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Tahuna Pod Hostel is located in the heart of Queenstown and features and a large balcony/BBQ area with stunning views over the city. Free limited on-site car parking is provided.

The property is only a short walk from many bars and restaurants in Queenstown. There is a variety of budget accommodations, including single, double and superior pods to pick from plus a selection of private rooms. Guests have access to shared bathroom facilities, with multiple facilities located on each floor.

Tahuna Pod Hostel merges Maori heritage and traditional values in its design, and shares culture with guests through art, music, movies, food and entertainment.

This is our guests' favorite part of Queenstown, according to independent reviews.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.7 for a two-person trip.

Tahuna Pod Hostel has been welcoming guests since Mar 26, 2015

Property Highlights

Located in the top-rated area in Queenstown, this property has an excellent location score of 9.6!

Want a great night's sleep? This property was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Free Private Parking Available On Site


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Travel Sustainable property
Travel Sustainable property
This property is part of the Travel Sustainable program, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.
Property questions and answers
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  • Is there space to store skis
    Yes, we have a storage room where we can store skis.
    Answered on December 4, 2019
  • Are the double pods available for two people to share or is it per person?
    The double pods are available for two people to share. The price is for the bed and will not change if there are one or two people.
    Answered on February 5, 2021
  • Hi there, my friends and I are coming for a weekend in July, there are 4 of us, can we book the whole 4 bed pod to ourselves?
    Hi, Thank you for your inquiries. We might have some room available for 4 people for private use. Could you please let us know which specific weeke..
    Answered on May 20, 2021
  • Hi, would it be possible for me to use the luggage storage facilities for approx. 7 hours after i have checked out? I have planned a tour for the foll..
    Kia Ora Eddy, Yes of course, Just let reception know when you would like to put your luggage into storage and we can assist you. Have a great trip! Nick
    Answered on November 8, 2019
  • Hi is there toilet in the room?
    Kia Ora, yes some of our rooms have toilets or ensuites otherwise there are bathrooms located right outside rooms for your convenience :)
    Answered on November 16, 2021
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Amenities of Tahuna Pod Hostel Great facilities! Review score, 8.9
  • Towels
  • Linens
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • BBQ facilities
  • Terrace
  • Shared kitchen
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Ski storage
  • Cycling
  • Skiing
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not possible).
  • Secure parking
  • Street parking
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Lockers
  • Baggage storage
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
  • Tour desk
  • Laundry Additional charge
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • English

House rules

Tahuna Pod Hostel takes special requests – add in the next step!


2:00 PM - 11:30 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in


12:00 AM - 10:00 AM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Pets are not allowed.


When booking more than 4 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Mastercard Visa Eftpos Tahuna Pod Hostel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please note that this property requires a NZD 20 key deposit, per key upon check in.

Please note that children under 18 years of age cannot be accommodated at this property.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

Parking is subject to availability due to limited spaces.

FAQs about Tahuna Pod Hostel

  • Tahuna Pod Hostel is 1,000 feet from the center of Queenstown.

  • Check-in at Tahuna Pod Hostel is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

  • Tahuna Pod Hostel offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Cycling
    • Skiing

  • The prices at Tahuna Pod Hostel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.