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Whangarei, Northland
Reviewed 3 January 2017

No problems with the accomodation as such - its a backpackers.. but has the advantage of being linked to a hotel, so you get access to lounge area with Tvs, pool table, restaurant. BIG PROBLEM THOUGH - only booked here assuming it was a 5 minute drive from the airport and they provide a shuttle ($5). Assumed shuttle would be...

Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Stayed here before a flight. Its great for location. We just wished we paid extra as you really do get what you pay for here. Its a shack in the middle of their motel. The rooms are cramped and the kitchen/bathrooms are dirty. Its also so cold had to sleep in my jumper and jeans. You can eat in their...

1Thank Terri1990
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

I've been travelling now for 6 months and this is by far the worst hostel I've stayed in. The hostel itself is very small, and FILTHY!! There is one bathroom for 5 dorm rooms and it doesn't have a lock on it. My biggest issue though is that when booking I booked it because it said "luggage storage" this is...

Thank Bekki H
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

1 quilt cover or blanket not enough. My window closer to keep out cold and noise. And security alarm nearly supermarket everyone doing overnighters for airport. Nice to step outside to grass and tables.

Thank maxwelllynnem
Lugano, Switzerland
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

I expected a different treatment from how staff... I came from a 12h flight and I arrived in this hostel at 5pm. The next day I had another 23h flight to Europe- at 8pm. During the check in the lady told me that I could not stay few hours in the common areas of the hostel or in the restaurant...

Thank Labby0790
Reviewed 14 August 2016

I have slept into many hostels in New Zealand... That one was the worst I have eber slept in. Everything from the kitchen to the bathrooms was dirty (filthy fridge, stinky rubbish bin), the beds were absolutely not comfortable, the shower curtains were ripped off and "fixed" somehow... The safety was not respected as well : no bath mat, things...

Thank Marine9740
Reviewed 11 August 2016

The place has no lockers, what is a little annoying. But it is a good option for one night, if you have a flight early in the morning. The hostel has a $5 shuttle to the airport which is useful as well.

Thank Stephanie H
Reviewed 8 June 2016 via mobile

The room was OK, dirty carpets, all rubbish pushed under a makeshift extra bed on the floor?! 4 rooms housing roughly 20 people for 2 bathrooms and 2 hobs in the kitchen. Can also only seat 4/5 people in communal area, still being snug. Conveniently based near airport but shall not be returning.

Thank Isabella P
Penrith, Australia
Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

I have been traveling New Zealand for 5 weeks with my boyfriend. We have been staying in dorm rooms at hostels the whole time. This was the worst one we have been to. They don't supply a top sheet for the bed and the blanket would only be big enough for a child. We arrived off an early flight and...

Thank sammi_269
Reykjavik, Iceland
Reviewed 23 March 2016

Reception good with easy check-in process but very simple. been to worse and been to better. Check-in was fine but easy to see the potential for difficulties mentioned in other reviews. Common hostel area was small & basic but tidy-ish. I was in a 2 bed dorm and a was a bit tight for space if you have much luggage.

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Additional Information about Kiwi Airport Backpackers

Address: 144 McKenzie Road, Mangere 2022, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Auckland Region > Mangere
Price Range: RM94 - RM419 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 20
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“go for the motel room as you get what you pay for.”
 of 5 bubbles 472trenta, 23 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Make it only 1 night”
 of 5 bubbles Siempreviva1378, 1 Oct 2013 | Read review
“The 4 bed is the same price as the larger dorms, so may as well treat yourself!!!”
 of 5 bubbles Stuslostinaus, 9 Jul 2013 | Read review
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