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 doragsxplorin8


    Reviewed Nov 17, 2015
    by (11 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 (7 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

    Queenstown is incredibly beautiful

    A travel blog entry by hilaryramsey on Nov 30, 2015

    54 photos

    I met Leigh at Christchurch Airport and we flew into Queenstown together. It was only a 1 hour flight and was over the most beautiful snow capped mountain scenery. As we started to descend it was absolutely breathtaking as we flew in so close to mountains either side and there were massive blue lakes and rolling brilliant green hills. Never flown …

    Highs and Lows

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

    6 photos

    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 …


    A travel blog entry by doragsxplorin8 on Nov 17, 2015

    3 photos

    For those that have never been to Queenstown, its very much like a small European mountain town, with its ski/snow board resorts and many camping/outdoor stores. It is often called the Switzerland of the southern hemisphere for that reason. Due to our random arrival to Queenstown, we did not know about the marathon that was going to be held that …

    3, 2, 1, BUNGY

    A travel blog entry by keeleymclaren on Oct 11, 2015

    We had an early start to get to Lake Matheson in the morning light to see the mountains reflect on the lake. We did an hour circuit walk around the lake and although there were a few clouds we got some pretty good pictures. We had another stop later on at Blue Pools where we did a walk to (surprisingly) some very blue pools and spent some time …

    Queenstown So Far

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

    4 photos

    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 …

    Traveler Photos Nomads Queenstown Backpackers

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