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Verandahs Backpackers Lodge

6 Hopetoun Street | Auckland Central, Auckland, New Zealand
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Houston, Texas
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90 reviews 90 reviews
30 hotel reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As with any hostel, a lot of the experience will vary depending on other guests, but the hostel facilities themselves are average to above-average. PROs: + Good accommodation of late check-in (they leave a key in a lock box and send you the code) + filtered water tap in the kitchen + boiling water dispenser + adequate food labels &... More

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Petoskey, Michigan
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a neat backpacking lodge! My husband and I had a small private room during our last nights in New Zealand and loved it...the historic charm of the building, the old-fashioned, pillared porches where you could enjoy a cup of tea as the sun went down over Auckland, the convenient kitchen area, a big green backyard, the adjacency of some... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

I stayed here in a three bedroom dorm for 17 nights. I wanted somewhere quiet because I was studying, and this place was perfect! Lovely location, really close to the city and cafes. The staff were excellent!! so nice and helpful. The kitchen was incredible, heaps more facilities then what I have encountered at other backpackers- people were cooking roasts,... More

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Clyde, New Zealand
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84 reviews 84 reviews
12 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Booked two nights separately. As I booked through the bbh site, which I am a member, I was upgraded from a multiple bunk dorm room to a four bed one, which was nice. First night in a three bed dorm with two smelly guys and the the next night in a four bed dorm with others I didn't actually see... More

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Monte Vista, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

We stayed at Verandahs lodge for all of the nights in Auckland. It is located on the edge of a beautiful park near Ponsonby road, which has lots of restaurants, bars, and clubs. The owner and staff were very helpful and the rooms were great. The hostel is in two beautifully remodeled older homes. We were a little concerned that... More

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Stuttgart, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

The best hostel I ever stayed in! Been there twice, in March and April 2014. First of all, the whole hostel is clean, tidy and furnished more like someone's home rather than a hostel. The beds are supersize, compared to any other hostel as are the showers/toilets. The manager(s) are very helpful and friendly and even gave us a tour... More

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Klang, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

My friends and I checked in Verandahs just before sunset. I didn't manage to explore the surrounding of the lodge but the kitchen at lower ground floor. The kitchen is well-maintained and equipped most appliances you may need. The best kitchen i ever entered for my Kiwi trip. The room was neat and there was a fireplace in the room,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

The owner let us check in late, check out early, change our reservation last minute, and store out luggage. Basically he was really good about putting up with us. It was clean and warm and well maintained. It was also quite close to the main downtown area which was nice and convenient as well. I loved it!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

We only stayed here for one night and got in after reception closed. We were promised a room together for the 4 of us and they divided us up between 2 rooms (1-4 person, 1-2 person) with other travelers. When we called to sort out the problem, the gentleman was not helpful. However, it worked out and they refunded half... More

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austrailia
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19 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Like everyone else this Place is One of the Best I have Stayed in The cleanliness of this Hostel and the amount of people who use these facilities is 10 out of 10 I had My own room double with ensuite on the first floor was emaculant upon arrival My first Impression is always my way of have I choose... More

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Address: 6 Hopetoun Street | Auckland Central, Auckland, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Auckland Region > Auckland
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