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5 Turner Street, PO Box 68-149, Auckland, New Zealand

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641 Total Reviews
  • 79%Value For Money
  • 86%Security
  • 81%Location
  • 82%Staff
  • 72%Atmosphere
  • 83%Cleanliness
  • 80%Facilities

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Good hostel, kitchen was very well equipped and very clean and there was a nice big dining area. Felt more like a hotel than a hostel. Only downside is you only get free internet if youre a yha member.


Great hostel. Clean rooms, plenty of facilities. Close to main road. However if you're choosing this place for the parking, get ready to fight for a parking spot!

  • 23rd Jan 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Australia
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


Great staff, reliably crappy wifi, bathrooms were always clean. The kitchen was always in disarray but I blame that on the users not the hostel itself. Rooms on the backside of the hostel were very stuffy due to small windows at the ceiling of the room. I would definitely stay again! Thanks to the two guys when I first checked in - they turned around my day with their hospitality and humor.


Generally good, though electrical tabs are very scarce


The bathrooms were always clean and the showers near the stairs looked brand new really. Great water pressure! I stayed in the 4 bed dorm which was a great amount of space. The people there were all friendly. Kitchen was large and had plenty of space for me every time I needed to use it. One down side - all the pans suck, but that's probably to be expected of most hostels.


Wonderful atmosphere. Great kitchen! Get a YHA membership, so worth it

  • 5th Jan 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Canada
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


Had a great stay. A hostelthat has everything that you need...really good wifi, confortable beds and a big kitchen. I would come again!


A friend and I stayed in a twin room, which was comparable to a prison cell. Tiny room, hardly enough to swing a cat around in, 2 single but comfortable beds, a tiny shelf unit with a curtained window up high, offering no view of ventilation. It was a featureless claustrophobic sweat box to be honest. I think many prison cells would be more appealling. The number of toilets were limited on the 3rd floor but the kitchen, dining and lounge areas were good

  • 2nd Jan 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Male, 41+
  • (1 review)


My "go-to" hostel in Auckland (I've stayed here 4 times) because it is clean and affordable. Met some great travel buddies and took advantage of the huge kitchen for self catering.

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