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What Is a Hostel?
If you're looking for an affordable place to stay in Auckland, one of the 32 hostels here could be a great option for you. No two hostels look exactly alike, but these dormitory-style accommodations all offer the following:
- Shared rooms (though many hostels also have private rooms)
- Low prices
- A social environment
Hostels are a great way to stay in Auckland for a good value, so you can save your budget for sightseeing. You can check out the museums and other cultural highlights in this destination, as well as activities like shopping.
Hostels in Auckland
Ready to book a hostel in town? These top picks have the best reviews from our guests and could be a good place to start looking:
City Lodge Accommodation - Hostel - Located within a 10-minute walk of Sky Tower and Queen Street Shopping District. Guests can enjoy a 24-hour front desk, an arcade/game room, and tour/ticket assistance. Rooms come with showers, desks, and coffee/tea makers.
Haka Hotel Newmarket - Close to public transit, this property is within a 10-minute walk of Auckland Newmarket Station. You can take advantage of free WiFi and a shared/communal kitchen, as well as a 24-hour front desk. You'll find towels, showers, and free toiletries in all rooms.
Mountain Accommodation - Close to public transit, this property is within a 5-minute walk of Auckland Grafton Station. Guests can enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and a shared/communal kitchen. Rooms come with towels, showers, and linens.
Base Auckland - Located within a 5-minute walk of Queen Street Shopping District and Auckland Town Hall. Property features include a nightclub, a restaurant, and a bar. You'll find showers in all rooms.
YMCA Hostel - Located within a 10-minute walk of Auckland Town Hall and Queen Street Shopping District. You can take advantage of a shared/communal kitchen and a 24-hour front desk, as well as tour/ticket assistance. You'll find desks and linens in all rooms.
When Is the Best Time to Visit Auckland?
Good weather's always better when you want to venture out and explore, so here's some information that may be helpful:
- The hottest months are typically January and February, while July and August are the coldest months
- January-March: Daytime temperatures average 73° F and nighttime temperatures average 57° F
- April-June: 68° F is the daytime average and 47° F is the nighttime average
- July-September: Daytime averages are around 61° F and nighttime averages are around 46° F
- October-December: The average temperatures are 71° F during the day and 50° F at night
- Average rainfall is 49.25 inches in a year
What Can I Do in Auckland?
Depending on what you're interested in, you might enjoy these places:Top Sights
- Sky Tower
- Mt. Eden
- Kelly Tarlton's Underwater World
- Auckland Domain
- One Tree Hill Domain
- Albert Park
- Auckland War Memorial Museum
- Auckland Art Gallery
- Oedipus Rex Gallery
Generally, Auckland is known for its:
How to Get to Auckland and Around the Area
You'll find the nearest airport in Auckland (AKL-Auckland Intl.), located 10.9 mi (17.5 km) away from the city center. Once you're on the ground, you may want to make use of public transit. To explore more of the surrounding area, catch a train at Auckland Britomart Station, Auckland Grafton Station, or Auckland Mt Eden Station.