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Silver Fern Backpackers

234 Hobson Street, Auckland Central 1010, 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 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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English first
Auckland Central, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I chose this hostel as it offered good weekly rates. I have found it to be a well run hostel, with a good team of fun staff. The bed rooms are very spacious compared to other Auckland hostels. Kitchen & bathroom facilities are far better than anything else in Auckland. Location is ok , at least you can bring your... More

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Auckland Central, New Zealand
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

After New Year I had to stay at a more affordable accomodation for a couple of days, and a friend I met in NZ previously stayed at the Silver Fern, so I thought I should give it a shot, too. I booked a bed in one of their 10 bed dorm rooms for $24 per night, which is cheap looking... More

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Tauranga, New Zealand
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014 via mobile

Don't waste your money staying here. You will probably turn up after they have taken your money and you will still have no place to stay, oh and their excuse is well, we have lots of new staff! No accountability and they didn't really care, crap service!!!! Worse the manager in incompetent and useless.

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Tauranga, New Zealand
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2013 via mobile

made to feel unwelcome by receptionist on arrival, extremely rude woman. No need to talk to paying customers like they're inconveniencing when all I did was be nothing but polite. Apart from that the stay was fine. The room we got was the double bed with the ensuit. Next time would rather pay a few extra dollars and get an... More

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London, United Kingdom
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013

This hostel was ok. The dorm rooms were large (but not too secure) and the beds were reasonably comfortable. The bathrooms were clean and the shared spaces were cool. The annoying thing was all of the little charges for everything. Wifi cost $5 a day and sometimes didn't work, the left luggage room cost $4. Nothing terrible, but everything adds... More

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Auckland Central, New Zealand
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2013

The room is so so..The owner is unbelievably mean and stupid. I parked my car in their parking space(Receptionist never told me I shall pay for it). During midnight, the towing company almost towed away my car. I paid 80 for that. The owner didn't apology nor pay anything. I can only say wish you a long long life, being... More

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Arlington, Virginia
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

Stayed here upon arrival in NZ, July 2013. I found the hostel to be average. We had a private ensuite room, but it was very cold and pretty small even for a hostel. I also hate data quotas and automatically rate hostels lower for using these. How much does it really cost a hostel to offer their customers unlimited wifi?... More

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Rome, Italy
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013

I stayed here for a week with my partner and it was definitely a terrible experience. We had a double room with private bathroom: shower very dirty with hairs and small worms (had not been cleaned before our arrival); stained sheets (yellow patches) and smelly with cockroach discovered the first night. The hot water was not working and have not... More

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Cork, Ireland
13 reviews 13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013 via mobile

While hostel bathrooms are clean they are a long trip from your bedroom, only 3 showers for ladies, supposed to have free tea and coffee, coffee very poor quality when they do have it, wifi free for 30 mins but very poor quality, $4 each for washing machine and dryer, some of the rooms very untidy, very poor receptionists rarely... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

This might have just been the one night we stayed, but we didnt have a great time: Barely any parking on site. $50 key deposit, expensive internet. Not very friendly receptionist and workers (barely made eye contact with you when speaking). Chairs in kitchen are odd and very low/very high seats. Our 8-bed dorm smelled horrible, and the basement bathroom... More

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Silver Fern Backpackers Auckland, New Zealand
Address: 234 Hobson Street, Auckland Central 1010, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Auckland Region > Auckland Central
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Ranked #45 of 70 Specialty lodging in Auckland Central
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