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Verandahs Backpackers Lodge

6 Hopetoun Street | Auckland Central, Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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Fresno, CA
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56 reviews 56 reviews
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5 of 5 stars NEW

I spent three nights at Verandahs in late February with my partner. It was the end of a long trip abroad. We had a room with a shared bath. Verandahs was so relaxing that we enjoyed simply hanging out. The view from our room and verandah was an excellent place to wind down in the evening with crackers, cheese and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

An old and very well cared victorian house, located in a very nice spot, very close to Queen street and street. The rooms are very clean and very quiet. The kitchen is very big and it has everything you might need to cook.

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very nice hostel! In an old house that is very well cared for. Real bed (no bunk) and a lot of space in the room. Big kitchen, butiful garden and loundge. For quiet people. Just a little bite outside the city center (20 minutes walk or 50c bus ride 5 minutes). Fair price for wi-fi. Loved my stay!

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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9 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

This is a well preserved victorian house. Our room with bath was one of the nicer ones we had in NZ. The common kitchen was well stocked and easy to use, even some spices. Easy bus to much of city, and next to nice park. We enjoyed wine on the balcony and breakfast on the lawn picnic table.

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Orangeville, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

We stayed here for our final four nights in New Zealand and were not disappointed. Really helpful and welcoming staff upon arrival who aswerved our many questions patiently and provided us with a good orientation. Our double room was spacious but we wished we had booked an ensuite as the washroom areas could have been a little cleaner and also... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

The place looks more like a pretty nice old fashion mansion, which was very original to us, also it is well maintained, located, and the staff is very friendly. Everything is clean. We had a double bed room and were very happy with it.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

I stayed here for two nights recently, one night I shared a 3 bed dorm and the second night I had a single room. I received a warm welcome on arrival and both rooms were really clean and fresh. I found the premises overall to be very clean and secure which was important to me as a solo traveller. My... More 

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Seattle
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61 reviews 61 reviews
17 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

Until this week, I hadn't stayed in a hostel since 1983. Therefore we chose an en suite room. Nice light, great hot water in the shower and a super convenient location. We'll be back through at the end of our trip, with no concerns at all. So, if you are eager to save $ but unsure if you have the... More 

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New Zealand
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11 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

It is rare to find good quality backpackers accommodation in the bigger Cities but Campbell (host) has been able to pull it off. The place is spotlessly clean and very comfortable. Campbell seems to have a good eye for what the traveller actually needs. The location of the Lodge could not be better being just 20 metres off Auckland's very... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

So far in 15 years of staying in backpackers, this has to best place I have stayed at. This was very little to complain about. The service from the owner was well above expectations. The phone charger was left in the room and he arranged for it to be posted to my parents. Every time he encountered guests he greeted... More 

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Address: 6 Hopetoun Street | Auckland Central, Auckland, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Auckland Region > Auckland
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 17
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