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“Great location.. But don't go there for sleep”
Review of Base Queenstown

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Base Queenstown
Reviewed 4 January 2012

Great location and friendly staff at this hostel. Rooms are good but it is pretty difficult to get any sleep connected to a bar and with thrill seekers roaming the hallways. All in all, Good value for money.

  • Stayed: December 2011
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Reviewed 4 January 2012

Overall really happy with our 2 nights stay here. The only downsides were that our fridge was smelly and needed a good clean, we had to spend half an hour trying to get towels, and the fan in the bathroom didn't work very well and the bathroom got very steamy.

  • Stayed: January 2012, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 29 December 2011

triple private room and ensuite very clean. nice enough basic room. good location. hallways and lift a bit dirty but mostly a good hostel to stay at

  • Stayed: July 2011
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Reviewed 26 December 2011

I travelled about New Zealand staying mostly in Base hostels, and I found that this one was of a very high quality. The staff were very friendly and accommodating, even at 6am. The reception is manned 24 hours a day, something which I find to be a very good thing!
The rooms are the standard hostel fare, with 4 double bunks in a room and underbed storage with the option of adding a padlock, and each room of 8 people has its own bathroom.
I really recommend this hostel - it's so close to the lake, and all the main attractions in Queenstown :)

  • Stayed: November 2011, travelled solo
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Reviewed 24 August 2011

Stayed for 8 days and then gave up after no sleep, scalding hot showers and too much noise from nightclub underneath rooms plus big party groups. Great help and prices for booking daily activities. Sanctuary room beds quite comfy and super warm.

  • Stayed: August 2011
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Additional Information about Base Queenstown

Address: 47 - 49 Shotover Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand (Formerly Discovery Lodge)
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Queenstown
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Kitchenette Restaurant Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #82 of 93 Speciality Lodging in Queenstown
Price Range: €15 - €87 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Base Queenstown 2*
Number of rooms: 420
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The most central, modern and fun backpackers hostel in Queenstown! ... more   less 
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