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Bumbles Backpackers

Cnr of Lake Esplanade & Brunswick Street, Queenstown, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

We booked a night in one of the double rooms, the room was great, you have to access it by walking through a dorm room but it's not a big deal. The common area and kitchen are fantastic, common area has heaps of huge comfy bean bags and couches, with floor to ceiling windows overlooking the lake. It's a very... More

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Nantes, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013 via mobile

This hostel has been a good surprise regarding feedback on tripadvisor we were not sure where we were going but it was actually a good surprise. The view is very nice, you are at 300 meters of the piers Staffs are very helpful, you get free Internet for the first 24 h, free chocolate cake and pop corn. Room are... More

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BumblesTeam, Manager at Bumbles Backpackers, responded to this review

Thanks for your feeback. Glad you enjoyed the brownies and popcorn for movie night :-) More

Kuala Lumpur
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60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

Very happy with the view but disappointed with the room. 1) Location is good. Really good. Lake front, overlooking the beautiful Lake Wakatipu and mountains. Few minutes walk to the town. 2) We stayed in room #9 (5-bed dorm) which has fantastic lake view. It has a side door with direct access to shower room and toilet. Sort of ensuite!... More

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BumblesTeam, Manager at Bumbles Backpackers, responded to this review

Thanks for your feedback. Sorry to hear you were unhappy with the cleanliness of the hostel. Due to our thorough daily cleaning routine in our bathrooms/kitchen/rooms, I am surprised to hear this. I'ts great to hear you liked our wonderful lakefront location. Thanks again for leaving a review More

London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

Situated right on Lake Wakatipu, ten minutes walk from everything that Queenstown has to offer, with massive views over the mountains, Bumbles Backpackers is blessed with a fantastic location. Our dorm room was fine, the showers warm and powerful, the kitchen fine. Beds were a bit small and pillows flimsy, so not the best nights sleep. This was worsened by... More

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013

Pros: Hostel was very clean (cleaned daily), spacious and in a good location. Beautiful view as its situated right across the street from the lake. It's a 1-2 minute walk into town but far enough away from the partying of Queenstown. Staff were friendly and helpful. One of the best hostels we've stayed in! Con: The double rooms are lovely... More

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BumblesTeam, Manager at Bumbles Backpackers, responded to this review

Delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay :-) More

Sheffield, England, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013

Me and my girlfriend booked a couple of nights in a double room for some privacy and quiet time away from staying in shared dorms our entire trip to Queenstown but instantly found that the double rooms here were no good at all. Although it was winter the room was far to cold and also shared a door with an... More

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London, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013

Me and boyfriend was here in the summer,had such a great stay! We loved the living room so cozy and homely and the kitchen is sooo clean. Rooms are also nice and we loved the balcony bit outside with the barbeque :)

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Queenstown, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

I stayed in Bumbles during the winter time and by far the warmest I stayed in as well. Really nice clean rooms stunning view out of the room and really cosy lounge area. The staff is really friendly and helpful. Plus Free WiFi :) I just can recommend it to everyone how is planning to stay in Queenstown.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2013

This hostel is a great place to stay, its just out of Queenstown itself but by no means out of the action, its a max 10 minute walk to the snow bus stop and all the action. The room was great, we stayed in room 3's double room, nice bed and warm room. However the bathroom situation could be better... More

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Toronto, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2013

It was quite cold as I stayed here in the winter. But the room was very clean, decent beds. Depends on what type of room you get but the one I stayed in had an amazing view of the lake, its own bathroom, and it was cleaned daily. Great place to stay with friends. Good kitchen, helpful staff. Ten minute... More

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Address: Cnr of Lake Esplanade & Brunswick Street, Queenstown, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Queenstown
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 13
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