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Flaming Kiwi Backpackers

39 Robins Road, Queenstown, New Zealand
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The friendly hostel I've ever stayed in. The nicest staff and all the facilities are kept clean. 3 great kitchens, hot tub, free wifi and free bikes, what more could you want! This was our second visit and we will definitely be back again.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed at the Flaming kiwi whilst looking for seasonal accomodation, in this time I really fell in love with this place. (Some friends are still there!) I met some amazing people I now am very good friends with, am still good friends with the staff there and pop over to say hey. The place is kept very clean and... More

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Queenstown, New Zealand
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Without doubt the best place I've stayed. It's clean and tidied every day thoroughly. Free wifi is a big plus as many other local hostels charge stupid amounts for just an hour! The living room is comfy and a good area to chill, there are 3 kitchens (2 on the ground floor and 11 down stairs) fully equipped and they... More

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Nelson/Wellington
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

This is a great wee hostel in Queenstown. Unlike others, there is always a kitchen open so it's great to cook whenever you want. It's also kept very clean. It's just slightly out of town which is ideal because you don't get the all-night noise that central town has, and it's right around the corner from the main supermarket. A... More

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London
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

Stayed in a double room here in early June as a couple on a break from South Island. Overall it was a positive experience and I would definitely recommend the Hostel for others looking for accommodation in Queenstown. There were lots of positives - really friendly staff which is always appreciated; we found the Hostel to be very clean and... More

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Derry, United Kingdom
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66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

I liked this hostel but it doesn't get a five because as another reviewer put it the furniture, fixtures and fittings were generally shabby or uncomfortable. The owners should spend a bit of money and replace the rubbish furniture in the front room and upgrade some of the kitchen appliances, even with some decent second hand stuff from Trade Me.... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

Just like home away from home!! Close to town, close to the supermarket and the friendliest staff I've ever met. Kent, Chris and Adam were the managers, they helped us with suggestions on which places to apply for jobs, what to do in town and traveller tips. I have never been in a hostel with three kitchens!! lockers with power... More

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Wellington, New Zealand
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8 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

The good points about this hostel are that you get free unlimited wifi and the bed linen was cheerful and the pillows were comfortable. On the downside I found the place generally shabby, with uncomfortable, lumpy sofas, and tired dreary decor. I didn't enjoy spending any time there so the free wifi was a bit wasted. I stayed over the... More

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
16 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

This hostel is lovely for a stay in Queenstown. Away from the noisy centre but well within walking distance to shops, bars and the lake. The manager is a great guy and there are night porters for late check-ins and other issues. Free unlimited wifi is a big plus. Two kitchens to choose from, a living area and cabins away... More

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Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

Amazing place to stay. Just away from the crazy noise and antics of Queenstown central with pristine clean dorm rooms, kitchens and bathrooms no matter what time of day. Plenty of space in 8 bed dorms so you don't feel like a sardine, and lots of windows for fresh air and light. Wood fire and comfy lounge chairs and big... More

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Address: 39 Robins Road, Queenstown, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Queenstown
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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