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Verandahs Backpackers Lodge

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Noorden, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW 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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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Both stays have been great experience. First time as a couple in 2010, second stay with a 3 year in 2015. Loads of character and space, clean rooms and bathroom, well equipped kitchen and helpful owners. I recommend Verandahs to small families.

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Thank bubblesandlino
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

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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Auckland, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Thank Nathaniel0603
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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love the location, bedrooms, people, the house and the staff. The bedrooms actually have space for your stuff. The beds are ''normal'' single bed too which is a great change after bunk beds. It's 20-30 minutes walking from the center but only 2 minutes for the best are of Auckland which is Ponsonby.

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Thank catarinab541
Camsmith, Owner at Verandahs Backpackers Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Catarina, Thanks for staying with us and we are glad you enjoyed your stay. If you walk to the Town Hall it should take you 12 to 15 minutes. Will race you next time there and see who is right ... We hope you come back and stay with us again ! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had booked 4 nights stay in a double bedroom for my boyfriend and I, but we ended up staying 2 weeks. The staff is lovely and very helpful, you feel like you are in good hands here. The hostel is clean and the rooms are spacious and comfortable to spend time at. Kitchen is also well-equipped for cooking. The... More 

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

Hi Paula, Thanks so much for your kind review. We hope we see you both back here in the not too distant future. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was a very good place to stay. Everything very clean and a very friendly atmosphere. Also the house is outside and inside very pretty. You can park the car in front. Everything is near by. I would come again.

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

Thank you so much for your kind review. We hope you come back and stay with us again soon. More 

Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Out of all the hostels that I stayed in during my time in New Zealand I can confidentially say that Verandahs is in a league of its own. This due to a large number of factors, from the impressively clean rooms with no bunks, great common areas and kitchen facilities, free Wifi, the fantastic view from the verandahs and overall... More 

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Thank Strangward1990
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is by far one of thr best hostels i have ever stayed in across the world :). The location is ptefect as its not a long walk to the city but far enough out so that you can get away from the hustel and bustel of city life. The staff are so friendly and extremely helpful. The accomidation is... More 

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

Hi Sophie, Thanks for your kind review. We hope you come back and visit us again soon. Enjoy the rest of your travels in New Zealand. More 

Province of Bergamo, Italy
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This isn't your average hostel, I've been here for about 3 months during my working holiday visa. Rooms are spacious, very clean and no bunk bed is definitely a pro. Campbell and Lorraine will make sure you will have a great time during the stay. As a chef I can say the kitchen is always clena, big and very well... 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 - $74 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Verandahs Backpackers Lodge 2*
Number of rooms: 17
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