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Ottawa
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

A truly fantastic experience. The manager went out of his way to ensure that we enjoyed our stay at the hostel. The location is absolutely superb, as are the facilities. I give the place 10 out of 10. Thank you.

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Camsmith, Owner at Verandahs Backpackers Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review ! It does make it all worthwhile when guests leave happy. We hope you come back and stay again soon.

Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I booked the 4 bed room, and it was perfect, a lot of space. Toilets and showers were clean and they have an amazing kitchen. Also is a short walk away from the city centre (25-20 minutes) and is near to a park. Next time I'm in Auckland I will come back for sure.

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Camsmith, Owner at Verandahs Backpackers Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review ! We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us and would be great to have you come and stay again !

Malmo, Sweden
Reviewed 1 week ago

about 20 minutes walking to downtown. It's right next to a park, which is refreshing. The room is spacious, clean and comfy. Shared bathrooms are adequate though the sinks are quite small and no place to put your toiletries. We did not use nay common areas so no opinion about that.

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Camsmith, Owner at Verandahs Backpackers Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. We hope you come back and stay again soon !

Dunedin, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I book the single room. It is spacious and has a view out over the back garden towards the city and the Skytower. Bathrooms are always clean. Staff very friendly. They are very helpful with requests to leave bags after check out if you have a flight in the afternoon.

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Camsmith, Owner at Verandahs Backpackers Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. We hope you come back and stay again soon !

Kenilworth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We spent 3 nights here in a double ensuite room with tea / coffee making facilities. Comfy bed, big towels, good sized room. Friendly place with good kitchen facilities, excellent wifi. Recommend this hostel.

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Camsmith, Owner at Verandahs Backpackers Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. We hope you come back and stay again soon !

Oslo, Norway
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Looking at the ratings here on TA I would say that Verandahs is a bit overrated. It is a nice hostel, no doubt, though not excellent. There is a spacy kitchen and a large lounge with a piano and guitar. The 4bed dorm room has 4 single beds instead of bunk ones. There are plenty of plugs for charging your...

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Camsmith, Owner at Verandahs Backpackers Lodge, responded to this review

A perfectly fine review thank you. We are glad your stay was comfortable. Our beds are standard size single beds for the hotel, motel and backpacker industry. We have large sized guests staying all the time and generally there are no complaints. We are planning later this year to add a couple more bathrooms downstairs. However if all the guests...

Gore, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a great backpackers, exceptionally clean and well presented. Good location for walking to city. We were impressed by the staff going the extra mile for a precious belonging left behind Great service, thanks..

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Camsmith, Owner at Verandahs Backpackers Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. We hope you treasured possession arrived safely. We hope you come back and stay with us again soon !

Hamilton, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our room was clean, tidy and well aired. It has been a while since I have stayed in accommodation with shared bathrooms but I had nothing to worry about, they were very clean, private and there seemed to be plenty. The kitchen and lounge facilities were excellent and the location premium. The staff were friendly and extremely helpful. We were...

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Camsmith, Owner at Verandahs Backpackers Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review ! We hope you come back and stay with us again soon.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Verandahs is definitely the best Lodge/accommodation in Auckland. I checked out more than 5 hostels and lodges. This Lodge is very clean, absolutely save, got an awesome location, a wonderful view, huge rooms and a great lobby to chill and relax. I recommend this place two everyone! Go for it guys it worth it

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Thank you for your kind review ! We hope you come back and stay with us again soon .

Buckfastleigh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 March 2017

What a lovely place in a gorgeous building. Lovely room, decent linen, towel, soaps etc Wonderful, mostly, kitchen, with multiple gas ring points, and electric ovens too (but could do with more plates and mugs. A family group used almost all the plates at a single sitting and sat with them all evening. Bigger mugs too please). Plenty of fridge...

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Camsmith, Owner at Verandahs Backpackers Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review ! Normally we do not take group bookings , this one however slipped through. We have restocked our crockery levels . We hope you come back and stay with us again soon.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Verandahs Backpackers comprises of 2 beautiful Victorian Villa's built in late 1800's and early 1900's, renovated to surpass their original grandeur. Unfortunately our hostel is not suitable for children under the age of 14. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Verandahs Backpackers Lodge

Address: 6 Hopetoun Street | Auckland Central, Auckland 1011, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Auckland Region > Auckland
Price Range: €21 - €70 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Verandahs Backpackers Lodge 2*
Number of rooms: 17
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“All dorm room are pretty much the same, I didn't spend too much time inside the dorm room :)”
O3555HUjulieh, 11 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Accommodation split into two houses - kitchen is in the smaller house so if you don't want to walk so far, ask for that section.”
scmills, 15 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Double private room was great! We were lucky to get one on the second floor on the corner with two big windows and a great view.”
mlanck, 7 Jan 2017 | Read review
“exec rooms have more room”
simonmD7167RV, 15 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Room number 9 was amazing :)”
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