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Southern Laughter Backpackers

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#38 of 117 Specialty lodging in Queenstown
A friendly toasty warm – backpackers located in central Queenstown within quiet surroundings. We have plenty of off street parking and just a 2 minute walk to bars, supermarkets and shops.Our rooms are configurations of cozy 3, 4, 6 or 8 beds as well as 5, 6 and 8 person self contained units with kitchens. We also provide comfortable private double and twin rooms.
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hot tub
Vending machine
Game room
BBQ facilities
Baggage storage
Free internet
Shared bathroom
Shared kitchen
Shared lounge / TV area
Express check-in / check-out
Laundry service
Self-serve laundry
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Non-smoking rooms
Coffee / tea maker
Bath / shower
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We stayed in a 3 person room, was very pleasantly surprised as our room also included a couch and kitchen including a fridge! We also only had to share the bathroom with one other room, and it was very clean. Our room was very warm, quiet, and the perfect place for us to stay. Super close and convenient to get to town, we had an amazing stay. The only downside was the wifi was pretty much unusable at peak hours so if that is what you need may have to head to town somewhere to get internet. Other than that, would definitely recommend this place! Cheers for having us
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We stayed here for three nights while in Queenstown. Private room was great and comfortable bed after a long day of activities around the place. Staff very helpful in booking whatever you need. Stones throw from the centre of town but just enough away for a bit of peace.
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We stayed here for a night while traveling. They upgraded us for free (thanks for that) which was very nice. The staff works very hard to clean and provide great service. It’s also very close to town. They also have lots of games to play and a nice porch area. My favorite part was the spa pool. Thanks for a great stay.
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Stayed at southern laughter for the first 3 months I was in Queenstown. The environment at this hostel was incredible. Staff is so friendly and the prices for rooms weren't too expensive. Loved all the little pictures on the walls as well.
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I recently stayed at this hostel and it was a very good experience. The hostel is located a couple of minutes walk from the town centre. The Queenstown gondola station is 200m upper the hill. There is off-street parking available, but it fills up quickly so grab a space when you can find one! The hostel is a boutique-style establishment, so if you like perfect white walls and stainless steel everywhere this is not the place for you. There are two YHAs in town for that. There is plenty of character and a more homely feel. The rooms are spread across two main buildings, my dorm was in the smaller of the two. The room was clean and tidy. Despite other reviews on here the shower, kitchen and toilets were cleaned daily. The beds were comfortable and the room had enough space to accommodate four people. The building had a small kitchen between two rooms, the main kitchen was in the other building. If you are visiting during the ski season there is storage for your equipment available- sorry I know nothing about skiing! There is also a hot tub available in the afternoons which is free to use. The WiFi is good on the whole but a little temperamental. In the common lounge the TV has a Netflix account to watch shows and films. Overall a very good stay and reasonably priced for Queenstown. Many people only visit for couple of days so this is a good place to stay. Would recommend.
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$22 - $63 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
southern laughter hotel queenstown
New ZealandSouth IslandOtago RegionQueenstown
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