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    Surf 'N' Snow Backpackers

    Level 1 102 Albert Street, Auckland, New Zealand
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    Overview
    • Excellent4%
    • Very good9%
    • Average15%
    • Poor12%
    • Terrible60%
    23 Mar 2017
    “Not the best, I've stayed in worse.”
    30 Nov 2016
    “Good location but expensive for what you get!”
    Wifi
    Breakfast included
    Rooftop Bar
    Kitchenette
    3.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

    It's a basic hostel. You get what you pay. Warm enough to sleep in winter. Bathroom clean, kitchen a little bit messy I think but you can cook and at least make your own breakfast. Tips: you can buy your food, wines, etc in big...More

    Thank VeraAng
    Reviewed 30 June 2016

    Only stay here if you are desperate or read the wrong type of reviews like me! Staff do only what they need to do. You need to pay a cash bond for your key or leave them your passport. You can leave your luggage in...More

    Thank sycomp
    Reviewed 29 June 2016

    Where should i start? The room are quite small, but for this price, don't complain, but, the thin mattress is just horrible, it's more like a beach mattress than a real bed. plus the bed sheets were dirty, sweet. Pillows, so thin that i had...More

    Thank Kalvin D
    Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

    I stayed here for 2 weeks and I had my private security box that was padlocked broken into and $1000 cash and my iPad stolen. Do not stay here unless you want to risk your belongings, even after taking security measures to prevent it. The...More

    Thank Jazmine C
    Reviewed 20 April 2016

    just stayed 3 nights first time, people staying this hostel were so nice and welcoming new traveler. didn't take much time to join them. after travel through NZ, i came back to here and still atmosphere is good. receptionists were also helpful. not super clean,...More

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    • Price range
    • US$17 - US$51 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Number of rooms
    • 50
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    • Location
    • New Zealand >
    • North Island >
    • Auckland Region >
    • Auckland
    • Also Known As
    • Surf `n` Snow Backpackers Hotel Auckland Central ,
    • Surf 'N' Snow Backpackers Auckland, New Zealand
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    "Stay away, this place is horrible"
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    "Room 303: Great window, great view."
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    "Check because some rooms have no windows or ventilation"
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