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Fat Cat Eco Backpackers

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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good13%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible10%
28 Aug 2017
“Eco hostel with a great community”
19 Feb 2017
“Wanderlust in real life”
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
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Reviewed 29 August 2017

We have to admit this won't be a place for everyone. The value is great, I think you won't find any cheaper places to stay in Auckland than here. The breakfast is included, you can sleep in a camper van or in the house. Keep...More

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Reviewed 20 February 2017

This was our first hostel in NZ, and not really what we were expecting. It's more of a community than a hostel, with lots of wwoofers and "volunteers" around. Everyone was very friendly, but it felt like the place was right out of the movie...More

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Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

I think reviews slamming this place are unfair. Location is superb, and handy for public transport. It is inexpensive, and it is what it is. There is a lot of the delusional "natural is good" fallacy in effect at the hostel; but most people -...More

Thank AlDaMo
Reviewed 10 August 2016

We stayed there for nearly 3 weeks, 1 1/2 weeks before our northland roadtrip and then 1 week before going back home and it was awesome! There is nothing more special than waking up underneath a rainbow (we stayed in the rainbow room, which has...More

Thank kirben97
Reviewed 27 July 2016

It's a half hour by train from the centre of Auckland but wurth it. They have tents dorms and private rooms. It's a WOOFERS place too. With bio chouers and toillets. Wifi. Breakfast and Diner included ( veghan) A bath outside what you can heet...More

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USD 8 - USD 38 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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USD 8 - USD 38 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Chels_c33
24 June 2016|
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Response from Kayleigh-Jayne T | Reviewed this property |
Erm I saw people who were there working for accommodation but I think it's via woofing as they had to sell vegetables in the day. Maybe email them?
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jemmii
1 December 2014|
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Response from Fat Cat T | Property representative |
Hi Jemma, thanks a lot for your message. Due to some changes in the management we are answering all messages in time now. We hope to see you another day though and wish you safe and happy travels. Fat Cat Community
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"Rainbow room has a rainbow in it which is pretty darn cool if you ask me! It has also a heater."
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"If you want to be away from the house get a tent room"
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"The rooms have garden view to the veggie gardens and the fire-place"
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"Nice for a break from city life, but understand that you're slightly removed from civilisation!"
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