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Nomads Queenstown Backpackers

5.0 of 5 Hostel   |   5-11 Church Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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    4 of 5 stars
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Redwood City, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Man oh man! Chris was the best! Answered all my questions! Super fun and cheery, he totally knows what he's talking about. Also, his leopard tattoo is sweet as! The actual hostel is also fantastic! Right down the street from CookieTime, this place is a great spot for people looking to eat! They also give free brekky and dinner! Delicious!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Nomads Queenstown was fantastic all around! Frankly, this place has set my expectations of hostels far too high. My friend and I stayed for 5 nights and didn't want to leave! The rooms were clean, the staff always friendly, the kitchen and communal area were huge, and the location can't be beat. Queenstown is a small place, but Nomads had... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

After staying in some interesting hostels this was a very pleasant surprise. The rooms were very big and clean with large windows making it very light. The shower areas were always very clean and the kitchen and communal areas were huge with loads of space, making it a great place to relax. The hostel is in a great location just... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed in an all-female dorm for 6 nights for a ski trip. Location excellent, very close to all nightspots and shops. Also the hostel seems quite new and modern. Room was clean (as much as roommates allowed) and common areas clean also. Good kitchen facilities & great lounge/chill areas. They provide free brekky (toast & spreads) daily and also free... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed in a private ensuite room in Aug 2014 with Nomads and I was very impressed. Amazing room, better than hotels I have stayed in, and I am quite well travelled! Great balcony, bathroom, view and comfy bed. Fab staff service for snowboard lockers and booking of tours, always happy to help you and there 24hrs. I left my... More

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Byron Bay, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed at the Nomads Queenstown in a 4 share female (own bathroom) for nearly two weeks during my snowboarding holiday. I LOVE this place....First of all you get gobsmacked by the perfect location of this pristine Hostel which is located in the heart of Queenstown, close walk to all equipment rental places if you are heading there for the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nomads queenstown is awesome!! I would say this is the best backpacker in NZ! Their room is very clean and service is excellent! All staffs are very friendly and helpin! Especially Hugo!! He's a nice guy! If you need any help or booking look for Hugo! Nomads queenstown also provide breakfast and dinner for free! The best backpacker ever!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed at Nomads Queenstown for a week long ski holiday. The hostel is located in a perfect spot. Not on an overly busy street. The staff at the front desk were excellent. Very friendly and welcoming. Very organised as well. The staff at the travel desk were equally as good when booking activities. The hostel itself is very clean and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed a few nights in a private room recently. First impression was great for a backpackers, friendly, helpful welcome. The room was nice. We had a perfect view of the mountains and lake, and nice warm heat pump so were never cold. Only minor gripe was the fan in the bathroom that was permanently on. It was loud enough... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

3 of us intended to stay here for 3 days and we loved it so much we stayed for 9! The social vibe here is great and the attentive staff and no alcohol policy means the party atmosphere never gets out of hand. The staff are brilliant and Denny at the travel desk was a super star. She helped us... More

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Address: 5-11 Church Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Queenstown
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:5 star — Nomads Queenstown Backpackers 5*
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Nomads Queenstown Backpackers is located in the heart of Queenstown, New Zealands popular South Island holiday city. Designed with all budget travelers in mind this purpose built backpackers hostel has a variety of room types from small and large dorms with or without ensuite to private ensuite rooms with wide screen Sky TV.All dorm rooms at Nomads Queenstown Backpackers have storage lockers and individual bedside reading lights and many of the rooms have balconies with views of Queenstowns lake or mountains ... more   less 
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