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YHA Auckland City - Hostel / Backpacker, Auckland, New Zealand

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18 Liverpool Street, Auckland, 1010, New Zealand

Exclusive hostel within easy reach of Queen Street Shopping District
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Very Good8.0
Delicious food
Good internet service
Great location
Great room
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YHA Auckland City - Hostel / Backpacker, Auckland, New Zealand

from NZ$95
  • Double Room, 1 Queen Bed, Shared Bathroom
  • Twin Room, Shared Bathroom
  • Shared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm (6 Beds)
  • 4 Bed Mixed Dorm
  • 4 Bed Male Dorm Ensuite
  • 4 Bed Female Dorm Ensuite
  • 6 Bed Male Dorm
  • 6 Bed Female Dorm
  • Twin Ensuite Room
  • Basic Room, 1 Queen Bed
  • Shared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm

What’s around YHA Auckland City - Hostel / Backpacker, Auckland, New Zealand


  • In Newton
  • Sky Tower - 15 min walk
  • Auckland Ferry Terminal - 21 min walk
  • Spark Arena - 25 min walk
  • Princes Wharf - 27 min walk
  • Queen Street Shopping District - 1 min walk
  • The Civic - 9 min walk
  • Aotea Centre - 11 min walk

Getting around

  • Auckland (AKL-Auckland Intl.) - 30 min drive
  • Auckland Mt Eden Station - 20 min walk
  • Auckland Britomart Station - 21 min walk
  • Auckland Grafton Station - 22 min walk
  • Onsite parking not available

At a glance

Key facts


  • 71 rooms
  • Arranged over 7 floors


  • Check-in time 2 PM-10 PM
  • Check-out time is 10 AM

Required at check-in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • WiFi in public areas *



  • No parking
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

At the hostel

Food and drink
  • Barbecue grills
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Elevator/lift
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Terrace
  • Television in common areas

In the room

Freshen up
  • Shared bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Shared accommodations

Special features

Awards and affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in Qualmark, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.

YHA Auckland City - Hostel / Backpacker, Auckland, New Zealand’s small print

Also known as

  • YHA Auckland City Backpacker
  • YHA Auckland City Backpacker Hostel
  • YHA Auckland City Hostel Backpacker
  • YHA City Hostel Backpacker
  • YHA Auckland City Hostel / Backpacker


Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Optional extras

WiFi is available in public areas for NZD 5 (rates may vary)

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

Recent reviews

Very Good 8.0 From 62 reviews

YHA Auckland City - Hostel / Backpacker, Auckland, New Zealand
Modern Backpackers
Sky bus right outside, walking distance to town, good quiet location, modern shared facilities.
Aroha, nz2 night trip
YHA Auckland City - Hostel / Backpacker, Auckland, New Zealand
Worst YHA in New Zealand
Terrible. Worst YHA I've been to in NZ. I've traveled the country for 6 months often staying at YHA because of its reputation. I never leave reviews but in this case my experience was so poor from the service to the cleanliness that I must warn people. No lockers in room where as most others have this in room free of charge. Very sterile feeling not welcoming and staff all of them that I've experienced over the last 4 nights treat you as a pest rather then a paying guest. Rooms not cleaned. Kitchen lounge not cleaned.bathrooms disgusting. I will NEVER stay here again.
Abbie, nz5 night trip
YHA Auckland City - Hostel / Backpacker, Auckland, New Zealand
Upgrade to a smaller room if you can
Paying a little more and staying in a female only 6 bed dorm was a great decision. The bunk beds were far more stable than some other hostels. The cleaning ladies would come through the rooms once a day to change the beds of the people who had left and then hoovered the room. There was only one disabled bathroom and one shared female/male bathroom with only one shower for the whole floor but as I wasn't there in peak season this wasn't an issue though I could easily see this being a problem. There was plenty of storage space, with lockers that you could put your belongings in, though you would need your own lock if you didn't feel safe leaving your stuff unlocked. By each bed there was a charging point, 2 USB ports and 2 plug sockets, so you have the potential to charge 4 devices at a time. They also provided free wifi, but this is only 2GB so can run out quickly if you decide to have a chill day in the hostel. However, I have heard from other people that the mixed rooms with more people were less enjoyable so I think the upgrade is worth it.
Rebecca, gb3 night trip
YHA Auckland City - Hostel / Backpacker, Auckland, New Zealand
Very Good8.0
Not enought common utilities for so many rooms
The hostel is very well organized and it great condition. However, the common space rooms are a bit short for so many beds. I was here in the low season and, as such, this was not a big issue, but if the beds occupancy are above 60%, i immage it wont be a nice place to stay (overcrowded).
Nuno, ie2 night trip
YHA Auckland City - Hostel / Backpacker, Auckland, New Zealand
A comfortable stay
A comfortable stay. Clean and tidy hostel. Better to change those fry pans in kitchen.
A Traveller, as4 night romance trip

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YHA Auckland City - Hostel / Backpacker, Auckland, New Zealand

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