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Papeete
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84 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Once again I stayed at my favourite lodge in Auckland. Clean, quiet, comfy, friendly smiles and Jonny and Kylie always going out of their way to make it more than perfect. THANKS to you both and see you again soon. I have no trouble at all recommending you to anyone and everyone. Of course the bus stops are not far,... More 

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Truckee, California, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed in Oaklands Lodge one night. I was treated like royalty, with a friendly welcome and freebies thrown in that I was not expecting. My room was clean and quiet, and the other facilities were as advertised. I recommend this hostel without hesitating.

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Thank Dick S
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very comfy and welcoming environment from the outside only stayed for two nights but was so enjoyable that we decided to return back for a third a few days later. Very highly recommend to anyone looking for someone looking to be in auckland and with easy access to the town centre.

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Thank Ells A
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

It's nice room make warm. It's quite clean in kitchen. I'm happy that free parking. The motel service is good and kindness to communication. You need put to sign or banner when I can't find it when it was dark. I tried to ask someone that where is lodge. They told me that where and found it. Please put sign... More 

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Thank Vikki W
OaklandsLodge, General Manager at Oaklands Lodge Backpacker Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and also for the comment about a sign. We are currently in the process of getting a new sign for our backpackers to make it easier for future guests to find us, as we do merge in with the surrounding suburban buildings. We pride ourselves in providing an extremely clean place for our guests and... More 

Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

Located in the cutest little neighborhood you ever did see, Mount Eden is a perfect compromise. It has the community vibe that I think a lot of travelers dig and is a single short bus ride from the "center" if that's what you fancy. Highlights: SERIOUSLY THE MOST COMFORTABLE BEDS, movie room with lots of options, huge communal kitchen, coin-op... More 

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OaklandsLodge, General Manager at Oaklands Lodge Backpacker Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are situated just outside the city centre, which is a perfect location if you are after a quiet place near to amenities such as cafes, restaurants, butchers, pharmacy, banks, bakery and much more! With Mt Eden volcano and Mt Eden gardens just a short walk away you will find plenty to do here. Or... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016

Amazing time at Oaklands Lodge for few days ! The location near to Mount Eden is perfect and very quite. I had never seen a nice and helpful Staff like that. Everything you want is available at the Lodge. The perfect place to meet world travellers and have a good time in Auckland !

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Thank Sebastien V
OaklandsLodge, General Manager at Oaklands Lodge Backpacker Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, it is great that our staff are doing an excellent job. We hope you have a great time travelling and come back soon. Cheers Oaklands Lodge Team More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

Oaklands Lodge is an amazing place where we found a warm and welcomed staff, and friendly backpackers as well. This place is really clean and comfy, and well located nearby mont Eden. See You soon! Claire and Pauline

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OaklandsLodge, General Manager at Oaklands Lodge Backpacker Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and taking the time to review us too. We are a quiet hostel outside from the city centre. As we are not your typical hostel, it is a great place to catch up on sleep and meet like minded people who want to be in a "non-party" hostel. With plenty of shops and cafes... More 

Papeete
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84 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

I've been staying here for over 10 years. It's not far from Downtown in a quiet cul de sac. It's very clean, the staff are fabulous and very accommodating (thanks Johnny and Kylie!), it's quiet, buses go every 5 minutes from 30 metres away in both directions, a bus also goes to the airport regularly. There are plenty of shops... More 

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Thank MonoFelizPanama
OaklandsLodge, General Manager at Oaklands Lodge Backpacker Hostel, responded to this review

It was great having you coming back again and we know you will keep coming back too! Great review with detail on what to do and where to go (especially the award winning fish & chip shop). See you again soon! Cheers, Oaklands Lodge Team More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016 via mobile

We had a good stay at Oaklands Lodge, friendly staff and nice rooms! Awesome Atmosphere, rest rooms were nice and clean. Bus stop is close to the Lodge. Mt Eden Shops has everything you need. :))))))))))

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OaklandsLodge, General Manager at Oaklands Lodge Backpacker Hostel, responded to this review

We are pleased that our managers are doing a great job by being friendly and making sure the place is maintained to extremely high standards. The bus stop is 100m away from our front door with regular buses to the city; the cafes and shops are even closer and Mt Eden has the best views of the city, 20 minutes... More 

Metz, France
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7 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016

Went to several rooms as I wasn't sure of when I'd leave Auckland and the hostel was filling quite quickly. all clean, luminous, quite comfy. Wifi working decently, limited in data - but I was lucky enough to be given another voucher once at reception + got the ones remaining from people leaving the hostel. Kitchen is clean - don't... More 

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OaklandsLodge, General Manager at Oaklands Lodge Backpacker Hostel, responded to this review

Great review! Thank you so much for taking the time to go into detail about us and your experience. We hope you enjoy the rest of your travels and come back soon! More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Oaklands Lodge is small, friendly backpacker hostel located in the heart of Mt Eden Village. Mt Eden Village is a vibrant community with has a small supermarket, cafes, bars, restaurants as well as bakeries and specialty stores. We are 3.5 km from downtown with a bus stop less than 100m away. There is free parking available in the street. We have a range of single, double, twin and shared rooms with shared bathrooms, living area and a kitchen dining area. Laundry facilities, internet and wifi are available for a charge. We are very close to the Airporter Bus Service route (Mt Eden Road Bus) for airport transport. We pride ourselves on being clean, comfortable and friendly. We look forward to welcoming you to Auckland. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Oaklands Lodge Backpacker Hostel

Address: 5A Oaklands Road | Mt Eden, Auckland 1024, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Auckland Region > Auckland
Price Range: $21 - $60 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 20
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