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YHA Auckland City

cnr City Rd and Liverpool St, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If the owners of this YHA bothered to spend some money on upgrading the place it could be good. Unfortunately, as it is, the place is very old and run down. You are given two manual keys at check in - one to open the front door and one to open your room. Sorry if you were use to the... More 

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Mornington Peninsula, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really lovely staff, very helpful, always happy to give advice and directions. I was upgraded to a single private from and 8 dorm share both stays! Really impressed! Meticulously clean bathrooms and kitchen which has plenty of storage space. Really impressed! Free wifi also!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I did expect more from a YHA hostel. The staff at the reception wasn't very friendly, the kitchen is disgusting: everyone leaves (dirty) dishes everywhere, the hallway was very smelly on the 7th floor and it all got worse when the showers didn't have warm water in the morning... Where are the YHA standards????

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Let's get the whinge out of the way. Room, basic, I thought a prison room had more luxuries. Furniture and bed, ancient era. The positives, tidy, clean. Fresh clean sheets and pillow slips. Power point, somewhere to hang your gear. 6 floor, 10 rooms, shared amenities, shower, toilets. Had a private single room. Safe and secure. Paid a wee bit... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Staff- very nice and helpful Kitchen- very clean with plenty of space to work although the ovens are not very good. Bathroom- quality of shower was good but whoever was there when we were managed to soak the entire shower room floor to the point that the water was coming out under the door. I assume this is more a... More 

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

I went to YHA expecting high standards, as it is internationally well known... and I am very sorry to say that their quality is not only poor but low. I was happy when I saw the big kitchen area, wide and clean. They only have two toilets and two showers per floor, so that's not good but manageable. I was... More 

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

Thank you for your feedback and sorry for the inconvenience caused by this unfortunate situation. The problem with the room occurred as the lock on the specific room had failed and only came to light when you returned to the hostel. The “third” person in the room had mixed up their allocated room number, which was on the same floor,... More 

Auckland, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

I've been in a few hostels around Auckland and I must say that YHA city is the best I have been to. Kitchen, toilets and every room are neat and clean. Free internet which I think this is one of the most importance things, some hostels charge like 4 dollars per day, is insane. As well, is a really cheap... More 

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Kaitaia, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Located in the heart of Auckland CBD (Central Business District), YHA is the most conducive type of backpacker's hotel. Equipped with rooms, toilets, showers, kitchen, wifi, washing, etc. YHA also provides bookings for tours from the North to the South Island. Friendly staff and fellow backpackers from all over the globe- met alot of Germans, Chinese, Chileans, English, Dutch, Koreans,... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

This hostel was clean, staff were fine and the location is good. However the rooms were rather bad. We stayed in a 4 bed female dorm which didn't have a heater, making 'one of the coldest nights in Auckland' especially cold. The only power points in the room were also located at the head of my bed. Bathrooms were fine.... More 

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Whangaroa, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Stayed for 3 nights in the city YHA, it was clean, comfortable and a good location. We booked a 2 person dorm, and it was pretty much a private twin room so we were happy with that, to have our own space. The shared bathroom facilities were kept clean. The room was on the 4th floor and we had no... More 

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