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Hippo Lodge Backpackers

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  • Excellent44%
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Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

I'm not one to bad mouth many hostels, we were last minute booking our accommodation in Q'town which is a big no no anyway, but we knew that. Hippo Lodge had space and we were very greatful for this. It is a BBH hostel, so...More

Thank Hollie C
Response from Mark B, Manager at Hippo Lodge BackpackersResponded 28 March 2018

Hi Hollie, Thank you for your review. We are sorry to hear that you and your partner did not enjoy your stay with us. We do our best to keep everyone as comfortable as possible unfortunately there are times when we are completely full and...More

Reviewed 14 March 2018

Cool views and cool staff, except for a miserable manager who has passed his prime working in hospitality. He seriously needs to get laid or something, life's too short to spend it being a grumpy gus in a dank box giving people bad first impressions....More

Thank smorri11
Reviewed 11 December 2017

The hostel was very spacious, and so was our room, a large double with a bunk bed too, it would be fine for a family. Bathroom and full kitchen facilities were shared between 3 rooms so there was never an issue with crowding into people....More

Thank svenandyogi
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

The place is around 500 meters from Queenstown CBD but be ready for the hike. We stayed where the double rooms are located and the lounge has a nice view of the city. The place is a little bit untidy but the price is good...More

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Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

I must say that I absolutely disagree with Dries D. The stay at Hippo Lodge improved my Queenstown experience so much, especially because of the very helpful and lovely managers and staff! They are honest people and look after the place with dedication. Also, I...More

Thank Obiwan K
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US$49 - US$67 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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"Top house has Amazing Sunsets views and balcony"
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