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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
    3.5 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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English first
Auckland Region, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hostel is amazing with great staff and guests. The hostel is situated close to the CBD but you don't get the noise like you do at the other city hostels like on Fort St, or Derby St. The hostel has a modern look with good furnishings and fantastic kitchen complete with a 60's Diner. Plenty of things to occupy... More

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Auckland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

The hostel is what all good hostels should aim for. The manager and staff were very welcoming and efficient. The bathrooms and common rooms were very well maintained and clean. I had a single room and it was spacious with shelving and 32 inch TV. Everything in the room was clean. The location is near bus stops so an easy... More

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Palmerston North, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Stayed in the 10 bed dorm so for the cheap price we paid this hostel was great. We had no problems here. Beds were comfortable. Bathrooms clean. Good facilities. The staff were helpful. Not much more you can ask for at $23 per night. Will stay again when in Auckland.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

I enjoyed my stay here, the receptionists and other staff were most kind and welcoming. The hostel is very spacious and has nice furniture and a well equipped kitchen. My bed was comfortable and had a very good quality mattress. The hostel is one of the few it seems in Auckland to have windows. So you get plenty of sunshine... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014 via mobile

Too far from the bus stop ( airport and naked bus ) if your backpack is heavy. Room ok but that's all. Just free WiFi for 30 min, after that its 5 dollars a day. You have to pay like 4 dollars for a locker and for a lugguage storage. 50 dollars deposit for the key. You feel like a... More

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StaffSilverfern, Public Relations Manager at Silver Fern Backpackers, responded to this review

Our hostel is the closest to the Intercity bus stop, no hostel is close to Naked Bus. Airport express bus, is a 5 minute walk from the hostel, or for an extra $2 you can use Super Shuttle which is a door to door service. Silverfern offers cheap accommodation , extra non essential services require a small fee. Lockers are... More

London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014 via mobile

This hostel is located a good walk out of the CBD area. There are a high number of homeless people in the vicinity. The common area looks grim and the staff are inert. When I arrived I decided to cancel my booking and was assured by the receptionist that my card WOULD NOT be charged. I double and triple checked... More

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StaffSilverfern, Public Relations Manager at Silver Fern Backpackers, responded to this review

You made a booking on hostelbookers, it says very clearly in the terms and conditions 48 Hours notification is required for cancellations, or you will be charged the first night. You turned up on the day of the booking and wanted the booking cancelled without penalties. The bed was reserved for you, we have every right to charge you. You... More

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

My partner and I stayed in the dorm rooms whilst looking for our own apartment, first of all got there paid for my room and then another 50 each for the keys? Never had to fork out $100 just to stay at a backpackers! The receptionists were very rude throughout our entire stay. The place always smelled like mold and... More

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StaffSilverfern, Public Relations Manager at Silver Fern Backpackers, responded to this review

Sorry you seem to have the wrong hostel, our carpets are brand new, there is no dampness or bed bugs in our hostel. Our bathroom floors are extremely clean another false lie of yours. It seems you have a job at Nomads, so it seems you are working for them in degrading our hostel. More

Auckland
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

Nice hostel, not too big or too small. Good facilities including lounges , cinema and games room. WiFi was free which is always a bonus. The staff are young and friendly. Kitchen and dining areas are large and set out like a Burger King diner. Location was good next to a couple of supermarkets and Sky tower and information centre... More

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StaffSilverfern, Public Relations Manager at Silver Fern Backpackers, responded to this review

Thanks for you response we hope you will return one day. More

Pahiatua, New Zealand
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4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

This was the third hostel we stayed in Auckland and the best. Wish we had discovered it sooner. The facilities are nice and clean, the manager and staff helpful and kind. Wifi was fast and available in the bedroom, tv in the double room was a plus, and location was great and quiet. Only a short walk to main bus... More

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StaffSilverfern, Public Relations Manager at Silver Fern Backpackers, responded to this review

Thanks for taking time to write your comments. Enjoy your travels. More

Auckland, New Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

Recently stayed at Silverfern Hostel in Auckland, good base if your visiting Auckland, intercity bus station 3 minutes walk from the hostel. Kitchen is good and cheap rooms sleep groups or families, some rooms are en-suite. Our private room was clean, spacious, comfortable and quiet during the night with a large private bathroom which was nice to have. Staff are... More

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StaffSilverfern, Public Relations Manager at Silver Fern Backpackers, responded to this review

Thanks for staying, we enjoyed having you. More

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Address: 234 Hobson Street, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Auckland Region > Auckland
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