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    Fat Cat Eco Backpackers

    2A Sherrybrooke Place, Sunnyvale, Auckland, New Zealand
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    31/12/2017 01/01/2018
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    • Excellent64%
    • Very good13%
    • Average10%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible10%
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    “new zealand” (2 reviews)
    “woofers” (3 reviews)
    “bath” (4 reviews)
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Room Service
    Fitness centre
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    1 - 5 of 25 reviews

    Reviewed 29 August 2017

    We have to admit this won't be a place for everyone. The value is great, I think you won't find any cheaper places to stay in Auckland than here. The breakfast is included, you can sleep in a camper van or in the house. Keep...More

    Thank packtolife
    Reviewed 20 February 2017

    This was our first hostel in NZ, and not really what we were expecting. It's more of a community than a hostel, with lots of wwoofers and "volunteers" around. Everyone was very friendly, but it felt like the place was right out of the movie...More

    1  Thank Donghee L
    Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

    I think reviews slamming this place are unfair. Location is superb, and handy for public transport. It is inexpensive, and it is what it is. There is a lot of the delusional "natural is good" fallacy in effect at the hostel; but most people -...More

    Thank AlDaMo
    Reviewed 10 August 2016

    We stayed there for nearly 3 weeks, 1 1/2 weeks before our northland roadtrip and then 1 week before going back home and it was awesome! There is nothing more special than waking up underneath a rainbow (we stayed in the rainbow room, which has...More

    Thank kirben97
    Reviewed 27 July 2016

    It's a half hour by train from the centre of Auckland but wurth it. They have tents dorms and private rooms. It's a WOOFERS place too. With bio chouers and toillets. Wifi. Breakfast and Diner included ( veghan) A bath outside what you can heet...More

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    • Free Parking
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    • Free Parking
    • Price range
    • US$20 - US$41 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • North Island >
    • Auckland >
    • Sunnyvale
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    Questions & Answers
    24 June 2016|
    Response from Kayleigh-Jayne T | Reviewed this property |
    Erm I saw people who were there working for accommodation but I think it's via woofing as they had to sell vegetables in the day. Maybe email them?
    1 December 2014|
    Response from Fat Cat T | Property representative |
    Hi Jemma, thanks a lot for your message. Due to some changes in the management we are answering all messages in time now. We hope to see you another day though and wish you safe and happy travels. Fat Cat Community
    Room Tips
    "Rainbow room has a rainbow in it which is pretty darn cool if you ask me! It has also a heater."
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    "If you want to be away from the house get a tent room"
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    "The rooms have garden view to the veggie gardens and the fire-place"
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    "Nice for a break from city life, but understand that you're slightly removed from civilisation!"
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