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Best Queenstown hostels

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Haka Lodge Queenstown - Queenstown - Kitchen
Haka Lodge Queenstown
7.5 Good
R1 603+
R1 603+
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
The Black Sheep Backpackers - Queenstown - Building
R2 021+
Free Wi-Fi
Adventure Q2 Hostel
8.6 Very Good
R2 146+
R2 146+
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
Aspen Lodge Backpackers
7.3 Good
R1 744+
R1 744+
Free Wi-Fi
Alpine Lodge Queenstown
7.7 Good
R1 361+
R1 361+
Free Wi-Fi

Queenstown hostels near the city centre

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How much is a Queenstown hostel?

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Average price (weeknight)

R1 193

Average price (weekend night)

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When to book a hostel in Queenstown

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Top tips for finding Queenstown hostel deals

  • If you’re looking for a cheap hostel in Queenstown, you should consider going during the low season. You’ll generally find lower-priced hostels in Queenstown in May and January.
  • Hostel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll likely find the best hostel deals in Queenstown if you stay on a Friday. The most expensive day for hostel bookings is Tuesday.
  • If you want to ensure you grab a bargain, try to book at least 40 days before your stay to get the best price for a Queenstown hostel.
  • Don’t know how much time you need to see all the sights? KAYAK users usually book their hostel in Queenstown for 1 day.

FAQs when booking a hostel in Queenstown

  • How much does a hostel cost in Queenstown?

    Hostel prices in Queenstown can vary depending on a number of factors. The average price for a hostel in Queenstown is R58 but KAYAK users have found hostels for as cheap as R24 in the last 3 days.

  • How much is a hostel in Queenstown for tonight?

    The best price a KAYAK user has found for a 3-star hostel in Queenstown in the last 3 hours was R28 and the lowest priced 4-star hostel was R35. The cheapest hostel found on KAYAK for tonight is R24.

  • How much is a hostel in Queenstown for this weekend?

    In the last 72 hours, KAYAK users have booked Queenstown hostel for this weekend for as low as R29. Users have also found 3 star hotels from R30 and 4-star plus hotels from R35.

  • Is it cheaper to stay in a hostel than in a hotel in Queenstown?

    The average price for a night in a hostel in Queenstown is R58 compared to R208 for a night in a hotel.

Where to find the best hostels in Queenstown?

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