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YHA Auckland City

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Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

Best hostel I found in Auckland. I messed up my booking by a day, and after arriving at 1am from a long flight, the guy even let me sleep in on a couch in the common room for the 1st night, many thanks for that. 4 bed Dorms are quite small, but I got a good 3 nights sleep. Large...

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Reviewed 6 June 2016

The room was ok for 2 people, but the wifi wasn't working good. The place is nice and they have good equipment in the kitchen. I recommend this place for backpackers in your first days in new zealand.

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Reviewed 2 May 2016 via mobile

The hostel was nice and clean but what let it down was the loud noise that went for about 30 mins to an hour about 3 or 4 times a day. Kept us up a bit in the night, can't even imagine what is was from, just a loud humming noise. We were on the top floor. They are refurbishing...

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Thank Chris L
Reviewed 30 April 2016

It is basically as all YHAs that I already had been. Kitchen with some useful utensils for backpackers such as forks, knifes, spoons, pans, etc. and it is also big; the bed is nice and comfortable; there is a place to store your things while you don't go to your bedroom or while you don't leave the place. I recommend.

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YHANewZealand, Manager at YHA Auckland City, responded to this review

Hi Felipe, Thank you for your kind feedback, I am please you enjoyed your stayed us here in Auckland and it's going to get better once our refurbishment is completed. Steve Collier Area Manager YHA New Zealand

Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

I Really enjoyed my time at this hostel. The location was great, had everything we needed, we spent 2 nights here. Fast free wifi, clean, lovely sun deck and big kitchen, the staff also very friendly and helpful. Would definitely stay again!

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Thank Becca G
Lugano, Switzerland
Reviewed 20 April 2016

Really good hostel really cheap to be in Auckland. It was really good, i went here twice! toilets and showers are clean and beds are pretty comfortable. The location is good (even thought some other hostels have a better location, more central) but since the hostel is really good it didn't matter to me. People working there were nice and...

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Reviewed 9 April 2016 via mobile

It has all we need for a budget hotel. Simple and nice. Special thanks to the person on duty at Receptionist in the evening whom i approached, Venk. He is super helpful, savvy with travel info and has a big heart. Not to mention he denies entry of a drunk guy without an ID for the comfort and safety of...

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3Thank Sky L
Reviewed 24 March 2016 via mobile

Room was pretty basic but comfortable and the bathroom was clean with a great shower. The hostel was in a good location for everywhere we wanted to go. Wifi was super fast and free which was an added bonus. Staff on reception were friendly and helpful.

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1Thank Becky S
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 March 2016

The rooms are extremely basic. There is just a bed, old wooden desk and shelving unit. The room was clean enough but could have been better. The toilet and shower was small as there was only two toilets and one shower on the floor which isn't great. The location is good and there was free wifi. Overall it was fine...

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YHANewZealand, Manager at YHA Auckland City, responded to this review

Hi Aisleena, thanks for your feedback, the hostel will undergo a complete refurbishment, starting in May, which will address the room furniture and add en-suite rooms to each floor which will help with the shower and toilets. Kind Regards Steve Collier Area Manager.

Taipei, Taiwan
Reviewed 1 March 2016

This is a budget accommodation (a hostel), so i did not expect much from it. However, it still manages to fall below my expectation. Location: The location is quite good. It is just one block from K Road area, with many restaurants, bars, cafe, and shops. It is also near a SkyBus (the bus to Auckland Airport) stop. If you...

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YHANewZealand, Manager at YHA Auckland City, responded to this review

Thanks for your feedback Saricie. We will look into the coverage of the Wifi in the hostel to see if we can improve this. Later this year the hostel will undergo a full refurbishment which will add en-suite room, along with reconfigured standard rooms providing more space, storage lockers and power points. Unfortunately we cannot control what people do outside...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
YHA Auckland City is the ideal backpacker hostel to start or finish your New Zealand adventure. The hostel combines the excitement of the city with a safe and secure environment. Located at the top of Auckland’s Queen Street, this former hotel has backpacker accommodation comprising mainly twin and double rooms with some multi-share rooms and some of our rooms have views over Auckland city. There is a sun deck on the 3rd floor with a BBQ. ... more   less 

Additional Information about YHA Auckland City

Address: cnr City Rd and Liverpool St, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Auckland Region > Auckland
Price Range: RM110 - RM333 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — YHA Auckland City 4.5*
Number of rooms: 154
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Also Known As:
Auckland City Yha Hotel Auckland Central
YHA Auckland City New Zealand
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“Try for a room away from the locked door to the floor as this area is busy with people coming and going.”
dianeperth, 5 Apr 2017 | Read review
“The seventh floor has some views.”
BossandMrsBoss, 19 Mar 2017 | Read review
“6 bed dorm is ok with 2 USB charging port and 2 sockets”
37cliffl, 18 Feb 2017 | Read review
“view of sky tower was nice.”
PacificDiana, 8 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Clean and quiet rooms, organized”
marlonjpinheiro, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
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