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

      Reviewed by dt_panic

      Prowling around Queentown

      Reviewed Nov 22, 2013
      by (2 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.

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

      TripAdvisor Reviews Nomads Queenstown Backpackers

      4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding

      Travel Blogs from Queenstown

      Excellent backpacker hotel, conveniently located.

      A travel blog entry by dt_panic on Nov 22, 2013

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      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 …

      Quiet day after my high yesterday

      A travel blog entry by emmafox17 on Apr 03, 2015

      8 photos

      It's been a pretty quiet day today and I have nothing very exciting to report! I had a bit of a lie in this morning but couldn't sleep in for too long as I had to check out of my room to move to another. Everywhere is fully booked with it being Easter weekend but there is a good vibe about. At 11 I headed into town to catch the bus to the Shotover …

      I feel like I'm in Mario Kart!

      A travel blog entry by emmafox17 on Apr 01, 2015

      16 photos

      This morning started off terribly. At 8 I woke up in a mad panic as I realised I should have been up at 6 to catch the bus to Milford Sounds for a day trip. My tablet had completely died and so my alarm just didn't go off, bad times! Fortunately I was able to rebook it so I am now going on Saturday which has actually worked out better. It meant …

      Chilling with my friends in Queenstown

      A travel blog entry by emmafox17 on Mar 31, 2015

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      My lie in this morning was amazing! It was so lovely not to have to get up early to catch the bus or do an activity but instead I could just chilled for as long as I wanted. It was a slow start to the day but once we'd all got up and ready, Michelle, Alyssa, Ben, Erik, Maeve and myself headed out to town for some brunch. I decided to get Dominos …

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