Princeton Auckland Backpackers Hostel

30 Symonds St, Auckland, North Island, New Zealand | Hotel
Prices starting from $50.00

Travel Blogs from Auckland

Day 1: Coromandel

A travel blog entry by stacy.leckey


... was breathtaking! The road eventually lead us to Hot Water Beach. Not initially a stop we had in mind but we went along anyway. As we walked along the so far normal beach, we came across people digging in the sand (not so unusual) and noticed steam rising from said holes (slightly unusual). Turns out the volcanic rock beneath the sand causes hot springs to come through the shore. And when they say hot, they mean HOT. The ...

The camper experience

A travel blog entry by paulandmaria


There are lots of ways to get around
NZ, from flexi buses, tour groups, cheap flights, trains and of
course driving. Even with driving there are at least the two options
of driving a car and staying at hostels or renting a camper-van. We
chose the latter, having done the car and hosteling in OZ and wanting
the freedom of having our home on wheels. Don't confuse this with
being the cheapest option though – it really might not be. You have

New Zealand

A travel blog entry by isaach


... Now, during our trip, I have to admit, the small talk that we have had to make has become incredibly tedious. Telling everyone who we are and what we're doing etc. But one of the more difficult tasks is explaining to people where the hell Keele is (the uni stevo is going to), which is harder than it sounds considering most English people have never even heard of it, so try explaining it to a German! In any case, we have not met one single person who knows where it was, that ...

On our way

A travel blog entry by chris_a


... shops followed in an effort to get the legs working after the flight in the morning. It was warm and more humid than Melbourne and a stop for a refreshing drink was eventually in order before returning to Elaine's apartment for pre, during and post-dinner drinks. Another pleasant day is forecast for tomorrow and, as a result, we are planning to walk to Takapuna for a coffee and a browse of the shops before dinner with family in ...

Goodbye to the hire car

A travel blog entry by suebar

... that we wouldn't be wandering around looking for a restaurant once we returned to Ackland following our stay in the Bay of Islands. We assume that people who live here don't go out to eat in the city centre but stay in their local suburban communities. Auckland is missing a trick by not developing its centre to be more tourist friendly as most people flying into New Zealand come into the airport here. It looked to us as if it was much larger than the one in ...

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This hotel, located on 30 Symonds St, Auckland, is near City Art Gallery, Auckland Art Gallery, Albert Park, and Classic Comedy and Bar.
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