YHA Auckland City is the ideal backpacker hostel to start or finish your New Zealand adventure.
This former hotel offers a range of clean and comfortable rooms from different sized dorm rooms (male or female only available), to private single, twin and double rooms. The hostel combines the excitement of the city with a safe and secure environment.
A fully equipped kitchen, relaxed dining room, comfortable TV room, spacious sundeck and BBQ area, laundry and luggage storage facilities and free accommodation and travel service, make this 4-star Qualmark rated hostel an awesome place to stay.
Located at the top of Queen Street in the heart of Auckland, New Zealand’s largest and most exciting city, the YHA Auckland City hostel provides easy access to the city centre and is surrounded by shops, cafes, restaurants and pubs.
The hostel is also a short walk from the Airbus Express stop making it easy to find when you first arrive, or a great place to spend your last few days in NZ.
Knowledgeable staff are on hand 24 hours a day to welcome you with a big smile! The team can offer advice about the best things to do in Auckland and New Zealand, and can book any activities, transport or YHA accommodation around the country to help make your trip as easy as possible.
YHA Auckland International has an onsite travel and accommodation booking service to help you book your activities and travel in Auckland and around the country. Our friendly and knowledgeable staff are on hand to give advice as to the best ways to make the most of your time and money in New Zealand. They can also book all your YHA accommodation in advance to help make your trip as relaxing as possible.
Here’s a small sample of some of the iconic Auckland sights and activities:
YHA Auckland City is a large and central YHA with seven floors of mostly twin and double rooms – the upper ones with fine city views – plus well-equipped common areas and a large travel centre. - The Rough Guide to New Zealand
The hostel is 800m from the station. Head down Victoria Street and turn right into Queen Street, City Road is on the left from station
23km to Auckland International Airport. Door to door transfers with Airbus and Super Shuttle
1km to hostel. Walk from station up Queen Street to Hostel (25mins) or catch a bus up Queen Street from Britomart ($0.50)
Groups staying at YHA in Auckland mainly stay at the YHA International hostel.
YHA Auckland International is a 4 star plus, Enviro Silver Qualmark rated hostel and provides quality, secure and affordable accommodation to all types of groups from schools and colleges, to sporting and cultural groups. The hostel is located in Auckland’s CBD close to Queen Street, the Sky Tower, Aotea Square, Civic Theatre and many other attractions.
Click here to read YHA New Zealand's full groups brochure.
Capacity and Room Types
YHA Auckland International can cater for up to 168 people across 47 rooms.
Room types available are:
Group members are accommodated in comfortable 4 or 8 bed rooms. Shared single sex bathroom facilities are situated on each floor. All bedding is provided (duvets, sheets and pillows) and towels can be hired for $1 each.
Due to the layout of rooms, some members of your group may be on a different floor.
Supervisors and tour leaders can be accommodated in single, double or twin rooms with private or shared bathroom facilities. These rooms include all bed linen and towels. Please note that we have a limited number of private rooms with ensuite facilities and they are subject to availability.
All bedrooms require swipe keys for access and a duplicate set can be provided for leaders to access all rooms allocated to your group.
Continental breakfast can be served upon request for $10 per person. It includes a choice of three cereals, fruit salad, toast and tea, coffee, milo and fruit juice. Packed breakfast and packed lunch available when booked in advance. From $10 per meal per person.
We know being a group leader is tough work at the best of times and you need to stay contactable as much as possible to keep things running smoothly. To help you stay connected YHA offers provides group leaders with free high speed WiFi during their stay.
A free booking service is provided for all land-based domestic travel and activities including: Interislander and Bluebridge ferries, Tranzalpine, Tranzscenic and Overland trains, Intercity coach travel and local shuttle services.
Contact YHA Auckland director email or our national groups coordinator .