Nomads Fat Camel Hostel

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Average rate: $13 - Hotel class: 3 stars
38 fort street, Auckland, New Zealand

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Nomads Fat Camel Hostel Auckland Reviews

Connie Connie
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Fat Camel Sucks Jan 03, 2010
This placed was the worst backpacker I've stayed at in a western country.



First, it was more expensive than ACB (Auckland Central Backpackers) even though our room was less than half the size of our room at ACB. The sheets were unmade and it was obvious someone had slept there the previous night and no one bothered to change the sheets. The bed itself was so old we could feel every single bed spring poking up.

The kitchen and lounge were old and dirty, but that didn't actually bother me. What bothered me was when the shower drain clogged up, flooded the entire floor, and left the floor with only one working toilet.

When the staff came to clean it up, they were being loud and grumpy. Another guest politely asked them to keep it quiet because some people had already gone to sleep for the night, and he ended up getting attitude from the grumpy staff guy.

To sum up: expensive, old, dirty, broken, and rude staff.

I wish I could give a "zero" rating.
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Connie says:
Writing this review has brought back memories. I've started posting this review on other websites. Only places that are exceptionally bad deserve that honour.
Posted on: Jan 29, 2010
sylviandavid says:
connie..... Looks like a zero to me!
Posted on: Jan 29, 2010
festerwretch says:
Sucks!
Posted on: Jan 29, 2010
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dan2105 dan2105
6 reviews
Feb 22, 2007
Fat Camel is an appropriate name - greedy, impersonal hostel that charges for the smallest extras. No window in room, boiling hot with a fan that didn't work. It's run along with a bar and it feels like living in one. Oh, and the staff are useless. Avoid.
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Nomads Fat Camel Hostel Overview

Guests at the Nomads Fat Camel Hostel will find this Auckland hotel conveniently close to restaurants, bars, clubs, and shopping. The center of the city is within walking distance, and the Viaduct Harbor is only two blocks away. The hotel offers many amenities, including a bar and café, a game room with pool tables, a big screen television, wireless Internet access, lockers, luggage storage, laundry services and 24-hour reception. Guests will also be treated to Monday night game nights and a free evening meal every night. The Nomads Fat Camel Hostel is conveniently located just a few miles from the Auckland International Airport and is situated in the center of the city.

Rooms at the Nomads Fat Camel Hostel offer amenities like kitchen areas, lounge rooms, community showers, and apartment styling. Wireless Internet access is complimentary. The rooms are also equipped with ceiling fans and windows.

The Nomads Fat Camel Hosteloffers apartment style rooms with available kitchens and shared bathrooms. The hotel is located conveniently in the center of Auckland.

Nomads Fat Camel Hostel Amenities

  • High-speed Internet
  • Restaurant
  • Swimming pool
  • Tour Desk
  • Bar / Lounge
  • Elevator / Lift
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Safe-Deposit Box
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • TV
  • Laundry service
  • Excursions
  • Computer
  • Desk
  • Internet Connection (wireless)
  • Shared Bathroom
  • Shower
  • Games Available
  • Coffee Shop/Cafeteria
  • Luggage Storage
  • Self Laundry

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