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Uptown Backpackers

Rental with Free Wi-Fi

1 star

243 Moray Place, Dunedin 9016

+64 220 677 958

based on 468 reviews

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About Uptown Backpackers, Dunedin

Value for money
Well situated in the centre of Dunedin, UpTown Backpackers offers free WiFi and a shared lounge. The property is set 2 km from Forsyth Barr Stadium, 200 metres from The Octagon and 600 metres from Dunedin Railway Station. The accommodation features a shared kitchen and luggage storage space for guests. At the hostel all rooms are equipped with a shared bathroom and bed linen. Popular points of interest near UpTown Backpackers include Taieri Gorge Railway, Toitu Otago Settlers Museum and Otago Museum. The nearest airport is Dunedin Airport, 28 km from the accommodation.

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Deluxe Rooms - Garden view


$19 totalExpedia
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Standard Rooms - Park view


$66 totalBooking.com
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Double Rooms - Skyline view


$67 totalAgoda.com
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Other Rooms - City view


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Hostel Amenities & Facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Internet
  • Laundry facilities
  • Hairdryer
  • Golf
  • No smoking
  • Air-conditioned
  • Smoke alarms
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Non-feather pillow


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Internet
  • Linens
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Air-conditioned
  • Smoke alarms
  • Towels/sheets (extra fee)
  • Heating


  • Hairdryer
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Shared bathroom
  • Shower


  • Family rooms
  • Lockers
  • Storage available

Accessibility and suitability

  • No smoking
  • Non-feather pillow

Things to do

  • Board games/puzzles
  • Golf

Media and entertainment

  • Shared lounge/TV area


  • Laundry facilities


  • Socket near the bed


  • Fax/photocopying


  • Shared kitchen

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping

Services and conveniences

  • Mini-market on site

Uptown Backpackers Reviews

GoodBased on 468 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • "Super clean, good location" (in 64 reviews)
  • Very clean with lovely friendly staff. (in 57 reviews)
  • Kitchen is clean and well organised. (in 23 reviews)
Cons -
  • The room is stinky! (in 21 reviews)
  • The bed was not comfy either. (in 8 reviews)
  • Bathrooms are a bit too cold (in 7 reviews)

Uptown Backpackers room booking info

Check in/Check out

Check in anytime after 3:00 PM, check out anytime before 10:00 AM


Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.

Frequently asked questions

  • How does Uptown Backpackers compare to other 1 star hotels in Dunedin?

    Uptown Backpackers is $65 cheaper than the average 1 star hotel in Dunedin. You can usually find a nightly rate of $16 when staying at Uptown Backpackers.

  • How far is Uptown Backpackers from Dunedin?

    There are 15.0 mi between Dunedin and Uptown Backpackers. The drive to and from the airport should be about 44min, depending on traffic. Take into account high traffic times, especially near more metropolitan areas.

  • What is the best way to get to Uptown Backpackers from Dunedin?

    A very popular option for travelers staying at Uptown Backpackers would be to take a taxi or ridesharing service from Dunedin directly to the hotel.

  • Does Uptown Backpackers have a pool?

    At this time, our data shows that there is no on-site pool at Uptown Backpackers. However, hotels can make changes that can significantly change the venue. For the most accurate answer, it would be best to call the hotel directly at +64 220 677 958.

  • How close is Uptown Backpackers to Dunedin city center?

    When staying at Uptown Backpackers there is just 0.1 mi between you and Dunedin city center. While making your way to the center of Dunedin, you should plan to visit Speight's Brewery, along with all the shops and restaurants.

  • What is the phone number for Uptown Backpackers?

    The best contact number for Uptown Backpackers is +64 220 677 958.

  • Does Uptown Backpackers have Wi-Fi available?

    Yes, Uptown Backpackers has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

  • What time is check-out for Uptown Backpackers?

    10:00 AM is the check-out time at Uptown Backpackers. Late check-out may be available at the hotel's discretion.

  • How much is a room at Uptown Backpackers?

    The cheapest deals found start from only $16 per night. The average rate for rooms at Uptown Backpackers is currently around $30/night. Enter your dates in the form above to see more.

  • What is the distance from Uptown Backpackers, Dunedin to New Zealand Sports Hall of Fame?

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Places of interest near Uptown Backpackers

Attractions in Dunedin, New Zealand curated by momondo

Uptown Backpackers location: 243 Moray Place, Dunedin 9016

Top landmarks

Dunedin Town Hall0.1 mi
Otago Settlers Museum0.3 mi
Dunedin Botanic Garden1.3 mi
Baldwin Street2.2 mi
St. Clair Beach2.6 mi
St. Clair Golf Club3.0 mi
Tomahak Beach3.0 mi
Glenfalloch Gardens3.9 mi

Restaurants and Cafés

La Porchetta Dunedin0.1 mi
Cobb & Co. Dunedin0.3 mi

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