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YHA Auckland City for Groups


YHA Auckland City is a newly refurbished hostel with key card access to each of the seven floors. The separate reading room, movie room, outdoor deck and break out space are great for relaxing and interacting with guests. The hostel has a mix of rooms on each floor and is ideal for small groups.


We have a fully equipped kitchen and can arrange packed breakfasts before arrival. Advance bookings can also request packed lunches.

Free booking service

A group 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

Get in touch

If you have any questions Paula and Erin are happy to help. Email [email protected] or phone 09 302 8201.

To book group stays across multiple hostel locations please talk to our National Groups Coordinator, Rod: [email protected] | 0800 278 299

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Hostel Details & Location

Group Coordinator: Paula

Check in: 2:00 pm Check out: 10:00 am

Contact: +64 9 309 2802 Email this hostel

Reception: 7am - 11pm plus 24 hour guest access

Location: 18 Liverpool Street,

CBD, Auckland

Near restaurants, shops, venues


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How to get here

The hostel is located in Auckland’s CBD close to Queen Street, the Sky Tower, Aotea Square, Civic Theatre and many other attractions. We can help to arrange your activity bookings or transport to local activities. Just let us know, we are happy to help!


23km to Auckland International Airport. Airbus offers $16 one-way fares or $28 per person return. The most convenient option for a group is to book a shuttle at $113 per van door-to-door.


1km walk to hostel. Walk from Britomart Station up Queen Street to hostel (25 min) or catch a bus from Britomart. The most convenient option, a charter shuttle, is $50 per van.


Unfortunately there is no parking available at YHA Auckland City. If you require parking please enquire about YHA Auckland International.

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Great for groups:

  • 5GB free WiFi per day
  • Exclusive use options
  • Breakfast options
  • Lunch options
  • Fully-equipped kitchen
  • Luggage storage options
  • Secure bedrooms
  • Free booking service
  • Towel hire

Shared facilities:

  • 5GB free WiFi per day
  • Communal lounge
  • Communal dining area
  • Fully-equipped kitchen
  • Food storage area
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Outdoor area
  • BBQ
  • 24 hour guest access
  • Laundry facilities
  • Recycling stations

Entertainment and activities:

  • Guitar
  • Communal TV
  • Free movies
  • Book exchange
  • Reading room


  • Breakfast items for sale
  • Luggage storage options
  • Travel & activity bookings
  • Bicycle hire
  • Bicycle storage
  • Towel hire
  • Hair dryers
  • HI bookings
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hostel capacity

YHA Auckland City can cater for up to 142 people across 46 rooms and 7 floors. 

Shared rooms

  • 2 x 3 bed multishare ensuite rooms
  • 8 x 4 bed multishare ensuite rooms
  • 4 x 4 bed multishare rooms
  • 6 x 6 bed multishare rooms

Group members are accommodated in comfortable multishare bedrooms, with shared single sex bathroom facilities are in the stairwell of each floor. Due to our layout, some members of your group may be on different floors.

All bedding is provided (duvets, sheets and pillows) and towels can be hired for $1 each.

Private rooms for group leaders and supervisors

  • 18 x twin and queen rooms
  • 8 x twin and queen ensuite rooms

These rooms include all bed linen and towels. Please note that private rooms with ensuite facilities are subject to availability.

Exclusive use

Want a bit more space for your group? Ask us about booking a whole floor or two!

Safety and Security

Safety and security is a top priority at YHA. Download our Group Health & Safety information for your planning resources or school board approvals. 

We can also supply a copy of our COVID 19 hostel control measures for each alert level and our Worksafe COVID 19 Safety Plan. Or see our current COVID 19 alert level actions. 

All bedroom doors lock automatically when closed and require swipe keys for access. A duplicate set can be provided for leaders to access all rooms allocated to your group.

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