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Featured Hostels in Queenstown City Centre

JUCY Snooze Queenstown
3 out of 5
47 Camp Street, Queenstown
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$82 per night from 31 Jan. to 1 Feb.

Located in the heart of Queenstown, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of Queenstown Mall and Lake Wakatipu. Skyline Gondola is 0.3 mi (0.5 km) away.

4.3/5Excellent! (396 reviews)

"Perfect for what we needed! Super close to town with friendly staff!"…"

Reviewed on 1 Jan. 2021

JUCY Snooze Queenstown
The Black Sheep Backpackers
2 out of 5
13 Frankton Road, Queenstown
The price is AU$55 per night from 19 Jan. to 20 Jan.

Located in the mountains, this Queenstown hostel offers ski-in/ski-out access within 1 mile (2 km) of Queenstown Ice Arena, Lake Wakatipu and Skyline Gondola. ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (11 reviews)

"Its value for money stay at this place.But the utensils there were not that good..fridge was overloaded with people good and it was smelling allot....but overall staff is great and friendly ."…"

Reviewed on 29 Oct. 2020

The Black Sheep Backpackers
YHA Queenstown Lakefront - Hostel
5 out of 5
88-90 Lake Esplanade, Queenstown
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$73 per night from 19 Jan. to 20 Jan.

Situated near the beach, this eco-friendly hostel is within 1 mile (2 km) of Steamer Wharf, Lake Wakatipu and Skyline Gondola. SKYCITY Wharf Casino and Creative ...

4.2/5Very Good! (93 reviews)

"The hostel was very clean in the rooms, had a comfortable common area with couches and a kitchen with a nice view of the lake."…"

Reviewed on 23 Mar. 2020

YHA Queenstown Lakefront - Hostel
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Nomads Queenstown Backpackers
4 out of 5
5-11 Church Street, Queenstown
Free cancellation
The price is AU$37 per night from 3 Feb. to 4 Feb.

Located in the heart of Queenstown, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of Church of St Peters and Lake Wakatipu. Skyline Gondola is 0.5 mi (0.8 km) away.

4/5Very Good! (563 reviews)

"The price suited my budget and still allowed us stay in the heart of Queenstown, very happy with the quality of the rooms despite being cheap it didn't lack anything a more expensive hotel would offer that I needed given we were out all day."…"

Reviewed on 8 Nov. 2020

Nomads Queenstown Backpackers
Base Queenstown - Hostel
2 out of 5
47-49 Shotover Street, Queenstown
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$56 per night from 19 Jan. to 20 Jan.

Located in the heart of Queenstown, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of Fear Factory Queenstown and Lake Wakatipu. Skyline Gondola is 0.3 mi (0.5 km) ...

3.4/5Good! (368 reviews)

"Awesome location for the price. Very big and spacious room. Bed very comfortable, very nice small balcony with city view (this was a Plus) Overall for cleaness is good. Just some details like shower curtain not smelling good, also when you shower the extractor fan is just on top of shower and suction ..."…"

Reviewed on 13 Jul. 2020

Base Queenstown - Hostel
YHA Queenstown Central - Hostel
3 out of 5
48 Shotover Street, Queenstown
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$105 per night from 19 Jan. to 20 Jan.

Located in the heart of Queenstown, this eco-friendly hostel is within a 5-minute walk of Fear Factory Queenstown and Lake Wakatipu. Skyline Gondola is 0.3 mi ...

4.2/5Excellent! (246 reviews)

"Kitchen was very spacious and clean. But bed sheets weren't."…"

Reviewed on 31 Dec. 2020

YHA Queenstown Central - Hostel
Absoloot Hostel Queenstown
2.5 out of 5
50 BEACH STREET, Queenstown
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$90 per night from 26 Jan. to 27 Jan.

Located in the heart of Queenstown, this hostel is steps away from Creative Queenstown Arts & Crafts Market and Lake Wakatipu. Skyline Gondola is 0.4 mi (0.6 ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (54 reviews)

"Great place to stay! Very Central and close to everything-with the best View over The lake. Can be a bit noisy at Bar closing time from street noise drifting up...Gaming Console In shared lounge was a hit with our kids. room was Small but functioned well. Staff were friendly and helpful."…"

Reviewed on 8 Oct. 2020

Absoloot Hostel Queenstown
Haka Lodge Queenstown - Hostel
3.5 out of 5
6 Henry Street, Queenstown
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$60 per night from 24 Jan. to 25 Jan.

Located in the heart of Queenstown, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Queenstown Arts Centre and Lake Wakatipu. Skyline Gondola is 0.5 mi (0.9 km) ...

4.3/5Excellent! (217 reviews)

"Good value for basic accommodations. Kitchen was well equipped and stocked with cooking essentials (plates, cups, flatware, etc). Walking distance to town core."…"

Reviewed on 31 Jan. 2020

Haka Lodge Queenstown - Hostel
The Flaming Kiwi Backpackers
2 out of 5
39 Robins Rd, Queenstown
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$53 per night from 21 Jan. to 22 Jan.

Situated near the beach, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of CaddyShack City Mini Golf, Lake Wakatipu and Skyline Gondola. Toi o Tahuna and Kiwi and Birdlife ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (40 reviews)

"Great backpackers hostel!"…"

Reviewed on 17 Mar. 2020

The Flaming Kiwi Backpackers
Bumbles Backpackers
2 out of 5
Cnr Lake Esplanade & Brunswick Street, Queenstown, Otago
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Situated on a lake, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of Steamer Wharf and Lake Wakatipu. Skyline Gondola is 0.5 mi (0.9 km) away.

3.7/5Good! (37 reviews)
Good stay!

"I book the double room and even was a private room, it was inside a dorm. It was like an apartmente with two private rooms, one bathroom and the "living room" would be the dorm area. The stay was good and the location is great, I was just only surprised by the concept."…"

Reviewed on 12 Mar. 2020

Bumbles Backpackers
Adventure Queenstown Hostel
2 out of 5
36 Camp Street, Queenstown
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Located in the heart of Queenstown, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Lake Wakatipu, TSS Earnslaw Steamship and Skyline Gondola. Queenstown Gardens and ...

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Other property types in Queenstown City Centre

Novotel Queenstown Lakeside

Novotel Queenstown Lakeside

4 out of 5
Corner of Earl and Marine Parade, Queenstown
The price is AU$174 per night from 20 Jan. to 21 Jan.
4.3/5Excellent! (999 reviews)

"location is good, convenient to go around, staff are friendly building was bit old."…"

Reviewed on 18 Jan. 2021

Novotel Queenstown Lakeside
Holiday Inn Express And Suites Queenstown

Holiday Inn Express And Suites Queenstown

4 out of 5
CNR STANLEY AND SYDNEY STREET, Queenstown
The price is AU$127 per night from 1 Feb. to 2 Feb.
4.7/5Exceptional! (66 reviews)

"Very modern place to stay and excellent facilities"…"

Reviewed on 13 Jan. 2021

Holiday Inn Express And Suites Queenstown
QT Queenstown

QT Queenstown

5 out of 5
30 Brunswick St, Queenstown
The price is AU$184 per night from 1 Feb. to 2 Feb.
4.7/5Exceptional! (584 reviews)

"Wry stylish modern decoy hotel. But also cozy, comfortable and very clean. Definitely will stay here next time."…"

Reviewed on 17 Jan. 2021

QT Queenstown
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Frequently asked questions

Should I stay in a hostel in Queenstown City Centre?
Hostels are a great way to stay for a lower cost, so you can save your budget for sightseeing. You can enjoy activities in this destination like shopping and skiing.
What is a hostel?
These dorm-style accommodations come in quite a few different forms, but all of them have three main qualities in common, including budget prices, a social setting and shared rooms (though many hostels also have private rooms).
What are the best hostels in Queenstown City Centre?
Ready to book a hostel? These ones have the best reviews from our travellers and might be a good place to look first: JUCY Snooze Queenstown - Located within a 5-minute walk of Lake Wakatipu. You can take advantage of free WiFi and a restaurant, as well as a bar. Rooms come with linens. Nomads Queenstown Backpackers - Located within a 5-minute walk of Lake Wakatipu. Guests can enjoy free WiFi, a sauna and a shared/communal kitchen. You’ll find hairdryers and linens in all rooms. YHA Queenstown Central - Hostel - Located within a 5-minute walk of Lake Wakatipu. You can take advantage of free WiFi and a shared/communal kitchen, as well as tour/ticket assistance. Rooms come with hairdryers and desks. The Black Sheep Backpackers - Located within a 5-minute walk of Lake Wakatipu. Property features include free WiFi, a shared/communal kitchen and free bike hire. You’ll find showers, free toiletries and lockers in all rooms. YHA Queenstown Lakefront - Hostel - Located within a 5-minute walk of Lake Wakatipu. Guests can enjoy free parking, a shared/communal kitchen and tour/ticket assistance.
How many hostels will I be able to find in Queenstown City Centre?
If you’re looking for an affordable place to stay in Queenstown City Centre, one of Expedia’s 12 hostels might be a great option for you.
When is the best time of year to stay in a hostel in Queenstown City Centre?
Good weather’s definitely a plus when you’re discovering new places, so here are some stats that may be helpful: The hottest months are usually January and February, with an average temperature of 11°C, while the coldest months are July and June, with an average of 5°C. Average annual precipitation for Queenstown City Centre is 1076 inches.
What is there to see and do in Queenstown City Centre?
Overall, Queenstown City Centre is known for its local tours, restaurants and skiing. Major attractions include Lake Wakatipu, Skyline Gondola and The Remarkables Ski Area. Get out into nature with places such as Queenstown Hill, Queenstown Gardens and Bob’s Peak. Cultural attractions include Queenstown Arts Centre, Toi o Tahuna and Skyline Queenstown.
What's the best way to get to and around Queenstown City Centre while staying at a hostel?
Keep this information about transit options in Queenstown City Centre on hand to make the most of your stay: You can search for flights to the nearest airport, which is Queenstown (ZQN-Queenstown Intl.), 3.9 mi (6.2 km) away from the city centre.

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