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The Flaming Kiwi Best Queenstown Backpackers 2022


We have the best location!

Our location on Robins Road is a five minute walk to the town centre and a three minute walk to the supermarket, while still in a peaceful part of town. We’re just 450m away from the nearest bus stop and less than 7kms from Queenstown airport. 


Best of all, we offer private off-street parking to our guests, completely free of charge.

Affordable shared accommodation in Queenstown 


At the Flaming Kiwi, we offer comfortable, clean and spacious dorm accommodation within a five minute walk from the Queenstown CBD, perfect for the independent traveler or touring groups seeking central Queenstown accommodation on a budget.


Included in the room rate are many free amenities and activities to help you make the most of your stay in Queenstown:

  • Three fully-equipped kitchens (including ovens)

  • Free tea and coffee

  • BBQ

  • TV lounge

  • Drying room

  • Laundry

  • Wood-burning fire 

  • Information and booking service 

  • On-site Night Manager

  • Luggage storage

  • Free off-street parking

  • Unlimited Wi-Fi


A peaceful night in Queenstown 


Despite our central location, we want all our guests to rest easy, so we have a no-noise rule after 10:00 pm. That means you can have the best night’s sleep to energise you for your day of Queenstown activities, day trips out of town, or your onward backpackers journey through New Zealand. 

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Dorm options


We offer a range of shared dorm accommodation available including four-bed, six-bed and eight-bed rooms. All our rooms have shared bathrooms close by (with great shower pressure!).


All rooms are equipped with electric heaters to keep you cosy during the winter months. All rooms lock securely, requiring an electronic key card.


Some rooms have garden or mountain views.

Pod beds


Our dorm beds are pod-style - modern, sturdy and comfortable, with plenty of space for you to sit up and read or enjoy a good night’s sleep. 


Each bed features:

  • A privacy curtain

  • Individual USB power point

  • Individual bedside light 

  • Large personal locker to secure your suitcase or backpack 

  • In-locker power outlet so you can charge your electronics in total security.

Free off-street parking in Queenstown

That’s right! We’re one of the few Queenstown hostels to offer private off-street parking to our guests, so you don’t need to worry about a long walk uphill after a long day of exploring or driving around trying to find a park.

Cheap private accommodation in Queenstown 


Our private rooms are a fantastic option if you’re looking for a little more space and privacy within your budget. We have several options to suit solo travelers, couples, families and small groups. 


Flaming Kiwi guests in private rooms can make use of our shared bathrooms and facilities and enjoy all our free amenities, while having the comfort of their own room to go back to for a great night’s sleep.


Private room options


We have a number of private rooms for different group sizes.


  • One queen room (queen bed)

  • Cabin double room (double bed)

  • Cabin twin room (twin beds)

  • Cabin single (single bed)


All rooms are equipped with electric heaters to keep you cosy during the winter months. All rooms lock securely, requiring an electronic key card.

Our private rooms are not en-suite, its all shared facilities.


Room facilities 

Our private rooms are spacious with modern, comfortable beds. Each room features:


  • Bedside lights

  • Large lockers to secure your belongings

  • Towels 

  • Heater

  • Power outlets

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