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    Southern Laughter Backpackers

    4 Isle Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
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    • Excellent32%
    • Very good29%
    • Average22%
    • Poor12%
    • Terrible5%
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    “hot tub” (23 reviews)
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    2.5 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 257 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    WOW! Everything about this hostel made my stay in Queenstown 1000x better! The location is PERFECT (right next to the gondola station, a five minute walk down to the lake), we had great service, it's quirky and clean, with everything you could need from a...More

    Thank Xanthe D
    Response from kayleighslqt2017, Front Office Manager at Southern Laughter BackpackersResponded 4 days ago

    Hi Xanthe, We are super glad you enjoyed your stay with us. Thanks for the great review- please come basck and stay the next time you are in our beautiful town! Kind regards

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Perfect hostel in an amazing place especially for those coming off the back of some long drives, camping/staying in isolated locations. We made good friends within the first day of arriving here, the atmosphere is just so chill with that friendly vibe most of us...More

    Thank hedders91
    Response from kayleighslqt2017, Manager at Southern Laughter BackpackersResponded 3 weeks ago

    Hi we are very glad that you enjoyed your stay at our hostel. We enjoy meeting backpackers from allover the world. Please feel free to come back anytime to stay. Kind regards

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    It's not the worst place i've stayed, but i think there are likely better places to stay. It has the potential of being a nice place if they did a bit of work to it, as the layout is good and pretty central. It's pretty...More

    Thank Emmaculb
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    Never left a review before but felt the need to as it was probably the worst sleep I've ever had in a hostel! On arrival everything was grand...quick tour/info about room/facilities/checking out etc. Guy at reception was lovely and helpful! Left my bags into room...More

    Thank Kendal S
    Response from kayleighslqt2017, Manager at Southern Laughter BackpackersResponded 4 weeks ago

    Hi there, It seems like somebody had decided to change beds in the dorm and not notify us up at reception. Rare, yet still I can see how this is frustrating, I would just like to point out though that had you told us we...More

    Reviewed December 10, 2017

    the staff were amazing, Baggage came late from the airline and the staff were happy to hold my bag when it turned up and I was out. Highly recommend requesting a room up on the deck by the common room. Room was simple yet roomy....More

    Thank Cameron O
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    • Top amenities
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Laundry Service
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Things to do
    • Hot Tub
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    • Price range
    • $22 - $58 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 32
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    • New Zealand >
    • South Island >
    • Otago Region >
    • Queenstown
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    • Southern Laughter Hotel Queenstown
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    Amanda N
    March 19, 2015|
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    Response from JIMatSL | Property representative |
    Hello Amanda N, Yes we do have parking available onsite for all of our guests to use free of charge. Hope this helps! Kind regards Southern Laughter
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    Sumit R
    January 19, 2015|
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    Response from Wiki W | Property representative |
    Hi there There is a safe in reception for valuables. In the room you have booked has locked doors. If you are leaving luggage to goo off on a tramp or activity there is a place to lock and store your luggage away. Enjoy... More
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    Cassie R
    August 10, 2014|
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    Response from JIMatSL | Property representative |
    Hi Cassie, The easiest and cheapest way to get to us from the airport is to take the public bus from outside the terminal- it leaves every 15-20 mins and will cost you $8 one way. fro the bus stop walk straight up Camp... More
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    "wifi, best views, mountain view, city view, quirky, clean, onsite parking"
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    "More bunks, more friends."
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    "room on the deck by common room. 15a or 15b"
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    "Our room was an outside rom (not in the same building as the communal area and smaller private rooms) and was..."
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