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Fat Camel Hostel

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Free WiFi, bed sheets
Free WiFi, bed sheets
Free WiFi, bed sheets

Overview of Fat Camel Hostel

Fat Camel Hostel

3.5 out of 5
Guests rated this property 2.8/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Bar
  • Laundry
  • Housekeeping
38 Fort Street,, Auckland, Auckland Region, 1010

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationAuckland Ferry Terminal7 min walk
  • Popular LocationSky Tower10 min walk
  • Popular LocationViaduct Harbour11 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 Viaduct Harbour 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.

What's nearby

  • High Street - 2 min walk
  • Queen Street Shopping District - 2 min walk
  • Auckland Ferry Terminal - 7 min walk
  • Sky Tower - 10 min walk
  • Viaduct Harbour - 11 min walk

Getting around

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


  • Orleans - 2 min walk
  • DeBretts Kitchen - 2 min walk
  • O'Connell Street Bistro - 2 min walk
  • The Store - 3 min walk
  • Char Grill - 3 min walk

About this property

Fat Camel Hostel

Waterfront Auckland property in Auckland Central Business District, walk to Auckland Ferry Terminal
Along with a bar/lounge, this smoke-free property has a coffee shop/café and a snack bar/deli. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, a microwave in a common area, a fridge in a common area and laundry facilities are on-site. All 46 rooms provide in-room free WiFi, 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. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

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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
A late check-out fee will be charged

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 not allowed

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.

Optional extras

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

  • 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

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Overall score and ratings

Rating 5 - Excellent. 42 out of 354 reviews
5 - Excellent 12%
Rating 4 - Good. 91 out of 354 reviews
4 - Good 26%
Rating 3 - Okay. 113 out of 354 reviews
3 - Okay 32%
Rating 2 - Poor. 59 out of 354 reviews
2 - Poor 17%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 49 out of 354 reviews
1 - Terrible 14%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

1/5 Terrible

Travelled with group
Liked: Staff & service
Disliked: 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
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 2 nights in Feb 2020

2/5 Poor

Liked: Staff & service
Disliked: Cleanliness, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 3 nights in Feb 2020

1/5 Terrible

Disliked: Cleanliness, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020

1/5 Terrible

Disliked: 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