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The Station Backpackers Reviews

Level 5, 131 Beach Road, Auckland city, Auckland, New Zealand

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131 Total Reviews
  • 72%Value For Money
  • 79%Security
  • 77%Location
  • 78%Staff
  • 68%Atmosphere
  • 73%Cleanliness
  • 71%Facilities

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Good place to go for the price. There are closer hostels than it for the price but the staff makes up for it. Only thing i hated was that it is unusually loud even for a backpackers and it is encouraged by the addition of free drinks on a certain day and the participation of a pub crawl on another. Quiet seekers beware. Everyone else, go for this place. THE WIFI IS PAINFULLY SLOW.

  • 14th Feb 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Couple, 18-24
  • (1 review)


Room was very small, half of the lockers were broken. Lockers with PIN are noisy (beeping sound), not very convenient if people are sleeping. Internet is free but awfully slow.


If you are a backpacker travelling around NZ you'll find it quite clean and with a good atmosphere.


Nice and clean hostel for little money, a short walk from the city center, friendly staff, new and clean facilities, (paid) parking in front of the hostel


Very clean and cosy hostel. Friendly and helpful staff I really enjoyed my stay there! I would come back!

  • 20th Jan 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Germany
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


I'll recomanded it!


Meh. Not really worth the money...compared to Nomads the location sucks for the money you pay. Atmosphere wasn't fun...felt awkward...clean and quiet but just weird. Staff were awkward. If you're going to pay their prices it's way better and more fun to stay at Nomads.


I really enjoyed my stay here. The staff let us check in early and the room was a nice size with ensuite. Overall everything was clean and the cafe upstairs is good. They have TVs in the private rooms as well as a table, fridge and kettle with drink making facilities. Just slightly out of the cbd but doesn't take long to walk anywhere. It seems very secure because you need a card to get in the front door at all times. Would stay again!


They have some live ins that make lots of noise at night and don't clean up after themselves in the kitchen and common area. They were taking action to solve this when we were there. Other than that this is a good hostel to stay at. Near the city, near supermarket, wifi works well outside of peak times. Kitchen is well equipped and is clean after cleaners have been in.

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