Base Auckland Central Backpackers

Address: 229 Queen St, Auckland, North Island, 1010, New Zealand | 5 star hostel
 
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Location

This 5 star hostel, located on 229 Queen St, Auckland, is near New Gallery, City Art Gallery, Auckland Art Gallery, and SkyJump.
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          Amenities

          Activities

          • Fitness/Health center
          • Bar/lounge

          Features

          • Breakfast Available
          • Air-Conditioning
           

          TravelPod Member ReviewsBase Auckland Central Backpackers

          Reviewed by doragsxplorin8

          Alright.

          Reviewed Oct 24, 2015
          by (12 reviews) Vienna , United States Flag of United States

          We were placed in a small room with no ventilation, no windows. It got very hot and stuffy real fast. Kitchen also was packed at lunch and dinner time, and was very hard to find room to cook our meals. There was also no room in the fridges. Only way up to our floor was via elevator and we didn't even know where the stairs were until somebody set off the fire alarm. Everything about this place screamed fire hazard.

          This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

          Reviewed by smythadventures

          Centrally located, Clean and Friendly Backpacker

          Reviewed Apr 13, 2014
          by (5 reviews) Seattle , United States Flag of United States

          We stayed at BASE two nights. It was a great launching off pad for our trip to New Zealand. Very close to the EIP offices. Since we are old married fuddle duddies, we payed a little extra to get our own room. The room was basic, bed, mirror and a small fridge, but everything we needed it to be. The bathrooms were clean, and the lounge area and staff were great. The location, right on Queens Street was good for exploring the CBD. Nothing fancy, just the basics, which is all we were looking for.

          This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

          Reviewed by gunduana

          Good.

          Reviewed Jan 19, 2014
          by (4 reviews) , Germany Flag of Germany

          would be 4 out of five. but deducted a star, because the lady at the reception forgot to tell us that the prises would double if we didn't book now, because it was an "event night". So we looked at 110$ per night instead of 56...

          This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

          Reviewed by khughes17

          A bed!

          Reviewed Nov 21, 2013
          by (1 review) Llandrindod Wells , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

          After a loooooong flight it was nice to have a bed. The room and ensuite were clean. There was tea and coffee facilities. All the staff were very friendly and helpful. It was easy to find.

          View from room
          Auckland, New Zealand
          Bed!
          Auckland, New Zealand
          Tea and coffee facilities!
          Auckland, New Zealand

          This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

          Reviewed by iejezkeloren

          stay at base

          Reviewed Sep 15, 2013
          by (1 review) gvulot, israel , Argentina Flag of Argentina

          the place is great, the staff is very helpful and easy going. The place is always full of people, so even though its not the cheapest in town, its worth the extra buck for the ambiance. The beds and toilets are good and clean, and with the Globe bar downstairs and all the fast food and supermarkets around you can stay there without moving more than 200meters and have a great time.

          This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

          Reviewed by zachcoventry

          Not bad

          Reviewed Mar 31, 2013
          by (1 review) , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

          Pretty good fun. Felt a bit like being back in halls at university.

          Home for a while
          Auckland, New Zealand

          This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

          Reviewed by christine13

          Nice place

          Reviewed Jan 10, 2013
          by (28 reviews) , Canada Flag of Canada

          Great place to stay, nice people work there

          This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

          Reviewed by sam.bewitching

          DO NOT STAY HERE

          Reviewed Feb 27, 2012
          by (3 reviews) Hull , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

          Whilst the hostel has all the amenties that you could possibly want, they have a major problem with theft.

          I personally got $200 stolen whilst I was staying in a private room, and a guy that I met was also robbed but he lost $1000 during a fire alarm.

          I personally would never stay here again

          This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

          Reviewed by gabri123

          Terrible showers

          Reviewed Nov 30, 2011
          by (17 reviews) , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

          Good on the whole, but the lifts are a liability and the showers are awful.

          This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

          Reviewed by ludmila75

          Backpacker Queen Street

          Reviewed Sep 4, 2011
          by (3 reviews) Paris , France Flag of France

          Plein centre ville, un bâtiment moderne de 7 étages, excellent emplacement. Par contre le reste laisse un peu à désirer. Chambre surchauffée, réception au 3ème étage. Quand on arrive de la rue l'accès n'est pas évident. Mais la qualité est largement satisfaisante pour le prix.

          This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

          Reviewed by across_the_u

          Friendly Atmosphere

          Reviewed Jun 9, 2011
          by (6 reviews) Sudbury , Canada Flag of Canada

          Staff were very friendly and helpful. It's a pretty big hostel, so it's a not as warm and cozy, making it a little harder to meet people. :D

          This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

          Reviewed by rachelandpete

          Loved it!

          Reviewed Apr 21, 2011
          by (26 reviews) Leeds , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

          Loved it loved it loved it, can't say any more than that!

          This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

          Reviewed by michaellaverty

          Pretty dam swarve

          Reviewed Mar 18, 2011
          by (10 reviews) Manchester , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

          Good enough to get us to book another ten nights!

          This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

          Reviewed by teamjamesnshell

          Not bad for our first backpacker joint

          Reviewed Feb 6, 2011
          by (6 reviews) Darwin , Australia Flag of Australia

          We have our own double room with bathroom here so it's pretty comfortable. Clean sheets, TV and all the amenities. We're happy.

          This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

          Reviewed by patbernard

          Brilliant hostel

          Reviewed Dec 28, 2010
          by (2 reviews) Grange over Sands, Cumbria , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

          Stayed for one night in a twin room with a friend. Great room with fridge too - lovely and clean and had a good night's sleep. Quiet hostel considering it's size, very efficiently run, good central location.

          This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

          Reviewed by basmeershoek

          Base Hostel Auckland

          Reviewed Dec 17, 2010
          by (4 reviews) Leiden , Netherlands Flag of Netherlands

          Good hostel with all the nessecary options for a backpacker on a short brake here!!!

          This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

          Reviewed by bussellnz

          Alright for a 1st night

          Reviewed Sep 27, 2010
          by (2 reviews) , New Zealand Flag of New Zealand

          Alright Hostel, Cool bar and people but got moved quite a bit, met some amazing travelers as its the start and finish for loads of travelers. nice a spacious with roomie kitchen and lounge area!

          This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

          Reviewed by sarahanddermot

          Auckland

          Reviewed Aug 29, 2008
          by (1 review) Dublin , Ireland Flag of Ireland

          Lovely Hostel and Centrally located. Great atmosphere. Very friendly staff

          This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

          TripAdvisor Reviews Base Auckland Central Backpackers

          3.00 of 5 stars Good
           

          Travel Blogs from Auckland

          Net echte Aussies

          A travel blog entry by geisenrens on Dec 31, 2016

          1 comment, 24 photos

          's Ochtends heel vroeg op om eerder op Brisbane Airport te staan dan Nadine, maar het begon al met een half uur stilstaan in de spits (je vergeet tijdens zo'n reis dat er ook gewoon mensen 's morgens naar hun werk gaan. Een verkeerde afslag hielp ook niet mee en het feit dat we even vergeten waren dat onze camper iets hoger was dan het dak van de …

          Arrived in New Zealand

          A travel blog entry by trionaanddarren on Nov 14, 2016

          We arrived in NZ the morning after a magnitude 7.8 off the coast of Kaikoura in the South Island. Life continued as normal in the North Island, but this would proceed to dominate the news for the next few weeks.

          We were so tired basically all we achieved was to wander around Auckland getting frustrated at banks and eating our first …

          Pahia to Auckland (Rating: 4/10)

          A travel blog entry by harrisonhough on Nov 02, 2016

          6 photos

          We had all morning free so after our lie in we went for a walk to the 'famous' waterfall. It was a 3 hour round trip to walk to the falls which weren't worth it compared to the falls we saw in Piha! It was a nice walk though through thick bush which is one of the few places you can still see the kiwi bird in its natural habitat (though they are …

          Arrived in Auckland! (Rating: 6/10)

          A travel blog entry by harrisonhough on Oct 26, 2016

          3 photos

          WE'VE ARRIVED!!

          Feeling jet lagged and confused we took the sky bus into the city from the airport right to our hostel door. We took ourselves off exploring with a walk down to Auckland Marina. The weather is lovely and sunny but very windy! After a brisk walk to wake us up we went up the Sky tower to get our bearings. The lift has a …

          Ankunft in Auckland

          A travel blog entry by nadinemengis on Sep 17, 2016

          1 photo

          Als wir nach 13h Flugzeug endlich in Auckland am Flughafen ankamen, waren wir erleichtert, dass alles geklappt hat. Nach einer weiteren Stunde Einreise und Kontrolle (man darf halt wirklich gar nix mit rein bringen), waren wir dann am Airport Shuttle angekommen und auf dem Weg in die Stadt zu unserem Camper Van. Es war 16:05 als wir vor den …

          Traveler Photos Base Auckland Central Backpackers

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          Outside the hostel - Auckland Sky Tower view
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          Tea and coffee facilities!
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          Outside the hostel
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          More room
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          Bye bye "Rose"!
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          Dottie and my pile of stuff
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          Our view
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