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Bumbles Backpackers

Cnr of Lake Esplanade & Brunswick Street, Queenstown, New Zealand
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Dunedin, New Zealand
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed in double room for two night with my love, the room was warm and clean, over my expectation on backpacker hostel, we were satisfied. Super near to downtown center and we keep on went out by walking, park my car just in front of hostel. We had rented the bicycle for two hours free, and had a wonderful cycling... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here for three nights over the New Years and had a fantastic experience. The view was exquisite and the rooms were compact and clean. Showers and bathroom were clean and people mainly kept to themselves in the dorm, However were friendly. Staff were excellent and made the stay very enjoyable. A few minor issues, However when we mentioned... More 

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Frederick, Maryland, United States
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43 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2015

Great location in Queenstown. It is on the lakefront with great views, away from the downtown center, but still close as it's only a 2 minute walk to the city center with all the restaurants, shops, etc. Very nice and helpful staff, clean dorm rooms with extra space to spread out and put your stuff.

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Helsinki, Finland
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30 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2015 via mobile

Stayed here alone for 2 nights and I can highly recommended. 6 person mixed dorm was clean and cosy. Lounge was nice with beanbag and both the dorm and lounge has purely great view to the lake. Staff was friendly and at least in my room was ensuite. Location is great as Bumbles truly is few minutes from the city... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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11 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2015 via mobile

Bumbles is brilliantly located, has good quality rooms, the staff at the front desk are super helpful and bubbly and the free bikes are fantastic. Some small things impacted on our experience including the lack of showers and availability of washing machines. Despite this I would stay at Bumbles again for a short stay.

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Thank Emily G
Dresden, Germany
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015

Alright so this is my first review on TripAdvisor! I stayed at Bumbles from Mid July until beginning of October 2015 (with minor interruptions) mostly for the ski season and I had an absolute blast of a time! I've been travelling around countries for a while now, but Bumbles struck me instantly because - well, where to begin - it... More 

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BumblesQT, Manager at Bumbles Backpackers, responded to this review

Thank you SO much for taking the time to write such a detailed review. So happy to hear you so thoroughly enjoyed your time here. Thanks again, Fiona More 

Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

Very friendly staff, comfortable bed, good shower and beautiful location right on the lake front of Queenstown. Couldn't have asked for better service, the second we arrived we were welcomed and given advise on what ew should/could do, booked all the trips we wanted and for a decent price. Really love it especially Fiona the Irish receptionist. Would highly recommend

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Wellington, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015

I don't usually write reviews but I really felt like I had to for this one. I can honestly say that this is one of the best backpackers I've stayed at during my New Zealand trip - I had such a lovely time here! Due to my bus times I arrived quite late in the evening. I was a little... More 

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BumblesQT, Manager at Bumbles Backpackers, responded to this review

Wow, Thank you sooo much for your extremely positive review. It's really great to hear that the small touches at Bumbles don't go unnoticed. Best of luck with the remainder of your travels. We look forward to seeing you again if you return to Queenstown. Thanks again, Fiona and the Bumbles team More 

Geneva, Switzerland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015

Very nice little hostels with great views (with terrace), great location (300m to main street), welcoming staff, possibility to book great tours (good advices) and clean / decent rooms for the price + great common areas

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London
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13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015 via mobile

Well priced and friendly staff. A shame however that there are not smaller dorm rooms available - the six bed dorms are inevitably quite noisy. Also, there is only one toilet and shower between six people, which can make for a long and inconvenient wait when the dorm is full. Only one roll of toilet paper between six people -... More 

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BumblesQT, Manager at Bumbles Backpackers, responded to this review

Thanks for writing a review. Toilet paper: - this is something that is usually topped daily. Apologies that it ran out on this particular day. There are always 2 x contact phone numbers on the door of reception if guests need assistance after hours. There are also keys available for guests who wish to access the kitchen earlier than 7.30am... More 

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