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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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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Clive, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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 5 days ago NEW

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 1 week ago

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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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Room big, location excellent if you like or need to stay downtown next to harbour, train&bus.....everything else not acceptable and for 100.-nc dollars unbelievable !!! Showers, restroom, kitchen, laundryroom, just everything....the wordiest i have ever seen, very thirty and absolutely bad maintain!!! Avoid Avoid

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been to the Queenstown Base, which was a rather pleasant stay for the price we paid for - hence I went for Base in Auckland with no doubt regardless of a few bad reviews. However the place turned out to be just as bad and worse than I thought, room looks old and like a slam dog dump,... More 

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McKinley Park, Alaska, United States
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed here two nights after living in NZ for almost a year. Worst place I've stayed from employee housing to doc sites to hotels and hostels. The website lists an incorrect address which resulted in endless looping around the city center looking for the place we had booked online. Facilities were gross. Ceilings caved in or tiles missing. Euro... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 via mobile

Awesome location in the center of the city. This hostel has huge kitchen and lot of chillout areas. It is also very clean and tidy. They have cheap bar downstairs but it was very quiet at nights. Recommendation!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

There are rooms with no windows!! Our double room / ensuite was very dirty (hairs, rubbish, ugly bed sheets). But the worst part is the club next door. Every night (ex. sunday) veeeerry loud music from 10 p.m. to 4 a.m.! Couldn't manage to sleep even with earplugs.

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Booked a double room. Pros- good location, right in center of shopping area. Just down the road from the naked bus pickup point. Great tour booking service. Comfy bed. Con- VERY VERY thin walls. It was a converted office building so noise comes from walls, grates in the ceiling and near the window. First night was sex noises keeping us... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Stayed in Base for one night. Booked a 6 dorm room with no windows (which is the cheapest) and room is quite spacious. However, top bed of the bunk bed is quite high, hence for people who are not so tall they might experience some difficulties when climbing up. Steps are too thin too. Bathroom was ok, not too crowded... More 

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