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Surf 'N' Snow Backpackers

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  • Excellent4%
  • Very good9%
  • Average13%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible63%
18 Dec 2017
“I know it is a backpackers”
2 weeks ago
“This must be the worst hostel in NZ”
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Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

When we arrived, our booking wasn't in the system so we had to sort out a new room and pay $30 on top of the original price, the whole place is filthy and our room was dirty. We got a private room that was very...More

Thank Georgia M
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

Like nomads the rooms are simple, lacking air con. I was in a private room with my friend. The dorm rooms looked a little small but for the price it is what you expect. Showers average but clean enough and nothing less than what you...More

Thank tomgarble
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

Where to start...? Faeces in the showers, stains on the bed sheets, public hair in the bed. We stayed for one night in a double room with shared facilities. We arrived late off a flight and availability was pretty much non existent in Auckland on...More

Thank Sean M
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

This place needs to be closed. To say our rooms were not clean would be an understatement. There was rubbish everywhere and the carpets hadn't been vacuumed probably ever. There were holes and graffiti on the walls of my room. Couldn't even bring myself to...More

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Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

I stayed in a 4 bed dorm. Creaky bunk beds, worn mattresses, relatively clean. Only 2 power outlets, that were hanging out the wall. Lots of external noise. Toilets were okay, fairly clean but there was hair left in the shower, temperature and pressure was...More

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New Zealand > North Island > Auckland > Auckland Central
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Surf `n` Snow Backpackers Hotel Auckland Central
Surf 'N' Snow Backpackers Auckland, New Zealand
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"when checking in ask for the type of room,room with window for better air circulation.Use showers on..."
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"AVOID AT ALL COSTS. Awful place, don't stay here. Sleeping on the street would be nicer. 0/10"
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"if you do book with this disgusting hostel then ask for a room with a window at least."
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"easy access to stores and public transport"
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