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340 reviews


  • Free WiFi
  • Bar
  • Laundry
  • Housekeeping


What's nearby

  • Popular Location
    Queen Street Shopping District
    2 min walk
  • Popular Location
    Auckland Ferry Terminal
    6 min walk
  • Popular Location
    University of Auckland
    9 min walk
  • Airport
    Auckland (AKL-Auckland Intl.)
    29 min drive

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+64 9913 4658
  • Shared Dormitory (4 Beds)

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    • Sleeps 1
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  • Shared Dormitory, Women only (Single in 4 beds)

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    • Sleeps 4
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  • Shared Dormitory, No Windows (Single in 4 beds )

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  • Shared Dormitory, Women only, No Windows (Single in 4 beds )

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  • Shared Dormitory (Single in 6 beds )

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  • Shared Dormitory (Single in 8 beds)

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    • Sleeps 1
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  • Shared Dormitory, Women only (Single in 8 beds )

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    • Sleeps 1
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  • Double Room

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  • Double Room, No Windows

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    • Sleeps 2
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  • Triple Room

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    • Sleeps 3
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About this area


Located in Auckland, Fat Camel Hostel & Bar is in the city centre and on the waterfront. The Civic and Aotea Centre are cultural highlights, and some of the area's popular attractions include Auckland Zoo and Kelly Tarlton's Underwater World. Looking to enjoy an event or a game? See what's going on at Spark Arena or Eden Park.

Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Queen Street Shopping District - 2 min walk
  • Auckland Ferry Terminal - 6 min walk
  • University of Auckland - 9 min walk
  • SkyCity Casino - 10 min walk
  • Sky Tower - 10 min walk

Getting around

  • Auckland Britomart Station - 3 min walk
  • Auckland (AKL-Auckland Intl.) - 29 min drive

About this property

Fat Camel Hostel & Bar

Eco-friendly Auckland hostel in Auckland Central Business District, walk to Auckland Ferry Terminal
This smoke-free hostel features a bar/lounge, a coffee shop/café and a microwave in a common area. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, a fridge in a common area, laundry facilities and tour/ticket assistance are on-site. All 46 rooms offer free WiFi, fridges and microwaves. Fans and showers are also available to guests. Bathrooms are shared.
Fat Camel Hostel & Bar offers 46 forms of accommodation with fans. Fridges and microwaves are provided.
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.

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

Parking and public transport

No on-site parking available

Food and drink

1 coffee shop/cafe
1 bar

Things to do

Billiards/pool table

Family friendly

Laundry facilities



Guest services

Daily housekeeping
Front desk (limited hours)
Laundry facilities
Luggage storage
Multilingual staff
Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken



Shared microwave
Shared fridge
Smoke-free property
TV in reception

Room amenities




Shared bathroom

Food and drink




Check-in available 24 hours
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. <br />


  • 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

American Express
Diners Club
JCB International

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.

  • 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 are 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.
  • No on-site parking is available.
  • The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guest room reservation.

We should mention

Only registered guests are allowed in the guest rooms.

Property is also known as

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

Guest rating

5 - Excellent
4 - Good
3 - Okay
2 - Mediocre
1 - Poor
Service and Staff
Property condition


  • Liked: 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


  • Disliked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Nothing unique about this place poor hygiene and musty smells. Bed bugs on pillow and sheets, stains. I would be never go there ever again.

Stayed 2 nights in Sep. 2019


  • Disliked: Cleanliness, property conditions & facilities

This place was a huge dissapointment. I know you get what you pay for but this was pants even for a budget hostel. The rooms are set out like university halls of residence with different flats. Each flat has a kitchen bathroom and shower and you share with the people staying in the other rooms. There are extra showers and toliets on each floor though. Our flat just smelt soo bad, after we left all our stuff smelt like the hostel despite us doing washing while we was their. It seemed thate everyone else in our flat was living their long term which made using the kitchen a bit awkward. Someone left a pair of rolled up boxers in the shower. The room was freezing, but the lady at reception did go out of her way to find us a heater but thats probably the only good thing i can say about he place. The washing mashined didnt wash our clothes properly and left detergent all over our clothes and the dryer didnt dry it properly either. The communal areas in the flat are cleaned as i saw the cleaner in their but we was their for 2 nights and the same pile of hair was in the bathroom the whole time we was their. The whole experience was just pretty grim.

Stayed 2 nights in Aug. 2019


  • Liked: Staff & service
  • Disliked: Cleanliness, amenities, property conditions & facilities

If I could give zero I would. We left before the first night set in as it was so cold and dirty we couldn’t get comfortable.

Stayed 2 nights in Aug. 2019


  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service
  • Disliked: Amenities, property conditions & facilities

Fridge and freezer are not sufficient. Just 1 freezer is among 16 people. You need to add the number of freezer and fridge.

Stayed 3 nights in Jul. 2019

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