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Alpine Lodge Backpackers

13 Gorge Road, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
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Vancouver, Canada
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66 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016 via mobile

This is a pretty nice hostel. Looking a little rundown in spots, and it was quite cold inside actually, but the staff are nice, it's good and quiet, they have unlimited free wifi, and there are 2 spacious kitchens. Nice common room as well. Not a particularly special spot, but you could certainly do a whole lot worse!

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Stockholm, Sweden
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69 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

I will not say it was bad (I have stayed in worse hostels elsewhere) but it really wasn't good. The kitchen is dirty, old, half functioning and small. The hostel in general feels run down and actually quite dirty (and I usually don't care about dirty). It's absolutely not a problem staying a night here or two. But considering that... More 

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Queenstown, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2016 via mobile

I stayed in a six bed dorm with three friends and enjoyed my stay. The hostel was quiet, and clean. The bathrooms were a bit outdated (in need of an upgrade) and the kitchen was a bit cramped but other then that it was great. Reminded me of staying at a cottage. Being close to fresh choice was also a... More 

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London Town
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2016

Well.... having to change our plans unexpectedly meant we had to locate somewhere to stay at short notice in a very busy Queenstown during peak season. This was our choice for $31 a night each - for a 6 person dorm. Not ideal but as I stated not much else available. We rang, we booked, we mentioned our arrival time,... More 

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Kyogle, Australia
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2016

Recently stayed here with my 2 sons, fantastic helpful, staff , nice small lodge, right close to town, and all lovely clean facilities. Quieter upstairs area, and cozy lounge and nice outdoor areas.. was a nice experience

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Thank Claire G
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2015 via mobile

Was here for one night. Room was lovely and female staff! However I found the manager was rude as he talked over you and not friendly when explaining hostel rules. When I didn't know you can't be in the kitchen a certain hour upstairs due to cleaning, he said it states this on the wall. You did not feel relax... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2015 via mobile

Big thank you to Dan and all the staff at Alpine Lodge. Very welcoming and went above and beyond from the start. Friendly family atmosphere in the hostel. Room easily assessable for separate outside staircase which I found helpful. Clean and tidy room. Stayed 4 nights and would certainly stay again as long as these guys are taking care of... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Just stayed here for a week whilst getting jobs & long term accommodation sorted in queenstown - Tom who runs it is super friendly and helpful. Warm fire, relaxed atmosphere and great value if you stay on a weekly rate. Free (fast!) wifi and bedrooms/bathrooms/kitchen all clean and decent. Would highly recommend and would stay again

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Hong Kong, China
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

the people are not among the friendliest. guests not allowed on property. while its understandable as keeping the place safe, really not as pleasant...as you can see from the reviews of some other users. I agree with them that the service really could improve, but wouldn't complain too much given the price anyway.

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Queenstown, New Zealand
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33 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014 via mobile

Me and my boyfriend are desperately trying to find a place to stay as we will be homeless in a few days, go into alpine lodge to ask if they had any vacancy, originally the guy says yes but when we mention we are staying at base he then says no on the pure fact we had been booked into... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Alpine Lodge Backpackers

Address: 13 Gorge Road, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Queenstown
Price Range: $21 - $51 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 26
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