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Surf 'N' Snow Backpackers

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Room & Suite (31)
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  • Excellent4%
  • Very good9%
  • Average13%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible64%
18 Dec 2017
“I know it is a backpackers”
23 Mar 2017
“Not the best, I've stayed in worse.”
Breakfast included
Airport Transportation
Rooftop Bar
3 Star Hotel
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I just had the most disappointing customer services interaction I have ever experienced. Today I flew to Auckland with my daughters aged 7 and 8. I have had accommodation booked at Surf n Snow Backpackers in the CBD since December. My booking was for one...More

Thank Chris M
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

As the other people I will say that it's better to avoid this hostel if possible! It's definitely not clean, the kitchen is in the basement and the windows are opened to the garbage in the street behind. The kitchen is also way to small...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place was absolutely disgusting, the worst hostel I’ve ever stayed at, nothing in our private room had been cleaned at all. Skid marks in the toilet and toilet paper hairs everywhere. Brown smear marks all over the wall in the bathroom that the ‘cleaner’...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

THis is an emergency accomm.I`ve stayed here only because it was Saturday and all the other places in CBD were fully booked. Only if you are used/can tolerate various forms of filth and human arrogance will you be able to stay here. And if you...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have travelled a lot over the years, and saved money by staying in hostels, some fantastic, some just ok...but never in my life have I stayed in such a dirty, run down, rotten shack like this! Rotting and damp walls, unexplained brown or red...More

Thank Colin M
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New Zealand > North Island > Auckland > Auckland Central
Also Known As
Surf `n` Snow Backpackers Hotel Auckland Central
Surf 'N' Snow Backpackers Auckland, New Zealand
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"when checking in ask for the type of room,room with window for better air circulation.Use showers on..."
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"AVOID AT ALL COSTS. Awful place, don't stay here. Sleeping on the street would be nicer. 0/10"
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"if you do book with this disgusting hostel then ask for a room with a window at least."
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"easy access to stores and public transport"
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