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    Princeton Auckland Backpackers Hostel

    30 Symonds St, Auckland, New Zealand
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          • Terrible45%
          9 Feb 2017
          “Good location, cheap, but not comfortable”
          4 Jan 2017
          “If your on a budget”
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          2.0 Star Hotel
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          1 - 5 of 43 reviews

          Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

          I knew I was getting a bargain and I soon found out why. On arrival, everything was smooth check in was easy. Once we got to our room. It was awful. Our floor smelt like old cheese. Once we opened our door there were dirty...More

          Thank Clarity o
          Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

          Ignore all bad reviews! The staff at this hostel were beyond some of the nicest we have encountered. So helpful anytime we asked for anything he was so helpful and smiley! The room itself had a wardrobe and chairs and the bed was big and...More

          Thank Lauren V
          Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

          Stayed for a couple of days, this is extremely close to CBD. The accommodation is really cheap for central Auckland and although run down, it is comfortable and clean. They do not offer parking onsite and on the street can be difficult, you typically have...More

          Thank Matt M
          Reviewed 1 March 2017

          i was there 2 times and always was clean, quiet and safe, the people in the reception is very friendly and helpful trying to give the best for you be confortable, the kitchen is very good for be a " budget hotel" and the location...More

          Thank Negrita O
          Reviewed 20 February 2017

          It wasn't until we arrived at Princeton Apartments that we realised why this apartment was soo cheap. We paid $59 a night and we found out this was for a good reason. The apartment was dirty and the floor we stayed on smelt like cabbage!...More

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          • Price range
          • USD 38 - USD 84 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Hotel class
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          • Kitchenette ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 32
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          • Also Known As
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