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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When I saw first the hostel I was thinking, that it's nothing special at the but as I knew from previous experience in hostels, it's only when you stay a bit that you see if it's a good place. But one thing let me stray on my first day liked this hostel: the Manager. A lovely, friendly frog full of... More 

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Thank Etienne G
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016 via mobile

Stayed here 2 nights when we first arrived in Auckland we were greeted by the manager who was very friendly and helpful with lots of tips and advice, he was the only positive of the whole experience - he showed us to our room which was basic as you would expect but had a horrible smell to it, we couldn't... More 

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Thank Becca G
Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

The hostel is run by a French guy and mostly attracts French backpackers who seem to be long term residents of the hostel. This can be slightly intimidating and socially isolating at first but if you're here for a few days they're a pretty fun crowd to hang out with. Other than that, for the price the hostel is pretty... More 

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Thank Hassan M
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 via mobile

Really nice small hostel, with nice staff, confortable beds and 15min by walk from main attractions. The reasons why I can t give more stars are that there is only one hour of free wifi, if you want more you have to pay. The same with the showers, each time you want to take a shower you need to put... More 

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Thank Anna B
Lorient, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

One of the most familiar backpacker I've stayed. Whether you arrive from your never-ending flight or during your trip in NZ, the staff is really helpful, with good tips! I stayed few days and then came bqck for a long stay while I was working in Auckland. Rooms, living room, kitchen and showers are cleaned every morning. Some places to... More 

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Queenstown, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

My girlfriend and I stayed here for 3 nights in a private room, the room was fine, it was clean and a decent size. The reception staff seemed friendly and then atmosphere around the hostel seemed good but as we were their only a few nights before flying out we didn't really get involved with the social side of the... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015 via mobile

A nice hostel close to the main scene of bars, resturants and such. There was a lot of French clientele with myself and another couple being of English speaking backgrounds. You have to pay 50 cents for a warm shower which lasts I think around 6 minutes " I think" I know it wasn't a long time. But enough to... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 via mobile

Myself and my brother decided to take a trip to Auckland for a few days as we had just spent 9 months in Australia and are on our way back to England. We stayed at Borders Beyond for 5 nights and it was a nice small hostel, everyone one was friendly, it's what you need when you are new to... More 

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Thank JasonCP02
Borders B, Owner at Borders Beyond, responded to this review

Hi and thank you for your review. We changed our WIFI system and it is an ADSL speed now. The leak is sorted too. You should have mentioned those to the manager during your stay in order for us to take action immediately. Regards More 

Nice, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Borders Beyond is a lovely welcome backpacker. It was a really nice stay, good ambiance, clean, respectfull.. The manager are always available, generous, give much of advices, and look after to keep quite and safety . More, it's located just 15 min to Queenstreet and 10 min to ponsonby street.. It was a relly good experience where we met fantastic... More 

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Thank Pierre A
Queenstown, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

The owner, David, is very helpfull, generous and gives heaps of advices... He was keen enough to let us share a double room as 4 beds dorm room, making the room at a better price. he even gave us a sim card! The kitchen is well furnished, clean and large enough to allow people to cook at the same time.... More 

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  • Free Parking
Internet
  • Paid Wifi
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Cosy backpacker in a quiet area right by the CBD. Friendly/family atmosphere. 2mn from all commodities, free tea/coffee, kitchen. Help for jobs or visits. Luggage storage.English/French/Spanish/Italian spoken ... more   less 

Additional Information about Borders Beyond

Address: 8 Nixon Street | Grey Lynn, 1021, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Auckland Region
Price Range: $17 - $46 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 14
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