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Bamber House Hostel

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22 View Road | Mt Eden, Auckland 1024, New Zealand
Bamber House Hostel
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Copenhagen, Denmark
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I've stayed for 7 days and the place is really nice. A lot of the guests were there on "longterm" basis and was often occupied with their own business, so if you are looking for a party place with alot of crazy people this might not be your place.. The location is good and quit, near Mt Eden and not... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Best place to start your stay in New Zealand. The crew is there to help you with anything (visa, bank account, travel tips, etc.). The place is relaxing and your can have lot of fun with the other backpackers. Thank you Andrew for those awesome werewolves games! Thank you Rebecca for your tips about auckand! Francois from Belgium

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London, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
14 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

We stayed in a twin room. Pros: - parking - towels provided - wifi - laundry facilities - good size twin room - quiet Things to be aware of: - our beds were uncomfortable - takes a good 45 minutes to walk into the centre of Auckland - we didn't mind walking so ok for us - kitchen is generally... More 

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nzsuze, Owner at Bamber House Hostel, responded to this review

We are pleased you enjoyed our free parking which hostels downtown can't offer. Being 3km or a 10 minute bus ride to the city is well advertised and most guests are prepared for this. Mattress preference is an individual thing but our innerspring mattresses which are all quite new and from NZs largest mattress manufacturer receive positive comments from most... More 

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51 reviews 51 reviews
48 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

We stayed in one of the pre fab bungalows out the back, which were quite expensive (about $90 for 2 of us) but worth it. The room was clean, well equipped (fridge, kettle, towels etc.) and had a good ensuite bathroom. The kitchen was good and had plenty of equipment. The hostel overall is very nice, it feels like a... More 

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nzsuze, Owner at Bamber House Hostel, responded to this review

We are pleased you enjoyed staying in Mt Eden which is considered a historic neighbourhood and is a peaceful haven from the nearby city. Guests enjoy the free parking and being able to get the bus into the city without having to worry about the traffic or the cost of parking downtown. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

I am not someone to usually write reviews but I was so pleasantly surprised by this spot that I decided to show my appreciation. Place is in a great location; close to the CBD but distant enough to have a quiet night's sleep. I only stayed here for one night but found a friendly, relaxed atmosphere in a very clean... More 

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nzsuze, Owner at Bamber House Hostel, responded to this review

Thanks for that. We offer something different from the CBD hostels and hope that we can show a different side of Auckland. We are only 3 km from the Centre of downtown with a good bus service and lots of local shops and cafes. More 

Brighton, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
16 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

I was really impressed with this hostel. We mainly dealt with manager Andrew who was professional, polite and friendly which is such a refreshing change! I slept really well in my room - the hostel is big enough for people who like to drink/stay up late to do so without infringing on others who want to sleep. There's doors between... More 

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nzsuze, Owner at Bamber House Hostel, responded to this review

Thanks for your suggestions we are constantly trying to improve the way we do things. There are already DVDs available at reception unfortunately they disappear if left out. We have also tried free tea and coffee but it became very expensive as guests filled up their jars to continue their travels. There are a variety of herbs, spices, oil, sugar,... More 

Cardiff, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Stopped for one-night here to recover from long haul flying before heading off. Friendly welcome at reception; clean hostel with a nice atmosphere; good kitchen facilities. A hostel out of the city which is quiet but homely. Close to Mt Eden which has great views over Auckland.

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nzsuze, Owner at Bamber House Hostel, responded to this review

We are pleased you enjoyed our lovely old house and the iconic Mt Eden neighbourhood. We are only 3km from the city centre but it is like being in a different world. More 

Auckland, New Zealand
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

In November 2014 I relocated from South Island and was looking for a temporary place to stay in Auckland. I had no place to stay and then I found this place online and booked myself in. Due to Christmas approaching there wasn't much option available but Andrew (In-charge) somehow managed to find me a room to stay. He is very... More 

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nzsuze, Owner at Bamber House Hostel, responded to this review

Thanks for that I know our staff appreciate the feedback. We are fortunate to have so much parking as having a car in Auckland can be difficult. It is much easier to leave your car and get a bus into the city which only takes ten minutes and then you can discover why Mt Eden is one of Auckland's favourite... More 

Ashland, Oregon
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

While not in the city center, the bus stop is just across the street. Comfortable, securer ooms, with great, friendly and helpful staff. They are in the business to help you sleep so the beds and pillows are very comfy.

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nzsuze, Owner at Bamber House Hostel, responded to this review

We are happy that you enjoyed our hotel quality beds and pillows. Our guests comfort is important to us and we have a selection of pillows availables as we appreciate people's needs are different. With a fully equipped kitchen and a grocery shop a 10 minute walk away cooiking your own meal is an inexpensive option although there is a... More 

Frome, United Kingdom
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

as far as the accommodation and facilities go, this place is very nice. clean and comfortable rooms with good bathrooms and communal areas, the kitchen is also fully equipped and preparing any meal can be done with ease, the thing that lets the place dow is the attitude of some of the temporary staff that are working here for free... More 

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nzsuze, Owner at Bamber House Hostel, responded to this review

We are sorry some of our cleaners upset you. Unfortunately getting locals to do this is almost impossible so it is a balancing act. We have a new crew in now. We are pleased your enjoyed our location, a short bus ride away from the city centre in an iconic Auckland neighbourhood. Susan Bamber More 

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