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Reviewed 19 March 2016 via mobile

Great hostel with amazing views over Queenstown. Good common area with quality wifi. Decent kitchen facilities and plenty of food storage, bathroom's are cleaned daily by a professional cleaning company. Chris who runs the show is a top bloke and is always very helpful.

Thank Jambo1986
Rotorua, New Zealand
Reviewed 18 March 2016

I think what makes this place feel so crowded is the amount of long-termers living there. The room we were in was so full of stuff belonging to the long term stayers that we had to leave our bags in the car for lack of space. The bathrooms had plenty of space, but you couldn't move in the kitchen without...

Thank AmandaPressly
Heidelberg, Germany
Reviewed 6 March 2016

Really lovely hostel with nice kitchen. You had 5 mins into the cbd. But a good view on the lake cause it is on top of a little hill. I meet some really nice people there. Was always good company. And a good point to start from... Loved to stay there.

Thank viv_1104
Reviewed 2 March 2016 via mobile

Our initial arrival at Deco Backpackers seemed positive, with the woman who greeted us being very friendly (and even offering us ice lollies) even though we were checking in late. However this initial positive impression of Deco was swiftly revoked after an hour or two of arrival. The toilets had an extremely strong smell of urine for the duration of...

1Thank Asalderson
Karlsruhe, Germany
Reviewed 23 February 2016

We stayed in this hostel in a affordable double room. The owner is super nice and friendly and the whole hostel is nice and clean. very good kitchen! We really enjoyed our stay. It is a five minutes walk to the queenstown centre, and it is nice and quiet at night. Highly recommendable!

Thank travellerina2016
Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 12 February 2016

Booked & stayed two nights here during unseasonably hot weather. We'd been assigned the separate house which has 3 double bedrooms, bathroom, toilet & its own courtyard & garden. When I booked, Tony has explained they try to keep this area for couples & more mature guest (like me) We had the beautiful room looking over the garden which has...

Thank fooey1960
Witten, Germany
Reviewed 7 February 2016

On the first of december 2015 I came to Deco`s. Before I did so I travelled the northern island. I intended to stay a week in Queenstown. But Deco`s changed my mind. I had already booked my flight back to Germany on the 9th of december. But I cancelled it. Chris, the manager, is a really friendly guy, who is...

Thank HannoHabighorst
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 27 January 2016

Good location, just a few minutes away from the city centre. Nice common area and outdoor area. Unfortunately it a bit old and not very clean - neither the room nor the bathrooms. Men's toilets doors didn't lock and there was mould on the wooden benches in the showers. Smelly carpet. Internet working only in the common area (indoor). Quite...

Thank Silvia255060
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 21 January 2016

Saw a couple of bad reviews in the past, but I actually found this place to be quite good. Staff were very friendly and helpful. They went to great effort to rectify a mix-up with the booking. Very basic rooms, as you would expect at a backpacker hostel. But clean and reasonably good facilities. Decent shelving/storage in the rooms, free...

Thank Wendy-54321
Reviewed 22 December 2015 via mobile

Decos was an okay place to stay, and the people who had it was nice, but strict. Pros: - Clean sheets - Cheap - ideally located - good kitchen - Nice guests and fun evenings - beautiful garden Cons: - Not clean under bed - Old hostel - I could feel the springs in the matress, and some of them...

Thank Mai K

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Additional Information about Deco Backpackers

Address: 52 Man Street, Queenstown, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Queenstown
Number of rooms: 27
Also Known As:
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“Wifi is limited in a small area, not your bedroom”
 of 5 bubbles KV_Lovoluns, 28 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Rooms near reception occasionally pick up the wi-fi!”
 of 5 bubbles MrBigCat129, 25 Jun 2016 | Read review
“If your a couple, definitely have a look at the best room and work your way down. There's a big gap in the standards.”
 of 5 bubbles davidgA4651JX, 2 Jun 2016 | Read review
“If you're lookng for quieter stay, ask for the double bedrooms in the separate house”
  • This bedroom has a double and singled bed (not in view)
 of 5 bubbles fooey1960, 11 Feb 2016 | Read review
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 of 5 bubbles HannoHabighorst, 6 Feb 2016 | Read review
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