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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Reviewed 18 September 2016

I always stay at the YMCA whenever I visit Auckland. The staff are always friendly, the bathroom facilities are always clean and the rooms are just the right size. The mini frigde in the room is an added bonus! Convenitently located close to the city centre - except for that hill when you're dragging luggage :) Although being at the...

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YMCAhostel, Duty Manager at YMCA Hostel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your kind feedback. It's a pleasure to know that we are always your choice when staying in Auckland. Kind Regards, Aline Iantorno Duty Manager

Coventry, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

I attended a conference at University of Auckland. YMCA hostel is very convenient. I spent most of the day in the conference and it was good to come back to a clean and friendly place. Very basic, but it had what I needed: a solo room with decent bed, clean showers, and clean toilets. Only wish the dining room and...

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YMCAhostel, Duty Manager at YMCA Hostel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review. We apologize for the kitchen and dinning room location. I am sorry that wasn't suitable for you. We appreciate that you found everything clean and a friendly place to stay. Kind Regards, Aline Iantorno Duty Manager

Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Stayed for 1 night, very friendly staff at the reception, showers are good. You can use the gym (a big plus!) next to the hostel for free the first time, after that it's 10 nzd each day. Did a boxing class :). Cheapest one I found in Auckland. Stayed at a single room, which had enough space, an refrigerator, closet...

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YMCAhostel, Duty Manager at YMCA Hostel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review! We are very happy that you could go to the gym and joined the boxing class! Hope you are having a great time in NZ! Kind Regards, Aline Iantorno Duty Manager

Reviewed 21 August 2016

I was impressed. I'm a solo female traveller and had a very busy weekend helping with a friend's wedding so needed to be able to come and go at all hours and get some good rest when I could. The single room was warm, comfortable, quiet, newly renovated and immaculately clean, there was friendly staff around at all times each...

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YMCAhostel, Duty Manager at YMCA Hostel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are so happy that you could have some rest even in a busy weekend! We work everyday to provide a clean and tidy atmosphere for our guests. I will pass your kind words to our team! Thank you for your awesome review and we hope see you next time! Kind Regards, Aline Iantorno Duty Manager

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 23 July 2016

Very nice hostel. Rooms small but clean, if a little cold. Stayed 2 nights. They have 24 hour reception. All staff were friendly and engaging. Functions on most nights. Lots of outside noise, but with the proximity to K Rd, I guess this is expected.

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YMCAhostel, Duty Manager at YMCA Hostel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review. We appreciate that you found the hostel clean and a friendly staff during your stay! Due to our central location, sometimes it's impossible to avoid the street noise, but we are happy that you understood that. Kind Regards, Aline Iantorno Duty Manager

Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

We stayed for 1 week . The hostel is very central . basic room but they have ants so don't leave bread or anything out . Great staff so nice and helpful . Free pool . Rooms have no telly but there is one downstairs . And in dining room . One thing that maybe needs to be looked at...

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Grays Thurrock, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

We stayed at the YMCA on two separate occasions during our tour of New Zealand. All four of us being in our more mature years we did not know what to expect. In fact my own view is that it was a great experience which took me back to my youth. All of the staff on the reception were very...

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YMCAhostel, Duty Manager at YMCA Hostel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review. We are very happy that you had a good time with us. We are very proud of our team that works hard everyday to provide a clean and well maintained environment for our guests. We appreciate your feedback! Kind Regards, Aline Iantorno Duty Manager

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 7 July 2016

This has been one of the best hostels in Auckland that I stayed in. Very secure, clean, tidy - all facilities are there. Reception staff are exceedingly friendly, very helpful and can always help with any bits that you may need. Very close to Queen Street, K Road and the CBD. Will most certainly stay here again.

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YMCAhostel, Duty Manager at YMCA Hostel, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for your feedback. We are glad that you found everything clean and tidy and that our location was convenient to you. Our team is really happy for your kind words. Hope see you sometime! Kind Regards, Aline Iantorno Duty Manager

Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

Reception and commom area is nice, big tv, fussball, pingpong etc. i had a single room, which was clean with a decent sized fridge. Windows are single glazed and the road noise is a bit much. In hot months you'll want some fresh air, and with the window open you have a main road just below. staff were so so....

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Reviewed 12 June 2016

I stayed four night, three in a dorm for 4 and one night in aingle room. Hostel was clean, staff friendly and location good. What I was missing and why I only give three stars? Kitchens were very small, same as dining room. There was only one small dining room in 5 floor hostel. Also lobby area wasn't very comfy,...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
YMCA Hostel is part of an International Non-Profit Organisation, which strives for positive impact on community.We provide clean and comfortable rooms at affordable prices. Housekeepers perform Daily Vacuuming and Weekly Linen Service. Vacuum is hired from Reception for personal use.YMCA also offers Laundry Facilities with Soap, Very cheap Wireless Internet Plans, Public Lounge with Sky Satellite TV, Pool Table, Internet Kiosks, Dining Room with TV, Kitchenette with Cutlery and Kitchen essentials hired at Reception, Telephone Booth with Call Forwarding to take incoming calls and Public Parking from 6pm ~ 7am on Weekdays and All Day Weekends.We are not only great for backpackers and travellers but also ideal long-term accommodation for students and those working in the CBD. We even offer accommodation for groups.You’re just…- 2 minutes walk from Karangahape Road, Auckland’s multi cultural suburb and clubbing district.- 5 minutes walk from Queen Street, the CBD with fantastic shopping.- 10 minutes walk from Ponsonby, Auckland’s trendiest inner city suburb full of bars restaurants and cafes.- 15 minutes walk from Auckland University and AUT, some of New Zealand’s premier education and training institutions.- Next to New World Free Shuttle Stop and very close to Dressmart Free Shuttle Stop. You’ll also find yourself near the Waitemata harbour, beautiful Auckland beaches, parks and gardens and the bus station, railway station and ferry terminal. ... more   less 

Additional Information about YMCA Hostel

Address: Corner Pitt Street and Greys Avenue, Auckland, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Auckland Region > Auckland
Price Range: €31 - €92 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — YMCA Hostel 4*
Number of rooms: 122
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YMCA Hostel Auckland, New Zealand
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“Try to get a room on same level as your gender's shared bathroom or otherwise near the stairs.”
 of 5 bubbles 623KimT, 26 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Rooms with a view of the city”
 of 5 bubbles JTMFraginal, 17 Feb 2017 | Read review
“upper floors are quieter”
 of 5 bubbles CateD84, 29 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Dont think twice, just get one if available.”
 of 5 bubbles mashfaq, 6 Jun 2016 | Read review
“I guess rooms facing Pitt St. have a better of the city view because at the 3rd level along Greys Ave. what you will see are trees.”
 of 5 bubbles foztineg, 10 May 2016 | Read review
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