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Port Adelaide, Australia
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18 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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 2 weeks ago

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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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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've stayed in many hostels around Auckland, NZ and this one is the best by far. I spent the best part of 6 months at this hostel. It really did have the homely feel to it and everything you could want in a backpackers hostel. Awesome rooms, beds, kitchen area.Nice clean showers and hot water. Location is perfect as well... More 

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

Hi Craig, Thank you for your kind review. We hope you come back and stay with us again soon ! Many thanks More 

Noorden, The Netherlands
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12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

Verandahs is a nice, clean, well run place. Nice management. Good beds, pleasant crowd. Cool Ponsonby Rd is around the corner just as the buses. Plenty of nice places to eat and drink on Ponsonby. As well as shops. An ideal place for a stay in Auckland.

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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 again soon ! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016

Comfy beds, spacious kitchen, decent showers. Lots of nice people and super friendly and helpful staff. No complaints! The hostel's located right next to Karangahape Road and Ponsonby Road and within walking distance of Queen Street. You can also reach Mount Eden on foot quite comfortably so there's lots of interesting stuff and great places to eat nearby(recommendations: il buco... More 

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

Thank you very much for your kind review. We would also recommend Bird on A Wire for great free range chicken. We hope you come back and stay again ! More 

Auckland, New Zealand
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23 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

I stayed there for 3 nights on the last 3 days of 2015, while looking for a long-term accommodation in Auckland. The hotel has comfortable beds which very important to have a good sleep. Moreover, the staff/reception guy is very friendly :).

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

Hi , Thanks very much for your kind review. We hope you found long term accommodation and if you are in need of short term accommodation again, please come back. 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: $23 - $79 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Verandahs Backpackers Lodge 2*
Number of rooms: 17
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