Overview of Verandahs Parkside Lodge

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Blackout drapes, free WiFi, linens
Blackout drapes, free WiFi, linens
Blackout drapes, free WiFi, linens
Blackout drapes, free WiFi, linens
Blackout drapes, free WiFi, linens

Verandahs Parkside Lodge

2 out of 5

4.4/5 Excellent

Guests rated this property 4.5/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry

Explore the area

    Popular LocationArtstation2 min walk
    Popular LocationKarangahape Road3 min walk
    Popular LocationNew Zealand Film Archive8 min walk
    AirportAuckland (AKL-Auckland Intl.)27 min drive

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Family Room, Shared Bathroom

  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 Double Bed and 1 Twin Bed

Single Room, Shared Bathroom

  • Sleeps 1
  • 1 Twin Bed

Bed in 4-Bed Executive Shared Dormitory, Shared Bathroom

  • Sleeps 1
  • 1 Twin Bed

Bed in 3-Bed Shared Dormitory, Shared Bathroom

  • Sleeps 1
  • 1 Twin Bed

Bed in 4-Bed Executive Shared Dormitory, Shared Bathroom

  • Sleeps 1
  • 1 Twin Bed

Double Room, Ensuite

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Double Bed

Twin Room, Shared Bathroom

  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 Twin Beds

Bed in 5-Bed Shared Dormitory, Shared Bathroom

  • Sleeps 1
  • 1 Twin Bed

Superior Double Room, Ensuite

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Queen Bed

Double Room, Shared Bathroom

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Double Bed

About this area


Located in Auckland's Newton neighborhood, Verandahs Parkside Lodge is in the entertainment district. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Auckland Domain and Mt. Eden, while Aotea Centre and Auckland War Memorial Museum are cultural highlights. Auckland Zoo and Kelly Tarlton's Underwater World are not to be missed.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Artstation - 2 min walk
  • Karangahape Road - 3 min walk
  • Ponsonby Road - 6 min walk
  • New Zealand Film Archive - 8 min walk
  • Aotea Centre - 15 min walk

Getting around

  • Auckland Mt Eden Station - 2 min drive
  • AirportAuckland Intl. Airport (AKL) - 27 min drive


  • Thai House — 3 min walk
  • Freeman & Grey — 4 min walk
  • Brownstone Restaurant — 5 min walk
  • Longroom — 6 min walk
  • Orphan's Kitchen — 6 min walk
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About this property

Verandahs Parkside Lodge

Adults-only Auckland hostel in Newton, near Sky Tower
This smoke-free hostel features laundry facilities, tour/ticket assistance, and a garden. WiFi in public areas is free. Other amenities include barbecue grills. All 16 rooms offer free WiFi, showers, and free toiletries.
Verandahs Parkside Lodge offers 16 accommodations with complimentary toiletries and blackout drapes/curtains. This Auckland hostel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Guests can make use of the shared/communal kitchen. Rooms have partially open bathrooms. Bathrooms include showers.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi and wired Internet

Parking and transportation

  • Offsite parking available (NZD 55 per day)
  • 24-hour roundtrip airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Airport shuttle at scheduled times

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities


  • No elevators

Guest services

  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • English


  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Garden
  • Terrace


  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • In-room accessibility
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)


  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Linens


  • Bathroom (partially open)
  • Free toiletries
  • Shower
  • Towels

Food and drink

  • Shared kitchen access



Check-in from 11 AM - 7 PM
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open Monday - Sunday (8 AM - noon) and Monday - Sunday (2 PM - 7 PM)
If you are planning to arrive after 7 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children younger than 14 are not allowed at this adults-only property; all guests 14 and older are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available
Cribs (infant beds) are not available

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: NZD 18 per person (one-way)
  • Nearby parking fee: NZD 55 per day
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Guests under 14 years old are not permitted at this adults-only property

National rating

This property does not have a Qualmark® rating. For the benefit of our customers, we have provided a rating based on our rating system.

Property is also known as

Verandahs Backpackers Hostel Auckland
Verandahs Backpackers Hostel
Verandahs Backpackers Auckland
Verandahs Backpackers
Verandahs Backpackers Hotel Auckland Central
Verandahs Backpackers Lodge Auckland, New Zealand
Verandahs Backpackers
Verandahs Parkside Auckland
Verandahs Parkside Lodge Auckland
Verandahs Parkside Lodge Hostel/Backpacker accommodation

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Verandahs Parkside Lodge and receive a full refund?
Yes, Verandahs Parkside Lodge offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Verandahs Parkside Lodge cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
How much does it cost to stay at Verandahs Parkside Lodge?
As of Jan 23, 2021, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Verandahs Parkside Lodge on Jan 28, 2021 start from $47, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
Is Verandahs Parkside Lodge pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
What time is check-in at Verandahs Parkside Lodge?
Check-in is from 11 AM - 7 PM. Late check-in is available during limited hours.
What time is check-out at Verandahs Parkside Lodge?
Check-out is at 10 AM.
Does Verandahs Parkside Lodge provide a shuttle to the airport?
Yes, there's an airport shuttle. A fee of NZD 18 per person, one-way, applies.
Where is Verandahs Parkside Lodge located?
Located in Newton, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Artstation and Queen Street Shopping District. Sky Tower and Aotea Centre are also within 1 mi (2 km). Auckland Mt Eden Station is 22 minutes by foot and Auckland Grafton Station is 25 minutes.
Rating 5 - Excellent. 47 out of 86 reviews
5 - Excellent 55%
Rating 4 - Good. 30 out of 86 reviews
4 - Good 35%
Rating 3 - Okay. 6 out of 86 reviews
3 - Okay 7%
Rating 2 - Poor. 2 out of 86 reviews
2 - Poor 2%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 1 out of 86 reviews
1 - Terrible 1%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with family
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
A lovely spacious clean place to stay : top notch !
Stayed 3 nights in Mar 2020

3/5 Okay

Sad face IconDisliked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Not worthy of the rating it currently has
A rather typical hostel, certainly without any of the comforts of a hotel by any means. Locations isn’t wonderful. And there certainly was no free parking which was the major reason I stayed...
Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020

3/5 Okay

Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
All good.
Stayed 2 nights in Nov 2019

4/5 Good

Traveled with group
Happy face iconLiked: Staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Convenient to shops, cafe, park
Stayed 1 night in Nov 2019

5/5 Excellent

Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Nice stay for a humble price! Manager very nice and helpful!
Stayed 1 night in Nov 2019

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