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Absoloot Hostel Queenstown

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Fridge, microwave, oven, stovetop
Deluxe Queen Room with En-Suite Bathroom | Iron/ironing board, free WiFi, bed sheets
Iron/ironing board, free WiFi, bed sheets
Deluxe Queen Room with En-Suite Bathroom | Iron/ironing board, free WiFi, bed sheets
Deluxe Queen Room with En-Suite Bathroom | Iron/ironing board, free WiFi, bed sheets

Overview of Absoloot Hostel Queenstown

Absoloot Hostel Queenstown

3.5 star property
Queenstown City Centre hostel on lake

9.0/10 Superb

64 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Parking available
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport transfer
  • Non-smoking
  • Air conditioning
  • Shared kitchen
50 BEACH STREET, Queenstown, 9300

Room options

About this area

What's nearby

  • In Queenstown City Centre

Getting around

  • Queenstown (ZQN-Queenstown Intl.) - 18 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)


  • Mrs Ferg - 2 min walk
  • Tanoshi - 2 min walk
  • Farelli's Trattoria - 2 min walk
  • Tham Nak Thai - 2 min walk
  • Habebe's - 2 min walk

About this property

Absoloot Hostel Queenstown

A great choice for a stay in Queenstown, Absoloot Hostel Queenstown features an airport shuttle. Free WiFi is an added perk, and guests looking to stay active can experience the nearby hiking/biking trails, mountain biking and cross-country skiing. The helpful staff and location get good marks from fellow travellers.


Dutch, English, German, Irish

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Hand sanitiser provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 23 rooms


  • Check-in time from 3:00 PM until 7:00 PM
  • Late check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is 10 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • The front desk is open Monday - Sunday (9:00 AM - 10:30 AM) and Monday - Sunday (3:00 PM - 7:00 PM)
  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • If you are planning to arrive after 6:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • No cots (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed
  • Service animals welcome


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms (speed: 50+ Mbps)


  • Free off-site parking nearby
  • Street parking available


  • Airport shuttle*

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Shared microwave
  • Shared fridge

Travelling with children

  • Children's games

What to do

  • Beach nearby
  • Bike rentals nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Horse riding nearby
  • Downhill skiing nearby
  • Scooter/moped hire nearby
  • Skydiving nearby
  • Zip-lining nearby
  • Snowboarding nearby

Working away

  • Computer station


  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage


  • Library
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Television in common areas
  • Arcade/games room


  • Lift
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to lift
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge


  • Dutch
  • English
  • German
  • Irish

Room amenities

Home comfort

  • Climate-controlled air conditioning and heating
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)

Sleep well

  • Bed sheets provided

Freshen up

  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Complimentary wireless Internet access (speed of 50+ Mbps)
  • Electrical adapters/chargers

Food and drink

  • Freezer
  • Shared kitchen access
  • Stovetop
  • Oven
  • Rice cooker
  • Toaster oven
  • Cookware, dishes and utensils
  • Spices


  • Daily housekeeping
  • Eco-friendly cleaning products provided
  • Guidebooks/recommendations
  • Local maps

Special features

Awards and affiliations

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

Fees & policies

Refundable deposits

  • Cash deposit: NZD 10.0 per stay

Optional extras

  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge
  • Credit card charges are subject to an extra charge of 2.5 per cent

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property, and commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays.

Staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; guests are provided with hand sanitiser; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions.

Contactless check-out is available.

Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.


Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Guests can rest easy knowing that there's a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector and window guards on site.

This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly).

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash.

Also known as

Absoloot Queenstown Backpackers Hostel
Absoloot Backpackers Hostel
Absoloot Backpackers
Absoloot Queenstown Backpackers
Absoloot Hostel Queenstown Queenstown
Absoloot Hostel Queenstown Hostel/Backpacker accommodation

Frequently asked questions

What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Absoloot Hostel Queenstown?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitiser and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
How much does it cost to stay at Absoloot Hostel Queenstown?
As of 4 Dec 2022, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Absoloot Hostel Queenstown on 5 Dec 2022 start from $131, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
Are pets allowed at Absoloot Hostel Queenstown?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
Is parking offered on site at Absoloot Hostel Queenstown?
No, unfortunately, but there's free parking nearby.
Is an airport shuttle service offered by Absoloot Hostel Queenstown?
Yes, an airport shuttle is available.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Absoloot Hostel Queenstown?
You can check in from 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM. Check-out time is 10 AM. Contactless check-out is available.
Is there an on-site casino at Absoloot Hostel Queenstown?
No, this hostel doesn't have a casino, but Skycity Queenstown Casino (2-min walk) and SKYCITY Wharf Casino (2-min walk) are both nearby.
What is there to do at Absoloot Hostel Queenstown and nearby?
During the winter, enjoy nearby recreation such as cross-country skiing and snowboarding, and return when the snow melts for cycling and hiking. Additional recreation nearby includes cave exploring, ecotours and segway hire. Absoloot Hostel Queenstown also has an arcade.
Are there restaurants at or near Absoloot Hostel Queenstown?
Yes. Nearby restaurants include Finz Seafood and Grill (3-min walk), Botswana Butchery (3-min walk) and At Thai (4-min walk).
What's the area around Absoloot Hostel Queenstown like?
Absoloot Hostel Queenstown is located near Queenstown Beach in Queenstown City Centre, a short 7-minute walk from Skyline Gondola and 2 minutes' walk from Steamer Wharf. Travellers say that this hostel is in a good location.

Overall score and ratings






Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities



8/10 Very good

recommend this place
Generally good, a bit small sized room but clean and well-equipped, just in front of the lake and middle of town so can enjoy the view and use convenient facilities very easily.
Jeongran, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

It's in main town . only walking distance from every thing.very clean n tidy.. beautiful mountain n lake view from my room. Love this stay
Ravina, 3-night romance trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Awesome place to stay, definitely will stay there again next time we visit.
Api, 3-night family trip
Verified Wotif guest review

8/10 Very good

We loved the location and the view. The accommodation was clean and comfortable. My only issue was having to use the stairs in the morning, I have limited mobility and found the elevator wasn't on until later than what was stated.
Rebecca, 2-night family trip
Verified Expedia guest review

8/10 Very good

Great location. Great kitchen facilities. Family room - great view. Compact but functional room size. Good heating in room as it was very cold overnight - outside -2. Some road work was being done on the streets surrounding but it was halted in the evenings, no noise in the room from this.
3-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Fantastic location and great view of the waterfront from the kitchen
5-night family trip
Verified Wotif guest review

10/10 Exceptional

All we needed and more. Amazing place to stay and very helpful staff. Highly recommended
2-night family trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

jae do, 2-night trip with friends
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10/10 Exceptional

Paul, 2-night family trip
Verified guest review

8/10 Very good

Great place to stay! Very Central and close to everything-with the best View over The lake. Can be a bit noisy at Bar closing time from street noise drifting up...Gaming Console In shared lounge was a hit with our kids. room was Small but functioned well. Staff were friendly and helpful.
Sandy, 1-night family trip
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