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YMCA Hostel

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Corner Pitt Street and Greys Avenue, Auckland, New Zealand
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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24 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Convenient location, helpful staffs, spacious, perfect room temperature (not too hot not too cold), and the fridge in my room helped stocking some food inside. The paid WiFi worked terrific in my room. After staying at other accommodations in NZ, I realized how helpful that one-sheet guideline presented to me was. I didn't have to try to memorize all the... More 

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

Dear guest, Thank you for your feedback. Happy you find our Fact Sheet useful we aim to provide a great experience from the beginning to the end, glad you have a good room temperature and find the fridge to be useful. In regards, the bathrooms we keep showers and toilets separated for hygiene purposes, and soon we will have one... More 

Auckland, New Zealand
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

bad customer service from reception to the manager, no one take responsibility. Be careful your rental car will be tow away without notice, i will never recommend anyone living here, there are many place in Auckland is similar price.

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

Dear Kevin, Thank you for your comments. First of all, I'm surprised how TripAdvisor allowed you to post response, since you have never stayed in our accommodation. Secondly, you did not pay for your car parking, therefore, we have only one option and tow away your car, thirdly, you blackmail our Front Office Manager threatening for an online feedback if... More 

Dalat
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was only in Auckland for two nights and I was very happy with my stay at the YMCA Hostel. Clean room, good facilities and friendly staff. Pretty good location near to Hobson St with straight access to Auckland Harbour. The staff can also offer a small breakfast which is ideal if you're leaving early in the morning,

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

Dear guest, Thank you for your feedback. We are glad you have enjoyed your stay at the YMCA, awesome that you taste our Breakfast and fabulous you loved our staff and cleanliness. Hope to seeing you here again. Kind regards, Andre Vidoto More 

Johor Bahru, Malaysia
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24 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Many thanks for the upgrade. Stayed here for two nights and had the whole room to myself. The location is fantastic. You can walk to all the attractions. The staff were cheerful and always willing to help. While it does sometimes feel that you are in a hospital, credit must be given for the cleanliness. Met some amazing people here.

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

Dear guest, Thank you for your feedback. Happy you enjoyed your stay and met wonderful people, we try to use bright colours and provide a higher cleanliness, glad you like it. Kind regards, Andre Vidoto More 

Victoria
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I came here by myself on two separate occasions whilst travelling around New Zealand. The place is extremely clean! I couldn't believe it! The people are really helpful and it's just your typical high story hostel but very clean. Both times I was upgraded to my own private room which was such a plus! The beds are so warm and... More 

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

Dear guest, Thank you for your amazing feedback. Our team is always working hard to provide a superb stay with clean and good facilities and affordable prices. I'm happy you enjoyed and got upgraded twice, fantastic. Looking forward to seeing you here again, Kind regards, Andre Vidoto More 

England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was quite apprehensive at first at the thought of staying in a hostel, but when I got there my opinion completely changed amazed at how clean the hostel is including the bedrooms and bathrooms I would definitely stay again. The beds were really comfy and perfect for a nights stay, the staff were helpful in every way possible. They... More 

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

Dear guest, Thank you for your valuable feedback. Our team is awesome, I'm happy to hear Eva has provided a "wow" service, glad you enjoyed the facilities and had a great stay. Kind regards, Andre Vidoto More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Stayed in the female floor, facing Harbour, it was great from the start to finish, YMCA offered all I needed, a basic and comfortable bed, nice new kitchens and plenty of utensils, new and clean showers and toilets, there are movies on Sundays and Pizzas on Fridays, Internet could be free but I could put up with $6 for 1GB... More 

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

Dear guest, Thank you for your feedback. Glad you enjoyed your stay, we will investigate all your suggestions, once again thank you for your comments. Kind regards, Andre Vidoto More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

I stayed 8 previous night at a single room in YMCA. Affordable place in center of Auckland providing all the things you need for a stay. The fire station nearby does not really bother, and you might hear the sirens only at hours of pick traffic. Everything including bathrooms and toilets are nice and clean (except the blanket that seemed... More 

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

Dear guest, Thank you for your feedback. Glad you enjoy the cleanliness of the facilities and friendliness of our staff. I will investigate the blanket used in your room, as most of our blankets are quite new. In regards Air Conditioning, we do not have and we do not promise in any website, it might have been a confusion with... More 

Sydney, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

I stayed one night for FIFA WORLD cup u 20 and been upgraded for free to a single room! room was very clean and quite big, everything you need (towel, fridge, cupboard), night manager was very friendly and helpful! thank you!

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for your feedback. Happy to hear you were upgrade with no costs and you enjoyed your stay, hope you had a great time in YMCA Hostel as well as a good result for your team in the FIFA U-20 World Cup. Once again thank you for your feedback. Kind regards Andre Vidoto More 

Baku, Azerbaijan
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12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Very good hostel, room was clean but little bit odorous, otherwise bathroom and other staff was very clean. Located in the center of the city, however it was noisy-free. Staff was very kind. Better than backpackers!

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

Dear guest, Thank you for your feedback. Happy you find our Hostel to be clean and staff to be friendly, we will investigate your complaint and make sure it has been resolved. Kind regards, Andre Vidoto More 

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