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Danbury, Connecticut
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Right in the heart of Queenstown, everything you need is a short walk away. Friendly staff is on hand 24 hours for your convenience. There is a travel guide there most of the day to help you sort your adventures. Laundry and good sized kitchen on the first floor are in good condition. These are dry dorms, so no alcohol,...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great stay here for three nights with a friend in an eight bed mixed dorm. Dorm was great had enough space, toilets outside the room, which were clean with a great shower. The location of this hostel is excellent right in the middle. Can be a problem if you don't like noise as our room was pretty noisy...

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Bristol, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We only stayed here because we found a deal on nakedsleep.com for $15 a night- we wouldn't have paid more than this. Beds are shaky and my sheet had a hole in. They ask people to keep the noise down after 10 but the club below keeps you up til 2am so we thought this rule was a pointless one!...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here for 4 days and was the best location in town since it was very close to everything. Restaurants, burger joints, pizza place, coffee shops, souvenir shops, offices for tours and other bookings, and other shops are just a few minutes walk away. Plus, tours always have pick-up points nearby so it was never a problem. 24-hr reception is...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in a private room that was awsome with bathtub,fridge and everything. Wifi, breakfast and kithen was pretty bad. Wifi turns of after 7pm, otherwise you have to pay 4 dollars for 24 hours. Kitchen was a little bit dirty and old but ok. Not enough sitting places.

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Thank Malin J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The location is perfect. The restroom is clean however, the shower is too hot to take a shower. The kitchen is dirty. We stayed in the 8 mixed dorm and 2 of my friends witnessed an occupant (who's also staying in our room) having sex with her boyfriend (who, we don't know if he's an outsider or staying in the...

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Dunedin, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is a poorly maintained, filthy and unkept hostel. If you're after a party with no cleanliness, then this is your place! I'm all for a good party, but the rooms stunk, the linen was filthy, bathrooms were poorly kept, and bemusingly we got visited by "housekeeping" (or mum and dad) 5 times a day. Seems that perhaps they...

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Thank Matt W
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The hotel is cheap and clean and at the middle of the city. Perfect place to stay for the backpackers. But be sure to be prepared for some chiq checking in a dorm (8bed), bringing some guy and banging at the middle of the night. The security is not that tight That was not a good experience especially when you're...

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Madrid, Spain
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

It's very close to the bus stop, in the middle of the town. Rooms are correct, big and enough clean, but it's very noisy because there is a club downstairs. People in the front desk is quite helpful and friendly.

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Redditch, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Friendly staff, clean rooms and perfect location!! Plenty of cooking equipment for everyone so no waiting ages to use something which is great. Free tea and coffee - always a bonus. Only downfall is the bunk beds have very sharp metal wires which I kept getting my hair caught on when getting in and out of bed.

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  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Paid Wifi
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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: £17 - £78 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Base Queenstown 2*
Number of rooms: 420
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