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3 Mercury Lane, Auckland Central ., New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Sarzana, Italy
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

I have been here 2 times, It's a nice and tidy hostel! For: The hostel is clean and tidy. There is an elevator and that is really good if you have heavy luggages or a lot of stuff. You can go inside the hostel just if you are a guest (you have to use your key) otherwise you Have to... More

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Sundsvall
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35 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

This hostel is clean, in the city and quite modern. (The staff are a bit rude though) But honestly, you get depressed of this place and it's way overpriced. The kitchen is ok but all over the place (including the kitchen) are lots of angry notes like 'Don't touch the food, buy your own!!!' and so on. All the other... More

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Auckland Central, New Zealand
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14 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

Recently I was visiting my girlfriend in Auckland and we wanted to stay together in a private room while I was there to avoid giving up privacy in a dorm room – after a small research on the net, BK Hostel was our accommodation of choice. We didn’t really know what to expect as the TripAdvisor reviews I read were... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2013

This is definitely a comfortable hostel with a budget price that you can find in the city center area. Most importantly it is a cleaned and safe hostel to stay. Additionally it is closed to all city amenities like universities, public library, super markets and the bus stop. It has dormitory that only share with 4 people in a room... More

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Auckland Central, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2013

My friend n i stayed here from Feb 2012 to Jan 2013! This place definitely is one of my favourite hostels in New Zealand!! The staff were very nice n friendly! The rooms r clean n tidy , The kitchen is open 24 hrs.the location is perfect near the bus stop , asian market n restaurants! There is a tv... More

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London, United Kingdom
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11 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2013

This is a comfortable hostel though feels a little impersonal, perhaps because the reception staff are hidden inside a "cabin". The rooms are clean and it has a wardrobe and desk, which is a nice touch. The kitchen seemed OK and the showers also. You need to leave a 20NZD key deposit, which is refundable when you check out but... More

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2012 via mobile

All in all a very pleasant and comfortable stay combine with great location to make this excellent value for money. The communal spaces, including a great lounge, gives this place a surprisingly homely feel, considering the central location building. I stayed for 3 nights and would definitely go back.

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Helsinki, Finland
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12 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2012 via mobile

Stayed in this hostel for two nights. The location is ok. Could be better but if you don't mind walking, the city is in your reach. The hostel is a bit worn down but ok, the staff are helpful and nice and prepared to keep the office open if you're arriving late. The kitchen is (as they attend to be)... More

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los angeles
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2011

Stayed here for two weeks and began filling itchy at night One night I noticed two bed bugs I complained to the owners and they said they wanted to see proof. "be a man catch them and show me" I was a little disgusted with how they treated this. wasn't making any of this up the hostel is otherwise clean... More

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Euntaek Y, Owner at BK Hostel, responded to this review

We have not had, nor do we currently have, bed bugs in BK Hostel. We periodically perform preventative pest control in every room and clean the common areas daily. Our friendly staff is always willing to help should any guest have a problem during the stay. More

Dublin, Ireland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2011

I stayed in this hostel in the New Zealand summer of last year.What a wonderful place to stay!The location is absolutely perfect-so central to all the amenities of Auckland city,like restaurants,cafes,shops etc!The hostel itself is immaculately clean,something which I value highly wherever I stay.They have kitchens and a large lounge where u can view some of their many dvds etc.The... More

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Also Known As:
BK Hostel Auckland, New Zealand
Address: 3 Mercury Lane, Auckland Central ., New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Auckland Region > Auckland Central
Hotel Style:
Ranked #28 of 70 Specialty lodging in Auckland Central
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Welcome to BK Hostel!Located in the centre of Auckland, major sights like Queen Street, the Aotea Square, the Civic Theatre, many parks and gardens and the Waterfront are only a few minutes walk away. Having cafes, bars, restaurants, post shops and banks close by daily jobs can easily be done from here.Rebuilt in 2003, our hostel offers a total of 49 rooms with most of them having large windows. Whether you are a backpacker looking for a budget dorm bed or prefer a bit more privacy in a single room we can find the right thing for you. We also offer weekly rates for those who want to experience Auckland for longer than just a few days. All our beds are freshly made providing linen, sheets, a duvet and a pillow as well as good quality mattresses for our single and queen-size beds. Every room is regularly cleaned and equipped with closets. With the exception of the dorm rooms all our rooms are also equipped with a desk and a chair making your stay as convenient as possible. The two kitchens are spacious and clean and equipped with everything to store, cook and enjoy your food. Both of them provide a separate tap for filtered water as well as an unlimited access to hot water. Our bathrooms provide separate, clean, self-contained shower cabins and toilets. If you do not feel like getting into Auckland’s nightlife make yourself comfortable in our spacious lounge. You can watch TV or a movie out of our DVD library or have a game of pool with your mates.Other features of our facility are:* Very safe (Fire safety & High tech security camera approved)* Friendly helpful staff* Coin operated laundry* Luggage storage (short & long term storage available) – bikes, bags,surfboard…* Towels, iron, hair dryer, fans, scale, adaptor etc available for hire.* Internet/Wi-Fi available* Pay phone* 24 hour access with a card key provided* Visa, Master Card, Eftpos available* Link bus route* Airport transport on arrangement or from the close by bus stop of the AirBus ExpressEnjoy your stay in Auckland! :) ... more   less 
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