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YHA Auckland City

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Raglan, New Zealand
Reviewed 27 November 2015

This large hostel is located near Queen Street, making it easy to use as a base for exploring Auckland. I've been to this YHA several times, and have found it to be utilitarian, but reliable. I've been in four-person dorms and private accommodation. The ventilation could be somewhat improved in many of the rooms, but it wasn't too bad. In...

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here & there & everywhere
Reviewed 16 November 2015 via mobile

I have travelled in NZ for the last six weeks and usually, I could rely on the YHA hostels to be at least the very good backup plan. Sometimes they were even the best ones in town (like in Picton or Wanaka). In Auckland, I was badly disappointed. The staff at the reception were unfriendly when I arrived, the room...

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Invercargill, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 November 2015

Room was 3 person, 1 single bed and 2 bed bunk, mattress were sponge type, not a proper innersprung bed. Room needed to be vacuumed, especially under the beds. Rest of room was typical hostel interior, bland and uninspiring. Kitchen facilities were clean and there was plenty of space. Lounge area was good, even had an outside space, where washing...

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Canada
Reviewed 31 October 2015 via mobile

It's a great place to stay. Very friendly staff specially Venk, who is very supportive and helpful. The kitchen is neat and clean. Since I came in to settle in Auckland, this has been a good first hault- meeting people, learning about the local landmarks and all- very central. Prices also very reasonable. Overall, very satisfied.

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Reviewed 13 October 2015 via mobile

After landing into auckland after 28hrs of travel, this YHA was clean and comfortable if not a little dated. $1 per towel, and hairdryers can be collected from reception for a $20 deposit. Reception staff friendly and helpful. Bedroom was comfortable (3 bed dorm). Bathroom was extremely clean. 1 major negative, was after heading out to dinner and coming back...

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Reviewed 10 September 2015

The rooms were clean and nice, though they were a bit small. We stayed at a room with 2 beds on the 7th floor with a nice view. The room we stayed in was pretty cold (we stayed at the hotel in September) but luckily the blankets in the room were thick so we did not have problems staying warm...

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Thank louiseoek
Reviewed 10 September 2015

YHAs all around the world are my go-to. I simply know I can trust them, and that is important to me. This one in particular is a little less *flash* with superb amenities (i.e. bathrooms are dorm style and not close to your room), but it does certainly come up to snuff with helpful desk employees and clean rooms and...

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Thank journeyingjess
Reviewed 27 August 2015

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...

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Mornington Peninsula, Australia
Reviewed 7 August 2015

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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Reviewed 7 August 2015 via mobile

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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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 

Additional Information about YHA Auckland City

Address: cnr City Rd and Liverpool St, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Auckland Region > Auckland
Price Range: $34 - $100 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — YHA Auckland City 4.5*
Number of rooms: 154
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Auckland City Yha Hotel Auckland Central
YHA Auckland City New Zealand
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“The seventh floor has some views.”
 of 5 bubbles BossandMrsBoss, 19 Mar 2017 | Read review
“6 bed dorm is ok with 2 USB charging port and 2 sockets”
 of 5 bubbles 37cliffl, 18 Feb 2017 | Read review
“view of sky tower was nice.”
 of 5 bubbles PacificDiana, 8 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Clean and quiet rooms, organized”
 of 5 bubbles marlonjpinheiro, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Try not to have a room facing the parking lot on Liverpool Street.”
 of 5 bubbles Saricie_Q, 29 Feb 2016 | Read review
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