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Nomads Fat Camel Hostel

38 Fort St, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
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Nomads Fat Camel Hostel
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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31 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Drunk loud kids all night long. No plug by bed to charge cell phone. Generally uncomfortable. On the positive side...nice bar with good prices.. The hostel has a meal deal every night and they have activities such as a pub crawl. Friendly staff! Fun place if I didn't have to sleep there! Also; if you have a car... BEWARE! The... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a great place to stay. For me I can give the following ratings. Security five stars because every one who comes in should come through the reception so unauthorized people cannot enter the hostel which is a very good thing about this hostel. Cleanliness is five stars. The rooms are cleaned three times a day. Every floor has... More 

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

for what I paid I had a good night sleep in a clean tidy room, had power sockets to charge my stuff and the bed was comfortably. The staff at the desk are very friendly and helpful! The bar down stairs was great with cheap drinks and a awesome DJ on the Saturday night

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

A sweet place to come to meet people and have a good night out with cheap drinks and greasy free food. A terrible place to come for an extended stay, or really if you're expecting any cleanliness or personal space. Sticky, hot, rank room in which I didn't dare use the covers and a shower I felt cleaner not using.... More 

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Arran D, General Manager at Nomads Fat Camel Hostel, responded to this review

Hi Lauren C, Thanks for placing a review and we are disappointed it did not live up to all your expectations. The Fat Camel is our budget party hostel and can be a little noisy at times. We are stoked you enjoyed some aspects of your stay and ended up having a great night! We wish you happy travels! More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

I stayed here for one night with my boyfriend in April 2015, in a private en suite room, as part of the Kiwi Experience. Our room was the smallest room we've ever stayed in and the bathroom had constant water puddles, including around the toilet. Our mattress had an indented fold half way down it which meant that our bodies... More 

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Arran D, General Manager at Nomads Fat Camel Hostel, responded to this review

Hi Kayla, Thanks for taking the time to place a review and we are sorry our budget private did not live to all your expectations! The Bathroom in that apartment has now been fixed and we are stoked you enjoyed the apartment overall! We wish you happy travels! More 

Crewe, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

When I live in Auckland me and my mates used to start are night in far camel bar. for the $5 beer. The hostel bar got a nice atmosphere the girls who run the bar crawl is very good at her job. The only downside is the bartender he was always on his laptop and when we went to the... More 

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Santiago de Compostela, Spain
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93 reviews 93 reviews
54 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Oh my... When I get to the hostel was OK. It has a nice bar where you can get a snack for free. But as soon as I entered in the room I realized that it would be a long night. The room smelt like hell. There were tree guys there and the room was a complete disaster. I know... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

I was in town to see the preview of an opera, written by my absolute idol (Tim Finn) as part of the Auckland Arts Festival. The Eagles were playing, same weekend and this was the only accommodation I could afford. Nothing wrong with the actual hostel, though $10 towel hire is ridiculous! Cheap is as cheap does, but please, if... More 

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Poznan, Poland
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5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

I stayed here for a cheap getaway in March 2015. Hostel’s location couldn’t be better - 25 minutes by bus from the airport. Almost everywhere else was within easy walking distance of Nomads Fat Camel Backpackers. The staff was extremely helpful and friendly. I had a spacious and comfortable female dorm overlooking the street. First hostel with free snacks at... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

The hostel is perfectly located in Central Auckland and the staff are really nice, unfortunately thats as good as it gets, we stayed in a private room in an apartment style floor, the bed was bent and extremely uncomfortable, the apartment had a really weird smell and if you plan on sleeping in this place good luck the bar plays... More 

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