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Bumbles Backpackers

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I like Bumbles, and returned here because of a very good stay in 2010. I wasn't as impressed though as the first visit. Although, the rooms are clean, spacious and in a very close but quiet location... the hostel itself doesn't seem to promote a lot of interactions with other guests. Maybe because it was shoulder season? The hostel was...

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Very clean, great location and helpful with left luggage when we went hiking. Only slight issue was noise - I'm a light sleeper and could hear every movement from the people above. Other than that, would definitely recommend for people on a budget!

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Mitspe Ramon, Israel
Reviewed 1 week ago

I camped for a few days and stayed in the dorm for a couple nights. The internet worked well and was unlimited. I really enjoyed my time there as everything was very mellow and the staff was helpful. The facilities were nice and clean. Also it was a comfortable place to be with heaters in the bathrooms and rooms. If...

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BumblesQT, Manager at Bumbles Backpackers, responded to this review

Glad we could make you as comfortable as possible with your stay. Thanks for writing about your stay - Fiona, Isa, Anne, Cat & all the crew :-)

NYC
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed with Bumbles either end of a milford/routeburn hike. They let me leave some luggage with them during the hike (which was very convenient). Rooms were nice, clean with good en-suite facilities. handy well priced laundry too. wifi was best standing right outside reception at 10am (after everyone else had checked out). lovely view over the lake and sufficiently...

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BumblesQT, Manager at Bumbles Backpackers, responded to this review

Thanks for writing about your stay at Bumbles. Glad to hear you enjoyed your stay - Fiona

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There are a lot of things to love about this hostel. The location is great (the view of the lake/mountains from my dorm was unreal), the rooms are clean, and it's a short five minute walk into town. The front desk staff was also really nice and helpful. If you're going to queenstown this is definitely the place to stay.

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BumblesQT, Manager at Bumbles Backpackers, responded to this review

Thanks for your positive comments :-) Fiona

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I ended up checking in for 3 nights at Bumbles, and I specifically chose the place because it was close to the city center, yet just far enough to be quiet when after a long night of partying, I could relax in quiet solitude. Also, the lake view was enticing enough for me to book 3 nights in Queenstown here....

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BumblesQT, Manager at Bumbles Backpackers, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your feedback. Great to hear your enjoyed your time at Bumbles, and that we could help organised your activities in Queenstown. Fiona

Truro, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed here initially for 4 nights then kept extending and extending! The lakeside location is awesome -an easy walk to all facilities in QT, its own private parking which is a huge bonus in QT and the most fabulous lake and mountain views from your toom and lounge. The service was exceptional.for a hostel -efficient friendly reception staff who...

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BumblesQT, Manager at Bumbles Backpackers, responded to this review

Thanks a millions for your review. Delighted that you enjoyed Bumbles and all it has to offer. Hope to see you here again next time you visit. Fiona, Isa, Anne & all the team @ Bumbles

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed 2 nights with my 2 friends. Close to the lake and town centre. Anne and Isa were really nice and helpful. The room and bathroom is also very clean. We would love to stay here again if we are in Queenstown again!

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BumblesQT, Manager at Bumbles Backpackers, responded to this review

Very pleased you had a good stay. Thanks for your comments :-)

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I recently stayed three nights at 'Bumbles' and right from the onset I was progressively impressed with the impeccable standard of interpersonal exchange, fastidiously appointed decor and attention to detail that added ambience and appeal, responsive service, quality cleanliness, private toilet/shower and a variety of bedding options with unquestionable comfort.The lay-out of the complex provided exquisite views.

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BumblesQT, Manager at Bumbles Backpackers, responded to this review

Wow! Thanks for your review. It's good to hear the smalll touches don't go unnoticed :-). Glad you enjoyed your stay

Minden, Germany
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I slept one night in this backpacker in Queenstown. It is perfectly situated. Close to the lake and just a three minute walk from the town centre. The staff is really friendly and helpful, the atmosphere is relaxed and good, the kitchen is very clean and good equipped and there is free and fast wifi. I totally recommend this place...

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BumblesQT, Manager at Bumbles Backpackers, responded to this review

Cheers for taking time to write about your stay. Delighted you enjoyed it :)

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Airport Transportation
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
If you are looking for a small, relaxed & friendly place to stay in Queenstown with spectacular views, a waterfront location and free Wi-Fi, this is it! Just a 2 minute stroll to downtown, we are a small laid back place to stay where you'll some meet great people and get some sleep! "This popular hostel is colourfully decorated. Its prime lakefront location near the heart of town ensures excellent views and easy access to the best of Queenstown. It's an easy going spot, with a quieter more laid back vibe compared to other larger hostels around town." Lonely Planet ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bumbles Backpackers

Address: Cnr of Lake Esplanade & Brunswick Street, Queenstown, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Queenstown
Price Range: $47 - $98 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 13
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“All rooms are mixed share, but be warned you could be the only girl or guy in a room.”
192LauraM, 23 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Choose to be on the 3rd floor. It gives you a prime view of the lake and esplanade. Plus, you are next to the laundry room!”
  • Living room and hang out area adjacent to kitchen area
  • 3rd floor dorm room view of the lake.
  • Part of the 6 person dorm room
M5683VLaaronw, 4 Apr 2017 | Read review
“I was well satisfied with bunk room 1 and its amenities.”
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“They have parking spaces which was great”
ColmONCusco, 3 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Great view”
Carl017, 11 Feb 2017 | Read review
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