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    Frienz Backpacker Hostel Auckland

    27-31 Victoria Street East, Auckland Central, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
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    • Excellent12%
    • Very good18%
    • Average18%
    • Poor17%
    • Terrible35%
    6 Apr 2017
    “Good location and staff. ”
    3 Apr 2017
    “The worst staff ”
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    1 - 5 of 64 reviews

    Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

    Having stayed in hostels for a few months now, this is easily the worst I've stayed in. The hostel received a pretty good rating on Hostelworld but I wish I'd had read the reviews on TripAdvisor! There were too many rooms - communal areas are...More

    Thank Katie P
    Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

    Frienz is in a great location. Right next to the park, right next to queens Street and opposite side of Victoria Street to the local countdown supermarket. Nice hot showers, though bathrooms are constantly soaking wet on the floor. Cleaners like to 'mop' them each...More

    Thank Merkulon
    Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

    I stayed in so many hostel , almost 120 , and here I found the worst staff Ever. I book a bed for 2 nights but I arrived the day after ( of course I called them do inform them about it ) and they...More

    Thank iLoveTravel27
    Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

    Frienz hostel is one of the cheaper hostels to choose from around the centre of Auckland, and the basic accommodation reflects this price. I stayed in a 14 bed dorm, the curtains didn't close properly which was annoying but not the end of the world....More

    Thank jpd1232015
    Reviewed 14 March 2017

    I've stayed in many hostels and this was by far the worst. The mattresses are so thin you can feel every slat, the bed feels like it will tip whenever someone goes up the top. There are passive aggressive notes left all over the hostel...More

    Thank Megan A
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    • Price range
    • US$18 - US$37 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Number of rooms
    • 21
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    • New Zealand >
    • North Island >
    • Auckland >
    • Auckland Central
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    • Frienz Backpacker Hostel Auckland New Zealand
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    Room Tips
    "Water pressure in third floor showers is poor - try and stay on 2nd or 4th."
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    "Level 4 seems to have alot of long term residents, some working there probably for accommodation. one came..."
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    "away from the road and not next to a cleaning cupboard!!"
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    "Dont stay here."
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