We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Alpine Lodge Backpackers

Show Prices
Enter dates for lowest prices
powered by PriceFinder
Check In Check Out
1 room 2 adults 0 children
We check 200+ sites to find the latest and lowest prices.
Professional photos
Alpine Lodge Backpackers
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

49 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 43: English reviews
Start your review of Alpine Lodge Backpackers
 Click to rate
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you want a quiet relaxed and homely feel then this is the place to be. It's not a party hostel which is great. It has a lovely warm fireplace within the movie area and down stairs kitchen. With a quiet chilled area and kitchen upstairs. The host is really friendly and welcoming into the hostel. For the feels of...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Brad M
Bingley, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

With a last-minute trip to Wanaka and Queenstown booked, we were a little limited on options remaining for accomodation, but we certainly won't be staying here again! After a fabulous stay in Wanaka, for less money, this was the other end of the scale. The manager was pretty rude, the rooms very small, the windows not secure, the wifi cut...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Hannah O
Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

We were in Queenstown to celebrate my husband birthday we were very excited and looking forward for the trip , but it wasn't the way we expected backpacker was not at all clean in the showers the water was so slow that it was impossible to use, the toilet papers were really thin also the rooms curtains were quiet run...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Swarnim A
Queenstown, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 October 2016

I stayed in the hostel at the beginning of my travels in Queenstown, New Zealand. I was checked into the hostel for approximately 1 month, whilst I looked for a more permanent home to reside in long-term. The hostel was good but I would definitely say it could do with some work. It looked a little bit tired in places...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank haydonhughes
Banff, Canada
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Super chilled small quiet homelike hostel. Full of friendly faces here to enjoy QT. Reception was very friendly and extremely helpful. Hostel cat Gary is never up for a cuddle but it's nice to see a fuzzy face while traveling. Would stay here again and again.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Meadow_Earth
Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 3 May 2016 via mobile

This is a pretty nice hostel. Looking a little rundown in spots, and it was quite cold inside actually, but the staff are nice, it's good and quiet, they have unlimited free wifi, and there are 2 spacious kitchens. Nice common room as well. Not a particularly special spot, but you could certainly do a whole lot worse!

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank GoosefaceKillah
Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 26 April 2016

I will not say it was bad (I have stayed in worse hostels elsewhere) but it really wasn't good. The kitchen is dirty, old, half functioning and small. The hostel in general feels run down and actually quite dirty (and I usually don't care about dirty). It's absolutely not a problem staying a night here or two. But considering that...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Anton N
Queenstown, New Zealand
Reviewed 20 February 2016 via mobile

I stayed in a six bed dorm with three friends and enjoyed my stay. The hostel was quiet, and clean. The bathrooms were a bit outdated (in need of an upgrade) and the kitchen was a bit cramped but other then that it was great. Reminded me of staying at a cottage. Being close to fresh choice was also a...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank I_Test44
London Town
Reviewed 4 February 2016

Well.... having to change our plans unexpectedly meant we had to locate somewhere to stay at short notice in a very busy Queenstown during peak season. This was our choice for $31 a night each - for a 6 person dorm. Not ideal but as I stated not much else available. We rang, we booked, we mentioned our arrival time,...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank SomeOtherPerson
Kyogle, Australia
Reviewed 2 February 2016

Recently stayed here with my 2 sons, fantastic helpful, staff , nice small lodge, right close to town, and all lovely clean facilities. Quieter upstairs area, and cozy lounge and nice outdoor areas.. was a nice experience

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank Claire G

8 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveller Photos (2)
Viewed
Room/Suite (2)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (6)
Viewed
Dining (1)
Viewed
Other (5)

Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Room types
  • Kitchenette
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Alpine Lodge Backpackers

Address: 13 Gorge Road, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Queenstown
Price Range: $30 - $72 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 26
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Priceline and Agoda so you can book your Alpine Lodge Backpackers reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Alpine Lodge Backpackers staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“Don't bother. Go elsewhere. We booked a double, turned out to be a twin bunk.”
12hannaho, 6 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Always pick the bunk away from the doors”
haydonhughes, 30 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Upstairs has a quiet lounge”
Y5434LYclaireg, 1 Feb 2016 | Read review
“If you want a good night sleep ask not to be put near the bathrooms - or stay elsewhere.”
hail-to, 28 Nov 2014 | Read review
“get a room upstairs ;)”
971mariong, 30 May 2014 | Read review
5 of 5