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Nomads Auckland Backpackers Hostel

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed yesterday NEW

I stayed here 3 different times, and none of them was fantastic. Every single room smelled pretty gross (like sweat and dirty feet). The beds are pretty much always squeaky, and if you have the bottom bunk you can't even sit up on it because the bed above is way too low. Also, the first time I stayed there, I...

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Awesome location, friendly staff, can tell it's upkeep is taken seriously. No complaints but would recommend installing new power points in the rooms and also wifi for guests- most hostels offer this.

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Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 1 week ago

The hostel was clean. The beds were uncomfortable, but did the job for the night. Check in and out was easy. The highlight was by far the rooftop, which had a nice view, lots of seating, and a hot tub. It was delightful to relax up there after an active day.

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Cheshunt, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good location, however this hostel is generally on dirty side, particularly the showers. Huge amount of guests use this hostel, particularly tour groups such as kiwi experience, yet the kitchen is oh so tiny, awful. Generally quite cheap for a nomads, however, I am sure you could probably find a hostel for a similar price with nicer facilities.

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Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed for a concert and Nomads was in an awesome location but were disappointed that the bathrooms on our floor were being renovated and it meant we had to go up or down a floor to use bathroom. Felt we should have been advised of this. Bathrooms were not that clean either.

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Placerville, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I absolutely loved Nomads in Queenstown so I had high expectations for this place. Right off the bat the person manning the reception wasn't too friendly--- not a good sign. The bed was comfy though, but all bunks in the room i stayed in were really creaky, it woke us up several times each night. Perhaps the worst thing is...

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LauraFlaunty, Manager at Nomads Auckland Backpackers Hostel, responded to this review

Hi Jeremiah, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us your comments. I would like to apologise that you didn't have the most comfortable stay and your expectations weren't met, we undersand that having come from a brand new hostel such as Nomads Queenstown expectations are high unfortunately we are just a little older and we do...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nomads is directly in the city centre if Auckland. you really don't have to walk long distances to the supermarket, Ferrys, etc. The staff is really friendly, competent and uncomplicated. huge pluspoint! don't take that for granted! The Rooms are very clean and the beds are nice. there was just one day where we didn't have any warm water to...

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LauraFlaunty, Manager at Nomads Auckland Backpackers Hostel, responded to this review

Hey Anna, Thank you so much for leaving us your kind comments it is really appreciated and the staff will be so stoked to hear your nice words so thank you. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay and we look forward to welcoming you back again in the future. Kind Regards Nomads Auckland Management

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed for one night which was ok. My room was relatively ok, the beds were clean and it seemed tidy. The showers and toilets were a bit gross but they did have to do everyone who was on that floor, male and female.

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LauraFlaunty, Manager at Nomads Auckland Backpackers Hostel, responded to this review

Hey Robyn, Thank you for leaving us your feedback we really appreciate it. We are glad you enjoyed your room and my apologies that you found the showers gross, we do clean them regularly and thoroughly, so I am disappointed that it was not up to standard when you were using it, but I will pass your feedback on to...

Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family and I stayed there for two nights 3-4th April 2017. The room we booked was a room for four persons (2x bunk beds) with ensuite. The room was clean, staff were nice and pleasant to speak to. The place is a walk away to almost everything like supermarket, cafes and to the pier, tourist destinations, oh well it's...

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LauraFlaunty, Manager at Nomads Auckland Backpackers Hostel, responded to this review

Hey Liza, Thank you for taking the time to leave your comments we appreciate all feedback and it really does help go a long way in making the improvements required. We are so glad that overall you enjoyed your stay with us and that the staff looked after you, that is really great to hear. Thank you for letting us...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hostel is in a great location and is very social and the roof top is a cool touch. Its just a shame that the beds are so uncomfortable with very thin mattresses and pillows and the rooms are so hot!! Also could do with some more plugs 1 extension cord in a 10 bed dorm really isn't enough and caused...

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LauraFlaunty, Manager at Nomads Auckland Backpackers Hostel, responded to this review

Hey Hannah, Thank you so much for leaving us your feedback it really is appreciated and letting us know about the uncomfortable bed, we will take a look at the mattresses in your room and see which ones require replacing, so thank you for the heads up. We are aware of the lack of power supply in certain rooms, we...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Backpack in style at Nomads Auckland Backpackers Hostel. We're located in a beautiful historic building in downtown Auckland, near everything you need for your stay in this fantastic city. Come stay at our stylish, upmarket hostel in the central city, We have some female-only dorms as well as mixed dorms and private rooms! We have great facilities, with a friendly atmosphere and crew who will cater to your every whim. Our travel staff were hand-picked to ensure you will have a trip to remember!We're in an awesome downtown Auckland location, close to Vector Arena, Skytower, Viaduct Harbour, the train station and all the downtown shops - it's the perfect place to stay in Auckland. Our facilities include 24-hour reception, Global Gossip internet and Wi-Fi, and a rooftop kitchen with panoramic views of the city and harbour. We have free tea and coffee, free travel advice (no booking fees) and free 2-for-1 drinks vouchers at check-in. Hang out on our rooftop sundeck, communal kitchen or our lounge with Sky TV. Chill out in our free sauna and rooftop spa then head down to Fort Street Union Bar to meet travellers from all over the world. We put on free and cheap daily activities all around Auckland. FREE 30min WIFI each day. FREE Tea & Coffee FREE Sauna FREE Heated Spa FREE Travel advice (no booking fees) FREE/Cheap daily activities around Auckland ... more   less 

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Address: 16 - 20 Fort Street, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Auckland Region > Auckland
Price Range: $27 - $138 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Nomads Auckland Backpackers Hostel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 390
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“Mid floors are quieter.”
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“The end shower (closest to the window) has a window ceil to put your belongings on so they don't get wet or sit on the floor.”
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“High floor and not faced on the big street”
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“private double bed room is worth the price. especially ones that comes with private bathroom.”
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