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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed here for 2 nights as a solo traveller. Very clean, helpful staff, good internet access, well located. Very basic/simple room but had all i needed including fridge. No time to swim or gym but great to have access to this. Would definitely stay again, recommended to other budget travellers - noting i am not in the youth sector...

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Reviewed 17 February 2017

Cheap accommodation in the commercial area of Auckland that is accessible to nearby attractions particularly the Sky Tower, Art Gallery and many more. The inter-city bus terminal is just a few meters away for exploring the attractions outside Auckland.

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YMCAhostel, Manager at YMCA Hostel, responded to this review

Dear Guest: thanks for staying at YMCA Hostel Auckland and it is great to know that with our convenience location you were able to explore great attractions of Auckland. Looking forward to see you again at YMCA Auckland. kind regards

Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 January 2017

I stayed here for 10 months (I was doing a working holiday visa). This hostel was very clean and safe. The staff were very friendly and professional. Every Friday night, there were activities to join in with and on Sunday evenings there was movie night. They also has a board where they put up sightseeing suggestions, festivals, music, food markets...

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Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

First time travelling, first review! Staff were amazing and friendly, felt very comfortable here, room was perfect, and affordable. Was really nice to get friendly advice, from such cheerful staff. Easy to find, although i can see it being a bit loud after a good night out, but that is what i am here for! I Would definately recommend and...

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YMCAhostel, Duty manager at YMCA Hostel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your feedback! We strive to exceed our guests expectations and I look forward to seeing you again at YMCA! Kind Regards, Aline Iantorno Duty Manager

Genova, Liguria, Italy
Reviewed 12 December 2016

The hostel is pretty modern and well furnitured. The position is good, not too far from the centre but not in the middle of the mess. The room had the fridge, closet and comfy beds. What is utterly disappointing is the kitchen/dining room. There are 2 kitchens for 5 floors and they are TINY (2 people are already bumping into...

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YMCAhostel, Duty Manager at YMCA Hostel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thanks for taking the time to share your review Great to hear you enjoyed your stay, we are always looking into options to improve our services and facilities and we'll take your comments into consideration. Kind Regards, Aline Iantorno Duty Manager

Reviewed 7 December 2016

Stayed twice during our trip in NZ. Both times booked a double room. Very clean and quiet. First time we stayed in a room on the 5th floor (#503). It was great that we had a bathroom to share with only one more room, very confortable. Second time we were given #105, and got a little disapointed. The room was...

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YMCAhostel, Duty Manager at YMCA Hostel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thanks for taking the time to review us! Great to hear you enjoyed your stay and had a good time! Kind Regards, Aline Iantorno Duty Manager

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

It's ok lots backpackers and young I didn't see any older anyway staff is average room is average but you can play pool in the ground floor it's near to K road where has bars n clubs and food court Alison Asian supermarket!!!

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YMCAhostel, Duty Manager at YMCA Hostel, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for your feedback! Kind Regards, Aline Iantorno Duty Manager

Alexandra Headland, Australia
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Immaculate facilities and room. Exceded all my expectations of a hostel. Showers and toilets were spotless. And single bed room was cozy. Complete with personal fridge. I was very impressed. Thank you YMCA Pitt street for making my concert night even more memorable!

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YMCAhostel, Duty Manager at YMCA Hostel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are so happy that you had a great time staying with us! It's great to know that we could make your concert night a little bit more special than it already was! Kind Regards, Aline Iantorno Duty Manager

Kuta, Indonesia
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

I spent a great stay at YMCA. It might not be the cosiest hostel but it's very clean, quiet and has a perfect location right between the city center and K road where you can go at night.i would definitely recommend this place.

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YMCAhostel, Duty Manager at YMCA Hostel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We appreciate your feedback! Thank you for your review. Kind Regards, Aline Iantorno Duty Manager

Belo Horizonte, MG
Reviewed 20 September 2016

You can't expect 4-star standards when paying for budget accomodation, and my expectations when getting to this property were perfectly aligned with that. The location is good, quite central, and the shared bathrooms were very clean. But these were pretty much the positive aspects. I booked a single room, which I knew upfront was pretty small. No problem with that...BUT,...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
YMCA Hostel is part of an International Non-Profit Organisation, which strives for positive impact on community.We provide clean and comfortable rooms at affordable prices. Housekeepers perform Daily Vacuuming and Weekly Linen Service. Vacuum is hired from Reception for personal use.YMCA also offers Laundry Facilities with Soap, Very cheap Wireless Internet Plans, Public Lounge with Sky Satellite TV, Pool Table, Internet Kiosks, Dining Room with TV, Kitchenette with Cutlery and Kitchen essentials hired at Reception, Telephone Booth with Call Forwarding to take incoming calls and Public Parking from 6pm ~ 7am on Weekdays and All Day Weekends.We are not only great for backpackers and travellers but also ideal long-term accommodation for students and those working in the CBD. We even offer accommodation for groups.You’re just…- 2 minutes walk from Karangahape Road, Auckland’s multi cultural suburb and clubbing district.- 5 minutes walk from Queen Street, the CBD with fantastic shopping.- 10 minutes walk from Ponsonby, Auckland’s trendiest inner city suburb full of bars restaurants and cafes.- 15 minutes walk from Auckland University and AUT, some of New Zealand’s premier education and training institutions.- Next to New World Free Shuttle Stop and very close to Dressmart Free Shuttle Stop. You’ll also find yourself near the Waitemata harbour, beautiful Auckland beaches, parks and gardens and the bus station, railway station and ferry terminal. ... more   less 

Additional Information about YMCA Hostel

Address: Corner Pitt Street and Greys Avenue, Auckland, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Auckland Region > Auckland
Price Range: $44 - $132 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — YMCA Hostel 4*
Number of rooms: 122
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YMCA Hostel Auckland, New Zealand
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“Try to get a room on same level as your gender's shared bathroom or otherwise near the stairs.”
 of 5 bubbles 623KimT, 26 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Rooms with a view of the city”
 of 5 bubbles JTMFraginal, 17 Feb 2017 | Read review
“upper floors are quieter”
 of 5 bubbles CateD84, 29 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Dont think twice, just get one if available.”
 of 5 bubbles mashfaq, 6 Jun 2016 | Read review
“I guess rooms facing Pitt St. have a better of the city view because at the 3rd level along Greys Ave. what you will see are trees.”
 of 5 bubbles foztineg, 10 May 2016 | Read review
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