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Hippo Lodge Backpackers

Traveller (38)
Room & Suite (20)
Dining (5)
4 Anderson Heights, Queenstown 9300 New Zealand See on map
Free Parking
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
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Hidden away on Queenstown hill our elevated site offers stunning lake and mountain views over Queenstown- and just minutes away from town, bars and food! Our backpacker hostel caters for travellers More looking for a relaxing experience. We are the warmest, cosiest and friendliest hostel around. Comfy beds are made up with fresh linen in centrally heated rooms to keep you toasty. Facilities include an outside barbeque area, 24hr internet, cheap wireless (FREE wifi voucher upon checkin), dvds, and coin-op laundry. Tramping? Use our secure storage area for your excess stuff. Winter sports? Use our locked drying room for your gear and our centrally heated rooms to warm your toes after a day off piste! Enjoy making new friends over a hot cup of free tea or coffee. We are family friendly! We are Queenstown's best kept secret! Less
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
Room Service
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Number of rooms
Price range
USD 47 - USD 63 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Hippo Lodge Backpackers Hotel Queenstown
New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Queenstown
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Dining (5)
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed there for one night and everything was fine. You should just remember that this is a back packers lodge not a hotel so don't expect a luxury experience. I had the room with a private bathroom but it's totally ok if you get...More

Thank Arash V
Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

I'm not one to bad mouth many hostels, we were last minute booking our accommodation in Q'town which is a big no no anyway, but we knew that. Hippo Lodge had space and we were very greatful for this. It is a BBH hostel, so...More

1  Thank Hollie C
Response from Mark B, Manager at Hippo Lodge BackpackersResponded 28 March 2018

Hi Hollie, Thank you for your review. We are sorry to hear that you and your partner did not enjoy your stay with us. We do our best to keep everyone as comfortable as possible unfortunately there are times when we are completely full and...More

Reviewed 14 March 2018

Cool views and cool staff, except for a miserable manager who has passed his prime working in hospitality. He seriously needs to get laid or something, life's too short to spend it being a grumpy gus in a dank box giving people bad first impressions....More

Thank smorri11
Reviewed 11 December 2017

The hostel was very spacious, and so was our room, a large double with a bunk bed too, it would be fine for a family. Bathroom and full kitchen facilities were shared between 3 rooms so there was never an issue with crowding into people....More

Thank svenandyogi
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

The place is around 500 meters from Queenstown CBD but be ready for the hike. We stayed where the double rooms are located and the lounge has a nice view of the city. The place is a little bit untidy but the price is good...More

1  Thank bluesplashpink
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"Top house has Amazing Sunsets views and balcony"
22 Mar. 2017
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"get the ensuite"
8 Jul. 2016
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15 Jun. 2016
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"the view on the second floor is amazing and the rooms are quiet"
4 Jul. 2015
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