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Nomads Queenstown Backpackers

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5-11 Church Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
21meta Liverpool, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

never thought @ 50++ I would find my self staying in a hostel but I did for 9 nights. It was spotless , the staff were friendly & helpful & the location was perfect. I stayed in a private king size en suite room.

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Sam J, General Manager at Nomads Queenstown Backpackers, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave your feedback. We love our hostel and are so happy to hear you did too. Our staff pride themselves in customer service and our location makes it easy to explore Queenstown. Our King Private rooms are beautiful, especially with the views of the lake and mountains. We hope the rest of your... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We spend four non consecutive days and the experience was good. This is better than the average hostel although is significantly more expensive to. If you get a king room make sure they don't give you a small one as we got one our last day and could barely open our suitcase ;)

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Sam J, General Manager at Nomads Queenstown Backpackers, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave your review. We are happy to hear the you had an enjoyable stay with us here in Queenstown. Some of our rooms do vary in shape and size but we aim to make sure they are comfortable for all. We hope the rest of your travels are going well and we look... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I am nearly 48 yo, I travel from backpack to hostels to back pack for more than 30 years. This is the best hostel I ever sleep in. Real beds, thick walls, electrical plug everywhere, a wonderfull activities service, huge modern kitchen, a real lobby. Lots of free stuff like breakfast and soup. IT IS SO CLEAN by the way!!!!

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Sam J, General Manager at Nomads Queenstown Backpackers, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave your feedback. We are so happy to hear you had a great time with us while you were in Queenstown. Our entire team are so knowledgeable with all things Queenstown and New Zealand. They love spreading the joys of our amazing town and are stoked to see you enjoyed our... More 

Palmerston North, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I came, Saturday night and monday night. I was in a dorm. Nomads it's in a middle of the city. The Nomads's team is awesome. You have free wifi during the day at the reception. All it's clean. The dorm it's perfect ! (And you had beautiful view of the city from the windows) I meet a lot of friends... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Best Backpacker in Queenstown. Spectacular view overlooking lake.I stayed in 4beds mix ensuite dorm -very clean, lockers available right in the room, refurbished bathroom(really nice with great shower). Nomad is right in the middle of everything. Great price when traveling on budget. Lots of activities for each day organised by friendly and helpful stuff.

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Sam J, General Manager at Nomads Queenstown Backpackers, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave your feedback. We are so happy to hear you had a great time with us while you were in Queenstown. We hope the rest of your travels around our beautiful country go well and we hope to see you again if you return to Queenstown. More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I came here as a stop on the kiwi experience bus. 4 nights were guaranteed with the bus so me and my friend booked a further 4 nights (in a 4 bed) over the phone so we could have a total of 8 nights there. When we got there there they somehow messed it up so we had 3 nights... More 

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Sam J, General Manager at Nomads Queenstown Backpackers, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave your feedback. We are sorry you had to move rooms while you were with us, the hostel is still so busy at the moment and sometimes they can be unavoidable. We appreciate your patience with the matter. We are glad to hear the rest of your time with us was... More 

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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nomads is clean. The staff are awesome and friendly. Kitchen is great and you get brekkie (toast) and tea/coffee and dinner. The on sight tour bookings peeps are very helpful and it's a brilliant facility. Little things that stopped 5. It's 2015 - stop being so ridiculous with WI-FI. Charging for it makes no sense - just up the price... More 

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Sam J, General Manager at Nomads Queenstown Backpackers, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave your feedback. Our staff take great pride in their customer service and love to hear they exceeded expectations. Our free light meals and breakfast are a crowd favourite (hope you got to try the chilli, its a personal favourite :) We do have free wifi in our reception area for all guests... More 

Adelaide, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My partner and I stayed at Nomads during November 2014, we were in Queenstown to celebrate my partner's 40th, we left it all to chance and walked around the centre for a while before finding Nomads, and after being turned away from 2 backpackers we started to panic, but luckily they had rooms! Initally he was nervous about staying in... More 

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Sam J, General Manager at Nomads Queenstown Backpackers, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave your feedback. We love our hostel and are so happy to hear that you do too :) Our staff pride themselves in their customer service and are stoked to learn they exceeded expectations. Our light meals are a crowd pleaser (hope you got to try the chilli, its a personal... More 

Walmer, United Kingdom
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A great location situated in the centre so close to the lake front. The staff where very friendly and helpful, place considering a backpackers was nice and quiet of an evening. Had a room with an ensuite very clean and spacious.

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Sam J, General Manager at Nomads Queenstown Backpackers, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave your feedback. We are so happy to hear you had a great time with us while you were in Queenstown. Our location is awesome and makes exploring Queenstown that much easier and our views amazing. Our staff pride themselves on their customer service and cleanliness and are stoked to hear they exceeded... More 

2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

I fractured my ankle in two places and ended up in a cast and on crutches. The staff could not have been more helpful. They carried my bags between rooms, to the storage room and back out, helped me get downstairs, called me cabs, opened doors for me and when I had to change rooms, they got me into it... More 

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Sam J, General Manager at Nomads Queenstown Backpackers, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to leave your feedback. We are super happy to hear you had an awesome time with us here in beautiful Queenie :) Our staff love helping out in anyway possible, especially in cases like this :) Our location is very central which makes exploring Queenstown easier and fun, not to mention the views we get... More 

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