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Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 26 January 2017

Unclean kitchen and bathroom. Two unpleasant antisocial old people run this place are are not interested in people or complaints. Avoid. They offer some people a free night to do a good review. Quite a few unemployed Kiwis stay here.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 February 2016

The under sheets were clean but the duvet cover smelled disgusting and was actually DAMP! Fortunately for me I had my own blanket but I had to sleep in my dressing gown to stay warm. There was vomit in the sink for a couple of days that was not cleaned up. This is more like a halfway house with the...

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Trier, Germany
Reviewed 26 January 2016 via mobile

The Reception is closed all the time-one always needs to call a number to get assistance which takes ages. One can pay by cash only which is extremely inconvenient. The dorm rooms are unbelievably hot and overloaded with mosquitos. The bathrooms only contain one shower and are not really clean. At least the kitchen was always tidied up.

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Thank Patrick S
Reviewed 9 November 2015 via mobile

Our expectation was high since its not mid queen st like most hostels and the price was relatively low for a dorm room. However what we got was so much less. The place has a reception that is closed most of the time and to get help you need to dial a number (which is not easy if you are...

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3Thank Tsuf E
Reviewed 28 November 2014

I stayed there in a dorm for 2 weeks...it was the worst 2 weeks ever. The dorm floors were dirty and uncleaned, it never got vacummed once while I was there. The beds were poor and the mattresses were paper thin and worn out. They don't provide blankets, towels or even soap. The bathrooms were disgusting, the toilets were unclean...

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5Thank lolesi
Metro Manila
Reviewed 16 November 2014 via mobile

This hostel was a bit refreshing after I stayed at four other hostels in Auckland and Rotorua. It's a good walk or bus ride away from Queen Street, where many backpackers opt to stay, but very near Parnell Street, which boasts quaint shops, bars, and the charming Parnell Village. The neighborhood is quite lovely too. The hostel is more like...

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Reviewed 3 October 2014

Initially I intended to stay at the hostel only for one night while trying to find another, better place, but it turns out that I stay at the place for the whole period in Auckland. It's among the cheapest in the city thus its quality should not be highly expected, but the condition of the hostel is rather adequate, above...

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2Thank TristanNguyen
Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 21 September 2014

This place is filthy with a lot of weird Kiwis. Couldn't wait to get out. It is also run by a couple of older weirdos. Awful place. No TV No lounge. No heating.. Kichen and toilets never get cleaned I have been told and its obvious.

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2Thank 29Rebecca1985
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 16 July 2014

Stayed at Auckland International Backpackers for one night. I just wanted a clean place to stay in. I have to say that the smell of this place, is so disturbing and disgusting really, the smell of dampness and dirty carpet filled your nose the moment you enter the place. TV lounge was closed and when asked another person there, they...

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1Thank akh7
Stourbridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 May 2014 via mobile

As this backpackers is down some back streets, we found it pretty hard to locate, and when we rang the owner saying we were on the right street, she literally laughed at us for not seeing it. First impression was that the place was dated, had a musky feel but overall was clean and friendly. It is an older couple...

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Address: 2 Churton Street, Auckland 1052, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Auckland Region > Auckland
Also Known As:
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