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Lakeside Backpackers

18 Lake Esplanade, Queenstown, New Zealand


  • 62%Value For Money
  • 56%Security
  • 83%Location
  • 69%Staff
  • 65%Atmosphere
  • 52%Cleanliness
  • 51%Facilities

Property Information:

For independent travellers on a budget you cannot beat Lakeside Backpackers. We offer clean inexpensive shared facilities in dormitory style, twin, double and single rooms.

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  • Latest Review

    This was the nastiest, skankyest backpacker I've ever stayed at. Dirty, rundown, room the size of a closet with a weird smell and peeling paint. On a floor with three private rooms, shower constantly occupied by people from upper floor who left bathroom soaking wet from floor to ceiling and hallway carpet saturated, which apparently is the norm. Maintenance and cleaning by kids living there on work visas. Final touch was a bug crawling out of my food bag. Absolutely disgusting.
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      Anonymous, USA, Female, 31-40
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  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Card Phones
  • Common Room
  • DVD's
  • Fax Service
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Internet Access
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Washing machine


  • Age Restriction
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • No Curfew
  • Non Smoking

Cancellation Policy

This property has a 1 day cancellation policy.
Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay, unless otherwise stated below (see 'Things to Note' information).

Things to Note

Our reception is open from 8am until 8pm. If you are arriving outside of these hours please let us know in advance and we can arrange a key collection. There is an out of hours phone number available for use in emergencies.

Lakeside Backpackers Located at 18 Lake Esplanade, , Queenstown.
Lakeside Backpackers
New Zealand
Queenstown Otago 9300 18 Lake Esplanade
63% 49
-45.0346275 168.6539447
Lakeside Backpackers
    Rooms available     Basic 8 Bed Mixed Dorm     Basic 6 Bed Mixed Dorm     Basic Double Bed Private Shared Bathroom     Basic Twin Private Shared Bathroom     Basic 4 Bed Female Dorm     Basic Single Private Shared Bathroom
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