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Oamaru, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Location is great. Elevator not working and having to go up 4 flights of stairs not so great. The shower/toilet facilities were huge however the showers could use some mats as I did slip over. The private twin room was a good size and the bed was comfortable. The staff were great and friendly. We didn't utilise the kitchen facilities...

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Sao Paulo, SP
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The hostel is very central, easy to find after a long air travel, close to the main attractions, restaurantes, supermarket and main stores. Nice staff but needs an urgent renewal of the rooms, kitchen, bathroom and showers. I believe there are more modern and newer hostel installations in Auckland.

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Compared to many up-to-date hostels I've stayed in during my time in New Zealand, this one really lacks in room amenities No lights for each bed, no individual plugs, really old and not very sturdy bunk beds. Just a general 'oldness' and overuse permeates this place.

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AklHostels, Manager at Attic Backpackers, responded to this review

Hi, Thanks for taking your time to leave us a review. Sorry to hear our hostel wasn't up to your standards. Our hostel does have all the essentials and more throughout, with Sky TV, outside area for smoking and drinking, and a huge kitchen to cook up a feast. We don't have all the things in the rooms but plenty...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was looking for a nice, clean and not too noisy hostel in Auckland CBD and that was exactly what I found here. The staff was very friendly and helpful, the kitchen big enough and well equipped and there were enough showers and toilets in the bathroom. There even was a hairdryer and hairstraightener for everyone to use in the...

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AklHostels, Manager at Attic Backpackers, responded to this review

Hi, Thanks for taking your time to leave us a review. We are happy that you chose us to stay with. We do take great pride in insuring cleanliness throughout by doing hourly checks every hour during the day. We understand backpackers needs and we do everything to try and meet them, and hairdryer and straighteners can be quite essential....

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place was very nice. It had a clean kitchen and bathrooms, friendly guests, great staff. Reception is open late which is really convenient for late arrivals. Awesome central location in Auckland. A little bit of regular city noise but the hostel itself was very quiet.

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AklHostels, Manager at Attic Backpackers, responded to this review

Hi, Thanks for taking your time to leave us a review. We are happy that you chose us to be your first hostel experience. We are a very clean hostel and make sure that this is maintained throughout the day by doing hourly checks. We are open 8am-11pm to make sure everyone gets the help whenever needed. Our location is...

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed for 1 night. Clean hostel, friendly staff, comfy beds, good facilities, great location, 3 hours of free (fast!!) wifi. Some of the hostels especially in Auckland really just try to take you money. This one doesn't! Also not too big and good atmosphere. All in all great hostel to stay in Auckland!

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AklHostels, Manager at Attic Backpackers, responded to this review

Hi, Thanks for taking your time to leave us a review. We are happy that you thought we were perfect. We take a lot of pride in insuring our hostel is kept clean throughout the day. The WiFi is super fast as we have fibre optic. We are all about customer service and not about getting what we can. We...

Derbyshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Clean and welcoming! I loved the fact there was a balcony to chill in especially for smokers, so you don't have to go down flights of stairs onto the road and also for times when it's hot nice to chill! Good for girls too as they had a hair dryer and hair straighters to use. I was in a 12...

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AklHostels, Manager at Attic Backpackers, responded to this review

Hi, Thanks for taking your time to leave us a review. We are glad that you loved our hostel. We take great pride in insuring that the hostel is kept clean throughout the day. We outside is great for that reason exactly and is very social to have a beer and chat. The girls seem to love the toilets as...

Shenzhen, China
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It´s been a while since I stayed in a hostel, but this time I had to because no hotels available, and I was very concern, but since I got to the reception there was a good vibe, and the guy there made the difference making it all possible. So it was better as I thought it will be, I really...

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AklHostels, Manager at Attic Backpackers, responded to this review

Hi, Thanks for taking your time to leave us a review. We are happy that you did chose to stay with us. We make it our mission to make everyone feel at home and happy that the guy made you feel welcome. We love that we exceeded your expectations. We do hope that you come back if your ever in...

Slovenian Littoral Region, Slovenia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hostel have a very good location in the center, close to store, bars, bus station, Skytower, harbour.... Staff was very friendly, when I book in, they show me around, kitchen,terrace, toilets and on my check out day, they store my luggage in a luggage room so I didnt need to carry it around all day. Room was nice clean, with...

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AklHostels, Manager at Attic Backpackers, responded to this review

Hi, Thanks for taking your time to leave us a review. We are super stoked that you enjoyed your time while you were with us. We are very lucky to have such a central location. The staff are always on point in making sure that everyone gets the same service and has fun. We ensure that every room is cleaned...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Staying in one of the 8 bunk rooms it was spacious and tidy (although very hot in the summer) and the people in the room were very friendly! Although there was a mix up and somehow someone ended up sleeping on the couch because a bed was taken by someone who wasn't meant to be there. Staff were very friendly...

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AklHostels, Manager at Attic Backpackers, responded to this review

Hi, Thanks for taking your time to leave us a review. We are glad that you had a wicked time with us. We are always happy when guests have a social room and makes the stay that much more enjoyable. We do rarely have mix up's but we try everything in our power to ensure this doesn't happen and very...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Attic is a fresh and vibrant, newly refurbished top floor backpackers situated in the heart of the city centre, on Wellesley Street, just steps from the iconic Auckland Skytower and the hustle and bustle of Queen Street. Sleeping a maximum of 100 guests, we are a smaller inner city hostel than most, offering guests a central location and budget accommodation with a difference. Ride our traditional, 'old school' service lift to the top floor, which opens straight out on to The Attic. Enjoy a tour of our place upon check in, no impersonal pointing to your room and off you go, we want you to feel at home with us. Some of our larger dorms feature dividers so that even our most budget options are still as comfortable as a smaller dorm, attention to detail is important here at The Attic. Incredibly friendly and helpful, we go the extra mile to make your stay with us that little bit more special. Our guests comfort is the most important thing for us and we pride ourselves on creating a chilled, helpful and caring hostel environment in Auckland city centre! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Attic Backpackers

Address: 31 Wellesley St, Auckland 1010, New Zealand (Formerly Topfloor Backpackers)
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Auckland Region > Auckland
Price Range: RM89 - RM271 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 19
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“very affordable, very clean and super located”
 of 5 bubbles pa0ram0s, 6 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Get in early to get the bottom bunk bed; it's first in first served.”
 of 5 bubbles jontir2017, 19 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Twin room was worth $44 each.”
 of 5 bubbles tsubasani237, 2 Jan 2017 | Read review
“I prefer female dorm.”
 of 5 bubbles , 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Stayed in room 13 - small industrial vent lower down could hear but didn't affect sleep at all.”
 of 5 bubbles JG2013, 13 Nov 2016 | Read review
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