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Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

What to improve: - temp in the rooms is way too hot. Mine was facing the street and therefore the sun during the day. In the evening we still have ~28' in there. Window could not be opened appropriately. Needs to be improved. - toilet messy for 3 days. Show cleaning cycle. Even noticing the staff did not help. -...

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I'd give it 3.5 stars if I could. It is a great location with nice staff but the beds are cheep metal that creak and groan when someone rolls over. The rooms were also noisy and hot (no a/c) and the communal area was stifling as the windows do not open. However, it was clean and the staff were very...

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NYC
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After a disgusting experience at Base Hostel, I was overjoyed by YHA! The rooms were clean, fairly spacious, with big windows, warm blankets, and a fan for added ventilation. The lockers provided plenty of space, and the mirror in the room was a welcome addition. The bathrooms were well maintained and sanitary (metal showers are SO much cleaner than others!),...

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Leicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

I stayed her when I arrived in Auckland, I arrived at 2am and I could still check in which was great, very friendly receptionist. Dorms was adequate, had lockers with charging points inside. I never had a problem waiting for showers or toilets, there was a bunch more down the corridor slightly. The hostels kitchen was large and plenty of...

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YHANewZealand, Manager at YHA Auckland International, responded to this review

Hi Megan, thank you very much for your kind feedback following your stay with us, I am pleased you found our staff friendly and helpful, I will pass this onto them. Steve - Area Manager.

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Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

My boyfriend and I stayed here for 2 nights as our first stop in New Zealand. It was pretty average really. The staff were really quite cold and standoffish. They symbolised the rest of the hostel with their lack of warmth. In saying that, there was one girl that was friendly and professional. The kitchen was mostly well equipped but...

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Reviewed 21 January 2017

Not very cosy or warmful: narrow corridors, many doors, cold and hard colors and shapes, and more neon than natural light. The showers look like those plastic/neon train- or coach- restrooms and lack equipment to hang your clothes/towels/soap. Our pillows were a bit hard. The whole hostel is quiet enough and the upper floor lounges are not crowded. Our room...

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Leicestershire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 January 2017

Stayed here twice, once in a double room and the other in a 4 bed dorm. Both rooms were of a fair size and were cleaned to a good standard. Bathrooms also were very clean, and the kitchen was great, very big, clean and well maintained. Location great, just 5 min walk down the hill and you reach the centre....

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Tiverton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

The YHA in Auckland has everything you need and is well equipped (free Wi-Fi) but for the size of the hostel there appeared to be too few bathrooms. Staff were lovely, the mattress was a bit thin and heavy doors banging at night meant I didn't have that restful a sleep. Overall an OK experience and a clean hostel but...

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Colchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

We stayed here twice, and both times were comfy! The rooms were big and comfy (now they've changed the beds) with lockers that had charging points inside! The kitchen was big, clean and well stocked making cooking nice and easy! The location is great just off queen street but only a 10 minute walk to the downtown harbour! The only...

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Reviewed 26 December 2016

It's well placed - an uphill climb about 15 minutes from the CBD. If you're on the Skybus, go uphill for about 10 minutes. It's on a slope, so there was a lot of good exercise getting there and back. :) Lots of Korean and Chinese eateries nearby, with a small Asian supermarket across the street but lots of restaurants...

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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
YHA Auckland International is 5-star Qualmark rated, staffed 24 hours and offers excellent amenities. Backpacker accommodation includes small and large multishare rooms. Twin, double and ensuite rooms are also available. There is a large fully equipped kitchen as well as a spacious and relaxing lounge area with Sky TV and a pool table. Other amenities include gear and luggage storage, video library, stereo and a great book exchange make this backpacker hostel a complete facility. ... more   less 

Additional Information about YHA Auckland International

Address: 5 Turner Street | P.O. Box 68-149, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Auckland Region > Auckland
Price Range: $29 - $95 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — YHA Auckland International 4.5*
Number of rooms: 168
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Also Known As:
Auckland International Hostel-Yha Hotel Auckland Central
YHA Auckland International New Zealand
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“Maybe ask about room noise when you book if you are a light sleeper or dont like earplugs!!”
 of 5 bubbles KellnSteve, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Private facilities are worth paying extra for”
 of 5 bubbles FathomBruce, 21 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Dorm rooms are too crowded. No room to move.”
 of 5 bubbles , 20 Jun 2016 | Read review
“1st level very loud and hot, can't recommend”
 of 5 bubbles Philipp791, 15 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Ensuites are well worth the little extra for couples.”
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