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Cologne, Germany
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

My friend and I booked a double room. We paid so much to stay in this dark and narrow room with no windows. The kitchen is really dirty due to everyone leaving their dirty dishes and no staff who takes care of it. Also the bathrooms were pretty disgusting. The hostel is way too big with 10 levels. We always...

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Heidelberg, Australia
Reviewed yesterday NEW

The location of this hostel is amazing. The Sky bus from the airport drops you off at the door, and to get back you just have to walk a few blocks. Right near all the things you could want in Auckland. Hostel is pretty clean, and has all the things you could need. Felt more suited to long term backpackers...

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Nürnberg
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

+ Room was clean and good + Service at Check-In very friendly, cleaning staff too. - Rooms have aircon that can't be adjusted by visitors. Too cold for us. Staff gave us towels to reduce the airblow from the airvcon. - We had a room upon the rooftop-bar, wich was ways too loud in the evening.

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Port Macquarie, Australia
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We have traveled extensively through Europe and I have stayed in YHA hostels in eastern Europe and never had a problem with beds. We booked a double room and my wife was in agony half the night because of the poor quality mattress. I'm used to sleeping on camping mats but found it hard to adjust to the springs in...

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Santiago, Chile
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The room was ok, was a share room for 8. Need more plugs for 8 people, a light in each bed and the corredors with lack of light. The bathroom was always dirty, with dirty cleaning cloths in the shower, without tissue paper in the dispensers and without a place for your stuff at the shower. The personal was a...

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Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The location is the biggest factor for this hostel - right in Queen Street; it's superb for all the shops and food. I was in a 4 bed (2 bunk beds). Unfortunately there are no female-only rooms which I prefer - not a fan of waking up in the middle of the night to find a male stranger standing by...

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Odder, Denmark
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The staff is nice and friendly but that is the only good thing you can say about this place. Will never return to this place and I highly recommend everrone to find another hostel. Had to pay double the first days because of a new receptionist that clearly didn't know how to do anything. Got my job search package too...

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Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very central location. Staff were very friendly and helpful but there was a long wait to check in, not fantastic when you finally get to your hostel after a long day travelling. The dorms were cramped and bit smelly because the windows don't open and the walls between the dorms were so thin that noise wise they might as well...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The receptionist are excellent person, the bed is confortable, the price is according with the room, the room has air conditioning, frozen and TV. The room was cleaned and it was biggest. It's s a good option

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This hostel is in a great location but some interesting things happened while we were there... Some people got trapped in one of the lifts for ages and they had to claw their way out. Then when my friend and I returned to our room after going for dinner we found that someone had claimed her bed. The room had...

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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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: $29 - $109 (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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“Insist on seeing the room and checking the bed.”
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“Private Queen Bed Room”
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