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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 17 February 2015 via mobile

My review is short and sweet. Even though you may be a New Zealand resident/citizen with a New Zealand issued legal document (drivers licence and/or 18+ card) you are not welcome at this hostel without your passport. I prepaid online and stood speechless at reception when the passive receptionist broke the bizarre news. I demanded a refund and had to...

1Thank SeanAU13
Reviewed 12 February 2015

Great location just off Queen street. Easy access for the airport bus stop. Building is slightly older but had everything you'd need for a backpackers. Free WiFi. Staff are great! Real friendly & welcoming! Home from home!

1Thank Keshia J
Chambourcy, France
Reviewed 10 February 2015

As a backpacker going to a backpacker's accomodation, I look for: 4 walls, a roof, a matress, decent common areas but most of all nice people. Because the good times you will have only depends on people you will spend it with (and that's the reason why I didn't stay at Base hostel which is nothing more than what I...

2Thank MzelleErickaH
New Plymouth, New Zealand
Reviewed 8 February 2015

Great location and the showers were decent (these are the only good things). If its hot and you need the window open your'e in for a Very noisy sleep due to the bar downstairs and the street sweepers that start at 5:00am. The staff were generally pretty friendly except on Sunday evening at 5.30pm when we went for a drink...

1Thank BradwX
Reviewed 2 February 2015

I was working in Auckland for around 6 months and stayed here for the Intire time, the staff were really friendly, rooms were clean, there was always and good atmosphere in the hostel and its in a great location. I would definitely recommend this to stay while while you are in Auckland it was one if the best places I...

1Thank Rickstarrr
Caboolture, Australia
Reviewed 29 January 2015

I had no money, knew nobody and never stayed in a hostel before. Not only did they go out of their way to help me get me back on my feet they also left with unforgettable memories of that place. I become really ill over the xmas period and the hostel staff helped so much and helped me not feel...

2Thank Pahrnia P
Reviewed 26 January 2015 via mobile

I spent 3 nights in this place, for convenience. I didn't have a serviceable credit card and the price was within my budget, though certainly not what I would call value for money. Other nearby establishments offer one's own bathroom for less than the $85/night I paid. I booked a 4th night and was told by a large, native woman...

2Thank Delphoene
Bristol, UK
Reviewed 22 January 2015

Standard cheap hostel - no frills and maybe in need of a bit of a dust in places. Double room was a decent size with big windows but as it is right in the heart of the town centre you couldn't have it open for any length of time due to the noise. There a few flights of stairs to...

Thank Samhain
Frome, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 January 2015

bit of a dump really, communal areas are poor, place feels a little run down. rooms are basic, kitchen to small for the size of the hostel. overall very dated, could do with a makeover. location is great tho.

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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 18 December 2014

I changed to this hostel after staying at another in the CBD. I was missing the traveller vibe, and was hoping to find it here. The staff was...there. Checked me in, gave my key, and that was about it. I've noticed this service in hostel in NZ, and am not sure why. I worked at a hostel in the UK...

1Thank Kylie1013

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Queen Street Backpackers is considered one of the friendliest Backpackers Hostels in the heart of Auckland City. With a huge reception area which also houses our TV lounge, Longboard Bar, Pool Tables and reading area, your first impression will be one of both warmth and friendliness. Our Auckland Backpackers Hostel accommodation is only a short walk to the cities major supermarket, train, bus stations, ferry terminals, across the road from the Airbus Express stop and is on the front door step of Auckland's main street. Whether you're travelling alone, with your partner a friend or with a group of friends, our Auckland Backpackers can accommodate all your needs. Recent upgrade of the Wifi means guests have the option of using FREE 5ghz wifi within the hostel. We've also recently upgrade rooms to premium dorms which have privacy curtains, double plus, under bed storage and lockers for each bed. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Queen Street Backpackers

Address: 4 Fort Street, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Auckland Region > Auckland
Price Range: $24 - $79 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 48
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Queen Street Backpackers Hotel Auckland Central
Queen Street Backpackers Auckland, New Zealand
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  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Rooms at the front of the hostel are directly above the very noisy sports bar”
 of 5 bubbles devangi108, 17 Mar 2017 | Read review
“check out the single rooms if you can afford it.”
 of 5 bubbles silviaeaston, 4 Mar 2017 | Read review
“See if they have an inside room without outside windows.”
  • Our double room, had 2 windows, sink, chair and closet.
 of 5 bubbles V9900TLsusans, 26 Dec 2016 | Read review
“check your room before!”
 of 5 bubbles Carla_M86, 24 Jul 2016 | Read review
“If you want to have access to a sink, get a double room.”
 of 5 bubbles ManonNZ, 15 Jun 2016 | Read review
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