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Flaming Kiwi Backpackers

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Certificate of Excellence


Certificate of Excellence
Welcome to the Flaming Kiwi! We are situated 5 minutes walk to the town centre and 3 minutes walk to the supermarket. We are friendly, cozy hostel with lots of great stuff for our guests to enjoy! Take our bikes (free of charge) for a cycle around the lake, borrow some of our Frisbee golf discs and try them out at the Queenstown Gardens course, or indulge in our FREE UNLIMITED Wi-Fi. Our three fully equipped kitchens have a great layout for cooking and meeting other guests and they are all stocked with free tea & coffee. We also have a BBQ grill, games, books, puzzles, a TV, & lots of DVDs. All of our dorm rooms have personal lockers with built-in power points so you can charge your electronic gadgets in total security. The dorms also include USB power points and reading lights by each bed. We can book all your buses, tours, & activities and our friendly staff are more than happy to give you advice and information about the local area and the rest of New Zealand. Cheers!
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Public Wifi
Self-Serve Laundry
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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This was a nice, quiet, clean place to stay. We booked out a full dorm room to ourselves. It was small but comfortable. The kitchens and communal spaces were quite large. The only issue was our key didn't work. Luckily we noticed before reception closed for the night. I'd stay
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We spent 5 nights in a double cabin (downstairs, outside the door to lower lounge). The room was spacious, but walls were thin enough to hear phone conversations in the room next door. Several nights we had very loud neighbors around bar close, including playing music at 3am.
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Pros: - great staff; - perfect for interaction with others on common areas; - bbq available on the balcony; - three different and full equipped kitchens; - good value for money - locker with charger in the room - comfy bed; Cons: - lots of long terms guests, which actually
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We stayed three nights in a double room. Absolutely recommendable rooms. Very friendly staff. The cleaning times in the kitchen are funny. Several kitchens are available and the cleaning times are unfortunately not indicated. Sometimes all kitchens were cleaned at the same
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The location is about 5-10 minutes walk from city center! The Gondola is very close across the road in sights! I stayed at a 4-bed dorm, room and beds are clean, and so does the shaded bathroom and toilets! (Bed frame is shaking when either top or bottom one is turning around)!
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"Great location great hostel"
"super clean, good location"
"Comfortable beds, great atmosphere"
"Communal rooms are "ensuite," so don't worry, no need to walk the halls in a towel"
"Room 3 is a ensuite, and it's a really cool room!"
USD 21 - USD 68 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
New ZealandSouth IslandOtago RegionQueenstown
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