9 Best Hostels in Queenstown

9 Best Hostels in Queenstown

Welcome to Queenstown, the adventure capital of New Zealand! Known for its stunning landscapes and outdoor activities, Queenstown is a popular destination for travelers from all over the world. If you're looking for affordable and comfortable accommodation, there are many great hostels to choose from.

From modern facilities to cozy, rustic vibes, the best hostels in Queenstown cater to a variety of tastes and budgets.

Whether you're traveling solo or in a group, staying in a hostel is a fantastic way to meet fellow travelers and explore everything Queenstown has to offer.


Short and crisp: The Best Hostels in Queenstown

  1. Adventure Queenstown Hostel - best for Female Solo Traveller, Solo Traveller
  2. Adventure Q2 Hostel - best for Female Solo Traveller, Solo Traveller
  3. Absoloot Hostel - best for Couples, Family-Friendly Hostel, Female Solo Traveller
  4. The Flaming Kiwi Backpackers - best for Solo Traveller
  5. YHA Queenstown Lakefront - best for Couples, Digital Nomads, Solo Traveller
  6. Haka Lodge - best for Quiet Rest, Solo Traveller

How much are hostels in Queenstown?

Let us talk about prices. Here is a graph showing you average prices for a bed in a dorm and for a private room. Simply mouse-over to see rates for each month.

Prices can vary a lot, especially on high-season, weekends, and special holidays such as New Years Eve.

Average Dorm Price per Month in Queenstown

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Average Private Room Price per Month in Queenstown

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Full List of best Hostels in Queenstown

On the map: Hostel Locations in Queenstown

We've got your back when it comes to finding a great hostel location in Queenstown. We've gone ahead and mapped out all the hostels for you so you can get a good idea of where they're all at. This map will make your life so much easier!

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Hostel Haven: Choose Your Character

๐Ÿ† Overall Best Hostel:

Adventure Queenstown Hostel

๐Ÿ™‹โ€โ™€๏ธ Female Solo-Traveler:

Adventure Queenstown Hostel

๐Ÿคน Solo-Traveler:

Adventure Queenstown Hostel

๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ‘ฆ Family Hostel with Kids:

Absoloot Hostel

๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€โค๏ธโ€๐Ÿ‘จ for Couples:

Absoloot Hostel

Still not sure? Pick this!

#1 Top Hostel in Queenstown: Adventure Queenstown Hostel

This is the overall best rated hostel in Queenstown. The overall rating is 9.2. You cannot go wrong here.

It is your safest bet in case you are not sure which hostel to pick.

The price for a dorm at Adventure Queenstown Hostel starts from $26.65.

Book Adventure Queenstown Hostel here

#1 Best Hostel in Queenstown
Adventure Queenstown Hostel

FAQ about Queenstown Hostels

We've collected the most common questions for hostels in Queenstown. The more you know, the better you can plan with confidence and ease, right?

A hostel in Queenstown costs $37 for a dorm. A private room in a hostel in Queenstown costs $119. (based on Hostelz.com price comparison)
The only website listing all 17 Hostels in Queenstown is Hostelz.com. We are a specialized hostel price comparison.
Absoloot Hostel is the best hostel in Queenstown for couples.
Absoloot Hostel is the best hostel in Queenstown for families.
Hostelz.com compares prices for 17 hostels in Queenstown, New Zealand. We list for you other cheap places to stay in Queenstown such as
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Best Hostel in Queenstown is...

Adventure Queenstown Hostel!

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