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If you're hoping to find somewhere affordable to stay in Queenstown, one of its 13 hostels might be a great option. No two hostels look identical, but these dorm-style accommodations all have the following:
Hostels are a great way to stay in Queenstown for a lower cost, so you can save more for exploring. You'll find local tours and other activities to enjoy, and the lake views create an appealing natural setting.
Ready to book a hostel in town? These options get the highest reviews from our travelers and could be a good place to look first:
JUCY Snooze Queenstown - You can take advantage of free WiFi and a restaurant, as well as a bar.
Nomads Queenstown Backpackers - Property features include a sauna, a 24-hour front desk, and tour/ticket assistance. You'll find hair dryers in all rooms.
Pinewood Lodge - Guests can enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and tour/ticket assistance.
Tahuna Pod Hostel - Property features include free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. You'll find showers and coffee/tea makers in all rooms.
Base Queenstown - Hostel - Property features include free WiFi, a nightclub, and a bar. Rooms come with showers.
Good weather's definitely a plus when you're discovering new places, so here are some stats about the seasons:
Depending on how you want to spend your time, you might appreciate these places to visit:Natural Features
In general, Queenstown is known for its:
You can fly into the nearest airport in Queenstown (ZQN-Queenstown Intl.), 4 mi (6.4 km) from the city center. An alternative is Wanaka (WKA), which is 35.7 mi (57.5 km) away.