This 5 Star Gold Qualmark-rated hostel 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, luggage storage facilities, and free travel booking service, make this 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, YHA Auckland City 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 New Zealand.
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.
All booked up? Try YHA Auckland International, just around the corner.
YHA Auckland City 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:
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)
As you might expect in Auckland CBD, parking is limited! A small number paid car parks are available outside YHA Auckland International (just around the corner), but unfortunately there is no onsite parking at our hostel. Send us an email and we can help suggest nearby options depending on your budget.
Please note: the venue formerly known as Vector Arena has been renamed Spark Arena
YHA Auckland City is a newly refurbished hostel with key card access to each of the seven floors. The separate reading room, movie room, out door 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.
YHA Auckland City can cater for up to 142 people across 46 rooms and 7 floors.
Room types available are:
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.
Safety and security is a top priority at YHA. You can download our Group Health & Safety information for your planning or school board approvals.
If you have any questions Paula and Erin are happy to help:
Group members are accommodated in comfortable 3, 4 or 6 bed rooms. Ensuite rooms are available and shared single sex bathroom facilities are in the stairwell of each floor.
Due to the layout of floors and rooms, 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.
Group leaders and supervisors can be accommodated in twin or queens rooms with ensuite 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.
We have a fully equipped kitchen and can arrange packed breakfasts before arrival.
Advance bookings can also request packed lunches.
Want a bit more space for your group? Ask Paula and Erin about booking a whole floor or two!
FREE booking service
A group booking service is provided for all land-based domestic travel and activities including:
Find out more about accommodation for groups across the YHA Network.
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. 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.
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.