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Dunedin, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I'm not that young and the place was crawling with young backpackers! I had a room with an ensuite so did not see the rest of the facilities but it was a bit tired (my expectations of a hostel are not high but some aspects could be better) and it was not that clean. I think as a Middle Aged...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Quite disgusting and dirty hostel! Would not recommend to anyone. It would really need a large renovation! Worst shower ever. But the kitchen is the worst about this hostel. Feels disgusting to eat there when it's so dirty and smells awful! It's probably cleaner at the toilets...Also there was not enough cutlery so I had to eat with my hands...

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The state of this accommodation is awful. I can honestly say it's the first time that I've felt less clean coming out of the showers than when I went in! There's constant stains, hairs, smudges and even toothpaste spit all over the sinks and I didn't even want to sit on the toilets! Nothing is looked after or maintained properly...

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Thank Slt1234
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have been to a lot of hostels all over the world and generally love being in such places but this was one of the worst and one of the more expensive at the same time. Generally auckland seems to be a bad place for accomodation, though. Every place I saw was either very expensive or horrible. Mostly, the problem with...

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1Thank DoDoFarouk
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely disgusting. This is the Mattres I am currently sleeping on. The showers are far from hygienic with mould in the showers and toilet paper all over the floor. I am Disgusted. Will never come back. I actually want a refund

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2Thank Georgia-lee S
Nelson-Tasman Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Central Auckland so ideal for activities I went to Auckland for. Had to wait for some time to get into a lift as some lifts are out of order and no stairs, these are for emergency use only. Over an hour to check in which was unreasonable. Three staff standing behind one computer checking in a group of three and...

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Harwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here when we first arrived in Auckland. It was absolutely disgusting!!!! The kitchen was absolutely covered with grease, egg shells everywhere, everyone staying seems to think it's ok to not do their dishes... I just felt dirty the whole time I was there. They really need to do a deep clean of that foul kitchen!!! Never again would I...

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Thank eldridge16
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Bed was very uncomfortable, it really needs replacement. Housekeeper doesnt really clean anything. All our new roommates arrived with a no-sheet bed because they "forgot". Bathrooms and toilets were disgusting. Staff were very uninformed about everything, always "oh i dont know". Went to the front desk to let them know that the washroom smelled like dead rat, all i got...

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Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Terrible service = 10/10 Mould, hair and rubbish in showers = 10/10 Same dirty laundry in hallway for two days = 10/10 Holes in ceiling = 10/10 Staff enjoying eachothers chat over serving paying customers = 10//10 Staff complaining about other paying customers infront of paying customers = 10/10 Legitimate fear of catching hep c = 10/10 Getting towels 20...

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

2 night stay turned into an absolute nightmare. After travelling from Scotland with horrible jet lag needing a bed we got one from base on hindsight I wish we had just said no. Charged $34 per night because I would have a window? No window... I got to my 4 bed room, six people in the room my bed dirty...

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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Award-winning Base Backpacker Auckland is located in the heart of Auckland city, less than 5 minutes walk to everywhere. We have fun working here so we know you'll have fun staying in our hostel. Former ACB, Base Auckland hostel is located in the heart of the city - central to shops, cafes, museums, Sky tower and only a few minutes walk to train, bus and ferry terminals and Vector Arena. The airport bus (Airbus) stops right outside our door! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Base Auckland Central Backpackers

Address: 229 Queen St | Cnr Queen St. & Darby, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Auckland Region > Auckland
Price Range: ₹ 1,405 - ₹ 4,797 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Base Auckland Central Backpackers 3.5*
Number of rooms: 460
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“"Private rooms are the best if you want peace at night"”
 of 5 bubbles EdmundLiew, 7 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Preferably somewhere else if you want a good room.”
 of 5 bubbles chasann, 11 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Avoid all together”
 of 5 bubbles 577alice13, 5 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Tenth floor has nice view”
 of 5 bubbles , 19 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The double rooms are like pretty good hotel rooms”
 of 5 bubbles 648hendrikg, 28 Sep 2016 | Read review
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