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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 3 March 2016

My review is solely based on staying in private room 5 with my partner. I had my reservations about staying in a hostel, I'm more a five star traveller and the thought of sharing a bathroom scared me... now after staying here, I can't believe i haven't travelled like this sooner! It's not a brand new immaculate place or anything...

Thank Anne E
Reviewed 3 March 2016 via mobile

Hands down one of the best hostels I've ever stayed in, from the awesome lodge feeling, the location and the views to the helpful and friendly staff. Thoroughly enjoyed my time at southern laughter and couldn't be happier. Wish they did long stay this time of year. Would definitely stay if I could.

Thank Jambo1986
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 February 2016

Pretty central. I had double room with TV, shared bathroom- was clean and tidy and of adequate size. Check in was quick, free soup and hot tub - pretty random. Overall a nice place for the money. Off the main road so fairly quite, lots of pubs within a short walk.

Thank buskerboy
Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 25 February 2016

Nice spot close to Town, we found some of the other people staying at the accommodation a bit noisy. Kitchen and eating area was very small and dirty. Car parking wasn't the easiest, but the beds were comfortable.

Thank Lambertus K
Hamburg, Germany
Reviewed 12 January 2016 via mobile

Clean bed, busy main kitchen but found another very quiet one less well equipped but space to cook. Bathrooms are ok but not much more than average. OK stay specially if you haven't booked ahead of time. This place also has a free hot tub which I haven't tried and free unlimited wifi, which at least for me didn't quite...

Thank Betty V
Reviewed 7 January 2016 via mobile

Everythings is good in the hostel but the staff is not that good manners. A girl which is in the reception when we want to check in is not friendly. When i want to ask more and more information she seems like not willing to answer. Is this as a reception to be? The reception is always empty no one...

Thank DnA'z A
Reporoa, null, New Zealand
Reviewed 5 January 2016 via mobile

I was recommended to stay by my brother who'd been years before me, I loved this place so much I stayed for the whole winter. It's always warm in the winter and just buzzing in the summer it had the most amazing atmosphere I could live there for ever

Thank Lynne W
Staines, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 January 2016

Stayed in the four person dorm, which was nice and fairly secluded. The location of the hostel is very good, close to town, but not too close that it is noisy. Free popcorn and soup were a nice touch. Did not stay for very long, but felt welcome.

Thank Nowar Y
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 November 2015

Good value hostel with great facilities (free WiFi, soup, popcorn, spa). I had twin room, which was clean and comfortable with heater. (Would benefit from a chair or 2). Shared bathroom basic but OK. Location fantastic as very close to town centre and Skyline

Thank Elephantemg
Quebec, Canada
Reviewed 27 November 2015 via mobile

Stayed in a private room, very tiny, 8 by 8 feet. Plus: -friendly staff - free soup each night and popcorn Minus: - the common areas (hallways, lounge, kitchen, bathroom) are not clean. To the defence of the hostel, it is due in part to the guests that don't tidy up after themselves. - I got food stolen from the...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Southern Laughter Backpackers

Address: 4 Isle Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Queenstown
Price Range: $29 - $74 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Southern Laughter Backpackers 2.5*
Number of rooms: 32
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“cheap comfortable and clean”
 of 5 bubbles lochlanna, 18 Feb 2017 | Read review
“If your travelling with a small group ask for the four bed dorm you get a balcony with a view and a little kitchen it was lovely”
 of 5 bubbles JMadventures96, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Go to a different hotel”
 of 5 bubbles lucih721, 7 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Recommend Private Room, Number 5, in one of the main buildings, you have to walk outside for some other rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles 298annee, 3 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Definitely get an ensuite - and nowhere near the washing machine.”
 of 5 bubbles katt_252014, 26 Aug 2015 | Read review
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