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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First time travelling, first review! Staff were amazing and friendly, felt very comfortable here, room was perfect, and affordable. Was really nice to get friendly advice, from such cheerful staff. Easy to find, although i can see it being a bit loud after a good night out, but that is what i am here for! I Would definately recommend and...

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for your feedback! We strive to exceed our guests expectations and I look forward to seeing you again at YMCA! Kind Regards, Aline Iantorno Duty Manager

Genova, Liguria, Italy
Reviewed December 12, 2016

The hostel is pretty modern and well furnitured. The position is good, not too far from the centre but not in the middle of the mess. The room had the fridge, closet and comfy beds. What is utterly disappointing is the kitchen/dining room. There are 2 kitchens for 5 floors and they are TINY (2 people are already bumping into...

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

Dear Guest, Thanks for taking the time to share your review Great to hear you enjoyed your stay, we are always looking into options to improve our services and facilities and we'll take your comments into consideration. Kind Regards, Aline Iantorno Duty Manager

Reviewed December 7, 2016

Stayed twice during our trip in NZ. Both times booked a double room. Very clean and quiet. First time we stayed in a room on the 5th floor (#503). It was great that we had a bathroom to share with only one more room, very confortable. Second time we were given #105, and got a little disapointed. The room was...

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

Dear Guest, Thanks for taking the time to review us! Great to hear you enjoyed your stay and had a good time! Kind Regards, Aline Iantorno Duty Manager

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed October 29, 2016 via mobile

It's ok lots backpackers and young I didn't see any older anyway staff is average room is average but you can play pool in the ground floor it's near to K road where has bars n clubs and food court Alison Asian supermarket!!!

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

Dear guest, Thank you for your feedback! Kind Regards, Aline Iantorno Duty Manager

Alexandra Headland, Australia
Reviewed October 26, 2016 via mobile

Immaculate facilities and room. Exceded all my expectations of a hostel. Showers and toilets were spotless. And single bed room was cozy. Complete with personal fridge. I was very impressed. Thank you YMCA Pitt street for making my concert night even more memorable!

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

Dear Guest, We are so happy that you had a great time staying with us! It's great to know that we could make your concert night a little bit more special than it already was! Kind Regards, Aline Iantorno Duty Manager

Kuta, Indonesia
Reviewed October 7, 2016 via mobile

I spent a great stay at YMCA. It might not be the cosiest hostel but it's very clean, quiet and has a perfect location right between the city center and K road where you can go at night.i would definitely recommend this place.

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

Dear Guest, We appreciate your feedback! Thank you for your review. Kind Regards, Aline Iantorno Duty Manager

Belo Horizonte, MG
Reviewed September 20, 2016

You can't expect 4-star standards when paying for budget accomodation, and my expectations when getting to this property were perfectly aligned with that. The location is good, quite central, and the shared bathrooms were very clean. But these were pretty much the positive aspects. I booked a single room, which I knew upfront was pretty small. No problem with that...BUT,...

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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Reviewed September 18, 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 September 10, 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 August 24, 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

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
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  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Auckland Region > Auckland
Amenities:
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Kitchenette Room Service
Price Range: $43 - $103 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — YMCA Hostel 4*
Number of rooms: 122
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Also Known As:
Ymca Hotel Auckland Central
YMCA Hostel Auckland, New Zealand
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“Dont think twice, just get one if available.”
 of 5 bubbles mashfaq, Jun 6, 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, May 10, 2016 | Read review
“Rooms facing Vincent Street (more a back street) should be quieter than rooms facing Pitt Street (a street with more traffic).”
 of 5 bubbles Saricie_Q, Apr 26, 2016 | Read review
“South facing rooms stay cooler.”
 of 5 bubbles stevebZ9831JJ, Apr 21, 2016 | Read review
“casual and warm circumstance”
 of 5 bubbles mutsuhir0t, Mar 3, 2016 | Read review
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