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Oaklands Lodge Backpacker Hostel

5A Oaklands Road, Auckland 1024, New Zealand
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I booked an economy single room for one night. Pros: lovely location (quiet but close to cafes, shops and bus stops) clean and quiet for a crowded hostel (no-food-in-the-room policy) soft toilet rolls an electric heater, a bath towel hanger and a couple of hangers in the room free 200MB wifi luggage storage Cons: lots of hairs on the extra... More

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My girlfriend and I stayed here in July 2014 and really enjoyed our stay here. We stayed in a 4 bed mixed dorm with a Scottish guy and a German girl who were both very friendly, the room was nice, had lockers, comfy beds, and was quiet. The bathrooms at the facility are pretty immaculate and the kitchen is great... More

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New Plymouth, New Zealand
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

this is our preferred place to stay in Auckland, quiet street, very close to wonderful eateries and bars. We stay in a double room and it only costs us NZ$68. The room is basic, but very clean and the staff are super helpful. The shared facilities are very clean. It is a bus ride to town, and a walk to... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

The host Jonny or Thomas was super charged and friendly! We had minimal contact with his but he was so helpful. We booked a double room and got Room 9. It was just a good size. Two luggage open, with still ample space to sit walk around. And the hostel is planned such a way that you dont have to... More

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

This hostel got it all. I didn't think myself picky but it was very hard to find a good hostel in Auckland till I arrived here. A clean, big kitchen with everything in it you'll need and individual storage cupboards. Clean, nice and warm rooms. The single roome is a bargain. A cozy living room with a big bookshelf and... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

If asked to pick one reasons to go back again, that'd be Mt Eden Village that sits right out of the street. Shops, cafes, restaurant, groceries, cars, buses and locals. It's far better than the busy pace of Auckland CBD with ppl walking fast and high buildings. For solo traveller to use public transport (like myself), be sure to plan... More

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OaklandsLodge, Manager at Oaklands Lodge Backpacker Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments we value all of them. On peak times of the day the kitchen and bathrooms are busy, but this is the same in all hostels when people are trying to cook food and coming back from their day's adventures. Rules are also in place to make sure everyone enjoys their stay and no one ruins... More

Hamburg, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

The Oaklands Lodge is one of my favourite hostels in New Zealand. I have been there for about 3 and a half month and it was an awesome time! It is a very clean hostel, the staff is very friendly... Well the hostel turned into a second family for me. If you ever go to Auckland, go to the Oaklands... More

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OaklandsLodge, Manager at Oaklands Lodge Backpacker Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, it was great having you stay here and I know you will take the memories of this place and people with you. We look forward to seeing you again! More

Napier, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

I had an amazing time staying here. I'm a kiwi, and it was so cool to talk to people from all over the world, and make the most amazing friends. I didn't have one bad experience and i think all up i was there fro a month or so. TOP NOTCH! Amazing summer BBQ's, laugh's and a few beers :D

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OaklandsLodge, Manager at Oaklands Lodge Backpacker Hostel, responded to this review

We are glad that you had a fantastic time staying at our hostel. We make sure that everyone is welcome and enjoys themselves. Hopefully you will be back next summer to enjoy some more BBQ's. More

Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

Mount Eden is a nice part of Auckland..plenty of good coffee shops. Oaklands was great: quiet, clean. The staff were helpful and courteous. We stayed there on our first night in Auckland and later on when coming back through that city again.

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nzsuze, Owner at Oaklands Lodge Backpacker Hostel, responded to this review

We love it when guests come back at the end of their trip. Thanks for your review. More

Hong Kong, China
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

The hostel is a house style in cozy Mount Eden village. This serves a good choice for accommodation to explore the stylish side of Auckland, which is connected to downtown area by bus for around 20 mins. The room is lovely with elegant look and good facilties. There is also common living room with big books,sofa for a good rest... More

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nzsuze, Owner at Oaklands Lodge Backpacker Hostel, responded to this review

Thanks for your comments we enjoy sharing Mt Eden with our guests. More

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Address: 5A Oaklands Road, Auckland 1024, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Auckland Region > Auckland
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 20
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