 5 bubbles Arunkrish, 25 Nov 2016 | Read review
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