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Popular Hostels in Auckland

Surf 'N' Snow Backpackers
Surf 'N' Snow Backpackers
5.9 Okay
102 Albert Street, Auckland, New Zealand
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0.5 km from city centre, Auckland, New Zealand 
OkayBased on 1,592 reviews
5.9

Within a two minute walk of Sky Tower, Surf 'N' Snow Backpackers is set in the heart of Auckland. This historic hostel is an ideal base for exploring local vineyards as it is situated in the Greater Auckland Wine Region.

Freemans Backpackers Lodge - Hostel
Freemans Backpackers Lodge - Hostel
7.2 Good
65 Wellington Street, Auckland, New Zealand
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1.4 km from city centre, Auckland, New Zealand 
GoodBased on 223 reviews
7.2

Freemans Backpackers provides a comfortable setting when in Auckland. Those staying at the property can also take advantage of complimentary wireless internet throughout their stay.

Yha Auckland City
Yha Auckland City
8.3 Excellent
18 Liverpool Street, Auckland, New Zealand
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1.4 km from city centre, Auckland, New Zealand 
ExcellentBased on 6 reviews
8.3

Conveniently positioned, YHA Auckland City offers easy access to Auckland's popular tourist attractions. It is situated a brief walk from Queen Street and Karangahape Road.

Fat Camel Hostel
Fat Camel Hostel
7.5 Good
38 Fort Street, Auckland, New Zealand
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0.2 km from city centre, Auckland, New Zealand 
GoodBased on 4 reviews
7.5

Strategically located in the heart of the city, this 3-star hostel makes for an excellent base in Auckland. Surrounded by local bars and restaurants, it is a short walk from Auckland Ferry Terminal.

The Station Accommodation
The Station Accommodation
5.6 Okay
131 Beach Road, Auckland, New Zealand
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0.9 km from city centre, Auckland, New Zealand 
OkayBased on 9 reviews
5.6

Conveniently situated, The Station Backpackers allows for easy access to Auckland's best hot spots. It is located a brief walk from University Of Auckland.

Zest Ok
Zest Ok
7.3 Good
110 Grafton Road, Auckland, New Zealand
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1.7 km from city centre, Auckland, New Zealand 
GoodBased on 4 reviews
7.3

Zest OK is situated in Auckland and features complimentary Wi-Fi. It is located a brief walk from Auckland Domain.

YMCA Hostel
YMCA Hostel
7.9 Good
20 Pitt Street, Auckland, New Zealand
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1.4 km from city centre, Auckland, New Zealand 
GoodBased on 991 reviews
7.9

Conveniently situated, YMCA Hostel offers easy access to Auckland's best tourist attractions. A short stroll from Karangahape Road, it provides comfortable rooms equipped with a desk, a refrigerator and a kitchenette.

City Garden Lodge - Hostel
City Garden Lodge - Hostel
6.9 Good
25 St Georges Bay Road, Auckland, New Zealand
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1.9 km from city centre, Auckland, New Zealand 
GoodBased on 402 reviews
6.9

City Garden Lodge is set in Auckland and is close to nearby landmarks, including Holy Trinity Cathedral. It also offers a concierge, an express check-in and check-out feature and free Wi-Fi.

Fort Street Accommodation
Fort Street Accommodation
5.8 Okay
16-20 Fort Street, Auckland, New Zealand
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0.2 km from city centre, Auckland, New Zealand 
OkayBased on 371 reviews
5.8

Located in Auckland CBD, this hostel is a short stroll from Queen Street. It is surrounded by a variety of nightlife spots and is within a five-minute walk of Auckland Ferry Terminal.

Haka Lodge Auckland
Haka Lodge Auckland
8.3 Excellent
373 Karangahape Road, Auckland, New Zealand
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1.7 km from city centre, Auckland, New Zealand 
ExcellentBased on 704 reviews
8.3

Within a two minute walk of Karangahape Road, Haka Lodge Auckland is centrally situated in Auckland. It is conveniently positioned for those wishing to sightsee in the area.

Tips for booking a hostel in Auckland

Cheapest month:April
Most expensive month:July
Average price in Auckland:$39/night
Absolute cheapest price found:$10/night
Cheapest day:Tuesday
Most expensive day:Monday
$19 - $58
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$19 - $62
Average price per night. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.

Top rated Auckland hostels

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City Lodge Accommodation - Hostel
City Lodge Accommodation - Hostel
7.9 Good
150 Vincent Street, Auckland, New Zealand
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1.2 km from city centre, Auckland, New Zealand 

Centrally situated, City Lodge - Backpackers Accommodation offers easy access to Auckland's best hot spots. It is located a brief walk from Queen Street, Sky Tower and Skycity Auckland.

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Hobson Lodge - Hostel
Hobson Lodge - Hostel
8.6 Excellent
224 Hobson Street, Auckland, New Zealand
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1.1 km from city centre, Auckland, New Zealand 

Centrally situated, Hobson Lodge offers easy access to Auckland's popular hot spots. It is located a short walk from Sky Tower, Queen Street and Skycity Auckland.

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Yha Auckland City
Yha Auckland City
8.3 Excellent
18 Liverpool Street, Auckland, New Zealand
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1.4 km from city centre, Auckland, New Zealand 

Conveniently positioned, YHA Auckland City offers easy access to Auckland's popular tourist attractions. It is situated a brief walk from Queen Street and Karangahape Road.

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YMCA Hostel
YMCA Hostel
7.9 Good
20 Pitt Street, Auckland, New Zealand
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1.4 km from city centre, Auckland, New Zealand 

Conveniently situated, YMCA Hostel offers easy access to Auckland's best tourist attractions. A short stroll from Karangahape Road, it provides comfortable rooms equipped with a desk, a refrigerator and a kitchenette.

5
Haka Lodge Auckland
Haka Lodge Auckland
8.3 Excellent
373 Karangahape Road, Auckland, New Zealand
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1.7 km from city centre, Auckland, New Zealand 

Within a two minute walk of Karangahape Road, Haka Lodge Auckland is centrally situated in Auckland. It is conveniently positioned for those wishing to sightsee in the area.

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Fort Street Accommodation
Fort Street Accommodation
5.8 Okay
16-20 Fort Street, Auckland, New Zealand
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0.2 km from city centre, Auckland, New Zealand 

Located in Auckland CBD, this hostel is a short stroll from Queen Street. It is surrounded by a variety of nightlife spots and is within a five-minute walk of Auckland Ferry Terminal.

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Queen Street Backpackers
Queen Street Backpackers
6.8 Good
4 Fort Street, Auckland, New Zealand
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0.1 km from city centre, Auckland, New Zealand 

Set in the heart of Auckland, Queen Street Backpackers is a short walk from Auckland Ferry Terminal, and provides easy access to nearby bars and eateries. It is situated a short stroll from Queen Street, Skycity Auckland and Sky Tower.

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City Garden Lodge - Hostel
City Garden Lodge - Hostel
6.9 Good
25 St Georges Bay Road, Auckland, New Zealand
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1.9 km from city centre, Auckland, New Zealand 

City Garden Lodge is set in Auckland and is close to nearby landmarks, including Holy Trinity Cathedral. It also offers a concierge, an express check-in and check-out feature and free Wi-Fi.

Cheapest hostels in Auckland

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Surf 'N' Snow Backpackers
Surf 'N' Snow Backpackers
5.9 Okay
102 Albert Street, Auckland, New Zealand
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0.5 km from city centre, Auckland, New Zealand 

Within a two minute walk of Sky Tower, Surf 'N' Snow Backpackers is set in the heart of Auckland. This historic hostel is an ideal base for exploring local vineyards as it is situated in the Greater Auckland Wine Region.

$11
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Fort Street Accommodation
Fort Street Accommodation
5.8 Okay
16-20 Fort Street, Auckland, New Zealand
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0.2 km from city centre, Auckland, New Zealand 

Located in Auckland CBD, this hostel is a short stroll from Queen Street. It is surrounded by a variety of nightlife spots and is within a five-minute walk of Auckland Ferry Terminal.

$17
Avg. per night
K Road City Travellers
K Road City Travellers
7.7 Good
146 Karangahape Roadnewton, Auckland, New Zealand
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1.6 km from city centre, Auckland, New Zealand 

K Road City Travellers is situated in Auckland and offers free Wi-Fi. This modern hostel is an ideal choice for exploring the local vineyards as it is set in the Greater Auckland Wine Region.

$17
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Borders Beyond Backpacker
Borders Beyond Backpacker
10.0 Excellent
8 Nixon Street, Grey Lynn, Auckland, New Zealand
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2.2 km from city centre, Auckland, New Zealand 

Ideally situated for sightseeing, Borders Beyond Backpacker is a short stroll from several of the city's tourist attractions, including Karangahape Road. This property is conveniently located in Grey Lynn.

$17
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Newton Lodge
Newton Lodge
8.0 Excellent
27 Cross Street, Auckland, New Zealand
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1.6 km from city centre, Auckland, New Zealand 

Newton Lodge is set in Auckland and is close to local attractions, such as the Aotea Centre. It is moments from Karangahape Road, restaurants and nightlife options.

$17
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Kiwi Airport Backpackers
Kiwi Airport Backpackers
6.0 Good
144 McKenzie Road, Mangere, Auckland, New Zealand
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13.5 km from city centre, Auckland, New Zealand 

Kiwi Airport Backpackers provides a comfortable setting when in Auckland. It is conveniently positioned for those wanting to sightsee in the area.

$17
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Choice Backpackers
Choice Backpackers
7.0 Good
10 Wellesley Street East, Auckland, New Zealand
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0.7 km from city centre, Auckland, New Zealand 

Conveniently situated, Choice Backpackers offers easy access to Auckland's popular tourist attractions. Only a short stroll from Queen Street, it provides comfortable rooms equipped with free wireless internet access.

$18
Avg. per night
Grafton Backpackers
Grafton Backpackers
7.2 Good
6A-6C Glenside Crescent, Auckland, New Zealand
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1.9 km from city centre, Auckland, New Zealand 

Grafton Backpackers is situated in Auckland and offers complimentary Wi-Fi. It is located just a short stroll from a number of popular bars, clubs and restaurants.

$18
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Where to stay in Auckland

Auckland hostel FAQs

  • What is the cost of a hostel in Auckland?

    On average, it’s $40/night for a hostel in Auckland, though $29/night or less would be considered a good deal. The least expensive hostel our users have found recently was for $10/night in Auckland. Try to avoid booking your hostel in November (the most expensive month). Booking in July (the cheapest month) could save you money.

  • What’s the best hostel in Auckland?

    With an average review score of 8.6 (out of 10) from 745 HotelsCombined users, Hobson Lodge - Hostel is considered the best Auckland hostel.

  • What hostel is closest to Auckland Intl Airport?

    Oaklands Lodge is 14.0 km away from Auckland Intl Airport, making it the closest Auckland hostel to the city’s most popular airport.

  • What is the most popular hostel in Auckland closest to Viaduct Harbour?

    The most popular Auckland hostel near Viaduct Harbour is Queen Street Backpackers. Queen Street Backpackers has a rating of 6.8/10 from 9 HotelsCombined users and it’s located just 0.8 km from Viaduct Harbour.

  • Should I stay in a Auckland hostel?

    Hostels in Auckland tend to have a more active social scene than hotels, so they’re perfect for outgoing travellers looking to meet other people. Auckland hostels are, on average, cheaper than other stays in the city due to their dorm-style sleeping quarters. However, this means you can spend your money elsewhere such as on local tours and events.