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Curitiba, PR
Reviewed 12 October 2015

We stayed two nights at this hostel. The first one was a private room. I could feel every spring from the bed on my back. The room had no windows and poor ventilation, and smells bad. Some electric wires were hanging from the outlet. The Second day we stayed at a 8 bed dorm. Some random guy just had all...

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Küssnacht Am Rigi
Reviewed 8 October 2015

hi guys, i was there for one night and i think thats enough. the dorm was stinking and not really great. shower was ok but cleanliness leaves sometimes to be desired everywhere. i`ll be the guest can not recommend. looking better another hostel.

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 28 September 2015 via mobile

Would not recommend this place to ANYONE. Although the location was good, it did not make up for the horrible time we had there. We rang up first and enquired about parking and got told there was cheap overnight parking available over the road, which in the morning when we left we got charged $52!! When we got there, the...

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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 August 2015

DO NOT STAY HERE!! I came here as a backpacker looking to make new friends after travelling around Australia and loving the backpacker life there. Instead this place was full of Asian and Indian students, barely any travellers or people that even speak English here. As an English traveller it would have been nice to meet some likeminded Brits or...

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Reviewed 9 July 2015 via mobile

We stayed here for our first two nights in Auckland! The hostel had a nice atmosphere and very friendly helpful staff. The room wasn't great, but it was clean and the bathrooms were spotless. Enjoyed the stay and it was a good price and it was a good location.

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Reviewed 23 June 2015 via mobile

We booked this hostel through visitor center auckland, whom ive rung up again and requested to take this hostel out of their list of recommendations. Right after having booked (my fault) i decided to look it up online. I then found all these bad reviews. I tried to cancel the booking but it couldnt get refunded so i figured i'd...

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Cairns Region, Australia
Reviewed 14 June 2015

Location is very central but too high a price to pay for that. It seems that authorities have forgotten about this place as it does not comply with any of the health and safety rules. I had a room with ensuite but shower cubicle was dirty and ceiling mouldy. Bedding was filthy. I had to find a string to be...

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Reviewed 29 May 2015 via mobile

I had booked over the telephone and when I arrived the girl at the reception desk was less than helpful with me booking in, she took payment before she showed me the room dispute my asking to see one. The room had no window and smelt of B.O. and cigarette smoke. The bedding was dirty and the carpet covered in...

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Waipukurau, New Zealand
Reviewed 27 April 2015 via mobile

Worst stay of our lives, and that's saying alot as we have stayed in backpackers around the world. The beds had springs sticking right through. Had a sleepless night. The broken window meant we couldn't shut out the screaming from the bungee jumpers outside the window. No refund policy meant the 3 days we booked couldn't be refunded. Staff were...

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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 30 March 2015

I stayd 3 nights in a private double room with ensuite,no window.Room was adequate and quiet enough and I wasn't bothered about no window.It was very very hot though and the little fan did offer some relief .The room was cleanish but the sheets had stains and didn't seem clean.Staff were friendly and Nishi gave me a good deal and...

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Address: Level 1 102 Albert Street, Auckland, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Auckland Region > Auckland
Price Range: $24 - $84 (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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“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
“I stayed 12 bed dorm. that was fine.”
 of 5 bubbles nastylord, 19 Apr 2016 | Read review
“when booking best request a window room.”
 of 5 bubbles rikaiswagfam, 23 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Level one is loud!”
 of 5 bubbles prueprue89, 7 Mar 2016 | Read review
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