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Uptown Backpackers Hostel

243 Moray Place Dunedin Central, Dunedin, New Zealand

Come down to Downtown Backpackers at the heart of Dunedin! Read more


  • Air conditioning
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • ATM
  • Common Room
  • Currency Exchange
  • Dryer
  • Free City Maps
  • Fridge Freezer"
  • Hair Dryers
  • Internet café
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • Microwave
  • Mini Supermarket
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Telephone Fax Facilities
  • Towels Included
  • Utensils
  • Washing machine
  • WiFi
  • Wii

Important Information

Office hours - 8:30am to 9:00pm.
Payment is due when checking in.

CANCELLATIONS - A cancellation fee of 1 night is applied if cancelled within 24 hours. Your reservation must be cancelled by midnight, 24-hours prior to your arrival date.

Anytime after that we can charge the first nights accommodation. Also you must cancel via Hostelworld.

Should you wish to shorten a reservation after arrival the cost of the entire stay may still be payable. Charges are at the discretion of management.

*Quiet hours are at 10 PM, also there is limited alcohol consumption allowed after this time.

* Check out - 10AM. If you want to stay longer, you will need to purchase another night's stay before 10 AM. * We provide all linen. No sleeping bags to be used in beds. * No smoking in rooms or anywhere inside the building - smoking is allowed outside the building.

Check-in / Check-out

Earliest check-in: 13:00

Latest Check-out: 11:00


  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • No Curfew
  • Non Smoking
  • Taxes Included

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Dunedin?

Contact us directly

Come down to Downtown Backpackers at the heart of Dunedin! Read more

About Uptown Backpackers

You cant get much better than a hostel right in the heart of Dunedin, a 1 minute walk to the Octagon's bars, restaurants, cinemas and just 3 minutes from the railway station
Uptown Backpackers is located up one flight of stairs above a convenience store and provides a fully equipped kitchen for all guests' use. Free WiFi and There are laundry facilities on-site
These spacious rooms are heated and include high quality innerspring Mattresses and bed linens. All guests have access to shared bathroom facilities.

Accommodation Information

4,5,6 and 10 bed dorm rooms
Twin private rooms

Location Information

Dunedin City Library is a few steps from the accommodation, The hostel is 5-minute drive from both Forsyth Barr Stadium and University of Otago. 6-minute walk from Toitu Otago Settlers Museum. Around 1 km from Otago Museum, Dunedin International Airport is a 25-minute drive away.

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 1 day before arrival. After this date, charges will be applied by the property up to the first nights cost of the reservation, unless otherwise stated in the property’s conditions. Deposits paid are non refundable.