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    Base Auckland Central Backpackers

    229 Queen St | Cnr Queen St. & Darby, Auckland Central, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
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    Overview
    • Excellent11%
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    6 days ago
    “Private room -you have better options”
    2 weeks ago
    “It just needs some love”
    Wifi
    Breakfast Buffet
    Non-Smoking Hotel
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    Multilingual Staff
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    3.5 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 25 November 2016

    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...More

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    Reviewed 20 November 2016 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...More

    Thank AntarcticChick
    Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

    Quite disgusting and dirty hostel! Would not recommend to anyone. It would really need a large renovation! Worst shower ever. But the kitchen is the worst about this hostel. Feels disgusting to eat there when it's so dirty and smells awful! It's probably cleaner at...More

    1  Thank Nina H
    Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

    The state of this accommodation is awful. I can honestly say it's the first time that I've felt less clean coming out of the showers than when I went in! There's constant stains, hairs, smudges and even toothpaste spit all over the sinks and I...More

    1  Thank Slt1234
    Reviewed 15 November 2016

    Have been to a lot of hostels all over the world and generally love being in such places but this was one of the worst and one of the more expensive at the same time. Generally auckland seems to be a bad place for accomodation,...More

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    Sofitel Auckland Viaduct Harbour
    2,911 reviews
    #3 of 66 hotels in Auckland Central
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    0.2 km
     
    CityLife Auckland
    1,284 reviews
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    0.2 km
     
    Hilton Auckland
    2,366 reviews
    #5 of 66 hotels in Auckland Central
    1.1 km
     
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    • Bar/Lounge
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Self-Serve Laundry
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    • Bar/Lounge
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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    • US$21 - US$72 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 460
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