Black Sheep Lodge


Black Sheep Lodge

Hostel address
13 Frankton Road, Queenstown
Tel
(03) 442 7289
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Reception open
24 hours
Price
Dorm bed $29
Double room $75
Twin room $70
Prices are in New Zealand dollars and are inclusive of all taxes.
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User Reviews (5)

Staff were really friendly and made me feel at ease
6 September 2006
Cons
Have to go to the loo outside your dorm
Pros
Close to town, awesome atmosphere, great beds
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I have travelled all over New Zealand and found the Black Sheep to be one of my favourite hostels. The staff were really friendly and immediately made me feel at home. The facilities are great for a hostel, and the complimentary breakfast was a great perk. I Loved the way most of their rooms were 4 share. I would fully recommend it to anyone that is looking for a comfy bed, a clean place to stay and to meet other backpackers. The TV room is cosy with the fire and great place to chill when you're skint or hungover!. Its a home from home, go the BS staff you are doing great - Mandella x :D

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7 minutes away from the main madness of Queenstown
6 April 2006
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Spider spraying tales
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The hostel has a "spider spraying campaign" that is just a silly way to get guests to clean up their dorms. I really disliked being treated like a silly child and having to jump through all the hoops for the "spider sprayers" especially since I was the only person in a dorm, I had a small 8 kilogram backpack and it was my second night there. To top it off they didn't even clean out the garbage left, next to the gargage can, in the corner by the previous guests. The spider campaign blighted my stay! Other than that it's an OK place to stay. Rooms can be noisy as people spill out of the kitchen and sit on seats right outside your dorm if you are downstairs.

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hayleyroberts2000@yahoo.com
Nice but haunted
23 July 2004
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Don't stay in the downstairs room in front of the washing machines because things go bump in the night there. Waking, freezing,in spite of the warm summer, in the middle of the night in my locked room to feel a man hitting my feet and see him looming over me was not the highlight of my NZ trip! My first and hopefully last ever ghostly experience. Apart from that, fine!

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Tobias
overrated
10 July 2004
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I didn't like this place too much. It is slightly dirty, and because it is a former motel, the rooms are only accessible from the outside - this means that you have to step outside (which is quite annoying if it is winter or raining) if you want to go to the toilet, showers or reception. I also disliked a bit that showers & toilets are in the same room, so even if you just go to the shower you are often annoyed by certain smells... but this deficiency is shared by many hostels. On the plus side, the hostel has 24hour reception and very friendly staff.

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Andrew
Top!
23 January 2003
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I stayed here for three nights in 2001 and was very pleased with the place. The bedrooms were secure and clean, if not a little small. The kitchen facilities were good and the sitting room was excellent with a massive TV and video, a selecttion of films (for when it's too wet to go outside!) and alcohol on sale! A great stay with a warm atmosphere

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