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"Home away from Home" Nomads Fat Camel Hostel Tip by yozza2005

Nomads Fat Camel Hostel, Auckland: 259 reviews and 1 photos


The Fat Camel Backpackers in downtown Auckland is an ideal base when arriving to New Zealand.
It is extremely popular with English, Irish and German travellers, and caters to those with a budget.
They have 4bed,6bed,8bed and 10bed dorms, as well as Double rooms. All reasonably priced. Do note that off season rates are lower.
Positives about the Fat Camel Hostel:
-Quiet despite bar being downstairs
- Global Gossip Internet
- Clean rooms & bathrooms
- Apartment style layout
- Tour Desk
- Cool staff
- Great location, within 3minutes walk of Sky Tower and harbour walk.
- Reasonably priced
- Evening activities to help you make friends
- Free evening meal ($4 upgrade available)

- Small fridges in apartments
- Can be impersonal at times

Overall the Fat Camel is an ideal choice, a bus from the airport takes you straight to the hostel for under $8.00
Magic Bus & Kiwi Experience stop outside to pick up and drop off.

Unique Qualities: Apartment style accommodation
Great for meeting travellers
Global Gossip
Cool Bar

Address: Fat Camel, Auckland
Price Comparison: about average
Directions: Take bus from airport, drops you straight outside Nomads Fat Camel Backpackers
Phone: 64.93070181
Price: less than US$20
Theme: Hostel
Website: http://

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  • Written Jan 24, 2007
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