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BK Hostel

3 Mercury Lane, Auckland ., New Zealand
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Hamilton, New Zealand
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

We stayed for a short time in the hostel, as we soon found a van to live in, but it was definitely a very nice stay. There is a clean kitchen with lots of kitchen materials. The location is ideal to explore the city and there are many nice (more alternative) coffee and lunch places in the neighbourhood. But what... More 

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

Hi Philiri, We are very happy to hear you enjoyed your stay at our hostel, and we hope to see you again some time in the future. Have a great trip in beautiful New Zealand! Warm regards, Reception, BK hostel More 

Marseille, France
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

If you want a place to only sleep it s a good one, only 155 for a dorm it s not too expensive. Now if you want to wash and dry your clothes you got to count 12$ more every time. If you want to cook just forget about it the kitchen is way too small and not furnished. Internet... More 

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

Hi B. Loic We are very sorry to hear you left with such negative final feelings about your stay at our hostel. If one of the key cards is damaged, we mark the card with a colored pen. Since your card was not marked when you returned it after staying with us as a long term guest, we had to... More 

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Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
8 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

After living in an 8 bed dorm in Base for a while I fancied a bit of a quiter week or so. Found this place on here and it seemed okay. It's not the most social hostel but a nice tv room was a decent place to relax and unwind for a bit. I got a private room to myself... More 

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Euntaek Y, General Manager at BK Hostel, responded to this review

Hi solo traveler :) Thank you for your review. We are very pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay in one of the private rooms of our hostel. We hope to welcome you again someday! Warm regards, Bk hostel team More 

1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

I was living for 8 weeks in this hostal and the ticks are common in some rooms, even when it´s raining there are leaks from the roof and you can get wet all your stuffs ( I saved a video and they didn´t do anything about the leak and we were in winter )

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Euntaek Y, Duty manager at BK Hostel, responded to this review

Hi Nacho, sorry to hear about this. When did you stay at the BK hostel? We haven't heard anything about leaking problems. Also, we can not find your booking (October-November). Are you sure you stayed with us? Please, let us know! Thanks in advance. Cheers, BK hostel More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

My partner and myself stayed there for almost 2 months. We had to share a twin room, as no long term price is available on double bed rooms! The location is ok, but be ready to be waking up by police and emergency, as well as night life! Showers and toilets are in the same bathroom, and always pretty dirty!... More 

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

We are really sorry to hear that you were not happy while staying with us. The cameras and rules are in place for the security and safety of everyone in the hostel and if the rules are respected then there is surely no need to worry about them. We do wonder though, why you stayed for two months in a... More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

excellent location best you can get in Auckland city centre wifi prices okay but speed is poor in room compared to the competition, is it is over priced and toilet on 3rd floor is badly maintained and does not even have a small carpark single room with window is 49 dollars a day but I paid 46 a day that... More 

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Sarzana, Italy
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32 reviews 32 reviews
12 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 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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72 reviews 72 reviews
35 hotel reviews
60 helpful votes 60 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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Rotorua, New Zealand
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19 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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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