Find the answers to many frequently asked questions about Silver Fern Backpackers below...

Q. Where is Silver Fern backpackers located?

A. Our backpacker hostel is located at 234 Hobson Street in central Auckland

Q. How centrally located is Silver Fern backpackers?

A. Very central. Auckland city's main street (Queen Street) is an easy 5 - 6 minute stroll away

Q. How can we make a reservation to stay at Silver fern Backpackers?

A. Call or email us directly, book directly here on our website (a valid credit/debit cardwill be needed).

Q. What are the opening hours at Silver Fern Backpackers hostel?


Reception opens Monday-Friday 7.30am-2.00pm & 5.00pm-10.00pm, Saturday & Sunday 8.00am-2.00pm & 5.00pm-10.00pm. Reception closed 2PM-5PM

Check-out time is 10am. 

Q. What sort of accommodation does Silver Fern Backpackers offer?

A. We offer a choice of rooms from single rooms to dormitory style rooms, many room types offer private bathrooms

Q. What facilities does Silver Fern backpackers offer?

A. Lounges, TV rooms, Laundry, Kitchen & Dining area,  Games Room, FREE Wi-Fi, Internet terminals, smoking areas, BBQ Courtyard.

Q. Does Silver Fern Backpackers have a bar?

A. No. our location in central Auckland offers access to many great bars and night clubs

Q. Does Silver Fern Backpackers have a cafe or restaurant?

A. No we don't as there are so many local eateries to choose from. Alternatively guests are able to order in or use our kitchen and BBQ facilities.

Q. Does Silver Fern Backpackers have car parking available?

A. Yes, we have limited car parking available. This is available on first come, first served basis. There is a small charge of $14 per night.

Q. What forms of payment does Silver Fern Backpackers accept?

A. We accept Visa & Mastercard credit & debit cards, eftpos and NZ currency. Online payments are also accepted.

Q. Does Silver Fern Backpackers have a Tour Desk?

A. Not as such as the i-Site Tourist Information Centre is located nearby at Sky City. We can however provide helpful, local advice

Q. What is the best way to get to and from the airport?

A. Super Shuttle (Door to Door Service) or Sky Bus, exit bus at Mayoral Drive & Queen St, then short walk to hostel..

Q. How safe and secure is Silver Fern Backpackers?

A. CCTV throughout hostel, all bedrooms are fully lockable, lockers available at reception.

Q. Does Silver Fern Backpackers have separate dorm rooms for female travellers?

A. Yes we do. Please enquire when making your reservation so we can determine your needs

Q. Does Silver Fern Backpackers provide linen?

A. Yes we do. We provide all sheets and pillows, blankets. Towels are provided free for private rooms. Towels can be rented at reception for dorms $3.

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