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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 25 August 2016

The location is excellent just 2 min away from Queen st (main road in Auckland. Staff is very friendly and always keen to help. Bathroom is clean and new. And its not a dry hostel which means that you can buy your own alcohol and have there. its a good deal for backpackers because in Auckland one beer cost minimum...

Thank Larissa F
Hoi An, Vietnam
Reviewed 20 August 2016

TERRIBLE! When my partner and I first turned up, the staff were unhelpful and communication was difficult. When we got to our room it was hot, smelly and dirty. As you can see in the photo, the pillows were filthy as well as the shower. The room resembled a prison. No windows, poor lighting, half broken fan, grey walls and...

2Thank rachelcunningham234
Chittagong City, Bangladesh
Reviewed 12 August 2016

Budget hostel with satisfactory customer services and facilities. Very best located just next to the famous Sky Tower in the heart of Auckland CBD. Supermarkets, restaurants, takeaways, shopping malls, bus, train and ferry terminals are in the door steps. Bathrooms and kitchen are clean and tidy enough. Staffs are very friendly and helpful. A big group of long-term guests who...

Thank Shamimuddin75
Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for 2 nights after arriving in Auckland. The girls showers on one floor didn't have any hot water so had to go up/down a floor. Relatively clean bathrooms but rooms weren't that clean and there was a hole in our room which led to noisy floors below. You have to pay for wifi which costs a lot but...

Thank 31Destination
Bandung, Jawa Barat, Indonesia
Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

It's a basic hostel. You get what you pay. Warm enough to sleep in winter. Bathroom clean, kitchen a little bit messy I think but you can cook and at least make your own breakfast. Tips: you can buy your food, wines, etc in big supermarket just go to the left from the hostel. Thanks to the staff named Mohammad,...

Thank VeraAng
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 30 June 2016

Only stay here if you are desperate or read the wrong type of reviews like me! Staff do only what they need to do. You need to pay a cash bond for your key or leave them your passport. You can leave your luggage in a store room. There is a lift but its a key-code entry to get into...

Thank sycomp
Nouméa, null, New Caledonia
Reviewed 29 June 2016

Where should i start? The room are quite small, but for this price, don't complain, but, the thin mattress is just horrible, it's more like a beach mattress than a real bed. plus the bed sheets were dirty, sweet. Pillows, so thin that i had to put some clothes to make it bigger. Then, kitchen, in a basement. not very...

Thank Kalvin D
Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

I stayed here for 2 weeks and I had my private security box that was padlocked broken into and $1000 cash and my iPad stolen. Do not stay here unless you want to risk your belongings, even after taking security measures to prevent it. The staff were reluctant to help or be understanding and despite the theft, were unwilling to...

Thank Jazmine C
Wakayama Prefecture, Japan
Reviewed 19 April 2016

just stayed 3 nights first time, people staying this hostel were so nice and welcoming new traveler. didn't take much time to join them. after travel through NZ, i came back to here and still atmosphere is good. receptionists were also helpful. not super clean, but ok.

Thank nastylord
Reviewed 11 April 2016 via mobile

Cheap and kind of cheerful. Party place, centre of town but good,friendly vibe. I had a tiny one bed room, noisy and hot but didn't expect much for the money in the city centre. Very central. Watch out for prices at Wilson car park - costs a fortune. Street parking not too bad.

Thank Johanna S

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Address: Level 1, 102 Albert Street, Auckland, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Auckland Region > Auckland
Price Range: $22 - $80 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Surf 'N' Snow Backpackers 3*
Number of rooms: 50
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“Room 303: Great window, great view.”
 of 5 bubbles agnetestjernfelt, 31 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The best tip I can give, is don't stay here”
 of 5 bubbles NienkeNM, 30 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Check because some rooms have no windows or ventilation”
 of 5 bubbles T2509, 9 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Bring ear plugs”
 of 5 bubbles lil_squishy1, 4 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Some privet rooms do NOT have windows. So, be confirm before you book.”
 of 5 bubbles Shamimuddin75, 12 Aug 2016 | Read review
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