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Base Auckland Central Backpackers

4.0 of 5 Hostel   |   229 Queen St | Cnr Queen St. & Darby, Auckland 1010, 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
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I've stayed at other base packers and had a good experience there a especially Rotorua base backpackers. But Auckland base backpackers was probably one of the worst backpackers I have used. The men's toilets were clogged and the staff were very unhelpful and seemed angry when I asked questions. They don't seem to be able to handle the amount of... More 

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7 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Base was clean, convenient and has good facilities. Everything I expect from a hostel. The only dissapointments were : - lack of free wi-fi - kitchen opening hours - general state of repair - dofas with holes in. Otherwise a convenient stay and I'll be staying there again on my way back up.

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I stayed at base for 5 nights in a 4 room no windows. Roomates were nice. The hostel has a perfect location. If you book by nakedbus you really get a great value for money. Otherwise its like any other hostel. May be it need some cleanliness in the bathrooms. I would come back.

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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16 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I wasn't overly impressed at first, but staying in the other hostels around Auckland I must retract my first impressions. The beds are by far the comfiest I've slept on in Auckland. The kitchen is large and relatively clean and seems to be a good social area. The hostel has a bar on the roof and is central to pretty... More 

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Auckland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Beds are very clean and comfortable, however too short for taller people. All the staff here are incredibly friendly and always eager to help out, and the job search office and travel centre are great resources. However, due to the large size of the hostel, guests are often reluctant to mix. The toilets and showers are generally quite clean, however... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Pros: - central air con in room - nice facilities with travel agent and cafe in building. Cons: - beds are too short if you are over 180cm - pillows are flat and soft and bed is very soft it sinks in if you are 80kg or over. - super bad noise from bars below - no in-room toilet/shower RECOMMENDED?... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is the worst hostel I have ever stayed in. I would not recommend this to anyone. The staff are rude and incompetent. Not friendly and not willing to help with no customer service skills whatsoever. The keys to the rooms don't always work which isn't really the best. The washing machines and tumble dryers eat your money and they... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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5 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dorm room got stain on the sheets and pillow. The floor quite filthy. Shower hot water stable. Receiption was ok but don't expect too much. Convenient for ppl like night life as a bar right next but very very noise that if your room face that side. Music non-stop for whole night till 3am at weekend. Only location would be... More 

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ended up staying in Auckland longer than expected, and Base was the only hostel that wasn't fully booked - now we know why! Worst hostel I've ever stayed. Queues for checking in and out are ridiculous so if you're in a hurry, schedule in an extra hour just for doing the aforementioned. We had a private double on the... More 

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Bexhill-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed in a double room at base for a couple of nights before getting on a kiwi bus and was the worst hostel we've been too in Australia and New Zealand, double room was filthy over priced stains all over the wall and carpet and double bed was singles pushed together, put me off base forever as one in wanaka... More 

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Address: 229 Queen St | Cnr Queen St. & Darby, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
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Location: New Zealand > North Island > Auckland Region > Auckland
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Base Auckland Central Backpackers 4*
Number of rooms: 460
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