Fresh, stylish and clean! We offer free desktop internet plus free lockers in the rooms. In fact, we have all the facilities you’ll need in a very central city location in the heart of Auckland.
We have nightly activities. Sundays are for new release movies and popcorn, Monday is poker night, Tuesday is party night at a local bar with free beer or vodka, Wednesday there’s free ice cream, Thursday is the Frenzi Bar Crawl (with great discounts for guests) and Fridays are for our free BBQ (weather dependent).
Here at Frienz we will cater for any of your backpacker's needs. Whether you plan on having a quiet night in catching up with friends and other travellers or heading out into the city to sample Auckland's nightlife, our extensive facilities will ensure you have access to everything you want without having to take a step outside.
The facilities at our modern and funky hostel include free daily luggage storage (not long-term), a travel shop, TV with more than 50 Sky channels, a smoking courtyard inside the building and our outdoor BBQ are on the top floor, with a great city view over Auckland.
Please note: If you would like to have a late-check in, please let us know your arrival time. We open at 7am and we close the reception at 12 midnight. Frienz is an international hostel for travellers; you must have valid international passport at check-in.
Frienz is an international hostel for travellers; you must have valid international passport at check-in.
If you would like to check in late, please let us know your arrival time. We open at 7am and we close the reception at 12 midnight.
Please do not hesitate to contact us for any inquiries. Contact us on (09) 307 6437 or email us email@example.com
After new ownership/management NOT clean. Internet availability is restricted to 3 computers located in the kitchen room and VERY slow. 3rd floor is comletely mildewed (mold fungus). Toilet facilities on 3rd floor were being painted and not useable during our stay. 1st floor has an inner courtyard, cigarette smell in rooms (as well as smells from kitchen which is open to the reception and staircase). Elevator was out of order. Bathrooms were all rotten, not clean, drainpipe fell off and layed around for days. In room to road it was very noisy, windows were not fully closeable. Refrigerator was too noisy during the night. No TV in the room as on the picure on their HP. No refund: ask to see room before paying!!!!! All in all, though the location is quite central, the hostel is a nogo as it's run-down and mildewy.
I couldn't help but feel dirty in my room. I only had one sheet and my towel had a smell. Also, I did not have a TV in my double room, as advertised on the site. It was pretty noisy and the lift wasn't working, so had to walk up about 6 flights of stairs! There was also not any air conditioning, so it was quite hot. My fridge made a loud 'gurgling' sound, so had to be unplugged to sleep. It was nice to have my own room, but would probably prefer to pay a little more and have somewhere nicer. The people were not at all friendly. I sat down to eat and people just speak their own language and ignore others, which defeats the point of staying in backpackers for me. The free internet was really good, and SOME of the staff were friendly. Overall, probably not recommended. It was conveniently located.
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Had an awesome time, right in the middle of the city. It is close to everything and it has lots of different activities you can do while you're staying there as well as being affordable. I definitely recommend frienz backpackers.
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