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Reviewed October 25, 2016 via mobile

Immediately regretted this hostel as soon as I stepped in, but I already paid. It's an old building, and really smelly. I got put in a room with only boys and obviously long-term, thankfully they put me in another room after that so that was nice. The common room is really loud and busy with long-term people that were only...

Thank Geertje v
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 20, 2016 via mobile

What a place to stay ! Felt at home the whole time I was there! Mollie is such a babe! Jen and max are stars as well ! Short walk to town and everyone welcomes you in! Best place to stay in qt ! Deco for life !

Thank emily c
Prague, Czech Republic
Reviewed August 24, 2016

I stayed in Deco 3 days and would definately recommend this hostel to everyone. Free wi fi, big kitchen with free tea, coffe, cooking spices. I stayed in share room with amazing view on lake, mountains and town. The manager was super friendly and helpful, always smiling. And only 10 min walk to city centre.

Thank fucajz
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed August 17, 2016 via mobile

By far one of the best backpackers I've stayed in in 2.5 years travelling. All down to the staff, the long termers, facilities etc. Mollie, Max and Jenny you absolute legends I ended up staying 4 months because of you guys! Free spice rack, blenders, kettles, 2 ovens, lots of hobs. Rooms were always toom and clean. Thankyou so much...

Thank Sarah M
Reviewed June 28, 2016

A bad place to stay. Worst backpackers in NZ. Too noisy and dirty. Foolish teenagers got drunk in the garden and went crazy at 3am, waking up everyone. The kitchen and pantry are so dirty that you won't have the mood to enjoy your cooking time. Toilets are smelly and nasty. Receptionist was unfriendly. She will say hello to you...

Thank KV_Lovoluns
Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed June 25, 2016

Where do you start, id like to say firstly that i had an absolutely fantastic time at decos. This quiet little hostel contains some of the finest homo sapiens ive ever had the pleasure of spending time with and for attracting such a fine bunch together, Deco i thank you. Deco stems in a quite magnificent location with the highlight...

Thank MrBigCat129
Reviewed June 2, 2016

The hostel is quite nice, we stayed in a private room and we were shown two options, the first was the standard double room with the entrance on the main building but a seperate room. The room itself, was unpleasant, we were then shown a King room in an extra little annex from the hostel, this was really nice, extra...

Thank David G
Queenstown, New Zealand
Reviewed May 4, 2016

excellent view from the garden, free apples, rooms are ok but small... just one kitchen which can be full of people but enough places to cook... should have more fridges as they are always full and wifi sometimes is not good

Thank Fabio_Ramos_BR
Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed May 2, 2016 via mobile

Well...it's cheap. So it's got that going for it. It's a pretty run down, beat up looking establishment. Lots of long stays here who seem way too comfortable with leaving their messes everywhere. The lady at the desk seemed somewhat curmudgeonly, the rooms are small and grubby, and you feel like you need a shower after being in the shower....

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Reviewed April 28, 2016 via mobile

very disappointing. chaos. not clean. and I've been in dozens of BBH from Auckland to Invercargill, this is the only one that you need to pay extra for the linen. and I was not informed about any extra charge until checkout.

Thank John Z
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Deco Backpackers

Address: 52 Man Street, Queenstown, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Queenstown
Number of rooms: 27
Also Known As:
Deco Backpackers Hotel Queenstown
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“Wifi is limited in a small area, not your bedroom”
 of 5 bubbles KV_Lovoluns, Jun 28, 2016 | Read review
“Rooms near reception occasionally pick up the wi-fi!”
 of 5 bubbles MrBigCat129, Jun 25, 2016 | Read review
“If your a couple, definitely have a look at the best room and work your way down. There's a big gap in the standards.”
 of 5 bubbles davidgA4651JX, Jun 2, 2016 | Read review
“If you're lookng for quieter stay, ask for the double bedrooms in the separate house”
  • This bedroom has a double and singled bed (not in view)
 of 5 bubbles fooey1960, Feb 11, 2016 | Read review
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 of 5 bubbles HannoHabighorst, Feb 6, 2016 | Read review
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