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This hostel was perfectly adequate for our last couple of nights in Auckland. Not great for travellers wanting to meet people as it was quite large and the communal areas were not very atmospheric. Reception staff were helpful and informative enough. Location is a bit of an up hill walk out of town, not too far away but would probably stay a bit more central in future.
Arrived to find out we'd been upgraded at no extra cost. The hostel was pretty full which was the reason for this. Definitely helped my first impression of the place. It was clean, tidy and the beds were comfy. Kitchen was great and had a good selection of social areas. Would definitely stay there again.
Pros: location, staff, cleanliness, kitchen space is huge [never saw a so big kitchen in a hostel], lots of fridges to keep the food&bev, free time deals Bad points: absolutely NO security in the room [if you finish in a room with a wrong person it's over], only two plugs which were placed near a bed that was not mine so it was annoying to disturb a stranger in the darkness to charge the phone while he was spleeping. My room door lock was working badly, doors always slamming loudly everywhere
Really great place to stay! The free Wifi works, which is simply amazing... In most of the hostels in Auckland, the fact to get access to free Wifi doesn't mean that it works. The staff was also really friendly. AND everything was clean! Awesome!
Great friendly staff, nice and comfortable beds. The sun deck and TV room were very pleasant. Not the cleanest kitchen and there never was enough small pans or tea towels. I saw complaints about the heating in the rooms, this problem was definitely fixed, my bedroom was always nice and warm. The biggest problem was the way uphill to reach the hostel.
The hostel was really nice and clean, a little bit to quiet, I mean for socializing wasn't the best one anyway is very close to the city centre and he staff was friendly and helpful.The only things is that I stayed during the winter time and Auckland it's pretty cold, there's no heaters in the room, please put heaters in the rooms, seriously! Anyway apart from that I will recommend this hostel to others peoples Cheers
- Novice Nomad
- Male, 18-24
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