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Base Auckland Central Backpackers

4.5 of 5 Hostel   |   229 Queen St | Cnr Queen St. & Darby, Auckland, New Zealand
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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Auckland, New Zealand
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We wanted to do a early check-in, but as our room wasn't available yet (Around 08:00am) they decided to upgrade our booking and they gave us another room with private shower & toilet #win. Really helpful staff, nice big kitchen and really good location.

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Virender S, General Manager at Base Auckland Central Backpackers, responded to this review

Hi, Thanks for your review. I’m really happy to hear that our staff accommodated you with a bit of an upgrade, we know how hard it can be waiting those extra hours to check in sometimes, especially if you’re super tired or fresh off a long haul flight! Hope you enjoyed all the extra facilities the ensuite rooms have to... More

Auckland, New Zealand
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My stay at base was great! Not only the staff was very niceand helpful(especially Varun who showed me around and helped me with everything i needed) but it is also a good place to start your working holiday. I had lots of fun there!

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Virender S, General Manager at Base Auckland Central Backpackers, responded to this review

Hi Luisa, Thanks for your review. Happy to know that you enjoyed your stay with us, Varun will be pleased to know that you appreciated his help! We have everything a new backpacker needs to kick start their working holiday, accommodation, the JobSearch New Zealand on site working holiday recruitment agency and Base Travel desk for all your activities, transport... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I started my working holiday in base Auckland which is in very good and convenient location! Reception is cheerful and helpful. Room and bathroom are very clean. But some rooms without window which seems like a suitcase. And the water temperature of shower was not stable which means hot water in a few minutes then cold water in a few... More

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Virender S, General Manager at Base Auckland Central Backpackers, responded to this review

Hi Vicky, Thanks for the review. It’s nice to hear that this was a great place to start your working holiday, we have a job centre and travel agent inside the hostel, so we can pretty much cover all your needs! The receptionists love their jobs so it’s good to know they were their cheerful selves as usual, and the... More

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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed many time in this hostel when I was in Auckland. I got all the times deals in the internet so it was the cheapest one and the price for that what I got was ok. The location is very good, it's in the middle of Queen-Street. The hostel is very big and what I did not like was,... More

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Virender S, General Manager at Base Auckland Central Backpackers, responded to this review

Hi, Thanks for your review, it helps us see the areas in which we need to improve to give everyone the nest possible experience here at Base Auckland. We are blessed with a central location, and we have a number of great deals on offer right now, so value for money is definitely something we can provide. I am sorry... More

Auckland
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just the place to start your NZ working holiday! Great location and loads of help to get you started! The rooms are nice and clean and the kitchen is big! Great atmosphere, with the staff always willing to help you out or point you in the right direction of someone who can.

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Virender S, General Manager at Base Auckland Central Backpackers, responded to this review

Hi, Thanks so much for your review. So happy to hear that you enjoyed all the facilities we have on offer. We try to make it so you guys don’t have to go anywhere else for anything, which is why we have a Base Travel desk, JobSearch New Zealand office and three different bars on site! Hopefully we’ll see you... More

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

So, i have stayed at Base Auckland for about two months and literally this place has blown my mind. Can't get over the amazing facilities this place has and all of the incredible staff. Definitally the place to stay every time i visit Auckland :)

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Virender S, General Manager at Base Auckland Central Backpackers, responded to this review

Hi, Thanks for the review! So glad you enjoy staying here and like the facilities. Hopefully see you again soon! More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

The room is bright and clean. Especially the bedzheet and linen are white. The location is good. Easy access to the attraction place. The sky tower is just at the next street. The reception is very helpful And cheerful.

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Virender S, General Manager at Base Auckland Central Backpackers, responded to this review

Hi, Thanks for the review. Glad to know you enjoyed your stay. We have a great location in the centre of the city, and our housekeeping team works really hard to make sure everything is in tip top condition for you guys.’ The reception staff take great pride in their customer service, so they’ll be happy to hear of your... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Small, two bunk room quite far from the toilets and showers (communal for the entire floor). Seems to be an office block. The beds were clean but uncomfortable and small. Bring an extension cable - only a couple of sockets, which won't reach the top. They did have under bed lockers which were useful, but that was about it. Have... More

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Virender S, General Manager at Base Auckland Central Backpackers, responded to this review

Hi, Thanks for the feedback, comments like this are very useful. Sorry the room wasn’t completely satisfying for you. The maintenance crew are currently looking into ways of getting more sockets in the rooms so it’s a little easier for you guys. We are of course always happy to put you in a different room if you come see our... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 via mobile

This place was awesome! The staff were super friendly and real helpful! Place was real clean and had great people staying here! The bar was crazy cool, had some amazing nights in this place that ill never forget :)

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Virender S, General Manager at Base Auckland Central Backpackers, responded to this review

Hi Matthew, Thanks so much for your review! Glad to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. The bar is a popular place for the guests to go and meet new people, as I’m sure you found out. The staff love their jobs here, so it’s great that they made it an excellent stay for you! Hope to see you... More

Hamilton, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Kind, friendly receptionists, management, cafe', maintenance & house keeping staff. : ) Excellent value for money! Lovely relaxing funky pink Sanctuary with recently rennovated lounge which is very relaxing. Fabulous rennovations have taken place here!! Nice & clean.

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Virender S, General Manager at Base Auckland Central Backpackers, responded to this review

Hi Fiona, Thanks so much! Glad to know our staff make you feel welcome, we all enjoy our jobs here! The sanctuary is an area we have worked a lot on to make it as comfortable and homely as possible for all those who choose to stay in the female only floor. Hope to see you again soon!:) V More

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