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Oaklands Lodge Backpacker Hostel

Hostelworld.comUS$ 41*
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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Vergy good hostel and a good price. Staff was very friendly and the hostel was clean. Room size was good, not very much space but still okay. Kitchen very good equiped and big so it was easy to cook. I can really recommend it! Maybe we come at the end of our trip back.

Thank Marvin3012
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

To be honest Chantal the manager was very lovely and helpful. Place is very nice and clean I mean very clean, nice rooms, kitchen, lounge, bathrooms and cute backyard. People I met there were nice travelers and super friendly. Great location which is handy and close to pubs restaurants also 1 min to bus stop I will definitely go there...

Thank Van R
Paris, France
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice looking old house. Very good location. Rooms, bathrooms and common areas nice and clean. Only stayed a night but enjoyed it. Good atmosphere. Other guests are nice and respectful. Good address in Auckland

1Thank Delfim75
OaklandsLodge, Manager at Oaklands Lodge Backpacker Hostel, responded to this review

Thanks a lot for your friendly and honest review. Good to read that our effort is getting much appreciated. It is my pleasure making my short-long term guest feel welcome in a nice, tidy but warm atmosphere. Happy travels!

Paris, France
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Basic but good accommodation. Easy check in especially as we arrived late, key and instructions left out. Towels provided in double room. Would stay again! Mount Eden is a lovely area. Perfect accommodation for base for exploring Auckland

Thank Claire G
OaklandsLodge, Manager at Oaklands Lodge Backpacker Hostel, responded to this review

Thanks a lot for your honest review. It is nice to read that our efforts get much appreciated by our guest. Oaklands Lodge is a perfect environment for travellers that has just arrived and want to have a warm and quite atmosphere or for travellers that are leaving NZ again and want to reconnect with themselves. Mount Eden Village has...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here in a single room for 4 nights. The bedding was super clean and even smelt nice (rare for a hostel). The kitchen and living areas are really well laid out, and I found the managers really welcoming and helpful. Good friendly vibe in a nice location. Would definitely stay there again.

1Thank Andrew M
OaklandsLodge, Manager at Oaklands Lodge Backpacker Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your friendly review! It is my striven to create a nice, tidy but warm atmosphere for all of my guests in our 'family lodge'. I am pleased to welcome you again one day. Happy travels!!

Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here for one night in a 4 bed dorm, was clean and comfortable, bed was a bit shaky but kitchen was big with lots space and staff were friendly and helpful. In a good quiet location. I would stay again. thanks

Thank Kelly B
nzsuze, Owner at Oaklands Lodge Backpacker Hostel, responded to this review

Oaklands Lodge is located at the foot of Mt Eden volcano and just by trendy Mt Eden Village. It is a short bus ride to the city or you can walk especially on a fine day. Mt Eden is an iconic Auckland neighbourhood much loved by the locals.

Reviewed 23 April 2017

Staff is very helpfull and very kind ! It was just a little bit too quiet for us but it was a good place to stay in Auckland ! Everything is very clean ! But for sure , we have prefered the Bamber House which is his big sister =))

Thank Aurélie D
OaklandsLodge, Manager at Oaklands Lodge Backpacker Hostel, responded to this review

Hi Aurelie, Thanks for your lovely feedback, it's my pleasure making all my guest feel like home. Bamber and Oaklands are indeed 2 different hostels with both his own charm. Glad to hear you enjoyed your stay up here. Have a fabulous NZ experience :) Regards, Chantal

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 20 April 2017

The location and feel of this hostel is very serene but the manager, Jack, ruined all of that. When we walked in he was being very rude to a guest on the phone and left us standing there waiting to check in for about 10 minutes. He seemed to really hate his job and the guests, didn't give us a...

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

Hi, Such a shame to hear about your bad experience with, at that point, our weekend manager. It's my striven to make all my guest feel welcome and comfortable at all times. So it would be my pleasure to welcome you again one day and give you a much better taste about our lovely Lodge. Have a lovely day. Regards,...

Reviewed 15 April 2017

It's good hostel for the first staying in NZ for me. Everyone gets locker in the room and the kitchen. They offer free wi-fi with great speed. Kitchen is pretty big. only regretting is the bunk bed in the dorm easily move back and forth when I'm on it. And it's very near to Mt Eden.

Thank coffy85
OaklandsLodge, Manager at Oaklands Lodge Backpacker Hostel, responded to this review

Thanks a lot for your friendly review. We are striven for a nice, tidy but friendly atmosphere for all of my guest. Mount Eden Village is the best area for people that has just arrived in NZ or the once that has finished there travelling and want to reconnect. More than happy to welcome you again one day. Happy Travels!

Medora, North Dakota
Reviewed 7 April 2017

Oaklands Lodge is a travelers hostel (not a hotel) in the Mt Eden section of Auckland with good access to local services and Bus links to everywhere in Auckland yet it's away from the bustle of downtown. The staff is great and the place runs like a fine clock. I hesitate to tell you how great it is because I...

Thank larson45
OaklandsLodge, Manager at Oaklands Lodge Backpacker Hostel, responded to this review

Thanks a lot for your friendly review. We are striven for a warm, nice and tidy atmosphere for all of guests. Mount Eden Village is the perfect location for people that has just arrived in NZ or the once that has done some amazing travels through NZ. Whatever it is, this quite area has lots to offer and so does...

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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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 are available at a charge and wifi is available for free. We are very close to the Airport Skybus route (Mt Eden Road Bus) for airport transport. The closest stop is Mt Eden Village. We pride ourselves on being clean, comfortable and friendly. Oaklands Lodge is family owned and operated. 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
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Auckland Region > Auckland
Price Range: ₹ 1,228 - ₹ 3,501 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 20
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“Make your reservation ahead of time. There aren't any "bad" rooms. Get to know your fellow travelers and be helpful to the staff.”
larson45, 6 Apr 2017 | Read review
“best location, quiet hostel”
, 5 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Front room had a nice view and was quiet”
Bruce2517, 27 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Do not arrive late or will be charged a fine”
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“Book in advance,room 1 views the hill!”
, 1 Jan 2017 | Read review
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