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Silver Fern Backpackers

234 Hobson Street, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Friendly hostel with nice Receptionist. Latest movies are shown in the lounge. My dorm was tidy and clean. Kitchen was spacious and had all the utilities one needs. Location is very central and close to sky tower.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

The hostel is an ok sort of place, very friendly staff and clean facilities. Prices are good value, free wifi is fast. Tv room and kitchens are good. The hostel is warm and the other guests are young and fun. This is a much better hostel than the other big hostels in Auckland, avoid Nommads & Base as they treat... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Stayed at this hostel for 1 night last week and that was more than enough. We stayed in a 10 bed dorm and when we arrived on a sunday morning the room stank of BO, stale alcohol and dirty washing. The hostel is full of veterans (backpackers working/looking for work), which is fine however it means all floor and side... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 via mobile

Stayed here after a long plane trip from south America. The receptionist was very polite and friendly and made sure I had a quiet room to get over my jet lag. The bedroom was fine, very comfortable beds and looks like the room had just been painted. The bathrooms were clean and so was the kitchen. Everything is cleaned at... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015 via mobile

Stayed here for 3 nights with my college buddies. We had a great stay in a mixed dorm. Staff are really friendly and helped us find a few night clubs to party at. Kitchen , bathrooms , lounges all good and they have some really good art work on the walls. We will be back to stay at Christmas, see... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015 via mobile

We stayed here in a double room and found the hostel to be of good standard. It was quiet at night and the furnishings in the room and tv was of good quality. Reception and cleaning staff were friendly and helpful. Kitchen and lounges were very clean and tidy. Location is good close to centre and it is the only... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

I had a fantastic time here after having bad experiences at Nomads. The staff are really helpful and the other guests are really nice. The usual hostel facilities are maintained and cleaned well, the kitchen is a cool place to hang out as it has very comfortable seats and well stocked with pots and pans and cutlery etc. The hostel... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

This is the worst Hostel I ever been in my life, every place have a nauseating smell. The common areas are dirty. The people who is in charge of clean the hostel lives there so you can assume that they do his job without enthusiasm. In the kitchen where you suppose to store your food is plagued of flies. Really... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015 via mobile

I've stayed in hostels all over the world and never have I been to a more inhospitable, draconianly managed place. There are hidden fees and extra charges for almost everything. $50 key deposit, $10 parking, $10 to print off a proof of adress form, $2 just to use a mug! I missed checkout by an hour an they stung me... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Great Hostel, located near Sky Tower, so very very central. Helpful staff at reception, nice dorms plenty of space for backpacks etc. Kitchen and bathrooms were good, seems to be a lot of cleaners around making sure the hostel is well maintained. Wifi was included for free ,which is better than most hostels. There is a good atmostphere here and... More 

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