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“Cheap and good location” 4 of 5 stars
Review of YHA Auckland City

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YHA Auckland City
4.5 of 5 Hostel   |   cnr City Rd and Liverpool St, Auckland 1010, New Zealand   |  
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Montreal, Canada
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13 hotel reviews
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“Cheap and good location”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

This hostel is cheaper than YHA international. The staff was pretty nice and helpful, the kitchen is big, the wifi is good (and free if you are a YHA member). The location is very convenient to discover the city, you can walk easily to the town center.
The room was okay, but the windows are very thin. All the humidity come inside and everything is wet in the morning.
It's also pretty cold in winter but you can ask for extra blanket.

Room Tip: Ask for the 2 beds dorm room at the top floor, the view is great.
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  • Stayed June 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Rating summary
  • 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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Brisbane, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

We were here for New Year's Eve, and it was only a short walk down the central street to see the fireworks from Sky Tower. Very close to everything.

Huge, well-equipped kitchen and big common area with tables and chairs to eat at, 24 hour reception and free Wifi for YHA members.

We stayed in a double room which was very comfortable with plenty of space for our bags as well as a nice view of the city skyline. The hostel is on top of a very steep hill but definitely worth it - great value

  • Stayed December 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014

I stay there for one week. Great location, in the city minutes walk to city centre.

The stuff were great. Explained everything I should know about Auckland. Recommended a week tour around Auckland.

I enjoyed stay there.


Highly recommended.

Stayed January 2014, traveled solo
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

Thks for your help to plan my trip in NZ.
Very nice place to stay in Auckland, clean, big kitchen full equipped, sun desk, WiFi, everything you need.
Reception 24h. Nice room and close of CBD
I recommend it ;-)

Stayed January 2014, traveled with friends
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Bathurst, Australia
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306 helpful votes 306 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2013

Very short walk from Airport Express bus stop. Several budget Asian restaurants nearby. Close to Queen Street and Karangahape Road. Friendly staff. Wi-fi free to YHA members. I had a separate room with two twin beds and plenty of storage space. A bit of noise from Queen Street and a bit of disruption late one night from a young man who spoke very loudly in the corridor over Skype, but otherwise sleep quality was okay.

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2013

Is the only hostel and hotel i was found to make very early check-in and late check-out, the price is good and any time of the year u can find vacant, the location are on top of the hill is good to make exercises lol but is great location is near to the queen st, u can go to anywhere walking have a restaurant nearby, internet was NZ$ 5.00 24hours

  • Stayed November 2013, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2013

I stayed here for 4 nights whilst in Auckland and it was fine. There are lots of restaurants nearby and it's just off Queen Street which is the main street where all the shops are.
I met some nice people, the staff were very friendly, it's also clean and in a really good location.
Worth staying here if in Auckland!

  • Stayed November 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about YHA Auckland City

Address: cnr City Rd and Liverpool St, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Auckland Region > Auckland
Hotel Style:
Ranked #34 of 73 Specialty Lodging in Auckland
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4.5 star — YHA Auckland City 4.5*
Number of rooms: 154
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 
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Also Known As:
Auckland City Yha Hotel Auckland Central
YHA Auckland City New Zealand

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