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Verandahs Backpackers Lodge

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Overview
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“ponsonby road”(34 reviews)
“western park”(16 reviews)
“amazing kitchen”(3 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
Breakfast included
2 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The location was good - only a 30 minute walk to the city centre. The room was spacious and clean. However the bathrooms were not clean at all. Bring your flip flops because you’ll need them when taking a shower!!More

Thank emilylauren95
Response from CampbellS74, Owner at Verandahs Backpackers LodgeResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review. We are sorry the bathrooms were not up to our normal high standard. With the new cleaners sometimes small instructions are missed and this is our mistake. We will be moniioring regularly to ensure it remains at a high standard....More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This hostel is nice, we were just frustrated by the lack of parking as the reason we booked it was for the free parking. But there were only five spaces and these were always taken by the residents who stay at verandas long-term. There was...More

Thank kimberleyopinion
Response from Campbell S, Manager at Verandahs Backpackers LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. Please note that we only have 6 parking spaces. We note clearly on our our marketing sites that there is limited parking. We do not take reservations, it is a first come first served basis. There is free on street...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Have stayed here a few times and can't fault the place or the people :) Great location, beautiful buildings, friendly helpful staff. Definitely the best affordable accommodation in Auckland close to the city.

Thank AmyT3405
Response from Campbell S, Manager at Verandahs Backpackers LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind review ! We hope you come back and stay with us again soon .

Reviewed 6 August 2018

Enjoyed my stay at Verandahs. I found the staff very friendly. The hostel is very clean, it's an old building but everything is modernized, and well maintained. Facilities are great. For being so close to the city it is very quiet, being on a quiet...More

Thank Anthony B
Response from Campbell S, Manager at Verandahs Backpackers LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind review ! We hope you come back and stay with us again soon .

Reviewed 6 August 2018

Verandahs backpackers is all you want from a hostel. The staff is friendly and helpful, the rooms are clean and it is in a perfect location. The facilities are there with washing machines, good kitchen that is cleaned thoroughly on a daily bases and a...More

Thank j_a_r_r_n
Response from Campbell S, Manager at Verandahs Backpackers LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind review ! We hope you come back and stay with us again soon .

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About
Description
Verandahs Backpackers comprises of 2 beautiful Victorian Villa's built in late 1800's and early 1900's, renovated to surpass their original grandeur. Unfortunately our hostel is not suitable for children ...More under the age of 14. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Self-Serve Laundry
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
17
Price range
US$21 - US$75 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Verandahs Backpackers Hotel Auckland Central
Location
New Zealand > North Island > Auckland > Auckland Central
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
17
Price range
US$21 - US$75 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Verandahs Backpackers Hotel Auckland Central
Location
New Zealand > North Island > Auckland > Auckland Central
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Traveller (97)
Room & Suite (174)
Dining (8)
Amenities (15)
Family and Play Areas (3)
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married7
16 December 2015|
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Response from chasann | Reviewed this property |
I usually get the shuttle bus or taxi but there is also a bus which takes you to K Road, a short walk from the Backpackers, about $14 or$18 if I recall correctly. Suggest you contact Verandahs and ask them of your options, I... More
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JordanDiann
28 October 2015|
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Response from francesca082 | Reviewed this property |
I reckon it's a double bed. To be fair I didn't really notice...
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Room Tips
"I'd imagine all north and east facing rooms are quiet, like the one I was in, but hostel seems to be in a..."
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"Even in winter the hostel is fully booked so book a room in time."
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"Book asap :) Any room is fine, preferably less beds and towards the park ;)"
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"If you're looking to socialise with others, get a room in the kitchen building. I prefer the relative..."
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