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    Silver Fern Backpackers

    234 Hobson Street, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
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    1 - 5 of 143 reviews

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    The hostel is not clean! Dusty everywhere and dirty carpet! Also, bed bugs!! All my chest was bitten. I said the problem and asked to change the bed sheet and the bed. The staff acted as that was normal and didn't even was sorry. However,...More

    1  Thank Flávia B
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    I booked this hostel because the bed was cheap. Boy, that was a mistake! Yes, a bed in a dorm is cheap. And yes, they seem to have everything you need. BUT they make you pay for absolutely everything! Need to park your car? Sure,...More

    1  Thank celebrian184
    Reviewed 23 May 2017

    Had a good stay here, met some great people, the lounges have a great atmosphere. Staff are friendly and helpful, hostel is brightly lit with nice large windows. Facilities such as toilets and kitchen are kept clean. Good value for money.

    1  Thank ifrienstein1
    Reviewed 14 May 2017

    I was recommended this hostel by other travellers, the receptionist was most helpful and gave me a list of things to do in Auckland. The dormitory had nice clean mattresses and I was given linen and blankets by the receptionist. The kitchen was nice as...More

    1  Thank kingoftravel2017
    Reviewed 21 April 2017

    This was, quite frankly, the worst place I've stayed in 4 continents. They have so many signs its clear they hate their guests. They have fees and fines for everything, including things that are advertised as free (you pay for wifi by the mb), you've...More

    1  Thank qspaghetti
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