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Silver Fern Backpackers

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  • Excellent19%
  • Very good7%
  • Average14%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible45%
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“central hostel”(2 reviews)
“shower floor”(2 reviews)
“other guests”(8 reviews)
Self-Serve Laundry
Rooftop Bar
2 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Expensive place ever 45 bucks a night, really bad wifi, dirty, bad service,not so good location, worst price quality ever. They give you ugly sheets to do your own bed and you have to take it back. They take a huge $50 dollars bond too....More

Thank Ariel D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a great time here, hostel has a good atmostphere with nice guests in a safe location. Sky tower is only a short walk away, and main airport and mana buses only a few minutes walk. Hostel has good kitchen facilities and bathroom facilities....More

Thank Emily S
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Don't stay. They don't know how to run a hostel! The bathroom is disgusting along with the room which smelt. IT was boiling downstairs actually illegal to stay in according to the internet that is how hot it was!. They don't have aircon only 2...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 14 January 2018

This place is really awful. The room are smelly the girl at the sek was rude. It was a truly horrific experience. This place does New Zealand a disservice. Why oh why is this place still open. In other parts of the world this place...More

Thank Jonathan T
Reviewed 13 December 2017

One of the worst hostels I've ever stayed in. As soon as you open the front door you can feel a horrible smell coming from those moldy carpets in the hallway. The further you walk through the hostel, the worst it gets. Every room has...More

Thank Lucas G
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Self-Serve Laundry
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US$21 - US$111 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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US$21 - US$111 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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