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K Road City Travellers Reviews

146 Karangahape road, Auckland City, Auckland, New Zealand

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81%

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416 Total Reviews
  • 82%Value For Money
  • 86%Security
  • 85%Location
  • 84%Staff
  • 73%Atmosphere
  • 78%Cleanliness
  • 81%Facilities

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74%

It was great for one night. The wifi is great, and the computers are a good asset too. The bathrooms and rooms are clean but the kitchen is a bit gross. Not much of a kitchen either. Staff are efficient and willing to answer questions about buses etc. My one thought about the rooms would be it would be good if they provided some storage for things, like shelves and hooks and things. Otherwise everything is on the ground.


77%

The hostel is well located (25 mins walk from the ferry and 5 mins walk from the main street: Queen st). Unlimited free WiFi and free breakfast including bread, jam, butter, ham, tea and coffee. I was in a 3 beds room big enough to store everyone's suitcases but a bit noisy as facing the main street. The room and toilet are not very well cleaned. Carpet not hoovered on a daily basis and toilet bins always full. No bed lights. Very small kitchen with only an electric cooker available.


89%

I had a 4 bed dorm for myself but out of the window was a huge air condition or fan or anything and that was so loud even when I closed the window! And the button for the light was outside the door, but ok that was not really a problem Everything was clean

  • 5th Feb 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Germany
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


74%

Everything was fine, no particular complaints, mostly clean, and chilled, good bathrooms. Could do maybe with a fan in the bedroom, pretty toasty in mid-summer. There are 2 kitchens but the layout means that there isn't enough space for one person to cook and another to wash up so making dinner may be a slow process. The free breakfast was bread and spreads mostly. Maybe not a place you want to relax in too much but it's well located for getting out and about. Cheap longer term rates too.


80%

I enjoyed my stay and will definitely come back. The room and bathrooms were clean, however the kitchen upstairs was very dirty and there were no plates to put my piece of toast on.

  • 23rd Jan 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Germany
  • Female, 41+
  • (1 review)


100%

Great stay, very friendly & helpful!


86%

Very good hostel regarding the price ; calm, clean and very well located. Better for backpackers who are working and would like to stay longer.


74%

Cooking area could be bigger and in better condition (its just one dirty unit with 2 hot plates where one falls apart and is very unsafe). We were told that the empty, broken fridge is there for over 9 month. The shower has lots of mold.


80%

Free toast and WiFi, clean facilities, but a strange smell, poor ventilation.


86%

Good hostel with free unlimited wifi that is really quick! Stayed here both times I was in Auckland. Recommend it!


83%

Spent 2 nights in the hostel, rooms where good and clean. Bathrooms where really nice and so was the internet. Kitchen upstairs is small and no good to do kooking. Common area is also a bit small but if the weather is good they have a nice terrace.


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86%

This is a good accommodation. The only things I can find missing, which is so minor is that it does not provide free parking.


89%

Overall great stay! Room was a bit cold, glad I had brought my own blanket. Noisy busy street but to be expected downtown.


86%

Friendly staff. Small, Clean and quiet hostel. Free wifi and internet access , Free breakfast... Would totally go again next Time i stop un Auckland , and totally recommand this place .


100%

it was really a nice place to stay: located in city area, 2 minutes walking to air bus stop, clean and quiet environment, free breakfast and wifi, and staffs there are really ready to help and always are friendly. i already recommend it to my friend.


100%

it was wicked

  • 3rd Aug 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • New Zealand
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


69%

The wi-fi at this hotel is not compatible with a lot of laptops... including mine. If you have Windows XP on your laptop, beware! you'll be using the hostel computers (which have no privacy and are sort of dirty) instead of your own.


74%

This is a really great place to explore Auckland from its just a short walk to Ponsonby and you cross the road to Queens Street. The airport bus also drops you about a minute from the hostel and picks up at the top of the street basically. Only draw back is that there are a few crazies lurking on K Road after dark but as long as your aware its fine :)


63%

In a word, 'meh.' Decent location up on K Road, but place just seems very small and crowded, everything is quite tight, slightly dirty. Can't turn the corner without running into someone. The facilities are pretty poor to be honest. Staff was friendly.


57%

Family run business with staff that could barely speak english and were not very helpful with tours and sightseeing. The 1st floor toilets don't have any windows and the lockers in the room were too small. The free internet and breakfast were poor and the kitchen is ridiculously small.. No 24h reception also.

Owner Comment (Hide)
Hi Pedro, thank you for your comment, but I remember that I have had a hard time communicating with you in English as it is my first language,sights have been recommended, also with tour companies, also I'm pretty sure that we are not the only hostel that does not have 24 hour reception, but things are well arranged. your reservation on your last day was not cancelled, which should have been charged, but we have not done so and allowed a free of charge late cancellation. thanks for your stay.

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