Kiwi Airport Backpackers

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Soundproofing, free WiFi

Overview of Kiwi Airport Backpackers

Kiwi Airport Backpackers

2.0 star property

3.0/5 Okay

Guests rated this property 3.0/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Restaurant
  • Kitchen
  • Gym
  • Breakfast available
144 McKenzie Road, Auckland, North Island, 2022

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationMount Mangere6 min drive
  • Popular LocationJKs Driving Range6 min drive
  • Popular LocationAmbury Regional Park8 min drive
  • AirportAuckland (AKL-Auckland Intl.)9 min drive

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About this area


Kiwi Airport Backpackers is located in Mangere Bridge, a neighbourhood in Auckland with good airport proximity. Stardome Observatory and Rainbow's End are local attractions and those in the mood for shopping can visit Dressmart Outlet Shopping Centre and Sylvia Park. Vector Wero Whitewater Park and New Zealand Maritime Museum are also worth visiting.

What's nearby

  • Butterfly Creek - 5 min drive
  • Mount Mangere - 6 min drive
  • JKs Driving Range - 6 min drive
  • Ambury Regional Park - 8 min drive
  • Dressmart Outlet Shopping Centre - 14 min drive

Getting around

  • Auckland Te Papapa Station - 8 min drive
  • Auckland (AKL-Auckland Intl.) - 9 min drive


  • Bakehaven Cafe - 7 min walk
  • Bar & Baa - 7 min walk
  • Airport Pizza and Kebabs - 13 min walk
  • Hollywood Bakery - 3 min drive
  • The Toby Jug - 3 min drive

About this property

Kiwi Airport Backpackers

Auckland hostel in Mangere Bridge with fitness centre and 24-hour front desk
Along with a restaurant, this hostel has a fitness centre and a bar/lounge. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, a microwave in a common area, a fridge in a common area and dry cleaning are on-site. Bathrooms are shared and housekeeping is available on request.
Kiwi Airport Backpackers offers 20 shared accommodations. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Guests can make use of the shared/communal kitchen. Guests have access to shared bathrooms. Bathrooms include a shower. Change of towels and change of bedsheets can be requested. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.
Recreational amenities at the hostel include a fitness centre.



Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site
  • Return airport shuttle (surcharge) during limited hours
  • Airport shuttle on request

Food and drink

  • Continental breakfast available for a fee daily 7 AM–9:30 AM: NZD 10 per person
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar

Things to do

  • Bike parking
  • Bike storage
  • Billiards/pool table
  • Fitness centre

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities
  • Soundproofed rooms

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Change of bedsheets (on request)
  • Change of towels (on request)
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance


  • Garden
  • Terrace


  • At least 80% of lighting from LEDs
  • At least 80% of food locally sourced
  • Comprehensive food waste policy
  • Comprehensive recycling policy
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Humane treatment of captive wild animals
  • No plastic coffee stirrers
  • No plastic drinking straws
  • No plastic water bottles
  • Reusable cups only
  • Reusable tableware only
  • Shared microwave
  • Shared fridge
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities


  • Heating


  • Shared bathroom
  • Shower

Food and drink

  • Shared kitchen access


  • Shared accommodations
  • Soundproofing
  • Water-efficient showers only
  • Water-efficient toilets only

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Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Renovations and closures

The following facilities or services will be unavailable from July 1 2021 to September 1 2022 (dates subject to change):
  • Dining venue(s)
  • Fitness facilities
  • Shuttle services

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types

Important information


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: NZD 50.00 per stay

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

  • Fee for continental breakfast: NZD 10 per person (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: NZD 5.00 per person (one way)
  • Airport shuttle fee per child: NZD 5.00 (one-way), (up to 18 years old)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards and cash
Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.

National rating

This property does not have a Qualmark® rating. For the benefit of our customers, we have provided a rating based on our ratings system.

Property is also known as

Kiwi Airport Backpackers Hostel Mangere
Kiwi Airport Backpackers Mangere
Kiwi Backpackers Mangere
Kiwi Backpackers Auckland
Kiwi Airport Backpackers Auckland
Kiwi Airport Backpackers Hostel/Backpacker accommodation

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Overall score and ratings



Rating 5 - Excellent. 3 out of 49 reviews
5 - Excellent 6%
Rating 4 - Good. 18 out of 49 reviews
4 - Good 37%
Rating 3 - Okay. 12 out of 49 reviews
3 - Okay 24%
Rating 2 - Poor. 9 out of 49 reviews
2 - Poor 18%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 7 out of 49 reviews
1 - Terrible 14%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

1/5 Terrible

Business traveller
Disliked: Cleanliness, property conditions & facilities
Backpackers small building was crowded (taken over) by a bunch of thugs, having meetings inside.
Stayed 1 night in Nov 2020

2/5 Poor

Liked: Staff & service
Disliked: Property conditions & facilities
Horrible bunk rooms. Smelled. Dungy mattresses. Nice free shuttle
Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020

3/5 Okay

Liked: Staff & service
Disliked: Cleanliness
Room for improvement
The staff were great and the hostel rooms were clean, but the rooms were cramped (you could barely open the door to get in for the bed posts) and there was nowhere really in the rooms to store your luggage that wasn't in the way. The room setup meant you practically woke people up every time you entered. The bathrooms were not very clean and by having the toilet and showers in the same room it seemed to lack enough amenities for the number of rooms. Great location for proximity to the airport which was all i needed at the time. I wouldnt like to stay for longer then 1 night.
Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020

2/5 Poor

Liked: Staff & service
Disliked: Cleanliness
Great location and transfers for Auckland airport. Very cheap. Very dirty mattresses and mattress covers. Clean sheets.
Stayed 1 night in Jan 2020

2/5 Poor

Disliked: Cleanliness
The bathrooms were filthy and there wasn’t even soap in the bathroom to wash your hands. The bed was comfortable enough. I would only recommend staying here if you are flying in late and just need a bed to sleep. The bathrooms were so bad I didn’t shower here.
Stayed 1 night in Jan 2020