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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Basic amenities as expected. Lovely & clean, helpful staff. Excellent central location & even a view of the lake. Kia ora Perfect location for our Milford track walk & got the same room when we returned.

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Whangarei, New Zealand
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Very welcoming, friendly and helpfull. Accomodation great, clean and comfortable. Kitchen well stocked, clean, teatowels provided, great atmosphere pleanty of room for all. Not too noisy beautiful outlook on the lake from the balcony in the kitchen

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

Kia ora! Thanks so much for your awesome comment and rating!! We work really hard to ensure that our hostel is clean and tidy for our guests and we place great value on providing a comfortable and friendly environment. It's great to read that this was your experience during your stay and we hope to see you back in this...

Cala Millor, Spain
Reviewed 1 week ago

Close to everything...lovely clean room...excellent for hostel accommodation...full kitchen and lounge available to use...staff friendly and helpful...lots of bars and restaurants around..excellent value at the Pub on the Wharf and the Surreal bar...beautiful surroundings cannot fault...great value hostel in one of the most beautiful places in New Zealand.

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

Hi there - thanks so much for your awesome comments! It's so great that you enjoyed your time with us here in Queenstown. It is a beautiful place and our location is second to none with our proximity to the lake, mountains and town. Hopefully you can come back and visit again soon! Sacha - YHA Queenstown Central

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great hostel. The best location, reasonably quiet at night, good sized clean rooms. All staff are extremely friendly, especially Andre, who helped us in booking all our activities and gave us great advice and recommendations as well.

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

Hi Jay - thanks so much for your awesome comments and rating. It's great that you enjoyed our facilities and even better that you enjoyed our staff! They love their jobs and work really hard to ensure that our guests have a full and exciting time here in beautiful Queenstown. It is wonderful to read that this was your experience....

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Awesome Place at center of city with a Good Wifi.Kitchen can be little more clean.Getting Parking could be a little tough we parked near Lake and its safe. Quiet Noisy at night .Staff are friendly and assisted in bookings for Rides.

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

Kia ora - thank you for your awesome rating and comments. It's great to read that you enjoyed your stay with us and got to take advantage of our friendly staff. Their knowledge about the area and products is second to none. Due to our central location we don't have parking, however as you say, Queenstown is a safe place...

Canmore, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great value for Queenstown, central and busy be sure to book in advance. Spotless and comfortable staff friendly and assist in all areas of advise and bookings. Common room over looks the lake, large kitchen and fridges available.

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

Hi Coreen. Thanks a lot for your kind comments. Our hostel is a special one and we work really hard to make sure that guests enjoy their time with us. I am glad to hear that you got to make use of our booking services and the staff's awesome local knowledge. Hopefully we will see you back in beautiful Queenstown...

Maryland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had an ensuite private room here. Stellar central location however there is no parking. You must park by the lake for free parking, if you can find a spot, and it's a long walk. Or there is paid garage parking across the street for around 15 NZD. As typical, YHA offers a variety of accommodation types. At check in...

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

Kia ora - thanks a lot for your comments. I am glad to read that you enjoyed your stay with us in this beautiful corner of the world. You are right - the parking can be a hassle, however we do like to think that our proximity to the lake, mountains and town make up for this. The staff have...

Canberra
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed here with a group of friends for two nights on our way through Queenstown. Location is great- right in the hub of town. Staff were very friendly & helpful. The room was very basic & quite dated- carpet & floors need a facelift. It's a shame there are no screens on the doors- the room was quite stuffy...

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

Hi Mirium - thanks so much for your comments. I am glad that you generally enjoyed your stay with us and found the staff helpful. They work really hard to create a good experience for our guests. You are right in saying that some of our rooms are a bit dated, however we are always working to upgrade these, including...

Gold Coast
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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...

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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 30 January 2017 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.

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  • Kitchenette
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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: ₹ 1,751 - ₹ 5,575 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — YHA Queenstown Central 4*
Number of rooms: 82
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“no comment”
 of 5 bubbles orange1422, 18 Mar 2017 | Read review
“We had a twin with private bathroom...excellent”
 of 5 bubbles denitabees, 12 Mar 2017 | Read review
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 of 5 bubbles FlyTravel26, 4 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Limited rooms (unsure of type) with scenic views.”
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 of 5 bubbles CrabtreeHawker, 25 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Great location. Good value”
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