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Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First hostel we have stayed in and the worst. The room in the picture is very misleading. Our room was tiny, had no window or ventilation, and I wondered what would happen if there was a fire. The place is a death trap waiting to happen. The shower was disgusting. The people in the rooms next to us were loud...

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Dunedin, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We walked in,saw the pigsty we were booked into and walked out, stained sheets, rubbish on the floor, the kitchen area and bathroom were absolutely filthy. weve stayed in lots of backpacker accommodation, this place i wouldnt let my dog stay in. whoever runs this place should be embarrassed and ashamed

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Thank pal347
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you need a bed for 1 night in downtown....and you are not fussy, then it is acceptable. Very good position close to down Queen St. Staff friendly. Beds ok, but pretty dirty carpet. Showers old. Generally the whole hostel is very old. Noisy pub downstairs, but apparently good point for travelers to meet. Free meal for hostel guests.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my boyfriend stayed here for luckily only 1 night! We had a double room. The smell when first opening the door was disgusting, the cooking facilities were dirty, safety hazard and the whole place was a dump. We also had birds or rats we aren't sure running around in our ceiling! Never again.

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Thank Lee161
Reviewed January 5, 2017 via mobile

From all of the five showers we found only one could actually be used. Others were broken or disgusting. The room had a weird smell and was extremely hot during the night!! It was a plus that the reception was open 24/7 though.

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Thank Kiia K
Reviewed January 4, 2017 via mobile

One of the worse of any hostel experience (and there has been a few). Dirty, badly staffed, noisy till early hours of the morning. Facilities were outdated and generally unclean. Moved to base which was much better. Worth noting that we were there and up for a drink, meeting people/going out etc. abd this was still a terrible choice

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New Plymouth, New Zealand
Reviewed December 25, 2016 via mobile

As a backpacker I didn't have much expectations and especially in Auckland I have had terrible experiences. However I booked just a day ago for a pretty good price and I was surprised how everything was managed here. The place was really clean, the staff was really friendly and it was quite of a surprise. I would totally recommend anyone...

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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed December 13, 2016

I spent a night here transitioning between places and thank-God it was only a night. The place was filthy, rice all over the kitchen, floors wet by the washrooms and unswept in the lounge. All night people can into the room and then left but didn't close the door. I woke up throughout the night to find the room to...

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Reviewed December 13, 2016 via mobile

The entrance of the hostel is very deceiving as the condition of all rooms and facilities is the worst I've ever seen. Mold and sticky dust covering the kitchen ceiling, stinky showers and toilets with no ventilation or windows. Loud music coming from down the street after midnight. On top of that people were talking and laughing at 1am right...

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Selkirk, United Kingdom
Reviewed December 8, 2016 via mobile

If you ever lived in Riego street halls in Edinburgh, this is the double of it. Honestly, not as bad as the other reviews, clean enough, staff are nice, wifi does cost but it works. Great location. Little rough round the edges, and not very modern, but scruffy but cheap and liveable. Try not to make the mistake of booking...

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Fat Camel Hostel is perfectly located in the heart of Auckland Downtown and is near to the Skytower and Viaduct Harbour. We have apartment style accommodation with shared dorm rooms, private rooms and even a female only apartment. Security Swipe Card access 24 hours with a 24 hour reception desk and internet access. A free snack size meal is provided every night you stay with free activities in the bar and excellent drinks specials. Come and be a part of the Fatty Family! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Nomads Fat Camel Hostel

Address: 38 Fort Street, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Auckland Region > Auckland
Price Range: $15 - $64 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Nomads Fat Camel Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 48
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Nomads Fat Camel Hotel Auckland Central
Nomads Fat Camel Hostel Auckland, New Zealand
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“I stayed in a female dorm and the whole part of the floor was only for women.”
 of 5 bubbles , 2 weeks ago | Read review
“Not Level 2.”
 of 5 bubbles mann0nj, Nov 26, 2016 | Read review
“10 bed dorms are poor and there is very little space, smaller sized dorm rooms might be better”
 of 5 bubbles GC5187PL, Nov 25, 2016 | Read review
“Private room complete rip off, could try asking for one with a window”
 of 5 bubbles verityt2013, Aug 4, 2016 | Read review
“Use the fan in your room for more ventilation”
 of 5 bubbles 260raewynr, Dec 13, 2015 | Read review
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