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Located on the shores of Lake Wakatipu, with views of the lake and Remarkables mountain range, YHA Queenstown Lakefront features a fully equipped shared kitchen and a drying room for ski equipment.

Just a 10-minute walk from the center of Queenstown, this hostel is a 20-minute drive to the Remarkables Ski Field. Queenstown Lakefront YHA Hostel is a 25-minute drive from Coronet Peak.

The spacious common areas offer stunning lake views and a fireplace. Guests enjoy free use of the BBQ area, plus free movies, board games and a guitar. The internet lounge features a wireless hotspot.

Private rooms are available, along with shared dormitory accommodations. Guests have access to shared bathroom facilities and all bed linen is provided.

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

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.0 for a two-person trip.

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Located in the top-rated area in Queenstown, this property has an excellent location score of 8.9!

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4 reasons to choose YHA Queenstown Lakefront

  • Prices you can't beat!
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  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speaks English

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About YHA Queenstown Lakefront

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  • Do you offer luggage storage?

    Yes! We have luggage storage and a storage shed for bikes and outdoor gear too.


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    Answered on November 16, 2019
  • Hi, do you have a tour desk so I can book a Milford sound trip while I am staying, please?

    Yes, we have a tour desk - our staff will be able to advise you on the best tour to book and may be able to offer a discount.


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    Answered on April 21, 2020
  • Planning to stay in your property for 5 adults From Nov 17 to Nov 21 2020, is there any free parking around the area? Thank you! Elizabeth/Australia

    Yes, there is limited free parking on-site and nearby.


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  • Do I need a lock for the lockers?

    Yes you can bring your own lock to use for the lockers. You can also purchase them at the hostel.


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  • How much does it cost to rent a lock?

    $2 per use. Lockers in rooms are free though. You just need a padlock.


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  • Are sheets and towels included?

    Linen is provided for all guests free of charge (no sleeping bags allowed), and towels are provided free of charge in private rooms.


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  • Can I use my own sleeping bag?

    No.


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Area Info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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What's nearby
  • Real Journeys Office
    0.4 miles
  • Queenstown Lakes District Council
    0.5 miles
  • Fear Factory Queenstown
    0.5 miles
  • Skyline Gondola and Luge
    0.6 miles
  • Queenstown Chamber Of Commerce
    0.7 miles
  • Queenstown Resort College
    0.7 miles
  • Queenstown Lakes District Library
    0.8 miles
  • Queenstown Hill
    1.1 miles
  • Ben Lomond Walkway
    2.4 miles
  • Remarkables Park Shopping Centre
    4.6 miles
Top attractions
  • Remarkables Park
    4.6 miles
  • Lake Wakatipu
    5 miles
  • Shotover River
    5.5 miles
  • Walter Peak
    7.3 miles
  • The Remarkables
    8.1 miles
  • AJ Hackett Bungy Jumping - Kawarau Bridge
    12.4 miles
Closest Airports
  • Queenstown Airport
    4.5 miles
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Amenities of YHA Queenstown Lakefront Great facilities! Review score, 9.1
Outdoors
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • BBQ facilities
Kitchen
  • Shared kitchen
Ski
  • Ski storage
Activities
  • Skiing
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
No parking available.
Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Baggage storage
  • Fax/Photocopying
  • Tour desk
  • Laundry
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key card access
  • 24-hour security
General
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Elevator
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Japanese
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Check-in

2:30 PM - 10:00 PM

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

Check-out

6:30 AM - 10:00 AM

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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.

Children 3 and above are considered adults at this property.

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Crib and extra bed policies

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Groups

When booking for more than 6 people, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Mastercard Visa UnionPay credit card YHA Queenstown Lakefront accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

If you expect to arrive outside reception opening hours, please contact the YHA by email or phone at least 24 hours prior to your arrival. Contact details can be found on your confirmation, please note late arrivals credit card may be charged prior to arrival.

WiFi is Free and limited to 2GB per day for all guests.

Guests aged 17 years or younger are not permitted to stay in dormitory accommodations unless that dormitory is private; where all beds are booked in the room and a minimum of one responsible adult is part of the booking party. All guests aged 17 and under must be accompanied by an adult for any booking and that adult is responsible for actions of all the youths within that booking party. Please contact the property direct for further information.

Please note due to limited availability at the time of booking, multi-share accommodations for two or more guests may be provided in separate rooms.

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.

FAQs about YHA Queenstown Lakefront

  • The nearest beach is 3,100 feet from YHA Queenstown Lakefront.

  • YHA Queenstown Lakefront is 0.7 miles from the center of Queenstown.

  • YHA Queenstown Lakefront offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Skiing

  • Check-in at YHA Queenstown Lakefront is from 2:30 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

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

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to YHA Queenstown Lakefront by:

    • Bus 15min