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Reviews of Choice Backpackers Auckland Hostel

10 Wellesley St East, Auckland, New Zealand

Atmosphere 66%

Cleanliness 60%

Facilities 56%

Location 93%

Safety 66%

Staff 77%

Value 69%

What's Included

  • Linen
  • Luggage Room
  • Towel

Facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Late Check-out
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Adaptors
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Card Phones
  • Common Room
  • Elevator
  • Free City Maps
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hot Showers
  • Internet Access
  • Jobs Board
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • Mini Supermarket
  • Pool Table
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Steam room
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels Included
  • Vending Machines
  • Washing machine

Check-in / Check-out

Earliest check-in: 00:00

Latest Check-out: 10:00

Policies

  • Age Restriction
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • No Curfew
  • Non Smoking

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Auckland?

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Atmosphere 66%

Cleanliness 60%

Facilities 56%

Location 93%

Safety 66%

Staff 77%

Value 69%

Showing 21-20 of 20 reviews

74% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 80%
  • Cleanliness - 80%
  • Facilities - 40%
  • Location - 100%
  • Safety - 80%
  • Staff - 80%
  • Value - 60%
74% Overall Rating

Anonymous
04 Mar 2013

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Partying / nightlife, Work / volunteering

Liked: Good staff. In the heart of Auckland, near of everything.

Disliked: Expensive laundry service and internet wifi.10 Or 8 dorm is not recommend

Customer would recommend this property

54% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 20%
  • Cleanliness - 40%
  • Facilities - 60%
  • Location - 100%
  • Safety - 60%
  • Staff - 60%
  • Value - 40%
54% Overall Rating

Anonymous
26 Jan 2013

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Liked: That it was close to the town centre and the facilities in the kitchen

Disliked: There were no lockers to keep passports etc in. we were blatantly double booked as there was one free bed for two of us in the room we were sent to, so got moved! the atmosphere seems cliquie! and the rooms were not the cleanest! no free wifi!

69% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 60%
  • Cleanliness - 60%
  • Facilities - 60%
  • Location - 60%
  • Safety - 80%
  • Staff - 80%
  • Value - 80%
69% Overall Rating

Anonymous
17 Jan 2013

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
City break, Sightseeing & culture

Liked: It was cheap and the staff was friendly. It was pretty close to the Intercity bus stop, and right off Queen Street.

Disliked: The room was small and crowded and there were no lockers in it. The bathrooms weren't great. The hostel felt a bit old and dated, and the reception area was quite dark.

91% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 100%
  • Cleanliness - 60%
  • Facilities - 80%
  • Location - 100%
  • Safety - 100%
  • Staff - 100%
  • Value - 100%
91% Overall Rating

Anonymous
14 Jan 2013

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Visiting friends or family, Work / volunteering

Liked: The key feature of the property is the location, fantastic downtown location, right off the Queen St, plus they also offer long stays could be ideal for ppl new to Auckland, working/living in Auc or here for the night

Disliked: Bathrooms should be cleaned regularly.

Customer would recommend this property

77% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 60%
  • Cleanliness - 80%
  • Facilities - 60%
  • Location - 80%
  • Safety - 80%
  • Staff - 80%
  • Value - 100%
77% Overall Rating

Anonymous
14 Jan 2013

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Events / festivals

Liked: Safe, friendly and value for money

Disliked: Not much

Customer would recommend this property

71% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 60%
  • Cleanliness - 60%
  • Facilities - 60%
  • Location - 100%
  • Safety - 60%
  • Staff - 80%
  • Value - 80%
71% Overall Rating

Anonymous
07 Jan 2013

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
City break, Visiting friends or family

Liked: Location is awesome, 24 hour access and staff available. Cheap and good enough for the money, would stay again

Disliked: rooms are too stuffy, windows don't open and in the morning the aircon started switching off so it got extremely hot in the room. Room could have 1 bunk bed less and some space to put bags - there was no space anywhere to put large suitcases so they stacked up in front of the bunks and it was hard to climb up.

Customer would recommend this property

60% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 60%
  • Cleanliness - 60%
  • Facilities - 60%
  • Location - 60%
  • Safety - 60%
  • Staff - 60%
  • Value - 60%
60% Overall Rating

Anonymous
03 Jan 2013

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year, Sightseeing & culture

Liked: free breakfast

Disliked: not enough toilets

Customer would recommend this property

74% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 60%
  • Cleanliness - 80%
  • Facilities - 80%
  • Location - 100%
  • Safety - 60%
  • Staff - 80%
  • Value - 60%
74% Overall Rating

Anonymous
24 Dec 2012

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year, City break, Relaxation / spa, Sightseeing & culture, Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Liked: Good location, helful staff, quite clean.

Disliked: Quite many drunk people in the lounge but the rooms were still quiet and safe.

Customer would recommend this property

83% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 80%
  • Cleanliness - 80%
  • Facilities - 60%
  • Location - 100%
  • Safety - 80%
  • Staff - 100%
  • Value - 80%
83% Overall Rating

Anonymous
22 Dec 2012

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Liked: The staff were very helpful and always offered a smile. The bathrooms always seemed clean and the location could not be better.

Disliked: The smokers sitting right outside made the place feel a little seedy

Customer would recommend this property

97% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 80%
  • Cleanliness - 100%
  • Facilities - 100%
  • Location - 100%
  • Safety - 100%
  • Staff - 100%
  • Value - 100%
97% Overall Rating

Anonymous
21 Dec 2012

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
City break, Partying / nightlife, Relaxation / spa, Romantic getaway, Shopping, Sightseeing & culture, Sports, adventure or outdoor activities, Visiting friends or family

Liked: The location vs price is REALLY great! It is clean and the beds are good. Everyone is very friendly. I will be there again on new years evening. It is GREAT!very

Customer would recommend this property

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