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Featured Hostels in Auckland

City Lodge Accommodation - Hostel
5 out of 5
150 Vincent Street, Auckland Central, Auckland
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$81 per night

Located in Newton, this eco-friendly hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Queen Street Shopping District, Sky Tower and The Civic. University of Auckland is ...

4.1/5Very Good! (780 reviews)

"Amazing value for money, great location, comfortable and basic room that met all the needs of a weekend trip to Auckland. Would definitely come back."…"

Reviewed on 21 Jun. 2020

City Lodge Accommodation - Hostel
Base Auckland
Level 3, 229 Queen Street, Auckland
Free cancellation
The price is AU$39 per night

Located in Auckland Central Business District, this hostel is steps away from The Civic and Queen Street Shopping District. SkyCity Casino and SKYCITY Auckland ...

3.2/5 (687 reviews)

"Friendly service :) Paid for what I got, recommended"…"

Reviewed on 1 Jul. 2020

Base Auckland
Choice Backpackers
2 out of 5
10 Wellesley Street East, Auckland
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$37 per night

Located in Auckland Central Business District, this hostel is steps away from The Civic and Queen Street Shopping District. Sky Tower and University of Auckland ...

3.6/5Good! (56 reviews)

"I stayed in a private room on the 8th floor and took the best shower I think I’ve ever taken in a hostel."…"

Reviewed on 27 Feb. 2020

Choice Backpackers
Surf 'N' Snow Backpackers - Hostel
3 out of 5
102 Albert Street, Auckland
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$29 per night

Located in Auckland Central Business District, this hostel is steps away from SkyCity Casino, Sky Tower and Queen Street Shopping District. SKYCITY Auckland ...

2.3/5 (219 reviews)

"Always friendly and safe"…"

Reviewed on 30 Dec. 2019

Surf 'N' Snow Backpackers - Hostel
Nomads Auckland Backpackers
16-20 Fort St, Auckland
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$31 per night

Located in Auckland Central Business District, this eco-friendly hostel is steps away from High Street and Queen Street Shopping District. Auckland Ferry Terminal ...

3.8/5Good! (4 reviews)

"Stuff was very nice, friendly and room was nice and clean"…"

Reviewed on 29 Jul. 2020

Nomads Auckland Backpackers
Zest OK
2 out of 5
110 Grafton Rd, Auckland, Auckland
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$65 per night

Located in Newton, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Karangahape Road and Queen Street Shopping District. Auckland War Memorial Museum and University ...

3.3/5 (19 reviews)

"COOl greatest place to stay loved it"…"

Reviewed on 3 May 2020

Zest OK
Lantana Lodge - Hostel
3 out of 5
60 St Georges Bay Rd, Parnell, Auckland
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$64 per night

Located in Parnell, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Holy Trinity Cathedral, Auckland Domain and Auckland War Memorial Museum. University of Auckland ...

3.1/5 (85 reviews)

"We thought we had booked a double room, but ended up with two singles, in the same room."…"

Reviewed on 15 Mar. 2020

Lantana Lodge - Hostel
YMCA Hostel
4 out of 5
20 Pitt Street, Auckland
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$61 per night

Located in Newton, this eco-friendly hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Myers Park, Queen Street Shopping District, and Aotea Centre. Sky Tower and SKYCITY ...

4/5Very Good! (385 reviews)
custom feeling

"It was a short stay but relaxing. The room faced to Pitt St on fifth floor was very hot in this season especially in afternoon ;-("…"

Reviewed on 4 Mar. 2020

YMCA Hostel
Haka Lodge Ponsonby
2 out of 5
2 Franklin Road, Auckland
The price is AU$170 per night

Situated on the Strip, this hostel is within 1 mile (2 km) of Ponsonby Road, Sky Tower and SkyCity Casino. SKYCITY Auckland Convention Centre and Aotea Centre ...

3.8/5Good! (4 reviews)

"Overall, the experience was good. The people were pretty great. However, it should be noted that there's an ant problem in the kitchen (I found some in my food bag and I occasionally saw one on the wall)."…"

Reviewed on 30 Jun. 2020

Haka Lodge Ponsonby
Freemans Backpackers Lodge - Hostel
3 out of 5
65 Wellington Street, Auckland, Auckland
The price is AU$60 per night

Situated in Auckland, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Karangahape Road, Sky Tower and Aotea Centre. Queen Street Shopping District and SKYCITY Auckland ...

3/5 (78 reviews)

"Cheap and cheerful. Nothing amazing but enough to get by on."…"

Reviewed on 2 Jan. 2020

Freemans Backpackers Lodge - Hostel
Verandahs Parkside Lodge
2 out of 5
4-6 Hopetoun Street, Auckland
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$69 per night

Located in Newton, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Artstation and Queen Street Shopping District. Sky Tower and Aotea Centre are also within 1 mile ...

4.4/5Excellent! (86 reviews)

"A lovely spacious clean place to stay : top notch !"…"

Reviewed on 14 Mar. 2020

Verandahs Parkside Lodge
Uenuku Lodge - Hostel
3 out of 5
217 Ponsonby Road, Ponsonby, Auckland
Free cancellation
The price is AU$55 per night

Situated in Auckland, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Ponsonby Road, Sky Tower, and SkyCity Casino. SKYCITY Auckland Convention Centre and Aotea Centre ...

3.1/5 (77 reviews)
Good location and friendly staff

"Our room was perfect. Staff was very friendly. Location was excellent.Enjoyed our stay."…"

Reviewed on 31 Jan. 2020

Uenuku Lodge - Hostel
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Other property types in Auckland

The Grand by SkyCity
The Grand by SkyCity
5 out of 5
90 Federal Street, Auckland
The price is AU$203 per night
4.5/5Wonderful! (1,402 reviews)

"The location and staff are fantastic. Beware the cost of house wines down at the bar though."…"

Reviewed on 6 Aug. 2020

The Grand by SkyCity
Avani Auckland Metropolis Residences
Avani Auckland Metropolis Residences
4.5 out of 5
40 Kitchener Street, Auckland
The price is AU$165 per night
4.4/5Excellent! (944 reviews)

"We stayed as a family. The check-in was efficient, room immaculate and spacious. Indoor spa and pool great for after a days excursions and beautifully maintained. Clean, modern and excellent kitchen and bathroom facilities. Close to inner city vibe, train and bus stations"…"

Reviewed on 16 Jul. 2020

Avani Auckland Metropolis Residences
SkyCity Hotel
SkyCity Hotel
4.5 out of 5
Corner Victoria and Federal Streets, Auckland
The price is AU$187 per night
4.4/5Excellent! (1,427 reviews)

"Fabulous friendly hotel right in the middle of it all"…"

Reviewed on 2 Aug. 2020

SkyCity Hotel
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Frequently asked questions

Should I stay in a hostel in Auckland?
By going with a hostel, you can cut your spending on accommodations and set aside more of your trip funds for exploring during your holiday. We’ve heard good things about the waterfront and other attractions in this destination, as well as activities like shopping.
What is a hostel?
No two hostels look the same, but these dorm-style accommodations all feature shared rooms (though many hostels also have private rooms), budget-friendly prices and a social atmosphere.
What are the best hostels in Auckland?
Ready to book a hostel? These ones have the best reviews from our customers and could be a good place to look first: City Lodge Accommodation - Hostel - Located within a 5-minute walk of Queen Street Shopping District. Guests can enjoy free WiFi, a shared/communal kitchen and a 24-hour front desk. You’ll find showers, desks and coffee/tea makers in all rooms. Surf ‘N’ Snow Backpackers - Hostel - Located steps from Sky Tower. Property features include free WiFi, a 24-hour front desk and tour/ticket assistance. Rooms come with showers and hairdryers. YMCA Hostel - Located within a 10-minute walk of Queen Street Shopping District and Aotea Centre. You can take advantage of free WiFi and a shared/communal kitchen, as well as a 24-hour front desk. Rooms come with showers and linens. Base Auckland - Located within a 5-minute walk of Queen Street Shopping District and SkyCity Casino. Guests can enjoy free WiFi, a nightclub and 2 bars/lounges. You’ll find linens in all rooms. YHA Auckland International - Hostel - Located within a 5-minute walk of Queen Street Shopping District. You can take advantage of free WiFi and a 24-hour front desk, as well as tour/ticket assistance. You’ll find lockers in all rooms.
What's the seasonal weather like in Auckland?
The weather can be a big factor when you’re discovering new places, so here are some stats about the seasons: The hottest months are usually January and February, with an average temperature of 18°C, while the coldest months are July and August, with an average of 11°C. Average annual rainfall for Auckland is 1247 mm.
What is there to see and do in Auckland?
Generally, Auckland is known for its restaurants, museums and local tours. Major attractions include Sky Tower, Auckland Ferry Terminal and Viaduct Harbour. Get out into nature with places such as Piha Beach, Omaha Beach and Auckland Domain. Cultural attractions include Aotea Centre, Auckland War Memorial Museum and The Civic.
What's the best way to get around Auckland?
You can search for flights to the closest airport, which is Auckland (AKL-Auckland Intl.), located 10.9 mi (17.5 km) away. Once you’re on the ground, you might want to make use of public transport. To check out more of the area, catch a train at Auckland Britomart Station, Auckland Grafton Station or Auckland Mt Eden Station.

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