Absoloot Value Accommodation
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FREE Unlimited WiFiFREE Unlimited WiFi

Opened in 2010, Absoloot Value Accommodation (AVA) continues to offer our guests a range of hostel accommodation configurations in a fresh, contemporary style. Our dorms have a maximum capacity of 6 people, whilst our private configurations rival hotels in regards to their fit-out – we’re definitely more than just a bed in a room! You’ll find we’re the best-located accommodation provider in town, and with 4 stories of character over-looking Lake Wakatipu and The Remarkables, you can enjoy your morning coffee in style.

Phone +64 3 442 9522
Address 50 Beach Street, Queenstown Town Centre 9300

Visit Absoloot Value Accommodation Website

What do the guests say?


4/5 (TripAdvisor)


Guests were very impressed by the central location and stunning views overlooking the lake, they also commented on the cleanliness throughout the hostel.


Loved the views of the lake


Say it’s well equipped


Say the location is perfect


Would recommend to a friend

What are the rooms like?

4 bed dorm
6 bed dorm
6 bed dorm ensuite
double room
queen room

Hostel amenities

Other than the great facilities, ensuites (with certain rooms) linen and towels, Absoloot Value Accommodation provides their guests with a number of other amenities. If you have any questions, let us know.

smoking Smoking – rooms are smoke-free, we have a smoking area out the front.
kitchen Kitchen – fully equipped communal kitchen for guests with free spices, tea, coffee, hot chocolate.
laundry Laundry – self service laundromat.
lounge Lounge – 24 hour guest lounge, reception lounge and computer kiosks available (surcharge)
storage Storage – we have locker and baggage storage, ski/board storage in the Winter and bike storage in the Summer
wifi Internet – free unlimited WiFi is available throughout the hostel.
washing Bathrooms – 24hr dorm bathrooms with free hair/body wash.
reading Library – free library and book swap.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is there WIFI?

Yes! It is free and unlimited

Is there parking?

We have a limited number of free on site parking on a first in first served basis, however there is plenty of free street parking on Packe Street and Bealey Ave.

Can we get a discount on drinks next door at Bealey Ale House?

Sure thing, just show your room key to the barperson and they will knock a $1 off your drink.

What time is check in and check out?

Check in is any time after 2pm and check out is at 10am.  We do have free luggage storage for you to store your bags in outside these hours.  We can provide a late check out to 12 noon for an extra $20.00

Can I get help with booking my trips?

We do have a travel desk on site and we can help you book travel and tours through out NZ and help you plan an itinerary.  The Travel desk is open 9 to 4 Monday to Friday.  Outside these hours our friendly reception can advise and assist you on activities within the region.

What do I need to check in?

Each guest will need to provide photo ID and pay a $20 bond along with full payment for your stay.

What are reception hours?

We are open 24/7, so you can pop down and talk to use at any time!

Where can I get food?

We have a general store onsite that sells the basics to throw together a meal or grab some snacks.  Next door is the Bealey Ale House which is open from 7am to 11pm if you are after breakfast, lunch or dinner.  The closest supermarket is a 10 min walk from us.

Hostel location

Located at 50 Beach Street, Queenstown – we have everything you could possibly imagine right on our doorstep – all within walking distance!

  • Skyline Gondola
  • Queenstown Gardens
  • Wakatipu Lakefront
  • Queenstown Hill
  • Off Road Adventures
  • AJ Hackett Bungy
  • TSS Earnslaw
  • KJet