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    Base Auckland Central Backpackers

    229 Queen St | Cnr Queen St. & Darby, Auckland Central, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
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    Overview
    • Excellent10%
    • Very good22%
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    • Terrible21%
    2 days ago
    “Great staff meh facilities”
    1 week ago
    “Good one night stay”
    Wifi
    Breakfast Buffet
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Rooftop Bar
    Fitness centre
    Multilingual Staff
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    Free Parking
    3.5 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 17 September 2016

    Quite okay. Has a lot of beds and even more space, so it is possible to find areas in the common places that are not as noisy as in other places. Therefore also chances to still find a place when you need it immediately. It...More

    Thank ExplorerMS1986
    Response from Darelle J, General Manager at Base Auckland Central BackpackersResponded 21 September 2016

    Hi there, thank you for leaving us a review. Your comments are appreciated. The Kitchen is about to get some work done on it to re-arrange the storage area which will be great. Glad to hear you agree on the changes. I hope you have...More

    Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

    We stayed here for 4 nights. It has a really good central location. However, this building appears to be an old office building and a lot of the rooms have no windows. I had to ask to move rooms because our private room was literally...More

    Thank oz2k13
    Response from Darelle J, General Manager at Base Auckland Central BackpackersResponded 21 September 2016

    Hi there, thanks for your feeedback. Unfortunately there are some inside rooms without windows, we do state this on our website when booking certain rooms (they do however make great rooms for jetlag or hangovers!), i understand they are not to everyone's liking though. Unfortunately,...More

    Reviewed 13 September 2016

    I stayed two (separate) nights but didn't try many of the facilities. Friendly staff. Comfy beds. Quite. Clean bathrooms. No real complaints. Wifi was extra but advertised as such. Expect to pay extra for any facilities.

    Thank Fiona H
    Response from Darelle J, General Manager at Base Auckland Central BackpackersResponded 21 September 2016

    Hi there, thank you very much for your review. Glad to hear you enjoyed your stay. Hope you have safe onward travels, Darelle Jenkins.

    Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

    The kitchen here is far from pleasant, prepare for your milk to no longer be... your milk. The staff, (minus an unfriendly, inhospitable, rude female British manager), are an amazingly accomodating, helpful crew with plenty of advice and kind assistance. Loads of weirdos stay here;...More

    Thank kittentravels
    Response from Darelle J, General Manager at Base Auckland Central BackpackersResponded 9 September 2016

    Hi there, thanks for taking the time to leave a review. Im glad you found (the majority) of the staff friendly, thats what we aim for. I will be dealing with the exception to this. I hope you enjoy the rest of your travels. Thanks...More

    Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

    They offer a lot of help for any question you might have, but every help costs money and is run by companies that make money through this hostel. They can help you with your JobSearch and CV but that costs 100$ and no job guarantee....More

    Thank Astrid J
    Response from Darelle J, General Manager at Base Auckland Central BackpackersResponded 9 September 2016

    Hi there, thanks for leaving us a review. Remi and Mike are stoked to have been mentioned :) I'm sorry you felt like help costs money, that is not the impression we want to give. There are plenty of free and cheap things to do...More

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    • Top amenities
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Self-Serve Laundry
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    • Bar/Lounge
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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    • Price range
    • USD 23 - USD 86 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 460
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    "Get a clean room if you can that does not smell"
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