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YHA Auckland International for Groups


YHA Auckland International is perfect for large and small groups heading to central Auckland. We make sure group stays are affordable, comfortable and secure, especially for school trips and youth groups! 

A variety of room types are available from shared dorms to private rooms with ensuites. The hostel has a large fully-equipped shared kitchen, and dining and social areas for spreading out and interacting with other guests. All bedding is included - so no need for sleeping bags!

Our Group Coordinator, Paula, will be your main point of contact for your booking. She'll work with you to place your group in appropriate rooms and provide Health, Safety & Risk documents.

“Excellent venue and extra friendly relaxed staff - thank you!”
- Kaitoke and Mulberry Schools, Great Barrier Island

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If you'd prefer to reduce the cooking you can even add on a continental group breakfast for $10 per person per day!

    • Three cereal options (muesli, cornflakes and ricies)
    • Tinned fruit
    • Plain yogurt
    • Toast and spreads
    • Milk, Tea, coffee, milo and fruit juice
A pre-booked packed breakfast or lunch is also available.

Free travel booking service
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

Get in touch
If you have any questions reach out to Paula: [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 9 302 8200 Email this hostel

Reception: 7am–11pm plus 24 hour access

Location: 5 Turner Street,

CBD, Auckland

Short walk to Sky Tower and Aotea Square


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How to get here

In Central Auckland just off Queen Street and easy walking distance to the Sky Tower, Aotea Square, Civic Theatre and many other attractions. We've got pre-bookable parking, shuttles drop to the door and nearby bus stops.

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

By Train
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.

Limited pre-booked parking is available for cars and small vans (up to 12 seats).

We can help to arrange your activity bookings or transport to local activities. Just let us know, we are happy to help!

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Great for groups:

  • Secure bedrooms
  • Fully-equipped kitchen
  • Bed linen included
  • 5GB free WiFi per day
  • Breakfast options
  • Communal lounge
  • Towel hire
  • Luggage storage options
  • Free booking service

Shared facilities:

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

Entertainment and activities:

  • Guitar
  • Communal TV
  • Sky TV
  • Free movies
  • Book exchange


  • Paid onsite parking
  • Luggage storage options
  • Travel & activity bookings
  • HI bookings
  • Breakfast items for sale
  • Bicycle hire
  • Bicycle storage

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hostel capacity

YHA Auckland International sleeps up to 168 people across 47 rooms and two floors. We work with you to place your rooms as close together as possible, separated by gender where required. However, due to our layout, some members of your group may be on different floors.

Shared rooms
    • 4 x 8 bed dorm rooms
    • 24 x 4 bed dorm rooms

All dorm rooms are privatised for school and youth groups.

Shared single sex bathroom facilities are situated on each floor. All bedding is provided (duvets, sheets and pillows) and towels may be added for $1 per person for the duration of the stay. Beds include individual bedside lights and lockable cupboards with charging ports.  

Private rooms
    • 11 x twin and double rooms
    • 8 x twin and double rooms with ensuite facilities

Towels are included for all private rooms. 


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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