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Choice Backpackers Reviews

10 Wellesley St East, Auckland, New Zealand

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155 Total Reviews
  • 76%Value For Money
  • 67%Security
  • 93%Location
  • 85%Staff
  • 65%Atmosphere
  • 62%Cleanliness
  • 56%Facilities

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I only stayed for a few nights, the staff was amazingly friendly and helpful, the rooms were nice and clean and the beds were quite comfy. Bathrooms were pretty clean (not aparkling but clean in a hostel standard). Security was a bit of a problem, I don't remember being in a hostel in which I had to sleep with my laptop under my pillow because 2 of my roommates had stuff stolen from their beds/bags. There's a safe at the reception but it was a bit of a pain having to leave stuff there every tim


Hi, Whenever I stay in choice plaza. I enjoy a lot it is the place where I love to spend my quality time with my friends. And all the staff were very nice and specially Dennis and Yatin who are the receptionist in Choice plaza and, It is good to have a manager like Valeria in choice plaza she is the nicest lady I ever met.

  • 19th Jan 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • India
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)


Impressed by how often the staff cleaned the bathrooms. Even at midnight. Which unfortunately was necessary because many of the guests often left the bathrooms a mess. No respect for their fellow travelers. It would be nice if the hostel could provide paper towels for hand drying. There was soap at the common sink, but no towels. I understand protecting the environment, but the counter was always wet. The only bad thing was the bed. Very uncomfortable. Flipping the mattress didn't help.

  • 7th Dec 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Male, 41+
  • (1 review)

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