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Lyon, France
Reviewed 18 July 2011

My 6 weeks spent at The Lab Queenstown were amazing!! Excellent location (5min walk to supermarkets, shops, pubs, lake...), nice people all around and available for you anytime :) I had one of my best Christmas Day there!!!

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1Thank MoiDidine
Dunedin, New Zealand
Reviewed 18 July 2011

My friends and I stayed here over the New Years period. The staff were so helpful and friendly. The location was beyond perfect and the facilities were great for the backpacking scene. Exceeded our expectations. Would love to go back again.

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1Thank morgan-kelly93
grafton
Reviewed 18 July 2011

Great Place to Stay Awesome atmosphere, very friendly. All the staff are very approachable and helpful with not only goings on at the lodge, but for directions, suggested activities and honest opinion on popular tours. Comfy basic rooms... plenty of bathroom facilities and great common areas to relax, socialize and enjoy. VERY close to main part of town just a...

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1Thank aprila44
Newcastle, Australia
Reviewed 5 May 2011

I too was decieved by the images of the website. Hopelessly run down, rabbit warren of a place with many territorial backpacker residents who are grots. The two kitchens are a disgrace and whilst the mangers were helpful and enthusiastic - they too were backpackers themselves whose low standards of cleanliness set the tone. Not that anything can be done...

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1Thank EricTBear
Queenstown, New Zealand
Reviewed 22 April 2011

The Lab isn't the cleanest hostel I've stayed in. The rooms aren't huge. These are small things that can be overlooked by both price and location alone. Add to that the staff are exteremly friendly and helpful. There seems to be quite a few long term stayers in the Lab who are more than willing to make new long and...

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Thank calibanie
Queenstown, New Zealand
Reviewed 11 April 2011

It shows how opinions differ! The Lab is a very homely hostel with a great crowd of longtermers who, unlike other clicky hostels, make you feel very welcome and instantly part of the group. There's always a great craic, with people wanting to party every night but quieter places you can escape to with like-minded "chill out" types! Yeah so...

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Thank Marie_Smith83
Brazil
Reviewed 25 February 2011

I always stay in budget accommodation and I am usually very happy with the standard of New Zealand hostels, but this place was terrible. I was put off from the beginning as it looks much different from the nice, clean and modern pictures on the website. No character at all. Should have suspected as it was available in the peak...

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  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
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Address: 6 Henry Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Queenstown
Number of rooms: 14

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