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Oromocto NB
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

We stayed in one of private rooms next to the kids dorms. The place was very clean. The staff was very friendly and welcoming. The kitchen was very busy but had lots of utensils and we were very pleased. Bed was very comfortable. Even with the kids next door they were quiet and easy to live with.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This was the first time we have stayed at a backpackers and have to say this place is fantastic. From the spectacular views of the lake to the very roomy unit. We were expecting 6 beds in a room, but there was actually 2 rooms. Situated close to bars, restaurants and shopping. The amenities were very clean and tidy also....

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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice place to stay, I recommend it. Great location, close to bars, pubs, restaurants and supermarket; It is possible to book tours at the reception and the staffs are very king and polite; the room was very clean; the bed was good.

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Thank Carl017
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved waking up in the morning with that wonderful lake view, right from my bed. Very clean, spacious rooms, well equipped kitchen, free parking on the premises, short walking distance from the town centre. Nice staff, nice common areas, and great value for money. Book well in advance, as their rooms fill up pretty fast.

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Dublin
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I thoroughly enjoyed both of my recent stays in Bumbles. The staff are friendly and very helpful. Rooms are kept very clean. The kitchen and lounge are well kept and are nice places to relax in. The views from the hostel rooms and lounge are very impressive. The location is very convenient to the town centre. I felt very comfortable...

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Thank SteffG_13
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here for three nights and I couldn't ask for more. Very close to the city, only a few minutes walk! Exceptional lake view and the room was clean and also bigger than excepted. Didn't feel cramped at all.

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Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Outstanding hostel. Great location a couple minutes walk from the city center. Room was clean and spacious with exceptional lakeside view. Highly recommend to those looking for a budget stay and would be my choice next time for sure

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Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

I had 6 nights stay in 6-mixed dorm room and everything is awesome! The room, toilet, and kitchen are clean, spacious, and well equipped. Staffs are very friendly and helpful. Hostel location is just 5mins walk to town centre, lake view is awesome. The living room is fantastic - bean bags, coffee table, Tv - you can spend your whole...

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 10 January 2017

The staff went out of there way to make us feel comfortable and they were all very friendly. Great environment. We stayed there berfore doing Milford Track and then came back to them after. We were in a double room and it was perfect. We enjoyed our stay very much!!!

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Bendigo, Australia
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

We stayed 3 nights in a 6 bed mixed dorm with ensuite. Rooms and communal spaces including kitchen were clean and spacious with lockers provided. Staff were very friendly and helpful throughout our stay. Perfectly located only a short walk to town with outdoor spaces to enjoy views of the lake. Highly recommend.

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  • Free Parking
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  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
If you are looking for a small, relaxed & friendly place to stay in Queenstown with spectacular views, a waterfront location and free Wi-Fi, this is it! Just a 2 minute stroll to downtown, we are a small laid back place to stay where you'll some meet great people and get some sleep! "This popular hostel is colourfully decorated. Its prime lakefront location near the heart of town ensures excellent views and easy access to the best of Queenstown. It's an easy going spot, with a quieter more laid back vibe compared to other larger hostels around town." Lonely Planet ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bumbles Backpackers

Address: Cnr of Lake Esplanade & Brunswick Street, Queenstown, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Queenstown
Price Range: $33 - $96 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 13
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“Great view”
 of 5 bubbles Carl017, 11 Feb 2017 | Read review
“best view, good location”
 of 5 bubbles , 31 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Amazing view”
 of 5 bubbles ElodyMoreau, 21 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Most rooms face the lake and provide a very good view of the Remarkables”
 of 5 bubbles richardwky, 24 Aug 2016 | Read review
“We had a room near the laundry but you couldn't hear any noise”
  • 6 bed share dorm. Plenty of powerpoints to charge phones
  • This is shared with other rooms, so 10 people between 1 shower and 1 toilet
 of 5 bubbles benwK4190HV, 24 Jul 2016 | Read review
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