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Base Auckland Central Backpackers

4.5 of 5 Hostel   |   229 Queen St | Cnr Queen St. & Darby, Auckland Central, New Zealand
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Stuttgart, Germany
11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

While studying in New Zealand, I made the rounds as far as hostels were concerned. This was my second-favorite one out of all the ones I stayed at. It's massive, well-located, and the staff was friendly and efficient. If I were to hostel again in Auckland, this would be my place.

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Manukau, New Zealand
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85 reviews 85 reviews
15 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Located just off Queen Street the hostel is nice and close to restaurants, bars, the movies and SkyCity. My girlfriend and I got a private room with ensuite for one night, before the Adidas Auckland Marathon. We parked in the Atrium/Crown Plaza parking lot (vehicle access from Albert Street). From the Atrium you can walk out onto Elliot street about... More

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Wellington, New Zealand
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our group had booked in advance to stay - and received a confirmation email for our 10 bed dorm, 6 bed dorm, and 2 private rooms. On arrival, we were advised on arrival that they didn't have 10 bed dorms (despite confirmation) so we would have to change and pay extra if we took a smaller room. The receptionist was... More

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Oldham, United Kingdom
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96 reviews 96 reviews
43 hotel reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a double room for 3 days which suited us just fine. Just wish they could have a couple of wall lights/lamps and a broom handle as a wardrobe. Check in can be a bit chaotic when everyone arrives on time but only to be expected. Kitchens and laundry just great. Highlight of the stay, watching a young lady watch... More

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Queenstown, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hostel is perfectly located in the middle of Queen Street so you are just next to everything you may need in Auckland. The rooms are nice and clean, staff is very helpful and if you are just arriving in New Zealand its the perfect place to stay as they can really give you tons of information. So many backpackers... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed at the base for two days with my girlfriend. The double room was tidy, with towels and all the soaps and shampoos that you can dream of. Bathrooms are modern and separated from the bedroom by a sliding door. Staff is very kind, efficient and professional. The only weak point is air conditioning. It makes a noise comparable... More

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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20 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

I stayed here firstly in August 2013 and secondly in March 2014. This review covers both stays. Checking in / out takes ages. AGES. They generally have one, maybe two if you're lucky, members of staff on the desk and they take forever checking people in. The lines of people I saw reaching 20-ish were many. The rooms have paper... More

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Auckland Central, New Zealand
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

I stayed at the Base for 2 weeks while I was looking for a place. I had to extend my stay as I was not able to find a place and there where not more "sanctuary" beds available, so I booked for the mix room. When I arrived to the room there where no lockers for the bags. I went... More

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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

Not impressed with a total lack of windows in the room, which was not meant to be one of the worst rooms.. 6 beds but only 4 (filthy) lockers. We were blessed to have a bathroom in the dorm so didn't have to brave the communal showers/toilets but there was no shower curtain so the bathroom was a paddling pool... More

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Wanaka, New Zealand
15 reviews 15 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

Stayed here for one night as a stop over to catch my flight. Staff were very friendly and so helpful, room was clean and tidy. Had a good night sleep. Really enjoyed my stay and will be staying there again when im back in New Zealand.

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Address: 229 Queen St | Cnr Queen St. & Darby, Auckland Central, New Zealand
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Location: New Zealand > North Island > Auckland Region > Auckland Central
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Hotel Class:4.5 star — Base Auckland Central Backpackers 4.5*
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