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Surf 'N' Snow Backpackers

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  • Excellent4%
  • Very good9%
  • Average13%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible63%
18 Dec 2017
“I know it is a backpackers”
2 weeks ago
“This must be the worst hostel in NZ”
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Rooftop Bar
3 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

You get what you pay for, rooms are servicable & well priced for Auckland cbd. Great longterm rates. Staff are very helpful going out of their way to help guests. My 4weeks turned into permanent stay. This place is what you make it!

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Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

It's a real shame there isn't a option for 0 stars - worst hostel I have ever stayed at. The mattresses are about four inches inches, you can feel every slat under the bed. The 12 bed dorm was packed like a tin of sardines...More

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Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

So we booked into the place because we thought it'd be cheap and cheerful, it was cheap, but the furthest thing from cheerful inside. Stayed in the dorm room for 12, it was smelly, dingy, rotten... I could go on! The beds were uncomfortable, and...More

1  Thank CallumTyrie3
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

Not cheap enough for how disgusting this place is. No curtains. Holes in the walls. Worst hostel I have ever ever stayed in. Just repulsive. Do not stay here. It is not cheap enough to be worth it. I beg you for your own sake....More

1  Thank Katie P
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

We were booked in for a week as we were just finding our feet as we moved to Auckland. Worst mistake ever... hostel is filthy and unhygienic. Staff smelled really bad. Bed clothes should have been thrown out now put on bed. And the pillows...More

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New Zealand > North Island > Auckland > Auckland Central
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Surf `n` Snow Backpackers Hotel Auckland Central
Surf 'N' Snow Backpackers Auckland, New Zealand
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"when checking in ask for the type of room,room with window for better air circulation.Use showers on..."
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"AVOID AT ALL COSTS. Awful place, don't stay here. Sleeping on the street would be nicer. 0/10"
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"if you do book with this disgusting hostel then ask for a room with a window at least."
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"easy access to stores and public transport"
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