Southern Laughter Backpackers

Rental with Free Wi-Fi

2 stars

4 Isle Street, Queenstown

+64 3441 8828

based on 696 reviews

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About Southern Laughter Backpackers, Queenstown

Value for money
Sir Cedrics Southern Laughter Backpackers is located centrally in Queenstown, 500 metres from the city centre. It offers a garden, an outdoor hot tub and a guest lounge with flat-screen satellite TV. Free on-site parking is provided. You can choose to stay in a lively dormitory room or in the comfort of your own private room. All rooms include linen and heating. Some rooms have a private bathroom. The property offers self-service laundry facilities. There are also barbecue facilities and a fully equipped shared kitchen for guests’ use. Sir Cedrics Southern Laughter Backpackers is 650 metres from the lake front and a 13-minute drive from Queenstown International Airport. It is a 25-minute drive from Coronet Peak and a 37-minute drive from The Remarkables Ski Area.

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Hostel Amenities & Facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free parking
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Safe
  • No smoking
  • Skiing
  • Smoke alarms

Health and safety

  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
  • Safe
  • Guests can opt-out of accommodation cleaning
  • Contactless check-in/check-out
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • Physical distancing rules
  • First-aid kit
  • Process in place to check health of guests


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating


  • Shared kitchen
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
  • Vending machine (drinks)

Parking and transportation

  • Free parking
  • Private parking

Accessibility and suitability

  • No smoking
  • Designated smoking area


  • Laundry facilities
  • Laundry service

Things to do

  • Board games/puzzles
  • Skiing


  • Ski storage
  • Storage available

Media and entertainment

  • Shared lounge/TV area


  • Shared bathroom


  • Grill

Services and conveniences

  • Tour desk

Places of interest near Southern Laughter Backpackers

Attractions in Queenstown, New Zealand curated by momondo

Southern Laughter Backpackers location: 4 Isle Street, Queenstown

Top landmarks

Kiwi and Birdlife Park0.1 mi
Ivan Clarke Gallery0.1 mi
Skycity Queenstown Casino0.2 mi
Lasseters Wharf Casino0.2 mi
Queenstown Beach0.2 mi
Queenstown Gardens0.5 mi
Chard Farm10.9 mi
Skippers Canyon3.6 mi
Queenstown Event Centre3.9 mi

Restaurants and Cafés

Threesixty Restaurant and Bar - Crowne Plaza Queenstown0.2 mi
Madam Woo - Queenstown0.2 mi
QT Queenstown - Bazaar0.4 mi

Southern Laughter Backpackers Reviews

OkayBased on 696 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • "Good location, friendly staff." (in 101 reviews)
  • location is convenient to gondola (in 96 reviews)
  • Great welcome and super friendly staff! (in 68 reviews)
Cons -
  • Our room absolutely stunk of urine! (in 34 reviews)
  • Our room absolutely stunk of urine! (in 31 reviews)
  • The WiFi did not work at all. (in 18 reviews)

Southern Laughter Backpackers room booking info

Check in/Check out

Check in anytime after 2:00 PM, check out anytime before 10:00 AM


Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.

Frequently asked questions

  • How does Southern Laughter Backpackers compare to other 2 star hotels in Queenstown?

    Southern Laughter Backpackers is typically below the average price of 2 star hotels in Queenstown. On average, you can expect to pay $182 per night in Queenstown. Southern Laughter Backpackers typically costs $26 per night, which is $156 cheaper than the Queenstown average.

  • How far is Southern Laughter Backpackers from Queenstown Intl?

    The drive from Queenstown Intl to Southern Laughter Backpackers will take you about 12min depending on traffic, with a distance of 4.1 mi. Hotels located in more populated areas may see vastly more traffic which will add to your travel time.

  • What is the best way to get to Southern Laughter Backpackers from Queenstown Intl?

    If you intend on renting a car to travel from Queenstown Intl to the hotel, you will have peace of mind knowing that Southern Laughter Backpackers offers parking on site. Car rentals in the area typically go for $15/day for a base model rental. Another more common option is to just take a taxi or rideshare service from the airport to Southern Laughter Backpackers. The nearest airport to the hotel is Queenstown Intl.

  • Does Southern Laughter Backpackers have a pool?

    Unfortunately, our data does not specify if there is a pool at Southern Laughter Backpackers. We would recommend calling the hotel’s front desk to confirm. The phone number for Southern Laughter Backpackers is +64 3441 8828.

  • How close is Southern Laughter Backpackers to Queenstown city center?

    Getting to Queenstown city center should be easy enough, as it is just 0.2 mi away from Southern Laughter Backpackers. In Queenstown city center you will find Queenstown Event Centre, along with many other popular sights and things to do.

  • What is the phone number for Southern Laughter Backpackers?

    For assistance from an employee at Southern Laughter Backpackers please call +64 3441 8828.

  • Does Southern Laughter Backpackers have Wi-Fi available?

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

  • What time is check-out for Southern Laughter Backpackers?

    You can plan to arrive after 2:00 PM for checking in. Check-out time is 10:00 AM. We advise notifying the front desk of any requests as early as possible.

  • How much is a room at Southern Laughter Backpackers?

    The average price for a night at Southern Laughter Backpackers found recently is $73 and can go as low as $25/night. Please note that rates may be impacted by travel dates, room type, and availability. To see current deals, enter your dates in the form above.

  • Is there laundry service in Southern Laughter Backpackers?

    Yes, you can take care of all your laundry needs with the on-premise services at Southern Laughter Backpackers, Queenstown.

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