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Genova, Liguria, Italy
Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

the best hostel i've ever been so far. the position is close to the center but far from the noise and craziness, beds are comfy, toilets are clean and most of all the kitchen is big/fully equipped and wifi is free (you won't find stuff like this elsewhere). on top of that, staff is extremely kind and helpful. hope to...

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

Thanks for your kind review. We hope you come back and stay with us again soon !

Warsaw, Poland
Reviewed 24 September 2016

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...

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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!

Reviewed 17 September 2016

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!

Wellington
Reviewed 5 September 2016

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...

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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 !

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 30 August 2016

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

Port Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 26 August 2016

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...

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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.

Santiago, Chile
Reviewed 17 August 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...

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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 !

Reviewed 13 August 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....

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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.

Picton, New Zealand
Reviewed 11 August 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...

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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.

Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 August 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...

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

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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
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Auckland Region > Auckland
Price Range: ₹ 1,498 - ₹ 5,176 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Verandahs Backpackers Lodge 2*
Number of rooms: 17
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