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 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!

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    Reviewed by dt_panic

    Prowling around Queentown

    Reviewed Nov 22, 2013
    by (6 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

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    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.

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    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 :)

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    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.

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    TripAdvisor Reviews Nomads Queenstown Backpackers

    4.00 of 5 stars Excellent
     

    Travel Blogs from Queenstown

    Exploring

    A travel blog entry by tara_jane93 on Aug 16, 2015

    5 photos

    Today we managed to catch up on some sleep, and then ventured up to the gondolas and had a go racing each other down the luge. In the afternoon we explored the town.

    Highs and Lows

    A travel blog entry by james.arnold on Aug 03, 2015

    So, after the luging with my parents on Thursday (30 July) afternoon up at the top of the gondola, we did go out for a nice meal. We wandered around for a little while to find a nice restaurant. Ferg Burger was really busy and it was too cold for a takeaway, so we went to Devil's Burger, which is just a couple of doors down from my hostel. The …

    Queenstown So Far

    A travel blog entry by james.arnold on Jul 27, 2015

    On our way from Wanaka to Queenstown we made a stop at this weird place called Puzzling World. It was full of illusions, the best of which was a series of rooms which were slanted so as to give the effect that things were going uphill when in fact they were rolling downhill. That, and the impossible maze they had (which I managed to get stuck in …

    Excellent backpacker hotel, conveniently located.

    A travel blog entry by dt_panic on Nov 22, 2013

    6 photos

    Once in Queenstown, we collected our bags, got some local currency, then headed outside to check the local bus schedule. It was balmy weather - sunny and bright - such a nice change from Illinois weather for late November!

    I'm a country girl, so public transportation is a bit mysterious for me. How does everyone but me know how to read a …

    Magnificent Milford Sounds

    A travel blog entry by emmafox17 on Apr 04, 2015

    28 photos

    My second attempt to get up early to catch the bus to Milford Sounds was much more successful this morning than the first time around. Once I got on board I slept for the first 2 hours of the journey, until we reached Te Anau which is where we stopped for breakfast. It was then back on the bus for a further 3 hour journey to Milford Sounds, but …

    Traveler Photos Nomads Queenstown Backpackers

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