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Featured Hostels in Queenstown

JUCY Snooze Queenstown
3 out of 5
47 Camp Street, Queenstown
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$81 per night

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! (376 reviews)

"Inexpensive, very centrally located. Staff was super helpful and friendly. Staff was available 24 hours. There was a communal kitchen, laundry and a restaurant. I booked and in-suite room. Quiet after 10pm"…"

Reviewed on 25 Mar. 2020

JUCY Snooze Queenstown
Absoloot Hostel Queenstown
2.5 out of 5
50 BEACH STREET, Queenstown
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$78 per night

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 ...

4.6/5Wonderful! (49 reviews)

"Everything you need is here. Clean and tidy. Staff are friendly sky and helpful."…"

Reviewed on 8 Aug. 2020

Absoloot Hostel Queenstown
YHA Queenstown Lakefront - Hostel
5 out of 5
88-90 Lake Esplanade, Queenstown
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$74 per night

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 ...

4.1/5Very Good! (91 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
Nomads Queenstown Backpackers
4 out of 5
5-11 Church Street, Queenstown
Free cancellation
The price is AU$57 per night

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! (559 reviews)

"Brilliant location and very helpful staff! Luckily had a room away from the bars but only because I had to wait for nearly 2 hours to check in due to my original room not being cleaned on time."…"

Reviewed on 4 Mar. 2020

Nomads Queenstown Backpackers
Kinloch Lodge
4 out of 5
862 Kinloch Road, Kinloch
The price is AU$136 per night

Situated on the waterfront, this eco-friendly hostel is 0.1 mi (0.2 km) from Lake Wakatipu and 10.7 mi (17.2 km) from Routeburn Shelter.

4/5Very Good! (71 reviews)

"Comfortable stay at Kinloch Lodge in a 4 person dorm. Had a nice kitchen and lounge. Good wifi. There is a restaurant at the lodge however really not much else in Kinloch from what I could tell. It is however a budget location close to a lot of hiking if you don't want to camp."…"

Reviewed on 9 Mar. 2020

Kinloch Lodge
Pinewood Lodge
2 out of 5
48 Hamilton Road, Queenstown
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$57 per night

Situated in the mountains, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of CaddyShack City Mini Golf, Lake Wakatipu and Skyline Gondola. Kiwi and Birdlife Park and ...

3.7/5Good! (287 reviews)

"We booked a double room with a single bed. The room was very dark as the window faced a brickwall which was about 50 cm from the window. We upgraded to a wonderful sunny and spacious cabin with terrace"…"

Reviewed on 28 Jan. 2020

Pinewood Lodge
Base Queenstown - Hostel
2 out of 5
47-49 Shotover Street, Queenstown
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$75 per night

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) ...

3.4/5 (366 reviews)

"Good location, easy to access, good sized room. Comfy bed! No remote for TV!!"…"

Reviewed on 16 Mar. 2020

Base Queenstown - Hostel
Haka Lodge Queenstown - Hostel
3.5 out of 5
6 Henry Street, Queenstown
Free cancellation
The price is AU$57 per night

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
YHA Queenstown Central - Hostel
3 out of 5
48 Shotover Street, Queenstown
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$89 per night

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! (243 reviews)

"very good, quiet, fast, friendly services, clean, traffic ok,"…"

Reviewed on 24 Mar. 2020

YHA Queenstown Central - Hostel
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
Lakeside Backpackers
2 out of 5
18 Lake Esplanade, Queenstown
The price is AU$60 per night

Located in the heart of Queenstown, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Queenstown Golf Club and Lake Wakatipu. Remarkables Park Town Centre and Queenstown ...

Lakeside Backpackers
The Black Sheep Backpackers
2 out of 5
13 Frankton Road, Queenstown
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Situated in the mountains, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Lake Wakatipu and Skyline Gondola. Queenstown Ice Arena and Church of St Peters are also ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (8 reviews)
Amazing stay

"This is a great place to stay while visiting Queenstown, this was my first solo trip and obviously I’ve heard some weird stuff about hostels, I was hoping to stay at some weird crazy place but it was actually more than what I expected! Cool installations, nice and respectful people while I stayed ..."…"

Reviewed on 8 May 2019

The Black Sheep Backpackers
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Other property types in Queenstown

Hilton Queenstown Resort & Spa
Hilton Queenstown Resort & Spa
5 out of 5
Kawarau Village, 79 Peninsula Road, Queenstown
The price is AU$206 per night
4.4/5Wonderful! (966 reviews)

"Great service and great place to stay. Would recommenced it"…"

Reviewed on 11 Aug. 2020

Hilton Queenstown Resort & Spa
Millennium Hotel Queenstown
Millennium Hotel Queenstown
4.5 out of 5
32 Frankton Road, Queenstown
The price is AU$101 per night
4.2/5Very Good! (985 reviews)

"Nice hotel conveniently located close to the centre of Queenstown"…"

Reviewed on 5 Aug. 2020

Millennium Hotel Queenstown
Crowne Plaza Hotel Queenstown
Crowne Plaza Hotel Queenstown
4.5 out of 5
93 Beach Street, Queenstown, Otago
The price is AU$162 per night
4.5/5Wonderful! (989 reviews)

"Excellent property, Great lake views and very friendly staff. Great valet parking service. Loved our stay here, will definitely stay again."…"

Reviewed on 3 Aug. 2020

Crowne Plaza Hotel Queenstown
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Frequently asked questions

Should I stay in a hostel in Queenstown?
Hostels are a great way to stay for a good value, so you can save more for sightseeing. You can enjoy activities in this destination like skiing and hiking trails.
What is a hostel?
No two hostels look identical, but these dormitory-style accommodations all feature shared rooms (though many hostels offer private room options too), budget-friendly prices and a social atmosphere.
What are the best hostels in Queenstown?
Ready to book a hostel in town? These top picks have the highest reviews from our travellers and might be a good place to start looking: 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. Absoloot Hostel Queenstown - Located within a 5-minute walk of Lake Wakatipu. Property features include free WiFi, a shared/communal kitchen and an arcade/games room. Rooms come with towels, free toiletries and lockers. Haka Lodge Queenstown - Hostel - Located within a 10-minute walk of Lake Wakatipu. Property features include free WiFi, a shared/communal kitchen and tour/ticket assistance. YHA Queenstown Central - Hostel - Located within a 5-minute walk of Lake Wakatipu. Guests can enjoy free WiFi, a shared/communal kitchen and tour/ticket assistance. Rooms come with hairdryers and desks. 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.
What's the seasonal weather like in Queenstown?
Good weather’s definitely a plus when you want to venture out and explore, so here are some stats about the local climate: The hottest months are usually January and February, with an average temperature of 15°C, while the coldest months are July and June, with an average of 7°C. Average annual rainfall for Queenstown is 997 mm.
What is there to see and do in Queenstown?
In general, Queenstown is known for its local tours, skiing and mountain views. Major attractions include Lake Wakatipu, Skyline Gondola and The Remarkables Ski Area. Get out into nature with places such as Queenstown Gardens, Queenstown Hill and Bob’s Peak. Cultural attractions include Skyline Queenstown, Toi o Tahuna and Queenstown Arts Centre.
What's the best way to get around Queenstown?
You can fly into the nearest airport, which is Queenstown (ZQN-Queenstown Intl.), 4 mi (6.4 km) away. Another option is Wanaka (WKA), located 35.7 mi (57.5 km) away.