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Base Auckland Central Backpackers

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Upper Hutt, New Zealand
Reviewed yesterday NEW

I've stayed on the 5th floor back in January 2016 and it was peaceful. I had a private room facing the office next door. I didn't hear noises in my room at all. The kitchen was alright since there were sufficient kitchen utilities and space to eat. However, the negative side was: the toilets and showers were a bit filthy...

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

This was in an ensuite room, arrived late after flight to find 2 bed bugs on the underside of the pillow, staff then gave money to property manager so I could wash and dry all my belongings which they instructed happen, moved rooms but only made my way to it at 4am to sleep after laundry completion. Staff implied I...

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Corby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

The showers were dirty. A fight broke out while I was here, making it a bit disruptful. The staff were helpful and polite. And helped me to move my travels on further in the island. I wouldn't stay here again.

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

I stayed on the 6th floor of the hostel, I think I must have been lucky as my room had windows! When I arrived the maid came and changed my bedding so I knew it was fresh. The toilets were not the cleanest, and the showers were a bit grotty, but it was cheap and did me over for one...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This Base is huge and very central, so for me it was easy to get to from the airport. When checking in the guy at reception was really friendly and helpful (think his name was Remi or something like that) He even changed my room so I could be in the same room as my cousin. The Bedroom was an...

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The hostel is huge! It's decent for a Base, biggest issue are the bathrooms. Unisex is a problem for my girlfriend, she had a man staring at her when she got out the shower for example. And they're grimy and grim. The hostel manager is a cool guy, so don't want to get him in too much trouble but the...

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Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having arrived after 9pm, there was no trouble checking in, ie fast. We stayed on the second floor private room that was far from the chaos that was the sixth floor bar. We also got free toiletries and towel, so that was a bonus. Mattress should've been replaced years ago, you could feel every single spring. Having said that, we...

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Belfast
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

1 - Lifts take forever 2 - Showers should be condemned as they are not fit for human use 3 - Toilets not cleaned - I had to wear shoes at all times they were that bad 4 - Payable Wifi 5 - Dirty stains on the mattress 6 - Noisy beds every time the man above me moved it...

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked 2 months in advance with STA for a double room for 10 nights. Arrived in Auckland 7am, told we couldn't check in until 2 pm, frustrating but fine. Check in time, queued for half an hour (hostel is extremely under staffed) to be told they couldn't find our booking and our room had been sold, and the hostel was...

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Dunedin, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I'm not that young and the place was crawling with young backpackers! I had a room with an ensuite so did not see the rest of the facilities but it was a bit tired (my expectations of a hostel are not high but some aspects could be better) and it was not that clean. I think as a Middle Aged...

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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: $27 - $95 (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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“"Private rooms are the best if you want peace at night"”
 of 5 bubbles EdmundLiew, 7 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Preferably somewhere else if you want a good room.”
 of 5 bubbles chasann, 11 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Avoid all together”
 of 5 bubbles 577alice13, 5 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Tenth floor has nice view”
 of 5 bubbles , 19 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The double rooms are like pretty good hotel rooms”
 of 5 bubbles 648hendrikg, 28 Sep 2016 | Read review
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