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Base Auckland Central Backpackers

4.0 of 5
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229 Queen St | Cnr Queen St. & Darby, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
Base Auckland Central Backpackers
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    3 of 5 stars
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Airlie Beach, Queensland, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This hostel is located right in the CBD. The bus station is just around the corner. Not far to walk and the train station is just down the main street. We paid $35 in a taxi to the airport or you could catch the airbus for cheaper. The reception and travel staff here were amazing. My friend and I stayed... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

To start off with the positive sides, in order to try and be objective about things...Base hostel has a great central location. That's about all I can come up with. The hostel is dirty, common areas are old and haven't been refurbished for many years now. The rooms have this Qatar world cup workers vibe, nothing is clean, sheets are... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

There is not one good thing about this place other than its location. My friend didn't have a bed for the night. They over booked the room. There were no clean sheet when we entred. I don't think they ever clean the place, bathroom, bedroom, most table surfaces were sticky. Just did not enjoy my stay there at all.

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Apucarana, Parana, Brazil
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Base Auckland is a good hostel. Very well located, just a few minutes to Skycity, Albert Park, Victoria Park and other interesting spots. The hostel is very loud, noisy and busy. Kitcken not so clean and always a bit crowded. Rooms OK, lots of space to backpacks and personal stuff. Bathrooms and WC not so good, but you can... More 

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Liverpool, England, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I will start off with the good points. The location is awesome, right in the centre of Auckland and near to most attractions. The room we were in was pretty standard for a hostel I guess, clean enough and very basic. Now. I advise you to avoid the bathroom at all costs. IT IS DISGUSTING. Imagine every bodily fluid on... More 

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

I stayed here for a week, and have been here several times. Value for money... this place is epic! Centrally located, friendly,and clean. Great way to meet other backpackers, and next to a very awesome bar!!!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Friendly staff and nice large reception. I stayed in a double with ensuite which was not worth what I payed for. None of the windows open throughout the hostel so the rooms are absolutely boiling, I couldn't sleep for 3 nights. The rooms at NOMADS are also basic but I would definitely stay there over Base .

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Clive, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

I stayed at Base Backpackers after a concert. When I arrived in Auckland it was too early to check in and I was heading straight to the venue so I stopped in and asked to have by bags stored. They did this but I didn't like the fact that the baggage room wasn't really guarded at all, the man at... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

I'll start by saying if you can afford to stay somewhere else do! I've been staying at base with my girlfriend for almost a month now and have just had trouble after trouble. Where to start? Nothing in the kitchen works the microwave has been broke for 2 weeks, only 4 hobs have worked our entire stay! Also the kitchen... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

I have stayed in most of the Bases across New Zealand and this was the worst. The dorm rooms vary massively, from a small room with no window to a spacey light room, but the price didn't differ! I also stayed in a double room that was $90 per night. It was tiny and had no windows. The only added... More 

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