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YHA Queenstown Central - Hostel

3.0 star property
Eco-certified hotel in Queenstown, connected to a shopping centre
8.4 out of 10 Very good
8.4/10 Very good

247 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Non-smoking
48 Shotover Street, Queenstown, 9300
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Near the beach
  • Library
  • Vending machine
  • Microwave in a common area
  • Fridge in a common area
  • Self-serve laundry
  • Luggage storage
  • Limited hour front desk
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Reception hall
For families
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free self-parking
  • Hairdryer

Room options

About this area

What's nearby

  • In Queenstown City Centre
  • Skyline Gondola - 1 min drive
  • Coronet Peak Ski Area - 16 min drive
  • The Remarkables Ski Area - 24 min drive

Getting around

  • Queenstown (ZQN-Queenstown Intl.) - 9 min drive


  • Smiths - Craft Beer House - 1 min walk
  • Fergburger - 1 min walk
  • Vudu Cafe & Larder - 2 min walk
  • Harrys Pool Bar - 1 min walk
  • Fergbaker - 1 min walk

About this property

YHA Queenstown Central - Hostel

A great choice for a stay in Queenstown, YHA Queenstown Central - Hostel is only 4.8 mi (7.8 km) from the airport. Guests will have free perks such as WiFi and self-parking. The comfortable beds and helpful staff get good marks from fellow travellers.


English, Japanese

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter

Social distancing

Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Masks and gloves available
Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 30 rooms


  • Check-in time from 2:30 PM until 10 PM
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is 10 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • The front desk is open daily from 7 AM - 10 PM
  • Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property ahead of time using the information on the booking confirmation
  • If you are planning to arrive after 9 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • No cots (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Free on-site self-parking
  • Free off-site parking within 0.6 mi
  • Street parking available

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
  • No alcohol served on site

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Shared microwave
  • Shared fridge

What to do

  • Beach nearby
  • Ski runs nearby


  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage


  • Library
  • Reception hall

Room amenities

Freshen up

  • Hairdryer

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi

Food and drink

  • Shared kitchen access


  • Daily housekeeping

Special features

Awards and affiliations

Green/Sustainable Property
This property participates in Qualmark Sustainable Tourism Business Award, a programme that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: The Environment, the community, the cultural heritage and the local economy.

Fees & policies

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; guests are provided with hand sanitiser; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions.


Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed.
This property does not have lifts.
On-site parties or group events are strictly prohibited.
Guests can rest easy knowing that there's a smoke detector on site.
This property accepts major credit cards, debit cards and cash.

Also known as

Queenstown Central YHA
YHA Backpacker Hostel Queenstown Central
Yha Queenstown Central Hostel
YHA Queenstown Central - Hostel Hotel
YHA Queenstown Central - Hostel Queenstown
YHA Queenstown Central - Hostel Hotel Queenstown

Frequently asked questions

What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at YHA Queenstown Central - Hostel?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitiser, social distancing measures are in place and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Are pets allowed at YHA Queenstown Central - Hostel?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at YHA Queenstown Central - Hostel?
Yes, there's free self parking.
What are the check-in and check-out times at YHA Queenstown Central - Hostel?
You can check in from 2:30 PM - 10 PM. Check-out time is 10 AM.
Is there an on-site casino at YHA Queenstown Central - Hostel?
No, this hotel doesn't have a casino, but Skycity Queenstown Casino (2-min walk) and SKYCITY Wharf Casino (3-min walk) are both nearby.
What is there to do at YHA Queenstown Central - Hostel and nearby?
Have fun with nearby winter activities such as skiing.
What's the area around YHA Queenstown Central - Hostel like?
YHA Queenstown Central - Hostel is located near Queenstown Beach in Queenstown City Centre, a short 2-minute walk from Skycity Queenstown Casino and 3 minutes' walk from Steamer Wharf. Travellers say that this hotel is in a good location.



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10/10 Exceptional

Great location
stephen, 1-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

JIHYUN, 3-night trip
Verified guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Loved the fantastic view from the lounge, nothing not to like.
4-night trip with friends
Verified Wotif guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Right from the beginning of the booking, it was easy. Then when we arrived we had the lovely Eve step us through anything and everything, she made our stay super. I would recommend the YHA hostel to anyone looking for cheap accommodation in the heart of Queenstown with great facilities. Thanks YHA 😍
4-night family trip
Verified Wotif guest review

10/10 Exceptional

great location, close to every place we visited, service staff service. thanks
2-night trip
Verified Wotif guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Kitchen was very spacious and clean. But bed sheets weren't.
1-night family trip
Verified Expedia guest review

2/10 Poor

No free parking. Spent $48 on man street parking. No towel, no bath soap and shampoo and terrible bed. I thought i save money cause the hotel is only $140 but after i paid parking fees of $48 it’s way dearer. ☹️☹️☹️
Guess, 1-night family trip
Verified Wotif guest review

10/10 Exceptional

We got an en-suite room and it was bigger than some hotel rooms. Very warm, big bed and good tv. Walkable distance from town. A+
J, 1-night trip
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8/10 Very good

very good, quiet, fast, friendly services, clean, traffic ok,
5-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

8/10 Very good

Location to the center of Queenstown and value for money
1-night trip with friends
Verified Wotif guest review