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Aspen Lodge Backpackers

11 Gorge Road, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
Aspen Lodge Backpackers
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Excellent stay here. Great value, really tidy with great facilities and a very central location. The staff are very friendly and helpful too. Rooms are very comfortable and the showers are super! Nice and relaxed atmosphere in common rooms and lockers to store bags when you check out.

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Hertford, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is probably the best hostel we stayed in in our year travelling in NZ, we had a nice double room with a great view, bathroom straight across from us and a nice quiet and clean kitchen and living area next to us that felt like having our own apartment. Good value and highly recommended.

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Melbourne, Australia
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16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My partner and I stayed here for 4 nights. It was such good value in the heart of queenstown. We had our own private double room sharing only with 1 other bathroom. We had our own enterance at back to save going through hostel and free parking. Big tv room / kitchen upstaires shared only with about 8 ppl and... More 

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The showers were cold, beds uncomfortable, no value for money, rooms small and cramped, staff unfriendly - this was the my main grievance. Poor location. Only good thing was the TV. That's it. Don't be fooled by positive reviews, I feel the owner has made them himself.

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AspenLodgeBackpacker, Owner at Aspen Lodge Backpackers, responded to this review

I am sorry to hear of your stay. Could you possibly confirm that you stayed with us so that we can deal with this situation. We are obviously concerned about your review as it does go against the grain. Please can you let me know your check in date and room number so I can see who was working at... More 

Christchurch, New Zealand
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31 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

this is the best backpackers i have stayed in, had a double room with ensuite and it was warm, cleanand comfortable, also had access to a lounge and kitchen which had tea and coffee, cups, tv , fridge, ovens etc... which was also clean and very handy!!! the owners are lovely, very helpful, knowledgeable abd friendly. the location is great... More 

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Los Angeles, California
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

My friend and I stayed here for a week in February and couldn't have asked for a better experience! It was more personalized than staying at one of the larger hostels and everyone was extremely friendly and helpful, including Dan who was fantastic. Very funny guy and he had a lot of great recommendations for us of what to do... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

this lodge is great value, close to the centre, clean, and has great friendly hosts who are helpful and kind. we stay in a double ensuite which was warm, clean and cosy! we had access to a kitchen with tea and coffee and lots of advice, maps and any assistance you need. would definately recommend and stay again!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

Amazing hostel, i lived there almost five months, sally and mandy the owners are a great family and they creat a good environment with excellent service!! I totally recommend!! Is close to town, and they offer everything to make excursions around!

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Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
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14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

I had a co-ed 4 sharing dorm room. It was very clean..my bed was comfy. We had all the facilities to make it feel like home,, The location is just a stones throw from town and the bus stop. Well worth it

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Aspen lodge was within a short walking distance from all that Queenstown has to offer; its supermarket, restaurants, public transport and nightlife, yet quiet enough without compromising a good night's rest, The room and facilities were clean and Daniel, the concierge, was most helpful and ran the place well. I stayed in a spacious double room with shared facilities with... More 

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