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Sawbridgeworth, United Kingdom
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71 reviews
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Reviewed 14 April 2015 via mobile

If you want an average priced hostel to stay in for a night or two by all means stay here, it's clean enough and well located. However be prepared to spend at least an hour checking in, and another checking out. If you need to ask reception anything in the day make sure to allow at least half an hour... More 

Thank Lois J
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5 hotel reviews
Reviewed 14 April 2015 via mobile

+ Rooms were okay. Locker in rooms. Breakfast was good but 8$ are a lot for it The place is perfect Specials if you book a double-room - Kitchen don't have enough equipment to cook. Hair dryer in bathroom was broken Showers dirty Staff isn't friendly

Thank Johanna_k3
1 review
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Reviewed 10 April 2015 via mobile

Perfect location, good value for money and a great way to meet new people if you're travelling solo. I am staying in the female only dorm and although the rooms are slightly small, they are reasonably priced and come with a fridge. There is also a little lounge for those who want to chill away from the main communal areas.... More 

2 Thank lettyw02
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2015 via mobile

The staff are super helpful .... The receptionist Brian went out of his way to help me and made my stay awesome. would recommend this hostel ! Also Andy on reception was cool ! good location too which made everything easier

Thank cmtoussaint
Dunfanaghy, Ireland
1 review
Reviewed 8 April 2015

It's really central, so everything that you might need is close by and easy to find. I'm now on my second stay within 10 days and both times the staff have been really friendly and helpful, espeially Brian and Henry, when I've needed to book some extra nights.

Thank Harriet C
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 7 April 2015 via mobile

It's a basic hostel, has everything you need although 5dollars for the most basic 'gym' is ridiculous. The worse part of this hostel is the time it takes to check in and out ". Despite having so many staff, there is always a limited amount present at reception. I would say this is the slowest service at a hostel I... More 

Thank Rupert E

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Eindhoven, The Netherlands
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2015 via mobile

Location is good! But it is such a big hostel, and it feels like a prison. Beds are not comfortable, room smelled funny and the amount of ppl vs space is not really good. It's also quit noisy. Because you are near a bar or something with loud music.

Thank B_Awesome11
1 review
Reviewed 6 April 2015

Have stayed in Base for nearly a month now and it's one of the best hostels I've stayed in on my trip around NZ! I've met some great people and the staff are awesome, especially Henry and Brian on front desk- always professional, even when people are demanding and rude.. even when I'm asking horrible questions. Wouldn't recommend Base enough... More 

Thank Raaachelharper
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Reviewed 5 April 2015 via mobile

Balcony bar in the 6th floor for predrinking, supercheap beers later in the bar on the groundlevel and you'll have a good night out;) Friendly staff and clean rooms,shower,kitchen... all in all a nice place to stay

Thank Jan F
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2015

Ideal for location as close to CBD & Skytower etc, dorms are ok, kept reasonably clean & also shower & toilets were kept clean enough. Wouldn't stay here long term due to very noisy at night, staff were quite helpful if you have any queries but did take a while checking in & also the lifts are a nightmare as... More 

Thank Dange2014

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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: $30 - $101 (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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“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
“Ask for a bigger dorm. The 4 bed dorms don't have windows and are so stuffy!!!”
 of 5 bubbles _LongJohns93, 23 Sep 2016 | Read review
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