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YHA Queenstown Lakefront - Hostel, Queenstown

4.5-starOfficial New Zealand Rating provided by Qualmark®
88-90 Lake EsplanadeQueenstown9300New Zealand

Upscale hostel in Queenstown
  • Free parking
Very Good8.0
  • YHA Lakefront is a big place with a huge -practically show - shared kitchen (all shiny…Oct 17, 2016
  • We love the place. This YHA is right at front of lake so just cross the street you can…Feb 6, 2016
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YHA Queenstown Lakefront - Hostel, Queenstown

from $20
  • Shared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm (4 Beds)
  • Shared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm (6 Beds)
  • Shared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm (8 Beds)
  • Double Room, Shared Bathroom
  • Shared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm
  • Shared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm
  • Double Room, Shared Bathroom
  • Economy Twin Room, Shared Bathroom
  • Twin Room, Shared Bathroom
  • Single Room, Shared Bathroom

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 40 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 3 floors


  • Check-in time 2:30 PM-10 PM
  • Check-out time is 10 AM
If you are planning to arrive after 10 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed

Extra people

  • Roll-away beds available, charges may apply*


  • WiFi and wired Internet access in public areas *

  • WiFi in rooms *



  • Free self parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Barbecue grills
Things to do
  • Ski storage
Working away
  • Computer station
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • ATM/banking
  • Library
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Television in common areas
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower

In the room

Freshen up
  • Shared bathroom
  • Shower only
Stay connected
  • WiFi (surcharge)
  • Daily housekeeping

Special features



  • Ecotours nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Rafting nearby
  • Ski lessons available nearby
  • Ski equipment rental shops nearby
  • Cross-country skiing nearby
  • Downhill skiing nearby
  • Skydiving nearby
  • Snowboarding nearby
  • Snowmobiling nearby
  • Snowshoeing nearby
  • Water skiing nearby

Awards and affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in Qualmark, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.

YHA Queenstown Lakefront - Hostel, Queenstown’s small print

Also known as

  • Lakefront YHA Queenstown
  • YHA Lakefront Hostel
  • Queenstown Lakefront YHA
  • Queenstown YHA
  • YHA Lakefront
  • YHA Lakefront Backpacker
  • YHA Lakefront Backpacker Hostel
  • YHA Lakefront Backpacker Hostel Queenstown
  • YHA Lakefront Queenstown
  • YHA Queenstown Lakefront Hostel


Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Optional extras

WiFi is available in guestrooms for NZD 5

WiFi is available in public areas for NZD 5 (rates may vary)

Wired Internet access is available in public areas for NZD 1 (rates may vary)

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

What’s around YHA Queenstown Lakefront - Hostel, Queenstown


  • SKYCITY Wharf Casino - 9 min walk
  • Steamer Wharf - 9 min walk
  • TSS Earnslaw Steamship - 10 min walk
  • Creative Queenstown Arts & Crafts Market - 10 min walk
  • Fear Factory Queenstown - 11 min walk
  • Toi o Tahuna - 12 min walk
  • Underwater Observatory - 13 min walk
  • Queenstown Mall - 14 min walk

Getting around

  • Queenstown (ZQN-Queenstown Intl.) - 14 min drive
  • Free self parking

YHA Queenstown Lakefront - Hostel, Queenstown

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