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Warsaw, Poland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It is a beautiful place in a fabulous location. The room was nice and clean, all the facilities tidy and the staff super friendly. If you stay there, you'd overlook the Western Park and the centre of Auckland downtown is 10-15 minutes walk away. There is ample parking space and 2 supermarkets (Countdown and New World) are 2 and 15... More 

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Camsmith, Manager at Verandahs Backpackers Lodge, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for your kind review. We hope you come back and stay again! More 

2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I can highly recommend Verandahs Backpackers Lodge. Not only the hostel itselft is really nice and clean, also the area is really recommandable! A lot of Bar's and Restaurants around the corner and the CBD is not far.

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Camsmith, Manager at Verandahs Backpackers Lodge, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for your kind review. We hope you come back and stay again! More 

Wellington
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a good place to stay - quiet, central, lovely outlook over the park, nice places to walk. In the process of having a shower I locked myself out of my room. The manager rescued me promptly and without judgement! Would have been good to have a phone in the building to contact the manager -I had to go... More 

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Thank WellingtonLee
Camsmith, Owner at Verandahs Backpackers Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. We were glad to be of assistance. You must have been cold. Please come back and stay again soon ! More 

Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Verandahs is ideally located for visiting Auckland - within walking distance of the CBD and on the doorstep of Ponsonby Road dining and shopping precinct. The staff were helpful and friendly; the rooms (double) and facilities clean and spacious.

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Camsmith, Owner at Verandahs Backpackers Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Jane, Thank you for your kind review. We hope you come back and stay again. More 

Port Adelaide, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wow what a lovely place, very great feel to the place very quiet relaxed feeling, lots of roomy lounge area's, staff are fantasic and the owner Cambell is so so helpful perfect person to run a hostel. Rooms are large with very comfy bed's and lots of space to unpack your gear +++ lot's of Powerpoints ya!!!, internet all over... More 

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Camsmith, Owner at Verandahs Backpackers Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Rosey, Thank you for your kind review. It was great having you to stay and we hope you come back and stay next time you are in town. More 

Santiago, Chile
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2016

We really enjoyed our stay in Verandahs. It is very well located, 15 minutes walk from the center of the city and a great view and backyard!. The staff is friendly and everything is clean. We stayed in a bedroom in the second floor and it was quiet and had a great view to the city. The only thing is... More 

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Thank francortesc
Camsmith, Owner at Verandahs Backpackers Lodge, responded to this review

Hi , Thank you for your kind review. As any city free parking can be difficult. We do have limited free parking on street and off street. In most cases we can find a free park, but cannot guarantee everytime. We hope you come back and stay again in the near future ! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2016

Campbell and Loraine are very friendly and helpful. I love them! The rooms (dorm and twin) are very clean, spacious, quiet, confortable. Bathroom always clean. Large kitchen with full equipment. 2 cosy living rooms to be quiet or with other people. Close to supermarket and 10 min walk from main street (Queen street). Nice garden with view on the park.... More 

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Camsmith, Owner at Verandahs Backpackers Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Dine, Thank you for your kind review ! We hope you come back and stay whenever you are passing through Auckland again. More 

Picton, New Zealand
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016

The hostel is perfectly located, in wonderful Ponsonby, very good food (Bretzelrolls!), a supermarket and nice boutiques around the corner, to CBD by foot or bus - couldn't be better. For personell reason I stayed only one night although I had a reservation for 4 nights. Campbell was very helpful even after I cancelled my reservation, I actually never had... More 

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Camsmith, Owner at Verandahs Backpackers Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Nicole, Thank you for your kind review. It is nice to know that we can get it right ! Please come back and visit us again in the near future. More 

Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2016

Firstly this hostel is set in two large old style houses just off of Ponsonby Road (one of the main areas of Auckland) They could squeeze in many more beds however they obviously care about quality of service as they only have single beds, no bunks and leave you masses of space in 4 or 5 bed dorms. The ceiling... More 

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Camsmith, Owner at Verandahs Backpackers Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. We hope you come back and stay with us again in the near future ! More 

Norwich, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2016

Verandahs is a lovely, relaxed hostel with a very friendly atmosphere. The staff are incredibly helpful, and we're happy to help me change my booking. The building is spacious and light, with a huge, well equipped kitchen and equally large lounge area. When I stayed there I got the feeling that people respected and appreciated this hostel; it was quiet... More 

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Camsmith, Owner at Verandahs Backpackers Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Melanie, Thank your kind review and we are glad you enjoyed your stay with us. We believe if we provide quality accommodation guests tend to respect the place more and as a result we rarely have issues. We hope you do come and stay again soon ! More 

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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Verandahs Backpackers comprises of 2 beautiful Victorian Villa's built in late 1800's and early 1900's, renovated to surpass their original grandeur. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Verandahs Backpackers Lodge

Address: 6 Hopetoun Street | Auckland Central, Auckland 1011, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Auckland Region > Auckland
Price Range: $24 - $82 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Verandahs Backpackers Lodge 2*
Number of rooms: 17
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