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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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... More 

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4 of 5 stars 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... More 

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Queenstown, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars 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

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2 of 5 stars 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.... More 

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2 of 5 stars 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.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2016 via mobile

Great hostel with amazing views over Queenstown. Good common area with quality wifi. Decent kitchen facilities and plenty of food storage, bathroom's are cleaned daily by a professional cleaning company. Chris who runs the show is a top bloke and is always very helpful.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2016

I think what makes this place feel so crowded is the amount of long-termers living there. The room we were in was so full of stuff belonging to the long term stayers that we had to leave our bags in the car for lack of space. The bathrooms had plenty of space, but you couldn't move in the kitchen without... More 

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Heidelberg, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2016

Really lovely hostel with nice kitchen. You had 5 mins into the cbd. But a good view on the lake cause it is on top of a little hill. I meet some really nice people there. Was always good company. And a good point to start from... Loved to stay there.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2016 via mobile

Our initial arrival at Deco Backpackers seemed positive, with the woman who greeted us being very friendly (and even offering us ice lollies) even though we were checking in late. However this initial positive impression of Deco was swiftly revoked after an hour or two of arrival. The toilets had an extremely strong smell of urine for the duration of... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Self-Serve Laundry

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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