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Base Auckland Central Backpackers

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed today NEW

We checked in and the reception was very nice and helpful. The room was decently sized, but the beds were uncomfortable as it took me quite a while to fall asleep. The loud city right outside the window at midnight was no help to the sleeping arrangements either.

Thank hoso41
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The best backpackers in Auckland! Right by Skycity, all the concert venues, the train station and ferries. Clean bathrooms and warm rooms. Had no issues at all in the 5 times I have stayed here. Great little bar on the Sixth floor too!

Thank Danny R
Dunedin, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great hostel to stay in! Central location, great bars attached, reception was very helpful in all situations. Rooms were clean, bathrooms were a little rough at times, but the showers were clean. Staff was so friendly!

Thank laurenob1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Once of the nicer hostels I've stayed in. I was a bit worried reading the reviews before about the cleanliness especially of the bathrooms but if there was anything wrong they have definitely sorted it out. Bathrooms were always really clean and my room was clean and spacious however the showers aren't great and it's hard to keep your things...

Thank Coppernel
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The rooms here were nice and clean, even had a nice view of the city in one of the rooms. Reception was nice as well and they give you a Towel and some toiletries when you check in! wow But it was not all fun and games, the showers were one of the worst i have experienced. There were dirty...

Thank WanderLady28
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had a great stay in Base Auckland the whole time I was there, Stacey from reception was so helpful. All the staff are great in the bars and reception! A recommended hostel!! Also a great way to meet people up in the bar on level 6!

Thank dalebrown93
Tokyo, Japan
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have stayed in several hostels in all different countries, and this hostel was one of the worsts hostel I ever stayed at. First, the room was not ready when I arrived (bed is still in a condition from previous person) and the staff showed unhappy face when I told him about it. He told me to wait as someone...

Thank mate92
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hostel is in a perfect central location, close to shops and bars. Whether you want to stay in dorm or private accommodation, there a number of rooms available. The hostel provides services like bank account assistance and also job search advice. They also put on lots of social events too. There is a large kitchen and food storage, laundry...

Thank LenLen10
Carlisle, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really good staff at this place, standard hostel but the staff are great especially Cam on the front desk very helpful and polite Has a good location as well very close to the city and a social environment, level 6 sunshine bar

Thank jcl123456789
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Staff are all very friendly and helpful, especially Remy and Cam, who kept me company at the bar when I didn't know anyone. Beds are comfy and good value for money. Very welcoming at check in, and they help you find work and set up a bank account etc.

Thank ShaunathonCreek

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Award-winning Base Backpacker Auckland is located in the heart of Auckland city, less than 5 minutes walk to everywhere. We have fun working here so we know you'll have fun staying in our hostel. Former ACB, Base Auckland hostel is located in the heart of the city - central to shops, cafes, museums, Sky tower and only a few minutes walk to train, bus and ferry terminals and Vector Arena. The airport bus (Airbus) stops right outside our door! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Base Auckland Central Backpackers

Address: 229 Queen St | Cnr Queen St. & Darby, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Auckland Region > Auckland
Price Range: $29 - $111 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Base Auckland Central Backpackers 3.5*
Number of rooms: 460
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“4 person dorm room was the perfect size/people ratio.”
laurenob1, 21 Apr 2017 | Read review
“there is a bar that works until 9pm at 6 floor.”
N3908XO_, 9 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Pack ear plugs and a mini fan; can't open windows so it gets hot. 7th floor rooms are quiet.”
, 9 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Expect weekends to be noisy and you get what you pay for.”
fuzzyslowmo, 30 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Rooms are not insulated so you hear everything..”
, 27 Mar 2017 | Read review
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