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Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The odour from the carpet , and my shoes sticking to the floor, and the brown stain on the Bed sheet was enough to make me stay out all night and not return to my bed in this hostel. Not a good impression for tourists. The place is a health hazard and should be shut down and replace the carpet...

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

I stayed at this hostel as part of the kiwi experience. The location is pretty good, not too far to walk to different places in Auckland and close to the main street. I stayed in an eight bed dorm and the room was tiny, I couldn't have stayed in that room for longer than a night, it was clean enough...

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tampere
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Be prepared that there is different levels of hostels/hotels in Auckland. This place was way overpriced and one of worst experiences. We had private room and didn't get value for the money, got a headache from the strange mell/mould and old dirty carpet. And in a room without window you can't get fresh air from no where. No WiFi in...

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

My friend and I just needed a place to crash for 1 night before we took off on a road trip around NZ. We wanted to save some money, so went on hostelworld.com and looked up Nomads. Their website says "wifi in all available areas" this is not the case. We needed a place with wifi to plan our trip....

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San Sebastian de los Reyes, Spain
Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

The bed and linen were clean and comfy, but cleanliness of the room was appalling. The carpet looked filthy and the shower had mould. The window led to nowhere and bed frame has interesting messages. Our room had a private bathroom and space for three; however the top bunk was covered in dust, so probably no one had used it...

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Thornhill, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are many positives here including the location, a welcoming reception, free coffee, Jacuzzi, a compact efficient kitchen and an outdoor patio overlooking the city. The place has many activities planned daily and they will help you do anything in the city. But we were disappointed in our single room to have no shelves, table or even a chair to...

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LauraFlaunty, Trainee GM at Nomads Auckland Backpackers Hostel, responded to this review

Hey There, Thank you for taking the time out to leave us your comments, we do welcome all feedback. I really appreciate your feedback on the rooms, this is something that we have discussed and looked in to so it is great to get guests view of this as it really is helpful for us to know where we need...

Singapore
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed in a private room for a 2-week stay. The bed was making lots of noise and uncomfortable - every single move created some sound. Same with the corridors and stairs - anybody walking and even whispering outside the room could be heard. The kitchen always looked untidy and dirty, and was always full of people no matter what time...

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LauraFlaunty, Trainee GM at Nomads Auckland Backpackers Hostel, responded to this review

Hey There, Thank you for leaving us your comments it is always appreciated to receive feedback of any kind as this helps us improve where need be. It sounds as though the bed you stayed in just needed some tightening up, if you had advised our reception team they would have got maintenance to come and fix this up for...

London, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hostel is pretty basic and you get what you pay for considering Auckland is expensive. The 'spa' wasn't in service but everything else worked fine. The room was pretty stinky (not their fault but maybe get some freshner out) and there weren't very many plug outlets for 10 people sharing. The beds were comfortable enough, I've had worse, but...

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LauraFlaunty, Manager at Nomads Auckland Backpackers Hostel, responded to this review

Hey Hayley, Thank you for taking some time to leave us your comments, we do welcome all feedback. I am sorry that you didn't get the opportunity to make use of our spa pool, unfortunately it was damaged by a guest and we are in the process of getting this repaired, which is really disappointing, so I am sorry for...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Worst hostel experience I've had, patronizing staff, no free WiFi and No spa as advertised. Asked for a refund, got a rude response. I do not recommend staying here. Not enough power sockets for the amount of beds.

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LauraFlaunty, Trainee GM at Nomads Auckland Backpackers Hostel, responded to this review

Hey Arran, Thank you for your feedback. I was the person you spoke to with regards to a refund, I am actually really saddened and upset that you think that I was rude to you, I pride myself on customer service so I can only apologise if our conversation came across that way as it was not my intention. You...

Airlie Beach, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's easy to get there and it's right in center! Anywhere you wanna go you get really easily. When I arrived the staff in the reception was really welcoming and nice. There is really cool rooftop kitchen and outdoor area where I spent most of my time. (there is even jacuzzi and sauna) The kitchen and everything was kept clean...

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LauraFlaunty, Trainee GM at Nomads Auckland Backpackers Hostel, responded to this review

Hey Henrikka, Thank you so much for your lovely review it really is appreciated and I am so glad that you had a great stay with us here. I will pass your lovely feedback on to our staff as they will be so happy to hear that they are doing a great job. I am really pleased that you enjoyed...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Backpack in style at Nomads Auckland Backpackers Hostel. We're located in a beautiful historic building in downtown Auckland, near everything you need for your stay in this fantastic city. Come stay at our stylish, upmarket hostel in the central city, We have some female-only dorms as well as mixed dorms and private rooms! We have great facilities, with a friendly atmosphere and crew who will cater to your every whim. Our travel staff were hand-picked to ensure you will have a trip to remember!We're in an awesome downtown Auckland location, close to Vector Arena, Skytower, Viaduct Harbour, the train station and all the downtown shops - it's the perfect place to stay in Auckland. Our facilities include 24-hour reception, Global Gossip internet and Wi-Fi, and a rooftop kitchen with panoramic views of the city and harbour. We have free tea and coffee, free travel advice (no booking fees) and free 2-for-1 drinks vouchers at check-in. Hang out on our rooftop sundeck, communal kitchen or our lounge with Sky TV. Chill out in our free sauna and rooftop spa then head down to Fort Street Union Bar to meet travellers from all over the world. We put on free and cheap daily activities all around Auckland. FREE 30min WIFI each day. FREE Tea & Coffee FREE Sauna FREE Heated Spa FREE Travel advice (no booking fees) FREE/Cheap daily activities around Auckland ... more   less 

Additional Information about Nomads Auckland Backpackers Hostel

Address: 16 - 20 Fort Street, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Auckland Region > Auckland
Price Range: €19 - €81 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Nomads Auckland Backpackers Hostel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 390
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Nomads Auckland Backpackers Hotel Auckland Central
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“Stay in a room with less beds as it may be tidier. But would NEVER stay here AGAIN.”
 of 5 bubbles 91skyet, 7 Nov 2016 | Read review
“6th floor is closest to the kitchen, spa, sauna and deck”
 of 5 bubbles Z5543WJkennetht, 27 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Fifth floor is best in my opinion”
 of 5 bubbles alex17242, 26 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Pick the room with the most people - You meet more people and it is the people you meet when travelling which make the experience.”
 of 5 bubbles W9419GTrobm, 3 Jul 2016 | Read review
“I had very good neighbors with pin drop silence around the day and night. I assume there's nothing very particular about rooms here.”
  • Tiny little room
 of 5 bubbles Mumbaikar_Biker, 16 May 2016 | Read review
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