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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 5 February 2016

Hostel is based on an efficient flow of lots of people existing in the building. Little or no issue was encountered during my one night in the complex. Kitchen facilities are very clean, efficient and no issue was encountered during my stay. The room was clean and comfortable. Shared with one other person. Noise was as expected - movement in...

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

Hi, Thanks for your great feedback, we will let our team know that you enjoyed your stay with us. Kind Regards - Steve Collier

Reviewed 31 January 2016 via mobile

Friendly staff, checked in at around 11 pm. They already did the cashup so i didn't need to pay, and also they didn't want my passport as guarantee. So it already felt an laidback place :) Also received a free upgrade to a private dorm, i think i initially booked a 4 or 6 share so that was cool. :D...

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 January 2016 via mobile

Hostel was very basic. Stayed in a 6 person room, plenty of plugs but it was quite loud in the street and the windows didn't seem to prevent that. That said, it is right in the centre of town, just off Queen Street which is a huge plus. It is at the top of a very steep hill but that's...

Thank Syphillis
New Zealand
Reviewed 27 January 2016

YHA Queenstown was good. be like YHA Queenstown YHA Auckland :/. Jokes apart, a really basic place. You've got to make a massive climb up the city road from Queens street to reach the place. After a long day of backpacking and touring in the summer, getting back to the room isn't a comforting thought as rooms can get quite...

Thank SandeepM1789
Norwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 January 2016 via mobile

I stayed in a 4 bed female dorm, no bunk beds (yay!) the room was pretty spacious and had a desk. Only two plug sockets though so had to take it in turns charging our things. The hostel is located up a steep hill which is great for the exercise just not with a suitcase! It's situated at the top...

Thank HannahShelts
Reviewed 23 January 2016

Stayed in this place for a oouple nights in 2 bed room. Overall the place feels tight or packed except in the kitchen area, which is very spacious, and has all you need if you are cooking on your own. It was shared bathroom on my floor, with only one toilet and 2 showers and I had to wait or...

Thank Lee-Ann H
Reviewed 22 January 2016

The hostel served its purpose as a place to sleep and store our stuff, but it's not worth staying here just because you have to do what is effectively the Tongariro Crossing to get to the hostel; the massive, steep uphill from the CBD is heart attack-inducing at the end of a long day. Note that there is also no...

Thank Ryan S
Reviewed 17 January 2016

I stayed in this hostel for 4 days..location is central and near to wharf and shopping centers. you have to climb a steep hill to reach the location. Staff was good and helpful. Kitchen was very big and has all required utensils. Rooms were clean and bit cozy. There were 2 bathrooms and 2 toilets on each floor and locks...

Thank Sandeep1984
Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 January 2016 via mobile

Stayed at the YHA hostel for 4 nights and was very pleased at the standard of cleanliness throughout the hotel. Although the room was basic it was fine for our needs. The shared bathrooms and kitchen area were well maintained, organised and most importantly clean! Numerous stoves, fridges and food storage areas to keep your things. You also get 1GB...

Thank Charlotte I
Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 4 January 2016

we stayed here several times and it´s ok hostel with good location and boring rooms - you´ll definitely find nicer YHAs but it´s fine... but during our last visit in 24-26th Aug 2015 we were really dissapointed with the staff..internet didn´t work at all for more than 24 hours and they didn´t even say sorry nor offered any help..considering we...

Thank Eva Š

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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: RM115 - RM336 (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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“The seventh floor has some views.”
 of 5 bubbles BossandMrsBoss, 19 Mar 2017 | Read review
“6 bed dorm is ok with 2 USB charging port and 2 sockets”
 of 5 bubbles 37cliffl, 18 Feb 2017 | Read review
“view of sky tower was nice.”
 of 5 bubbles PacificDiana, 8 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Clean and quiet rooms, organized”
 of 5 bubbles marlonjpinheiro, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Try not to have a room facing the parking lot on Liverpool Street.”
 of 5 bubbles Saricie_Q, 29 Feb 2016 | Read review
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