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Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Like most young travellers, I've spent my share of time in Good and bad hostels all over the world. Unfortunately my experience at "Surf n Snow" was particularly awful. In fact, it may have been the worst hostel I've visited while in a developed country. With that being said, the bathrooms were kept reasonably clean and tolerable, but the appliances...

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Goulburn, Australia
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Not much else i can say except health and building authorities need to shut this down. Rat infested rabbit warren. Pay a few bucks more get so much more. eith parking up the road for $15 it was $105 but had to leave by 5.30am to avoid paying double the parking or more but lets just say we were SO...

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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 November 2016

So Pro first: We arrived at 2am after flying in from KL. The guy who checked use in was fantastic! Really friendly and super helpful. The people the next day were helpful too and allowed us to leave our bags in the hostel while we sorted out a load of stuff through out the day. Cons: We paid for a...

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Reviewed 12 October 2016

I wish I could give this less stars but 1 seems to be the minimum. Firstly, we arrived after booking well in advance and were told that we couldnt stay in a room together (I had specifically asked and booked a room big enough for our group to share), this shouldnt be an option on booking if they're then going...

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Thank Clive G
Reviewed 26 August 2016

It is located very close to the city center. Convenient to the supermarkets,restaurants, sky towel and Queen street that is the main street in Auckland. Also, people are really nice, friendly helpful. I really enjoyed while I am staying here :)

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Thank Jeong J
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 26 August 2016

The location is excellent just 2 min away from Queen st (main road in Auckland. Staff is very friendly and always keen to help. Bathroom is clean and new. And its not a dry hostel which means that you can buy your own alcohol and have there. its a good deal for backpackers because in Auckland one beer cost minimum...

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Hoi An, Vietnam
Reviewed 20 August 2016

TERRIBLE! When my partner and I first turned up, the staff were unhelpful and communication was difficult. When we got to our room it was hot, smelly and dirty. As you can see in the photo, the pillows were filthy as well as the shower. The room resembled a prison. No windows, poor lighting, half broken fan, grey walls and...

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Chittagong City, Bangladesh
Reviewed 12 August 2016

Budget hostel with satisfactory customer services and facilities. Very best located just next to the famous Sky Tower in the heart of Auckland CBD. Supermarkets, restaurants, takeaways, shopping malls, bus, train and ferry terminals are in the door steps. Bathrooms and kitchen are clean and tidy enough. Staffs are very friendly and helpful. A big group of long-term guests who...

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Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for 2 nights after arriving in Auckland. The girls showers on one floor didn't have any hot water so had to go up/down a floor. Relatively clean bathrooms but rooms weren't that clean and there was a hole in our room which led to noisy floors below. You have to pay for wifi which costs a lot but...

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Bandung, Jawa Barat, Indonesia
Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

It's a basic hostel. You get what you pay. Warm enough to sleep in winter. Bathroom clean, kitchen a little bit messy I think but you can cook and at least make your own breakfast. Tips: you can buy your food, wines, etc in big supermarket just go to the left from the hostel. Thanks to the staff named Mohammad,...

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Address: Level 1 102 Albert Street, Auckland, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Auckland Region > Auckland
Price Range: $22 - $74 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Surf 'N' Snow Backpackers 3*
Number of rooms: 50
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“Room 303: Great window, great view.”
 of 5 bubbles agnetestjernfelt, 31 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The best tip I can give, is don't stay here”
 of 5 bubbles NienkeNM, 30 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Check because some rooms have no windows or ventilation”
 of 5 bubbles T2509, 9 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Bring ear plugs”
 of 5 bubbles lil_squishy1, 4 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Some privet rooms do NOT have windows. So, be confirm before you book.”
 of 5 bubbles Shamimuddin75, 12 Aug 2016 | Read review
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