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Base Queenstown

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It's messy and a bit dirty and scrappy but it works. Just don't go looking for rest and relaxation here, the bedrooms have 8 beds, lots of noise from the club Locos right next door. It's cheap and available and a great location though. If you're not picky about comfort, quiet and cleanliness than go for it. People were nice,...

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

I stayed in a 8 bed dorm with a toilet outside that had no lock and the shower never had any hot water. I plugged in my powerbank and hair straightners both of which fizzled when I did and now they both are dead. I rang and spoke to a manager and they said it wasn't there fault. Other people...

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Hanoi, Vietnam
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Me and my partner were put into 2 seperate dorms. The breakfast was said to start at 7 but at 7.20 there were no toast or butter in the kitchen. The bar downstair is very noisy. The staffs are lazy to check the available dorm for us.

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Great vibe, friendly staff, neat rooms and bathroom. The kitchen was fine however a little cramped and free Wi-Fi downstairs from 7-7 isnt unreasonable. What really let's the place down is the constant party vibe disturbing sleep (especially in large dorms) and the shower only having one knob (who designs a shower with only one temperature adjustment?).

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

I understand that you can't have high expectations while living at a hostel but when they never clean the duvet cases or vacuum the rooms it easily gets dirty with 8 dorm room. And the toilets could definitely need a proper cleaning as well such as fix the showers so you don't have to shower in ice cold water.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hostel is in great spot, near all the bars,shops and restaurants. All the facilities was basic but that's fair enough for the price you are paying each night. Great place for meeting other solo travellers who love a good drink, and the bar next door was great especially the 9 dollar steins!! The only let down was the room was...

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Thank Holly H
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The staff were very professional and friendly at a very very busy time. Due to me hanging in reception a lot I saw multiple guests raising many queries. The staff were kind even when guests were being fairly rude or persistent & even though problems were mostly due to guests not reading the T&Cs eg under 18s can't stay in...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Couldn't complain about the room, however I didn't have one good experience with the any of the British workers on the service desk to be honest, they were wankers! The location is definitely a positive and it's a very easy town to navigate around.

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Thank Eric N
Townsville, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great location and most staff were helpful (especially to book activities). HOWEVER, No heating (down to 6 degrees outside and it's freezing), no extra blankets available when asked, no car parking available, "free breakfast" and then the disappointment that it's only toast with jam and there was no bread left other days we went, and finally paying for wifi and...

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Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

All you actually need from a hostel is a bed and a hot shower when it's cold outside right? This hostel does not provide those basics, a bed yes but a cold shower is pretty awful when it's freezing outside. I tried twice, once at 8 am: cold, then at 5pm: cold, tried 5 different showers all cold. I don't...

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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The most central, modern and fun backpackers hostel in Queenstown! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Base Queenstown

Address: 47 - 49 Shotover Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand (Formerly Discovery Lodge)
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Queenstown
Price Range: $55 - $152 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Base Queenstown 2*
Number of rooms: 420
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“3rd floor is better because there is noise in the street”
218outil, 6 Apr 2017 | Read review
“I had a Private Double Room and it was much cleaner than rooms I've experienced at other backpackers.”
glenpennykid, 28 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Get a room in the third floor.... Ive heard lower you can hear the nightclub.”
  • Get in the spirit!!!
339bennyw, 17 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Top floor at the back”
weicreation, 12 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Bring a pillowcase and flip flops and you'll be sweet.”
dmicallef22, 2 Mar 2017 | Read review
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