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Flaming Kiwi Backpackers

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Flaming kiwi hostel is definitely a great place to stay if you're visiting Queenstown. Staff are really friendly and helpful, the place is very clean and the vibe and people are amazing! Will definitely be recommending to anyone visiting Queenstown!

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Reviewed 29 October 2016

Extremely friendly staff, a lot of stuff for free that never happen in other hostel like free wifi, bike, phone call, food, computer...The bathroom is large feeling really like home. The bunk bed is a little bit low that you can't feel comfortable when you are in lower bed but it doesnt important cause we just want a place to...

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1Thank Trinh H
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Flaming kiwi hostel, where to start! I love this hostel, because the vibe/people and the location are amazing!! Only 5 minutes to town, supermarket and activities/ the lake, which is great! The people in the hostel are very nice, I have made some awesome friends! Everybody wants to help you and there is a lot of free stuff available. FREE...

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1Thank Louieee91
Caloundra, Australia
Reviewed 25 October 2016

I've stayed at this hostel in the past and loved it! Was a little disappointed this time around though. The staff are still super friendly and helpful, still plenty of free things offered here with great amenities and only a short walk to town; the let down this time was the cleanliness of the bathroom and kitchen (finding mould in...

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Thank Hannah E
Queenstown, New Zealand
Reviewed 22 October 2016

The Flaming Kiwi is one of the best hostel I've been stay in. Firstly the location is good because 5min walk from the town center, the supermarket and the gondola. Secondly it's super clean, from the bathrooms to the 3 kitchens, they clean at least twice per day, I think it's the cleanest hostel I saw in NZ. You have...

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2Thank CaroLaMich
Queenstown, New Zealand
Reviewed 21 October 2016

This fantastic little hostel boasts the peace and quiet of suburban life but is within two minutes to the supermarket and five minutes walk to the town centre. With it's exceedingly helpful staff, relaxing and friendly atmosphere and three excellently furnished kitchens, here is no better place in Queenstown to enjoy a peaceful night's sleep and be fresh and ready...

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1Thank Arthair G
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Everyone in this hostel is so friendly! They do everything for you, iT is a Nice and verry clean hostel! :) we had 4 Nice nights here. There is wifi all day for Free, Free bikes and a living room to chill or watch a movie.

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Thank Laura B
Grenoble, France
Reviewed 30 September 2016

What to begin with... The location? Just 5mn walking to town, 2mn from the supermarket, you'll be close to everything you need without the noise of the city center's nightlife. The staff is smiley, extremely friendly and helpful. The commom areas, kitchens as bathrooms, are really clean, and the TV rooms have the most comfy couches ever! All the people...

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Thank Sarsou
Reviewed 8 September 2016

I traveled to QT solo for a quick 4 night trip and found all the staff to be super friendly and helpful at Flaming Kiwi. All the amenities were clean and tidy all through the day as well which is always nice. Free wifi, bunks with reading light/power outlets, and lockers for your valuables that even had power outlets within...

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Reviewed 3 September 2016

i was going to visit New Zealand solo, and was a little bit worried about everything and I had a lil bit of anxiety, but everything went away when I got to the Flaming Kiwi. I began to meet the best people ever, all the way from the Staff to backpackers, So i decided to stay Long term, and Flaming...

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

Additional Information about Flaming Kiwi Backpackers

Address: 39 Robins Road, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Queenstown
Price Range: $32 - $85 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 11
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“Lovely places to hang out and chill upstairs in the living room”
 of 5 bubbles sburgess4, 21 May 2016 | Read review
“Best for Solo travellers”
 of 5 bubbles Aan1310, 19 May 2016 | Read review
“I got a twin room, but on my extra nights I stayed in the dorm, which was great.”
 of 5 bubbles haydenpp, 27 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Downstairs is better.”
 of 5 bubbles thebackpacker77, 30 Sep 2015 | Read review
“The hostel offers shared dorms or private cabins for couples and small families.”
 of 5 bubbles belinda_vav, 16 Aug 2015 | Read review
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