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Silver Fern Backpackers

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2 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Staff lady was desinterested, arrogant and had no manners. The hostel was dirty in the toilets, in the rooms and in the kitchen. The 8 bed dorm we slept in was smelly, had no ventilation system at all, only 2 fans that were full of...More

1  Thank Edwin N
Reviewed 3 October 2018

The reviews on HostelWorld must be an inside job because it had an 8.4 rating. I should've looked other places because I was expecting a lot more. The room was average, if not below par. A bit dirty with unhelpful lighting and outlet placement. No...More

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Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

This place is just awful!! Bad neighborhood, bad facilities, smelly rooms, really bad and rude staff!! I arrived in the afternoon but for them it seems to be too late, my card didn’t work for no reason (visa with the option to pay everywhere in...More

2  Thank Therudearrogantfrog
Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

I booked a twin room with private bathroom with city view. They gave me a room on the ground floor with a view of the opposite building’s wall. When I complained they gave me another room on the second floor with the same view. I...More

Thank Padsenjoey
Reviewed 27 March 2018

The manager Dominic was very helpful, nice clean rooms, friendly staff, great location close to major bus centre. The rooms were the cleanest I have seen in backpackers, plenty of bathrooms no waiting. Free Wifi.

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US$15 - US$104 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
New Zealand > North Island > Auckland > Auckland Central
Hotel class
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Family Rooms
Price range
US$15 - US$104 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
New Zealand > North Island > Auckland > Auckland Central
Traveller (20)
Room & Suite (6)
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"Dont even think about it!!!"
13 Jan 2018
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"Choose a room from a different hotel"
8 Oct 2017
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"Arrive early"
22 May 2017
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"Small dorms better"
14 May 2017
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