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Bumbles Backpackers

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  • Excellent54%
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  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Free Parking
Non-Smoking Rooms
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
Breakfast included
2 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've seen a fair amount of nice reviews for Bumbles before I booked so I was looking forward to stay - the reality was different though. The dorms are okay if a bit spartan; to get to them, you have to exit the lounge/reception and...More

Thank FromEtoA
Reviewed May 5, 2018 via mobile

Dorm rooms do include a balcony overlooking the lake but not the most comfortable bunks. Kitchen is often overcrowded. Bathrooms are located down a flight of stairs under the room and they were cold and less than clean. Hot water ran out in the evenings...More

Thank kavoyager
Reviewed April 25, 2018

Bumbles Backpackers is located right on the lake so amazing views when you wake up! It's a 5-10 min walk to the town centre, so you dont have all the party-go'ers outside the hostel. Perfect! When booking, you can select your own room (although they...More

Thank JikkeR_K
Reviewed April 14, 2018

The view is amazing. And I would leave it at that. Both the commons room and the dorm room were very cold. I had to sleep in my jacket every night. The safe wasn't unfriendly, but they weren't friendly either. Mostly just disinterested. Being pushed...More

Thank VictorJamesD
Reviewed April 11, 2018

My wife and I stayed at Bumbles for six days, did skydiving, went to Doubtful Sound and undertook other activities at Queenstown - all sorted by Bumbles, esp Natalie. Well maintained, it is definitely 'absolute value for money' and a comfortable place to stay. Staff...More

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Top amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Free Parking
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
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Price range
$29 - $75 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Price range
$29 - $75 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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TerrySydneyAustralia
April 28, 2016|
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Response from BumblesQT | Property representative |
Hi Terry, Yes is the answer to all of your questions :) Bumbles reception can arrange everything you need for the ski fields - lift pass & transport combos, equipment & clothing hire etc. There are packages available for all... More
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"Awesome views from the front dorm rooms"
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"Room 8 - dorm room"
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"Ask for extra blankets or use the in-room heater. It was a bit chilly when I stayed."
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"Dorm 7 has the best view of the lake"
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