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Attic Backpackers

31 Wellesley St, Auckland 1010, New Zealand (Formerly Topfloor Backpackers)
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I stayed for two nights in a triple shared room with single beds. What I like about the hostel: - Great location - to/from airport and about the city with Sky Tower just a mere two minutes walk. - The comfortable bean bags that lay about the common area - Once I sank into one, it was hard to get... More

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Ossie
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46 reviews 46 reviews
33 hotel reviews
100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Can’t say enough about this small hostel. It seemed more like a hotel with warm, cheerful reception staff and many nooks and crannies to hang out in. Even has a “Chill Out” room for some quiet time along with a TV room, a comfortable home away from home. On arrival I was taken on a tour of the place and... More

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PonsonbyBackpackers1, Manager at Attic Backpackers, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your wonderful feedback! It's so fantastic to hear that you had such a pleasant and enjoyable stay at The Attic. We are very happy to hear that found our staff to be friendly and helpful and were given some good old fashioned hospitality, this is something we pride ourselves on. We are also extremely pleased to... More

Auckland
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place may be nice in the summer. Don't stay here in the winter. There isn't any heat. The rooms are freezing even with a blanket. I had to move to a different hostel. The temperatures were miserable.

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PonsonbyBackpackers1, Manager at Attic Backpackers, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to leave your feedback. Unfortunately central heating does not exist in NZ, so this is something you will experience across the country. We do have panel heaters in our common rooms/areas which heat the spaces up nicely and we offer guests extra blankets which are usually sufficient. In fairness, the last week has been some... More

Wellington, New Zealand
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've had friends who stayed at this hostel before and enjoyed it so i booked my boyfriend and myself here for three nights. They don't have a double room just a twin room. The hostel itself is nice, kind of eclectic as you have to take an old fashioned elevator to the reach the hostel part of the building. It's... More

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PonsonbyBackpackers1, Manager at Attic Backpackers, responded to this review

Hi There, We appreciate you taking the time to leave your feedback. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed so many aspects of our hostel such as the awesome kitchen and deck, friendly staff and fantastic location we are situated in. We are disappointed to hear however that you did not have good luck with our showers, we did... More

Mount Maunganui, New Zealand
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47 reviews 47 reviews
18 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I arrived here in the early morning hours due to an early arrival flight from the airport. Upon arrival I was supposed to have the key to my room ready since I had booked the room the night before but it wasn't there so I had to call someone to help me out at reception. Not really the best start... More

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PonsonbyBackpackers1, Manager at Attic Backpackers, responded to this review

Hi there! Thanks for taking the time to leave your feedback. We are really pleased to hear that you had a near-perfect stay with us, though we do strive for perfection ;-) Sorry to hear that their was a mistake made early on in your stay and your key was not left out. Rest assured that this very, very rarely... More

Adelaide, Australia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This really is one of the best hostels around New Zealand, probably the best in Auckland. It's the simple things like being shown not only to your room but also around the hostel so you know where to find the bathroom, the kitchen, the laundry and the TV lounge. The staff on the desk were very friendly and helpful too,... More

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PonsonbyBackpackers1, Manager at Attic Backpackers, responded to this review

Thank you so much for you impressive feedback! It's so wonderful to hear that you enjoyed so many aspects of your recent stay at The Attic! We pride ourselves on having friendly,helpful and attentive staff, so we are pleased to know that this was reflected during your stay. I am also pleased to hear that you made good use of... More

San Francisco, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of the best hostels, easy to find and access, great for first night after 24 hours of travelling. Rooms are really clean and cleaned daily. Staff are very friendly and helpful with advice on what to do.

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PonsonbyBackpackers1, Manager at Attic Backpackers, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to write your great feedback! We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay at The Attic Backpackers and found our staff to be helpful and friendly as well as the hostel to be kept very clean. We do pride ourselves on these points. Please come and visit us again next time you are in... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

One of the best hostels around, great location, great service, clean and tidy an very helpful staff. Would definitely recommend to stay if your in Auckland! The hostel has plenty I chill out space and a very social atmosphere. They can also help out with all of your travel around NZ!

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PonsonbyBackpackers1, Manager at Attic Backpackers, responded to this review

Hello Andy, Thanks for your awesome feedback! It's great to hear that you really enjoyed your experience at The Attic Backpackers. Please do come back and visit...any time! Cheers, The Attic Team More

Woodbridge, Virginia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

We were impressed with how clean and well organized the kitchen and bathrooms were. LOVED that they had a free blow dryer/straightener. Great outdoor patio space and really friendly staff. For us the only minor draw back was that it was pretty loud most of the night lots of people hanging out and drinking, not a huge deal but worth... More

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PonsonbyBackpackers1, Manager at Attic Backpackers, responded to this review

Hey Corrine! Thanks for taking the time to leave your positive feedback. It's awesome to hear that you found the hostel to be clean and organized, and the staff to be friendly, this is important to us. We hope you made good use of the free hairdryer and straightener! ;-) Sorry however to hear that you were disrupted by some... More

Osnabruck, Germany
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36 reviews 36 reviews
23 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Probably one of the best Hostels in Auckland. It's best rated and very new. Clean and you get everything you need. Moreover it's very central. Can highly recommend it. It was a little bit hard to find but that might just be me. In the end it was quite obvious.

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PonsonbyBackpackers1, Manager at Attic Backpackers, responded to this review

Hi Dominik, Thanks for your feedback! It's great to hear that you found our hostel to be "the best in Auckland". We are pleased you liked the cleanliness and awesome central location of The Attic. Hope to see you again next time you visit Auckland! Thanks-The Attic Team More

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Address: 31 Wellesley St, Auckland 1010, New Zealand (Formerly Topfloor Backpackers)
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Auckland Region > Auckland
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