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    Fat Cat Eco Backpackers

    2A Sherrybrooke Place, Sunnyvale, New Zealand
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    Overview

    • Excellent64%
    • Very good10%
    • Average10%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible10%
    27 Jul 2016
    “Really friendly and nice eco place to stay close to Auckland.”
    19 Feb 2017
    “Wanderlust in real life”
    Free Parking
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    50 reviews
    #31 of 66 hotels in Auckland
     
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    73 reviews
    #1 of 1 Speciality lodging in Henderson
     
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    #1 of 1 hotels in Waitakere City
     
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    1 - 5 of 28 reviews

    Reviewed 5 weeks ago
    Google Translation

    Une superbe communauté qui prône partage, convivialité et bonne humeur. Le Fat Car est un lieu de vie où chacun...More

    Thank Mylex45
    Reviewed 20 February 2017

    This was our first hostel in NZ, and not really what we were expecting. It's more of a community than a hostel, with lots of wwoofers and "volunteers" around. Everyone was very friendly, but it felt like the place was right out of the movie...More

    1  Thank Donghee L
    Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

    I think reviews slamming this place are unfair. Location is superb, and handy for public transport. It is inexpensive, and it is what it is. There is a lot of the delusional "natural is good" fallacy in effect at the hostel; but most people -...More

    Thank AlDaMo
    Reviewed 9 August 2016

    We stayed there for nearly 3 weeks, 1 1/2 weeks before our northland roadtrip and then 1 week before going back home and it was awesome! There is nothing more special than waking up underneath a rainbow (we stayed in the rainbow room, which has...More

    Thank kirben97
    Reviewed 27 July 2016

    It's a half hour by train from the centre of Auckland but wurth it. They have tents dorms and private rooms. It's a WOOFERS place too. With bio chouers and toillets. Wifi. Breakfast and Diner included ( veghan) A bath outside what you can heet...More

    Thank thayfood
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    • US$ 15 - US$ 35 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Kitchenette
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    Chels_c33
    Hello, I am flying into Auckland on the morning of 28th and I am very keen to stay at your community guesthouse. I am very into sustainable living and caring for the environment so I can comfortable say I would enjoy to part take. I am Wondering if it is possible to work here for accomodation as I am very low on money. Would it be possible to work for long term or short term? Thank you Chelsea Gladstone Chels_c33@hotmail. com
    24 June 2016|
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    Response from Kayleigh-Jayne T | Reviewed this property |
    Erm I saw people who were there working for accommodation but I think it's via woofing as they had to sell vegetables in the day. Maybe email them?
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    Julz1987
    Hello, i booked on monday till thursday. I have a big problem, yesterday I lost my bankcard. It takes a little while to transfer my money to the NZ bank. I was thinking that maybe i could work for you. I am a biologist and sports scientist if this could help.
    14 November 2015|
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    jemmii
    Hi! I've booked a double room for the 4th of december.. under the name Jemma Peters.. Unfortunately something major has come up and we are unable to make it.. I've left a message on the answering machine and tried finding an email address, but doesn't seem to come up.. Anyway.. Sorry for any inconvenience.. Can you please let me know if you get this message.. Sincere thanks Jemma Peters
    1 December 2014|
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    Response from Fat Cat T | Property representative |
    Hi Jemma, thanks a lot for your message. Due to some changes in the management we are answering all messages in time now. We hope to see you another day though and wish you safe and happy travels. Fat Cat Community
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    Room Tips
    "Rainbow room has a rainbow in it which is pretty darn cool if you ask me! It has also a heater."
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    "If you want to be away from the house get a tent room"
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    "The rooms have garden view to the veggie gardens and the fire-place"
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    "Nice for a break from city life, but understand that you're slightly removed from civilisation!"
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