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Nomads Auckland Backpackers Hostel

4.5 of 5 Hostel   |   16 - 20 Fort Street, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Wellington, New Zealand
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I stayed in Nomads backpackers before I set out on the kiwi experience and was very pleased with my experience there, I even returned at the end of my trip traveling New Zealand. Staff are friendly and helpful. The rooms are clean and a good standard and the kitchen and roof top area were great. There was a lovely bar... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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21 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Very basic, typical hostel in a city. Good location, not far from a lot of nightlife and food. Room was small. Toilets and communal area clean. Not very quiet rooms, could hear hallways and the occupants in the next room though.

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Te Puke, New Zealand
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed with my family in a self contained room. Awesome we all had a great sleep, I forgot to take my own pillow (a personal phobia of mine, same with bedding) but I was soo impressed. VERY clean bar/restaurant so close would highly recommend. We had gone to the vector arena for a show so we only had to... More

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London, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location, right in the cbd. I payed 22$ a night in a 12 bed dorm, the room was not so big, the beds were not comfy but if you re a true backpacker that won't bother you too much. Staff very helpful. Big communal from with plenty of DVDs if you re border. But the kitchen sucked, very small... More

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This hostel has everything you'd look for if you're staying in Auckland on a budget. Good kitchen, friendly staff, adjoining bar/restaurant, tv room and (not included) wifi. Only down side is lack of plug sockets in the slightly smaller than ideal rooms- a minor hitch in an otherwise excellent stay.

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

Perfect location accessible to everything, shower in the room worked fine and was very clean, kitchen was sound and staff decent. Well worth a stay and would recomend to couples travelling. We arrived late and Ok'd this with the front desk and this was no problem at all.

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

Stayed here for a weekend trip away, and so glad we did. The hostel in right in the heart of Auckland and very handy to everything. The hostel itself is very well run, we were made to feel very welcome when we arrived. Great Staff. spotless rooms and a great Bar downstairs for that relaxing drink. If your looking at... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Compared to other nomads this one was pretty average ! I got a private room and the bed just took up the whole room. There was no space to take out my luggage. Unlike other nomads there's no complimentary breakfast or anything but you're right in the city so I guess you can eat out. There's a Mexican place next... More

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Nadine K, Manager at Nomads Auckland Backpackers Hostel, responded to this review

Hi there, thank you very much for your review. We appreciate your feedback about the size of the rooms and unfortunately some are smaller than others. We don't have free meals but lots of other cool free things like the Free daily guided walking tours, Free sausage sizzle, Free tea and coffee and free 30mins daily wifi! We hope you... More

Hanoi, Vietnam
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

We came and stayed in this hotel in oct 2013. All rooms are really small but pretty and tiny. You have cases under your bed where you can store your luggage. The room price was cheap too, so that you can not ask more.

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Nadine K, Manager at Nomads Auckland Backpackers Hostel, responded to this review

Hi there, thanks very much for your review. We are glad to hear you enjoyed your stay with and hope you had a great time traveling around New Zealand! We hope to see you again in the future and you will be able to make use of our free daily activities, free daily 30mins WiFi and awesome facilities like Spa... More

Rotorua, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

I was staying in Central Auckland at Nomads Auckland. Reception Staff were really friendly and helpful, room was really clean and tidy and the bed was awesome. Yes its a hostel, but I had my own private room with a tv and bath room. It was awesome. Would recommend to everyone to try out this place. Cheers to the crew... More

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Nadine K, Manager at Nomads Auckland Backpackers Hostel, responded to this review

Hi Haydn, thanks for your review! We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your time with us and made use of all our facilities including the bar and travel shop. We would love to see you again some time soon. All the best, Nomads Auckland Management More

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Address: 16 - 20 Fort Street, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Auckland Region > Auckland
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Hotel Class:4.5 star — Nomads Auckland Backpackers Hostel 4.5*
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Backpack in style at Nomads Auckland Backpackers Hostel.We’re located in a beautiful historic building in downtown Auckland, near everything you need for your stay in this fantastic city. Come stay at our stylish, upmarket hostel in the central city, We have some female-only dorms as well as mixed dorms and private rooms!We have great facilities, with a friendly atmosphere and crew who will cater to your every whim. Our travel staff were hand-picked to ensure you will have a trip to remember!We’re in an awesome downtown Auckland location, close to Vector Arena, Skytower, Viaduct Harbour, the train station and all the downtown shops – it’s the perfect place to stay in Auckland.Our facilities include 24-hour reception, Global Gossip internet and Wi-Fi, and a rooftop kitchen with panoramic views of the city and harbour. We have free tea and coffee, free travel advice (no booking fees) and free 2-for-1 drinks vouchers at check-in. Hang out on our rooftop sundeck, communal kitchen or our lounge with Sky TV. Chill out in our free sauna and rooftop spa then head down to Fort Street Union Bar to meet travellers from all over the world. We put on free and cheap daily activities all around Auckland. FREE 30min WIFI each day.FREE Tea & CoffeeFREE SaunaFREE Heated SpaFREE Travel advice (no booking fees)FREE/Cheap daily activities around Auckland ... more   less 
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