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Frienz Backpacker Hostel Auckland

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  • Excellent11%
  • Very good18%
  • Average19%
  • Poor18%
  • Terrible34%
12 May 2018
“sleeping ok, but beware.. staff seem unreliable in keeping promises, result losing deposit”
8 Feb 2018
“Well located”
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Reviewed 12 May 2018

As we were attending a concert we decided to book a double room with shared bathroom for one night... The Gents section of the toilet/showers were very clean, the Women section not.. it looked only a few guys where sleeping in same floor, but a...More

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Reviewed 22 March 2018 via mobile

Me and my partner stayed here in February at the end of our travels in New Zealand. We were meant to have spent two nights in Frienz Hostel however we couldn’t bare being there after the first night. The whole room felt like it was...More

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Reviewed 9 February 2018 via mobile

The hostel is well located, right in the city center. Easy to arrive from the airport, just tell the bus driver and he will stop very close to the street. Nice staff. Their kitchen is very good, well equipped. Bathrooms were clean, good shower. The...More

Thank Julia S
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

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New Zealand > North Island > Auckland > Auckland Central
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"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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