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Bozeman, Montana
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I recently finished my 10 day stay at the Attic. The facilities were clean, kitchen well stocked, and staff friendly. The location is great for a short term stay, especially for those people just starting or finishing their New Zealand trip. I highly recommend this hostel for short term stays. However, for longer term stays I think the hostel lacks...

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AklHostels, Manager at Attic Backpackers, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. I'm so glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. With less than 100 beds our hostel is quite small in comparison to the other hostels in central Auckland. Our shared areas, like the covered deck and massive kitchen, are optimal areas to have a chat, a beer and...

United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed at Attic for 2 nights when I first flew into Auckland. Really impressed with this hostel! All the rooms are kept really clean and the staff are helpful. There was a good atmosphere here, I stayed in a 6 bed female dorm and everyone was really chatty. It made a great start to 2 months travelling in NZ...

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AklHostels, Manager at Attic Backpackers, responded to this review

Thank for you taking the time to leave us a review. We are thrilled that you chose us to start your New Zealand trip and, even better, loved your stay. We take cleanliness really seriously and have a strict cleaning schedule with regular checks to ensure that all shared areas are perfect. The atmosphere is chill, social and relaxed -...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

great hostel for a few days. Great, friendly staff. Tidy rooms with comfortable beds. Giant kitchen with every cooking item you could possibly ask for. Need more windows and more air, but its a good hostel.

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AklHostels, Manager at Attic Backpackers, responded to this review

Thank for you taking the time to leave us a review! We're glad that you chose to stay with us for your trip to Auckland. We take pride in our staff and customer service, we're always trying to go the extra mile to make sure that guests enjoy their stay with us. Being in an older building it's hard to...

Nelson, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Friendly and helpful staff, clean tidy hostel with great facilities including a cool deck, excellent kitchen and bathrooms. Great central location. Comfortable relaxed atmosphere with beanbags and nice lounge area.

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AklHostels, Manager at Attic Backpackers, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. I'm delighted to hear that you loved your stay with us. We try our best to maintain a high degree of cleanliness with regular cleaning checks and schedules. Our shared areas like the massive kitchen and deck area are designed to give guests a lot of space to hang...

Naples, Italy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came back to this hostel for a second time since it was a very good experience. It has an optimal location in the center city and a very good management. It was clean, silent and comfortable. The staff was really very professional!

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AklHostels, Manager at Attic Backpackers, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. I'm glad to hear that you enjoyed your first stay so much you decided to book again... and that your second stay was just as good as the first! We like to think that the hostel is in an ideal location for downtown Auckland. We like our hostel's atmosphere...

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great, friendly staff. Tidy rooms with comfortable beds. Giant kitchen with every cooking item you could possibly ask for. Balcony, Lounge area, and close to everything you need and want in central Auckland.

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AklHostels, Manager at Attic Backpackers, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. I'm thrilled to hear that you loved your stay with us. Being centrally located, we are located to shops, the supermarket and some of Auckland's biggest tourist destinations like the Sky Tower and the Viaduct Harbor. This makes our location makes us a great starting point to explore Auckland....

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Overall a really good hostel for your money. I stayed in the 12 bed dorm and it was not bad at all for having a rotating 12 people there at all times. Room was clean, the main areas were clean, the bathrooms were clean! The dorm areas were quiet pretty much the whole time. The kitchen and lounge areas were...

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AklHostels, Manager at Attic Backpackers, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review! It's great to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. Even though booking a 12 bed dorms sounds like it can get tight and crowded, here at the Attic we put them in our biggest rooms making them spacious and comfortable. This makes for it to be a...

Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I recently moved to NZ and stayed at The Attic for 3 nights. We stayed in one of the 10 person dorms and enjoyed our time very much. We had a city view from our room as the Attic is 5 stories up. Great kitchen and bar area to come and chill as well. There were lockers...

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AklHostels, Manager at Attic Backpackers, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review and for choosing us as the starting point for your travels. I’m so glad you loved your stay with us at the Attic. We spend a lot of time and effort trying to make the hostel the best it can possibly be and try to anticipate guests’ needs. Whether...

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My girlfriend and I stayed at the Attic for 4 nights. The hostel is clean and the staff is very knowledgeable about all things Auckland. They helped us to set up our bank accounts by giving us a proof of address and they also helped us in purchasing our campervan by giving us valuable information about doing the transaction. It's...

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AklHostels, Manager at Attic Backpackers, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We take pride in our customer service so it’s great to hear that the hostel’s staff was able to help with start off your trip. We’ve all been there before and realize that it can get complicated or overwhelming when you start a big trip in a different country...

Rotorua, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lift was old and annoying but can't complain about anything else, had a short but great stay. I don't recommend it in the middle of summer though as there was no air conditioning and the rooms heat up something fierce overnight, I ended up sleeping in a lounge with a window that opened.

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AklHostels, Manager at Attic Backpackers, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. I'm glad that you enjoyed your stay with us down here at the Attic. We do have a very old school manual lift that requires both doors to be shut before other guests can use it. Unfortunately some people are unfamiliar with this and leave one or both doors...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Attic is a fresh and vibrant, newly refurbished top floor backpackers situated in the heart of the city centre, on Wellesley Street, just steps from the iconic Auckland Skytower and the hustle and bustle of Queen Street. Sleeping a maximum of 100 guests, we are a smaller inner city hostel than most, offering guests a central location and budget accommodation with a difference. Ride our traditional, 'old school' service lift to the top floor, which opens straight out on to The Attic. Enjoy a tour of our place upon check in, no impersonal pointing to your room and off you go, we want you to feel at home with us. Some of our larger dorms feature dividers so that even our most budget options are still as comfortable as a smaller dorm, attention to detail is important here at The Attic. Incredibly friendly and helpful, we go the extra mile to make your stay with us that little bit more special. Our guests comfort is the most important thing for us and we pride ourselves on creating a chilled, helpful and caring hostel environment in Auckland city centre! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Attic Backpackers

Address: 31 Wellesley St, Auckland 1010, New Zealand (Formerly Topfloor Backpackers)
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Auckland Region > Auckland
Price Range: £15 - £45 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 19
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“The smaller dorms”
 of 5 bubbles ChrisManuelUK, 1 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Rooms by the communal bathroom are most convenient and private (not off the lobby).”
 of 5 bubbles barbarakO1349WF, 28 Feb 2017 | Read review
“very affordable, very clean and super located”
 of 5 bubbles pa0ram0s, 6 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Get in early to get the bottom bunk bed; it's first in first served.”
 of 5 bubbles jontir2017, 19 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Twin room was worth $44 each.”
 of 5 bubbles tsubasani237, 2 Jan 2017 | Read review
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