Nomads Queenstown Backpackers

Address: 5-11 Church Street, Queenstown, South Island, 9300, New Zealand | 5 star hostel
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This 5 star hostel, located on 5-11 Church Street, Queenstown, is near NZONE "the Ultimate Jump", Ultimate Hikes, Skippers Canyon, and Milford Sound BBQ Bus.
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          TravelPod Member ReviewsNomads Queenstown Backpackers

          Reviewed by jkod

          Unexpectedly great

          Reviewed Mar 19, 2016
          by (6 reviews) Rheda-Wiedenbruck , Germany Flag of Germany

          Better than expected! We had a 4bed room - with ensuite bathroom and toilet. Also a Balcony. It was really clean, the beds were comfy and the hostel is located in the middle of the town centre. Best place to stay - even though it hasn't got a carpark.

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          Reviewed by doragsxplorin8


          Reviewed Nov 17, 2015
          by (12 reviews) Vienna , United States Flag of United States

          FANTASTIC! Great rooms, comfy beds! Great "free" food options, really great staff, and good location. I could go on and on.....

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          Reviewed by selahrees

          Great Nomads!

          Reviewed Nov 14, 2015
          by (9 reviews) Where My Heart Is , United States Flag of United States

          I am often a fan of Nomads and this was no exception. With free snack sized dinner ($3 for full portion and $5 for a full portion and a drink) and free toast in the morning too, I was still quite pleased with my Nomads experience. They are centrally located but far enough from the bars that you don't get too much bumping bass if you crash early. Clean facilities and always a pleasure.

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          Reviewed by milenarachel

          Great hostel

          Reviewed Jul 14, 2014
          by (1 review) Maarn , Netherlands Flag of Netherlands

          Great hostel. Clean, well organized, nice people. I had a female-only dorm, with a nice balcony and our own shower. There's a big TV-room, lounge spot with big sofas (ideal for reading a book). The location in town was perfect too! Loved it!

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          Reviewed by dt_panic

          Prowling around Queentown

          Reviewed Nov 22, 2013
          by (7 reviews) Bloomington-Normal , United States Flag of United States

          Check-in was fairly quick considering we arrived after a van full of students. The front desk help was very friendly and more than willing to answer questions and tell us about things to do in the area.

          We stayed in a private room with two twin beds. The room was nice, with a (tiny) balcony. Our private en-suite bathroom was compact but clean. It was nice to relax on the balcony (which had two chairs) and enjoy the fresh air. We carried the nightstand out there and played cards.

          They had a make-it-yourself meal available each night, and the variety was interesting. As with any backpacker, what the kitchen area is like kind of depends on who's staying there at the time, which in this case meant things weren't necessarily clean or put away where you'd find them. But that's not a reflection on the Nomads in my opinion - they cleaned it up between each meal.

          Only con was the loud bar across the street, but I brought earplugs so it wasn't too bad. that's the only reason for 4 stars instead of 5.

          Room Tip: Ask for a room that doesn't overlook the three bars across the street.

          View from our hostel balcony
          Queenstown, New Zealand

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          Reviewed by travel.bug.

          Dry Hostel

          Reviewed Jul 10, 2013
          by (20 reviews)

          Upon check-in, with our duty free bottles of alcohol clinking in our hands, we were told that this hostel had now become a dry hostel.
          It would have been nice to sit in the lounge in front of the fireplace with a mulled wine or Baileys & milk instead of having to go out anytime we wanted an alcoholic drink.
          Other than that the staff were very friendly and accommodating. Nomads offered daily events; varying from a hike to bingo and drinks offers at The Find.

          Would definitely recommend this hostel, just unfortunate that its dry.

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          Reviewed by cindy.thompson

          seriously good hostel

          Reviewed May 10, 2013
          by (29 reviews) , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

          its voted the best hostel in NZ for a reason. I had a room with a balcony, there's a TV room, lounge with sofas and fire, free tea/coffee and toast at breakfast, free dinner, sauna and a good location in town :)

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          Reviewed by germanmexican

          Clean, and great atmosphere

          Reviewed Jul 25, 2012
          by (5 reviews) , Turkey Flag of Turkey

          Awesome place, really clean, well organized, good people etc etc.

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          TripAdvisor Reviews Nomads Queenstown Backpackers

          4.00 of 5 stars Excellent

          Travel Blogs from Queenstown

          Leavin Dunedin, you best be believin'

          A travel blog entry by hjc on Dec 09, 2013

          1 comment, 7 photos

          Never guess who I found? ... Someone who's apparently spent a lot of time in the sun... Without the company of Sun screen...

          A very red, peeled, Moses Bloody Hutchinson! He's alive!

          Back in Dunedin, I figured it was time to pick up my feet again... I'd gotten comfortable... A little too comfortable... To the point that I'd have …

          Queenstown mit seinen Geschäften

          A travel blog entry by nadinemengis on Oct 06, 2016

          7 photos

          Gestärkt vom Burger, stiefelten wir los um die Stadt zu erkunden. Es gab viele bunte Läden mit Klamotten und Essen, und noch mehr Geschäfte die irgendwelche Extrem-Aktivitäten anboten. Queenstown ist dafür also die richtige Adresse. Für uns waren die Klamotten-Läden und die Eisdielen von grösserem Interesse …


          A travel blog entry by danielleking on Mar 10, 2016

          15 photos

          Known as the "adventure capital of the world", there's definitely no shortage of activities to do in Queenstown. Most people go for bungy jumps, canyon swings, jet boating, etc. However the unofficial nickname is the "party capital", as there are different parties and lots going on every single night. I've never seen so many liquor stores in my …

          Party, Party, Party :D

          A travel blog entry by dienina


          ... in Neuseeland, da kann man ja gar nicht anders, als abends wegzugehen ;)
          Am Samstag habe ich dann endlich meinen Bungyjump gemacht und mit Maike den Canyon Swing (2x). Der Bungy ist 134m hoch und mein erster :D Ich war echt total nervoes aber habe mich auch gefreut! Ich wurde dann nach 5 vor mir gesprungenen Leuten fertig gemacht und musste zu der kleinen Stufe laufen. Je naeher ich kam, desto weicher wurden meine Knie, es war so hoch! Und ich konnte auch erst beim ...

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          Nomads Queenstown Backpackers
          Queenstown, New Zealand
          View from our hostel balcony
          Queenstown, New Zealand