Overview of Fat Camel Hostel

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Living area
Free WiFi, linens
Free WiFi, linens
Free WiFi, linens
Free WiFi, linens
Guests rated this property 2.8/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking Available
  • Bar
  • Laundry
  • Housekeeping
  • 24/7 Front Desk

Explore the area

    Popular LocationAuckland Ferry Terminal6 min walk
    Popular LocationSkyCity Casino10 min walk
    Popular LocationSky Tower10 min walk
    AirportAuckland (AKL-Auckland Intl.)33 min drive

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About this area


Located in Auckland, Fat Camel Hostel is in the city centre and on the waterfront. Auckland Ferry Terminal and Princes Wharf are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those in the mood for shopping can visit Queen Street Shopping District and Sylvia Park. Check out an event or a game at Eden Park, and consider making time for Auckland Zoo, a top attraction not to be missed.
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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Auckland Ferry Terminal - 6 min walk
  • SkyCity Casino - 10 min walk
  • Sky Tower - 10 min walk
  • Princes Wharf - 11 min walk
  • Spark Arena - 12 min walk

Getting around

  • Auckland Britomart Station - 3 min walk
  • AirportAuckland (AKL-Auckland Intl.) - 33 min drive


  • Xuxu Dumpling Bar - 3 min walk
  • Cafe Hanoi - 3 min walk
  • Touquet - 3 min walk
  • Vue Restaurant - 3 min walk
  • Vulture's Lane - 3 min walk

About this property

Fat Camel Hostel

Eco-friendly Auckland hostel in Auckland Central Business District, walk to Auckland Ferry Terminal
Along with a bar/lounge, this smoke-free hostel has a coffee shop/café and WiFi in public areas. WiFi in public areas is free. Other amenities include self parking, a microwave in a common area and a fridge in a common area. All 46 rooms provide complimentary wireless Internet access, fridges and microwaves. Fans and showers are also available to guests. Bathrooms are shared.
Fat Camel Hostel offers 46 forms of accommodation with fans. Guests can make use of the in-room fridges and microwaves.

Guests have access to shared bathrooms. Bathrooms include a shower. This Auckland hostel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

Awards and affiliations

Green/Sustainable Property
This property participates in Qualmark, a programme that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: The Environment, the community, the cultural heritage and the local economy.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi, Wired Internet (surcharge)

Parking and public transport

  • Self parking (surcharge)

Food and drink

  • 1 coffee shop/cafe
  • 1 bar

Things to do

  • Billiards/pool table

Family friendly

  • Dry cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Microwave
  • Fridge


  • Lift

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • English


  • Shared microwave
  • Shared fridge
  • Smoke-free property
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities


  • Fan
  • Linens


  • Shared bathroom
  • Shower

Food and drink

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Fridge



Check-in from 2:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 11:00 AM
Late check-out subject to availability

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 7:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets are allowed for an extra charge

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Kids stay free! Children stay free when using existing bedding
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types

Important information


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: NZD 100.00 per day

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • A pet fee will be charged
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • A kitchen/kitchenette is available for an additional fee
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge of 2.25 per cent

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted

We should mention

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms

National rating

This property does not have a Qualmark® rating. For the benefit of our customers, we have provided a rating based on our ratings system.

Property is also known as

Fat Camel
Fat Camel Hostel
Fat Camel Nomads
Nomads Fat Camel
Nomads Fat Camel Backpacker
Nomads Fat Camel Backpacker Auckland
Fat Camel Hostel Bar Auckland
Nomads Fat Camel Hostel Backpacker
Nomads Fat Camel Hostel Backpacker Auckland
Nomads Fat Camel Hostel Auckland
Nomads Fat Camel Auckland
Fat Camel Hostel Bar
Fat Camel Bar Auckland
Fat Camel Bar
Fat Camel Hostel Bar
Fat Camel Hostel Auckland
Fat Camel Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
Fat Camel Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation Auckland

Frequently asked questions

Is Fat Camel Hostel pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at Fat Camel Hostel?
Self-parking is available for a fee.
What time is check-in at Fat Camel Hostel?
Check-in is from 2:00 PM - 9:00 PM.
What time is check-out at Fat Camel Hostel?
Checkout is at 11:00 AM. Late checkout is available for a fee (subject to availability).
Where is Fat Camel Hostel located?
Located in Auckland Central Business District, this eco-friendly hostel is within a 5-minute walk of High Street, Queen Street Shopping District, and Britomart Transport Centre. Auckland Ferry Terminal and University of Auckland are also within 10 minutes. Auckland Britomart Station is only a 3-minute walk.
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3 - Okay
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Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

1/5 Terrible

Travelled with group
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Sad face IconDisliked: Cleanliness, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Moved rooms multiple times due to horrible smell and bed bugs. Staff accommodation but seemed all too familiar I with this happening
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020

4/5 Good

Travelled with family
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 2 nights in Feb 2020

1/5 Terrible

Sad face IconDisliked: Cleanliness, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020

1/5 Terrible

Sad face IconDisliked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Worst property I’ve ever stepped foot in. I don’t know why Expedia even uses them on their search
Stayed 15 nights in Jan 2020

3/5 Okay

Travelled with family
Happy face iconLiked: Staff & service
I booked through Expedia and it stated 11am checkout. Once your onsite the site states checkout is 10am. I needed that extra hour.
Stayed 2 nights in Dec 2019

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