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YHA Queenstown Central

4.0 of 5 Hostel   |   48A Shotover Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand (Formerly McFees)
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Burleigh Heads, Australia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed in a private room which was reasonably priced but for a little bit more I could have got something better, unfortunately for me I did leave the booking late. The location is pretty good right in the middle of town but the facilities definitely leave something to be desired for what you pay. With their emphasis on the environment... More

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Perth, Australia
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13 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I booked this because the location was great and to get a private room with ensuite was a pretty reasonable price - compared to others nearby at proper hotels. I was well aware that this is a hostel and should expect a bit of riff raff - we are not oldies and enjoy or nights out too - but after... More

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YHANZ, Manager at YHA Queenstown Central, responded to this review

Hi Kristen, Thanks for leaving your feedback on your stay here at YHA Queenstown Central. We’re sorry to hear your stay did not meet your expectations in this case and we do appreciate all feedback, whether positive or negative as it allows us to better cater our facilities and services to all guests. Firstly, we’re sorry for any confusion regarding... More

Cardiff, United Kingdom
19 reviews 19 reviews
19 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Clean room, friendly staff, expensive room (but that was our fault for not booking in advance). We got he only room left in queenstown for the night which was twice as big as we wanted, and so we overpaid. Everything else was good though, decent toilet/bathroom, decent bed, nice looking kitchen. Excellent location, right in the middle of town, but... More

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23 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

This YHA pales in comparison with the others we've been to (i.e. Rolleston House in Christchurch and Rotorua). The ensuite bedroom with double bed and bunk is small and not so new. Good think it has the same service as other YHA: friendly and accommodating staff. Corridors are heated as well as the lobby which is a plus as we... More

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Osnabruck, Germany
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

I am quite sure there are better hostels in queenstown but it's not a failure to stay in this one. It's quite AND central which is a good combination. But that's everything. The lounge and kitchen is closed really early and there is nothing else to do than sleeping. Which is totaly okay! But i's just nothing special.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

I stayed four days in YHA Queenstown Central in a double room with private bathroom. The room was very nice and clean with a small balcony with view to the mountain. The location is also great: right on the city centre. The staff were very kind and helpful. Highly recommended place!

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Brisbane, Australia
19 reviews 19 reviews
8 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

This has to be one of the better YHAs I've stayed in there was a "hip" vibe about it and I felt instantly welcome from the day I arrived. It was a short walk from the Athol St bus stop to the YHA which was really good, especially with several pieces of luggage. I had a few financial issues and... More

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Auckland, New Zealand
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Staff very good ,super clean rooms and bathroom .great kitchen ,tidy and warm and great view out over the lake.great spot in the town centre ,close to food stores and and a great diner called arnolds ,up stairs ,great rates for the onsuite rooms.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014 via mobile

Overall, the room I stayed was clean, neat and tidy. It was very spacious too. Toilet was also very clean. Kitchen was very spacious and well equipped. Warm and cosy place to stay. Only thing is that the price is slightly on the high side.

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National Park Village, New Zealand
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

Trying to sleep here is akin to curling up in the corner of a raving bass-booming nightclub. I expected it to be loud but not that loud.! Very tired and unable to enjoy the next day properly. Despite facilities being generally clean and big kitchen/lounge area, rooms are cramped with little space to store bags, just under the lower bunks.... More

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YHANZ, Manager at YHA Queenstown Central, responded to this review

Hello and thank you for providing feedback on your stay with us. We’re sorry to hear that the street noise affected your enjoyment of your day in Queenstown and that the staff wasn’t their usual welcoming self! We do everything we can to minimise noise in the hostel – both interior and exterior – and to this end we have... More

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Address: 48A Shotover Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand (Formerly McFees)
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Queenstown
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Hotel Class:4 star — YHA Queenstown Central 4*
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