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Queen Street Backpackers

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Reviewed 25 August 2015 via mobile

You get what you pay for in this hostel. It's basic and busy and didn't seem very communal or social. Didn't have a real problem with noise. It was a little fusty. Location wise it's pretty good. You are in the middle of everything with plenty of shops, the port and eateries a short distance away. Parking is expensive but...

Thank Rocka109
Hamilton, Waikato, New Zealand
Reviewed 23 August 2015 via mobile

Queen Street Backpackers had great customer service and they made sure that our needs were met. The rooms were cosy but you were restricted on space-was quite small. You get what you pay for. It is located in the CBD so you can go anywhere. Can be a bit noisy on Saturday nights due to being in the CBD though.

Thank Kaysmiley7
Reviewed 9 August 2015 via mobile

I stayed here by myself for a couple of nights. The location is very good if you want to be in the center of Auckland, close to the harbour and transport such as fairies, buses, trains and taxi. I stayed in a 8 bed dorm, and had problem sleeping as this was in the winter and weekend. The blankets are...

Thank Amalie L
Reviewed 14 July 2015

Good location but one of the poorer hostels I stayed at. Stayed here for one night and sank through the slats in the top bunk. Bathrooms were cramped and not particularly clean. Glad I am heading elsewhere when I return to Auckland

Thank Shelley B
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 June 2015

To say that I hated it here would be an understatement. I arrived very early and was given a key to my room but had to store my luggage and come back later, so I spent the entire day walking around the city. When I arrived at 9PM, exhausted from travelling and touring, I get to my room to discover...

1Thank hcoli
Reviewed 6 May 2015

good location, but the hostel is very noisy, young drunk people making sure of it. Then the street is also very noisy on party nights, few nights per week. Could be cleaner and the welcoming staff a little more welcoming instead of eating pizzas. Still not great but not so bad.

1Thank Mick T
Bois-d'Arcy, France
Reviewed 18 April 2015 via mobile

We stayed there for one week. It is well located. We had a private room, it was ok but pretty small. The mattress was made of foam and the bed base was in metal, so really not comfortable at all. The kitchen is well equipped but people keep leaving their dishes unwashed! There is a bar under, so it is...

2Thank Lauriaorana
Reviewed 27 February 2015

Would recommend this hostel, rooms were clean and big, was easy to socialize. Not a party hostel but the street is of course quite noisy. 8 bed dorm didn't feel too crowded. Free wifi is a huge plus and think hostel was good value for money. Way better than Nomads!

4Thank Johanna R
Perth, Australia
Reviewed 24 February 2015

After a great stay at a hostel on KRoad I was looking for somewhere a little closer on Queen St & this hostel seemed ideal. Free wifi & big windows in each room. It was $31 a room which I soon discovered meant a dorm room with a thin foam mattress sagging all over so that I couldn't get a...

2Thank Laur C
Reviewed 18 February 2015

I can only say positive things about that hostel! The staff is incredibly friendly and organized. The place is tidy and the rooms are clean. The 2 kitchens have everything you need to cook. And of course the location is superb :-) you can walk to every place that is worth to see in Auckland within only a few minutes!...

1Thank LiloRu

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Queen Street Backpackers is considered one of the friendliest Backpackers Hostels in the heart of Auckland City. With a huge reception area which also houses our TV lounge, Longboard Bar, Pool Tables and reading area, your first impression will be one of both warmth and friendliness. Our Auckland Backpackers Hostel accommodation is only a short walk to the cities major supermarket, train, bus stations, ferry terminals, across the road from the Airbus Express stop and is on the front door step of Auckland's main street. Whether you're travelling alone, with your partner a friend or with a group of friends, our Auckland Backpackers can accommodate all your needs. Recent upgrade of the Wifi means guests have the option of using FREE 5ghz wifi within the hostel. We've also recently upgrade rooms to premium dorms which have privacy curtains, double plus, under bed storage and lockers for each bed. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Queen Street Backpackers

Address: 4 Fort Street, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Auckland Region > Auckland
Price Range: €17 - €56 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 48
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Queen Street Backpackers Hotel Auckland Central
Queen Street Backpackers Auckland, New Zealand
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“Rooms at the front of the hostel are directly above the very noisy sports bar”
devangi108, 17 Mar 2017 | Read review
“check out the single rooms if you can afford it.”
silviaeaston, 4 Mar 2017 | Read review
“See if they have an inside room without outside windows.”
  • Our double room, had 2 windows, sink, chair and closet.
V9900TLsusans, 26 Dec 2016 | Read review
“check your room before!”
Carla_M86, 24 Jul 2016 | Read review
“If you want to have access to a sink, get a double room.”
ManonNZ, 15 Jun 2016 | Read review
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