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YHA Auckland City

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Reviewed 23 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.

1Thank Becky S
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 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...

Thank Aisleena
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 29 February 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...

1Thank Saricie_Q
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...

Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 12 February 2016

I stayed here only for one night. This place is really easy to reach from the airport. Just take the skybus from Auckland domestic terminal and it will almost reach you to the door. The front desk staff (everyone) is polite, friendly, helpful, smile a lot, and go out of their way to help you. I have stayed in a...

Thank Arin B
YHANewZealand, Manager at YHA Auckland City, responded to this review

Hi Arin, thanks for your balanced review and we are very happy to hear the positive comments about our staff. I will pass these onto them. With regards to the hostel facilities we are undertaking a full refurbishment this year, which will address some of the points you have raised including providing en-suite rooms in the hostel. Thanks Steve Collier...

Whitianga, New Zealand
Reviewed 8 February 2016 via mobile

Nice place easy to find. Clean room and nice helpful staff. No parking available. Two downsides building was overly hot and was hard to get to sleep due to the heat and I would recommend wearing jandels into the showers. Overall nice place for price.

Thank food_killer96
Toowoomba, Australia
Reviewed 8 February 2016 via mobile

After action packed days going to the Auckland Nines, exploring Auckland by foot and tacking the Queen Street Hill you just need a rejuvenating sleep so you're ready to go again the next day. Well you won't get that here! We had a bed that was so soft and non supportive that it gave you new aches and pains. Our...

Thank Rebecca W
YHANewZealand, Manager at YHA Auckland City, responded to this review

Hi Rebecca, thanks for your feedback, and sorry you did not enjoy your stay with us. This summer has been hotter than normal, unfortunately, for for safety reasons we are not able to give fans to customers and our windows are also restricted for safety. This impacts us mainly during a short period over summer and we recognise this is...

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 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...

Thank telomere1435
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...

Thank Michael L
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

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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: €22 - €67 (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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Auckland City Yha Hotel Auckland Central
YHA Auckland City New Zealand
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“Remember to bring a lock as locker is provided, but not lock”
edmondtolre, 10 May 2017 | Read review
“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
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