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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

3 males in a shared 4 bed dorm, kitchen and bathrooms extremely old and dirty. Rooms were also dirty with dirt/dust throughout, windows extremely old and rooms crowded. Location is great and if you're not staying for a long period of time and want to party and sleep this is the place for you otherwise do not stay here.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed at Nomads Fat Camel earlier this year for a one night stay and to be blunt, the hostel is terrible. I stayed in a 10 bed dorm and found the room to be absolutely filthy and really lacking in space, the bed was also broken with planks missing under the mattress. We had a shared kitchen area which... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Overall my stay was good but that was due to other people who stayed in my dorm. Loud, young, funny, full of life other backpackers were great fun. There is a lot of permanent guests who have been there for a while but everybody was lovely and engaging. Staff were somewhat pleasant at check in and when there was no... More 

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed 3 nights, and every night they changed my room, so every day I had to move my stuff and wait till 2 pm for the check in to put them again in another room. That was really anoying and they charged me as a 6 dorm when I was staying in an 8 dorm. Apart from that, toilets... More 

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Got surprised when we entered the room and found some people cooking and eating. Turns out there were smaller rooms that have the beds, and there's the common kitchen and bathroom and toilet. It was fun to mess around with the kitchen a little; but there just was one table that could sit 4 people so we ended up eating... More 

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Hamilton, Canada
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Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

To be honest, I picked Fat Camel for two reasons: the price and location. It's very expensive in NZ so I needed to pick a place kind to my wallet. I also need to find a place close to my pick up location for the tour I was doing that started in Auckland; it legit was down the road so... More 

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Dorchester, England, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

The manager obviously has the attitude that people will visit no matter what the condition because of the price and location. Facilities are ok, a few loos and showers and a kitchen on each floor, didn't have to wait for them. Beds on the other hand were terrible, bunk beds horrendously wobbly and some slats missing on the top bunks,... More 

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Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

good place for the price, a meal its included with. located in dowtown so its closed to everything. I was here for only the days and i've made friend, nothing bad to say about it. and the staff is very nice and always ready to help you with anything

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Reviewed 23 September 2016

good location, decent facilities - if the place was busier it might be hard to get in the washrooms though. comfortable lounge and useful kitchen / food / luggage storage. attached bar downstairs is open to the public too and shows mainly sports.

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Bogota, Colombia
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Reviewed 11 September 2016

This hostel is quite cheap in the town. Is in a old building and has a good location for get around the downtown city, is close to britomart central station and big and small supermarkets. They offer free diner (small portion). Cleaning is OK. Every floor has a kitchen with all utensils, fridge ans store spaces. Try to get there... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Fat Camel Hostel is perfectly located in the heart of Auckland Downtown and is near to the Skytower and Viaduct Harbour. We have apartment style accommodation with shared dorm rooms, private rooms and even a female only apartment. Security Swipe Card access 24 hours with a 24 hour reception desk and internet access. A free snack size meal is provided every night you stay with free activities in the bar and excellent drinks specials. Come and be a part of the Fatty Family! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Nomads Fat Camel Hostel

Address: 38 Fort Street, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Auckland Region > Auckland
Price Range: RM67 - RM281 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Nomads Fat Camel Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 48
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“Not Level 2.”
 of 5 bubbles mann0nj, 26 Nov 2016 | Read review
“10 bed dorms are poor and there is very little space, smaller sized dorm rooms might be better”
 of 5 bubbles GC5187PL, 25 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Private room complete rip off, could try asking for one with a window”
 of 5 bubbles verityt2013, 4 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Use the fan in your room for more ventilation”
 of 5 bubbles 260raewynr, 13 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Budget rooms don't have windows!”
 of 5 bubbles aashleywong, 19 Nov 2015 | Read review
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