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Nomads Fat Camel Hostel

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I'm trying to organize my words to describe the details of this place. 1. Price: It is a cheap hostel, yes, about NZD81/night during my stay in the central Auckland for a tiny box room. But cheap does not mean its worth. Wifi plus 3-4 dollars per day (can't remember the exact price). 2. Comfort: First part is noise. The...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I didn't expect much as it was one of the cheaper hostels and after travelling for the past 4 years I am very used to living in hostels and roughing it. But this places takes it to a whole other level! I never used the kitchen because it was so dirty and rarely used the small common area on my...

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Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Seriously, don't stay here. Only redeeming quality is great location, but not if you're wanting to get any sleep because it's right above a bar. There's two other hostels on the same street for similar prices - I would recommend them instead! Rooms have a tiny window (if any), so always stuffy and smelly. When I was here last there...

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Southampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed in a private double room with shared bathroom. No lift, which wasn't a great start as the 5th floor was a long climb up. The stairway is very, very narrow and would be highly dangerous if there was a fire. Free snack wasn't available, due to the bar being closed for a private function. The rooms are in mini...

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Thank Stephen P
Bridgetown, Barbados
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

showers are half decent (bang in the middle of the scale) rooms are a little warm but nothing too bad WiFi is actually half decent If you have ever stayed at a nomads backpackers it's not really any different from the rest. It's an easy and at the right time - cheap stay. Staff are friendly and helpful and it's...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Would prefer to give zero stars. This place was one of the worst I've stayed in a long time. We booked online and quickly checked the website so thought we were booking into Nomads Auckland. Imagine our horror to find out the website was not as the backpackers was. Entry into the lift, there were no walls, it was disgustingly...

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Thank Mel T
Greater Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We booked this accomodation online which showed images for the other Auckland Nomads, which is much nicer!! The fat camel has a smell like a prison and is very lacking in windows and air. No air conditioning and no windows makes it very stuffy and muggy! Would be even more horrible on a hot day. The beds are uncomfortable, the...

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Thank Sarah R
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Great location, then everything else was just ok. Staff, rooms, cleanliness, facilities, security, price you name it, all just ok. Has about everything you need or want either on site or nearby. Would stay again if better options weren't available (increasingly the case with Auckland).

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Thank Dion M
Reviewed 20 March 2017

This place was well below average, enough by hostel standards. The price could not have been cheap enough to justify how poor the conditions of this hostel were. No proper ventilation, it was so stuffy and smelly in the rooms and shared dorm areas. Wouldn't call them 'pillows', more like a bundle of fabric stuffed in a pillow case. Toilet...

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Tokyo, Japan
Reviewed 19 March 2017
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Paid Wifi
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Fat Camel Hostel is perfectly located in the heart of Auckland Downtown and is near to the Skytower and Viaduct Harbour. We have apartment style accommodation with shared dorm rooms, private rooms and even a female only apartment. Security Swipe Card access 24 hours with a 24 hour reception desk and internet access. A free snack size meal is provided every night you stay with free activities in the bar and excellent drinks specials. Come and be a part of the Fatty Family! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Nomads Fat Camel Hostel

Address: 38 Fort Street, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Auckland Region > Auckland
Price Range: €13 - €54 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Nomads Fat Camel Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 48
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Nomads Fat Camel Hostel Auckland, New Zealand
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“lower floor rooms have better shower pressure”
tomgarble, 26 Mar 2017 | Read review
“I stayed in a female dorm and the whole part of the floor was only for women.”
, 6 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Not Level 2.”
mann0nj, 26 Nov 2016 | Read review
“10 bed dorms are poor and there is very little space, smaller sized dorm rooms might be better”
GC5187PL, 25 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Private room complete rip off, could try asking for one with a window”
verityt2013, 4 Aug 2016 | Read review
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