Surf 'n' Snow Backpackers (New Zealand) Reviews
Description:Address: Corner Victoria St. & Albert St / Auckland CBD / New Zealand
Newest Review: ... wander round the shops but our previous hostel had been much further out of town and we would have been in a much better position if we'd have stayed at Surf 'n' Snow. We were checked in easily and quickly and there was a lot of information in the reception/common room area if you hadn't been to the city before such as maps and leaflets about activities all over New Zealand. There was also ... more
Customer Surf 'n' Snow Backpackers (New Zealand) Reviews (2)
by - written on 17/02/09 (Very useful, 57 readings)
We only stayed at Surf 'n' Snow Backpackers in Auckland for one night on a stopover whilst travelling through the North Island. We were dropped off directly outside the hostel and immediately we thought what a great location it was in. It is in the very centre of the CBD (Central Business District) and one road along from the main high street which has a load of shops and restaurants and a short walk to the bus station. We'd already been in Auckland for a couple of nights beforehand and so we didn't want to do much - just wanted to have a wander round the shops but our previous hostel had been much further out of town and we would have been in a much better position .. Read the complete review
by - written on 20/05/08 (Very useful, 118 readings)
I chose Surf and Snow (SnS) Backpackers over other, similar hostels in Auckland because of three main factors: first of all, it got a good write up in my 2006 edition of the Lonely Planet guide to New Zealand. Secondly, it's right in the middle of Auckland's CBD giving good access to all the stuff I wanted to do/see during my limited time in Auckland. Finally, it actually had availability of single rooms which was an issue with other similarly located hostels. As I was travelling on my own for periods of my trip around New Zealand, I wanted single rooms for privacy and security (I was carrying over £1000 worth of electronics etc.) Surf and Snow Backpackers is ... Read the complete review
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