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Tel Aviv, Israel
Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

Its a big hostel but has a very relaxed atmosphere and a lot of free stuff. Of course free WiFi but evenmore free popcorn, free chill con carne (Promotion for Pub crawls), free international calls and a hot tub. On the other Hand it has only some and small showers and restrooms.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed in four bed dorm which had a shared kitchen and bathroom with another four bed dorm. Beds and facilities clean, however not all power points in the room worked. The wifi was very troublesome and often would not connect, or would be very slow when it was connected.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great staff, location; bad wifi in rooms Stayed at Sir Cedric for 2 nights with my two friends. They had free soup and were located in a good location. The staff was amazing and let us use the phone for tours. The wifi didn't work in the rooms at all, but was good in public areas.

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Thailand
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Good location (if you can manage steep hills). We stayed in a private double room. The rooms were ok, very basic, with just a bed and a side cabinet, rubbish pillows, but clean. Kitchen area is fine if you don't end up in there at the same time as the very rude cleaners... but at least they were cleaning! Staff...

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North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

I'll start with the positives, the staff are really friendly and helpful. Comfy beds, hot and powerful showers and a large kitchen. Fantastic location with free parking. It's a shame that the way the hostel is set out means that the social areas are above the rooms, so it's just too loud (though guests could be more considerate), walls are...

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Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

This place is very well kept and cleaned. The location is very convenient and they offer a good variety of perks, my favorite being the free hot tub! Staff are friendly and helpful, and other guests were also cool. Only drawback I can say is the Wi-Fi, most of the time it's slow and sometimes it doesn't work.

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Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

I have stayed in this hostel on numerous occasions in the last 10 years. The location is perfect, the price is highly competitive and the staff are fantastic, welcoming and extremely helpful, especially Jim who I have spent many a happy night with.

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Germany
Reviewed 5 November 2016

We stayed at the hostel for a night and everything worked fine with our super spontaneous booking. Staff was friendly and the double room was small but clean and provided a small TV. Toilets and showers are very old fashioned but on purpose so it fits, most importantly, they're clean. Big plus: Every night from 6 p.m. you can go...

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Hi there, So glad you enjoyed your time with us here at Southern! and made the most of the facilities and free soup! Come see us again sometime

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Of the six lodgings we stayed at in our South Island trip, this was the poorest in terms of creature comforts. And we stayed 3 nights (!) from 29 to 31 August 2016. To start on a high note, this hostelry is in a perfect location for what we needed: just a short walk up the gentle slope to Skyline...

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Hi there, Thanks for taking the time to review us, we appreciate all pointers and feed back as we aim to improve. Just a quick correction on room numbers- the units you described actually sleep 5 total (triple room and double room) with a shared kitchen and bathroom just for that unit ,a feature that not many other backpacker hostels...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 October 2016

This hostel was in a sweet little location real close to town with views of the mountains from my bedroom window and balcony it was a great spot we had a four bed dorm with our own kitchen it was groovy the decor was good with old school vibes all around the walls they staff were great helping you out...

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Hi there! So thrilled to here you loved your time in Queenstown. We are glad we could help you enjoy it a little more. We are often the first point of contact in town so always aim to make your stay a fun one! Keep enjoying NZ!

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
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 Sir Cedrics Southern Laughter Backpackers

Address: 4 Isle Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Queenstown
Price Range: £15 - £41 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Sir Cedrics Southern Laughter Backpackers 3*
Number of rooms: 32
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Southern Laughter Hotel Queenstown
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“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
“We stayed in Room 27 (the "love shack") which suited us very well.”
 of 5 bubbles nztravelfoodie, 17 Aug 2015 | Read review
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