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Overview
38 Fort Street, Auckland Central, Auckland 1010 New Zealand See on map
AMENITIES
Wifi
Non-Smoking Hotel
Bar/Lounge
Kitchenette
Housekeeping
Self-Serve Laundry
Free Parking
2 Star accommodation
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Reviewed August 1, 2018 via mobile

As a first time Backpacker I was hesitant. The place was very tired but the room was clean and the bed comfortable. The drinks from the bar were cheap :) as we stayed on friday night it was a little noisy from the bar below...More

Thank Mialk21
Reviewed July 21, 2018 via mobile

The hostel was dirty, the corridors smell like rotten eggs, the kitchen next to the room was dirty and messy. Impossible to make even a cuo of tea there. The lift didn't work, the bathrooms were dirty and one of the toilets wasn't even working...More

Thank Carolina F
Reviewed April 24, 2018 via mobile

We chose this Hostel as it was the cheapest in Auckland when we were booking so we had low expectations. The 4 bed female dorms are small but ok. Having small kitchens in each 'apartment' works well and means that you aren't battling for cooking...More

Thank Victoria G
Reviewed April 10, 2018 via mobile

The hostel is very worn down, the facilities are quite bad and the free dinner is junk food. The kitchen doesn't have a functioning stove and the Wi-Fi is quite unstable. The location is good, though, and staff is nice.

Thank BenHa97
Reviewed April 1, 2018

We booked a triple room & loved being on the 6th floor with a large airy room and city views. Quiet and Clean, lovely staff, great food- we could have had the free snack but we chose the $3 & $5 meals and it was...More

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Description
The Fat Camel Hostel is perfectly located in the heart of Auckland Downtown and is near to the Skytower and Viaduct Harbour. We have apartment style accommodation with shared dorm rooms, private rooms and even a ...More female only apartment. Security Swipe Card access 24 hours with a 24 hour reception desk and internet access. A free snack size meal is provided every night you stay with free activities in the bar and excellent drinks specials. Come and be a part of the Fatty Family! Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Bar/Lounge
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Self-Serve Laundry
Beachfront
Restaurant
Spa
Breakfast included
Pool
Room Service
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
48
Price range
US$11 - US$55 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Nomads Fat Camel Hotel Auckland Central
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Fat Camel Hostel Auckland, New Zealand
Location
New Zealand > North Island > Auckland > Auckland Central
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
48
Price range
US$11 - US$55 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Nomads Fat Camel Hotel Auckland Central
,
Fat Camel Hostel Auckland, New Zealand
Location
New Zealand > North Island > Auckland > Auckland Central
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Traveller (27)
Room & Suite (7)
Dining (3)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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"don't book there, as simple as that"
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"lower floor rooms have better shower pressure"
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"I stayed in a female dorm and the whole part of the floor was only for women."
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"Not Level 2."
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