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Reviewed 21 December 2015 via mobile

Decos was an okay place to stay, and the people who had it was nice, but strict. Pros: - Clean sheets - Cheap - ideally located - good kitchen - Nice guests and fun evenings - beautiful garden Cons: - Not clean under bed - Old hostel - I could feel the springs in the matress, and some of them...

Thank Mai K
Reviewed 14 December 2015 via mobile

Stayed here for 3 nights. It's located off the city center so besides the occasional drunken guest who stumble in the early hours (can't avoid this in QT anyway ;)) , it's nice and quiet. No blankets on the beds which I found a bit weird. Toilets and showers are fine. Kitchen itself is quite small but has heaps of...

1Thank sliliana
Kingsville, Texas
Reviewed 14 October 2015

A group of fellow exchange students and myself stayed here and enjoyed our experience. Tony, the helpful owner, graciously went out of his way to help us newbies (to the backpackers world, that is) when we got into an accommodation bind. He ensured we all had a warm and safe place for us to stay. We mingled with others and...

Thank Tiffany T
Reviewed 22 August 2015

Loved my time at Deco's, stayed for a total of 3 months. There is a big communal area with a large kitchen and TV room full of bean bags, perfect for a cosy night in or a duvet day after a heavy night out. This is a very loud, social fun hostel so if your looking for a place to...

Thank shell_adam
Reviewed 27 July 2015 via mobile

If your looking for somewhere to stay at a reasonable price with a great view! Deco backpackers is the place. I was in Queenstown for a week and booked to stay in the Queen double room. We arrived an hour early before check in but they were happy to check us in and the room was ready. Staff were very...

1Thank Chardayne
Milan, Italy
Reviewed 30 June 2015

This hostel is the main reason why I decided to stay for a month in Queenstown without a job. The hostel itself is a cool place, it's situated in a quiet area right outside the center of Queenstown and a couple of minutes away from the lake, bars and restaurants - hey, we're still talking about Queenstown eh, it's not...

Thank Marc0Pereg0
Reviewed 29 June 2015

Its something like a party hostel, so be aware. The rooms are nice, with shared bathroom. It has a big kitchen and dining room. Locates just a few blocks from centre. Made really nice friends here. Totally recomend it!!!!!

1Thank nicoleig
Ile-de-France, France
Reviewed 23 June 2015

The worst hostel we've ever stayed in. Seriously, we booked two double private rooms. They were smelly, like unbearable. They acknowledged it but had no other room left. The whole place is dirty and the staff was very expeditious. One of the rooms was outside, where everyone gather. People were making noise and playing soccer against our bedroom door all...

Thank G B
Reviewed 3 May 2015 via mobile

This hostel is not very welcoming at all! When checking in we were greeted with someone who looked as if she didn't care at all, we were shown round briefly and hurried along which made us feel un welcome from the start! Our room was OK, there were a lot of bugs on the bed which was particularly very nice!...

4Thank amyreb
Reviewed 27 April 2015 via mobile

we really liked staying at this hostel! the host as well as the hostel people were very nice and good fun! the view from the hostel garden is really beautiful. moreover all the facilities are clean and the walk to town just takes a few minutes. we just can recommend it and had a good time, thanks!

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Additional Information about Deco Backpackers

Address: 52 Man Street, Queenstown, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Queenstown
Number of rooms: 27
Also Known As:
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“Twin share is bunks”
 of 5 bubbles , 2 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Wifi is limited in a small area, not your bedroom”
 of 5 bubbles KV_Lovoluns, 28 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Rooms near reception occasionally pick up the wi-fi!”
 of 5 bubbles MrBigCat129, 25 Jun 2016 | Read review
“If your a couple, definitely have a look at the best room and work your way down. There's a big gap in the standards.”
 of 5 bubbles davidgA4651JX, 2 Jun 2016 | Read review
“If you're lookng for quieter stay, ask for the double bedrooms in the separate house”
  • This bedroom has a double and singled bed (not in view)
 of 5 bubbles fooey1960, 11 Feb 2016 | Read review
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