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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 11 January 2017 via mobile

I had 6 nights stay in 6-mixed dorm room and everything is awesome! The room, toilet, and kitchen are clean, spacious, and well equipped. Staffs are very friendly and helpful. Hostel location is just 5mins walk to town centre, lake view is awesome. The living room is fantastic - bean bags, coffee table, Tv - you can spend your whole...

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BumblesQT, Manager at Bumbles Backpackers, responded to this review

Super that you enjoyed Bumbles and our facilities :-) From Fiona & All the staff

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 9 January 2017

The staff went out of there way to make us feel comfortable and they were all very friendly. Great environment. We stayed there berfore doing Milford Track and then came back to them after. We were in a double room and it was perfect. We enjoyed our stay very much!!!

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BumblesQT, Manager at Bumbles Backpackers, responded to this review

Delighted we made you feel comfortable and you enjoyed your stay with us - from Fiona, Isa, Erin, Anne & all the girls @ Bumbles

Bendigo, Australia
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

We stayed 3 nights in a 6 bed mixed dorm with ensuite. Rooms and communal spaces including kitchen were clean and spacious with lockers provided. Staff were very friendly and helpful throughout our stay. Perfectly located only a short walk to town with outdoor spaces to enjoy views of the lake. Highly recommend.

Thank Jess C
Quebec City, Canada
Reviewed 21 December 2016

Amazing view from the comfy lounge ! Good size for the room(enough space for everyone). bathroom and kitchen very clean ! Staff was very friendly. Hostel is very quiet at night, so I could get good nights of sleep.

Thank ElodyMoreau
Reviewed 25 November 2016

Clean, great location, nice facilities, even has a view. Easy 5-10 minute walk from the center of Queenstown keeps it fairly chill, but still social. Definitely good for post-college folks. Beds were decent and staff was helpful. Stayed in room #2, which also serves as access for 2 private rooms, but it didn't affect the quality of the stay.

Thank Michael H
Reviewed 21 November 2016

Hostel is close to everything and the rooms were clean and the kitchen lounge area has a great view of the lake! We were lucky enough to stay in a room with our own beautiful view and met some great people. The staff is super friendly and helpful with things to do in the area and providing recommendations. I would...

Thank Joyce H
Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

This was the 3rd backpackers I stayed in while in queenstown and finally found one I liked. Its a good size not a massive 'hotel' style place and the rooms have gorgeous views over the lake. Glass windows all across our room and the door. Wiifi works well and from your room, happy days! (Some other places u have to...

Thank Carlya B
Reviewed 30 October 2016

Had a great 4 nights in a dorm room - lovely outlook, clean and tidy facilities both in the room, and in the shared areas. Really handy to the city, but far enough away from the noise. Excellent price, excellent service. Would highly recommend!

Thank Ash K
Reviewed 27 September 2016

We loved living at Bumbles. The service was amazing, and the staff was so helpful. The rooms where clean and the kitchen was clean too, the view from our room was breathtaking. And most of all the staff was incredible, there was more than one time we felt like we where bothering them with a thousand questions everyday but, they...

Thank Zahra N
BumblesQT, Manager at Bumbles Backpackers, responded to this review

You didn't bother us at all - we were happy to help! Wonderful to hear you enjoyed your stay at Bumbles - from Fiona, Isa and all the team at Bumbles Queenstown

Penang Island, Malaysia
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

A small room in a hostel 5 mins walk downtown, facing snow mountain, lake front, well equipped kitchen, nice leisure room and friendly receptionist for NZD76/night (for 2pax). A few motorcar parking available at site, but not many. Compared to other more expensive hotels/accommodations in Queenstown, this is surely a value for money option for couples on a budget trip.

Thank mamaktang
BumblesQT, Manager at Bumbles Backpackers, responded to this review

Cheers for writing about your stay at Bumbles. Glad to hear you enjoyed it! Fiona

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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: $40 - $97 (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.”
, 30 Mar 2017 | Read review
“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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