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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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 1 week ago

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 

Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Apart from finding perfectly positioned a long hair in the middle drawer, the hostel is a great place to stay. Value for money! Friendly and helpful receptionists, clean linen and towels, clean bathroom and good view from the room.

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

Dear guest, Thank you for your feedback. Awesome that you enjoy your stay in YMCA Hostel, glad you find receptionists to be friendly and helpful and the room to be clean, sorry about the small mistake and hope to see you here again soon. Kind regards, Andre Vidoto More 

Christchurch, New Zealand
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Totally no sound proof in their wall or room door so you can hear different voice anytime. The noisy sound is even far away from your room on the lower floors. Even the most basic requirements for the customers, sleeping was affected very serious. Room rate is $49 is nothing worthy. Advertisement is 4 stars is joking.

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

Dear guest, Thank you for your feedback. We appreciate your comments and have placed solutions to it, all our doors are protected with a rubber around the frame to stop the noise from the hallways going into the rooms, we also offer ear plugs, a trained duty manager that does a walking patrol every hour, however, we are nestled in... More 

Nice, France
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Spent 17 nights in this backpacker. Rooms are basic but clean and there is a fridge inside which is helpful. However, only one (very small) kitchen for all the building during most of my stay (the other was in renovation) so it was very difficult to find a moment to cook. Moreover, my room was near the kitchen and it... More 

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

Dear guest, Thank you for your feedback. We are located in the heart of the city just 100 meters from Queen Street, our kitchens have been renovated and both now look great, we also close the kitchens at 11pm, to avoid noise issues, happy you find us to be nice, cheap and clean. Kind regards, Andre Vidoto More 

Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

As mentioned in other reviews, the single room is small and basic. It was good to have a desk, but my room was facing the main road so traffic noise was a bit of an issue for me, a light sleeper. The linen did not smell fresh too. I requested for a change of room but the hostel was full.... 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 receptionist to be friendly, I'm sorry about the issues during your stay, it has been addressed with the respective staff and we hope that it will not happen again. Our linen is washed in a very thorough process, we would be happy to change with no cost if was... More 

Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

The hostel is clean Clean and good value for the price. It is very close to Auckland city center, with 5-10 mins walking distance. The staff is very friendly and they provide me the early checkin as my booking request. Overall, I enjoyed my stay there

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

Dear guest, Thank you for your feedback. Happy you find us to be friendly and great that you could get an early free check-in, more than deserved after a long trip. Hope to see you here again, Kind regards, Andre Vidoto More 

Palmerston North, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

I stayed in a single room for one night. I arrived early, but that was no problem, my room was ready for when I got there. The room was small but cosy, the toliets were just down the hallway and they were clean. There was a mini fridge in the room which was a huge plus, this made it better... More 

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

Dear guest, Thank you for your feedback. We are very happy to know you enjoyed your stay and found us to be cosy and friendly with a great location, we welcome you to come back at any time. Once again thank you for your detailed feedback. Kind regards, Andre Vidoto More 

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