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Free WiFi, linens

YMCA Hostel

4 out of 5

4.0/5 Very Good

Guests rated this property 4.1/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Kitchen
  • Gym
  • Breakfast Available
  • Parking Available
  • Laundry

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Hand sanitizer provided

Explore the area

    Popular LocationKarangahape Road4 min walk
    Popular LocationNew Zealand Film Archive4 min walk
    Popular LocationAotea Centre7 min walk
    AirportAuckland (AKL-Auckland Intl.)26 min drive

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3 Beds in 6 Bed Dorm (Mixed)

  • 170 sq ft
  • City view
  • Sleeps 3
  • 3 Twin Bunk Beds

6 Bed Dorm Room

3.8/5 guest room rating
  • 170 sq ft
  • City view
  • Sleeps 1
  • 3 Twin Bunk Beds

Basic Shared Dormitory, Men only, Non Smoking, City View

  • 86 sq ft
  • City view
  • Sleeps 1
  • 1 Twin Bunk Bed

4 Beds in 6 Bed Dorm (Mixed)

  • 170 sq ft
  • City view
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 Twin Bunk Beds

Basic Shared Dormitory, Women only

No guest room rating
  • 170 sq ft
  • City view
  • Sleeps 1
  • 1 Twin Bed

Double Room

4.5/5 guest room rating
  • 113 sq ft
  • City view
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Double Bed

Twin Room, 2 Twin Beds

No guest room rating
  • 113 sq ft
  • City view
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 Twin Beds

Single Room, 1 Twin Bed

4.2/5 guest room rating
  • 83 sq ft
  • City view
  • Sleeps 1
  • 1 Twin Bed

4 Bed Mixed Dorm Room

5/5 guest room rating
  • 113 sq ft
  • City view
  • Sleeps 1
  • 2 Twin Bunk Beds

About this area


YMCA Hostel is located in Auckland's Newton neighborhood, a walkable area with good shopping. 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. Looking to enjoy an event or a game? See what's going on at Eden Park or Spark Arena.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Karangahape Road - 4 min walk
  • New Zealand Film Archive - 4 min walk
  • Aotea Centre - 7 min walk
  • Grafton Bridge - 11 min walk
  • Artstation - 11 min walk

Getting around

  • Auckland Grafton Station - 3 min drive
  • AirportAuckland Intl. Airport (AKL) - 26 min drive


  • Little Turkish Cafe — 4 min walk
  • Rasoi Vegetarian Restaurant — 4 min walk
  • Bestie — 4 min walk
  • Satya — 4 min walk
  • Apero — 4 min walk
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About this property

YMCA Hostel

Eco-friendly Auckland hostel in Newton, walk to Queen Street Shopping District
A fitness center, self parking, and concierge services are available at this smoke-free hostel. WiFi in public areas is free. Other amenities include laundry facilities, a 24-hour front desk, and tour/ticket assistance. All 122 rooms offer free WiFi, refrigerators, and portable fans.
YMCA Hostel offers 122 accommodations with portable fans. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Guests can make use of the shared/communal kitchen. Guests have access to shared bathrooms. Bathrooms include showers. Housekeeping is provided daily.
Recreational amenities at the hostel include a fitness center.

Awards and affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in Qualmark, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Hand sanitizer provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Self parking on site (surcharge)
  • Roundtrip airport shuttle (surcharge)

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast available for a fee daily 7:00 AM–10:00 AM: NZD 5-10 for adults and NZD 5-10 for children

Things to do

  • Billiards/pool table
  • Fitness center

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities
  • Refrigerator


  • Elevator

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • Chinese
  • Croatian
  • Czech
  • English
  • German
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish


  • Garden


  • Smoke-free property
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities


  • Heating
  • Linens
  • Portable fan


  • Shared bathroom
  • Shower

Food and drink

  • Refrigerator
  • Shared kitchen access



Check-in from 2 PM - 6 AM
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 10 AM
Late check-out subject to availability

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation
All guests must show a valid passport or photo ID at check-in.

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are available for NZD 20.0 per day
Cribs (infant beds) are not available

Property payment types

Important information


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: NZD 50.00 per stay

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

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

  • Breakfast fee: between NZD 5 and NZD 10 for adults, NZD 5 and NZD 10 for children (approximately)
  • Late check-out fee: NZD 25 (subject to availability)
  • Rollaway bed fee: NZD 20.0 per day
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge of 2 percent

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
The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a first aid kit
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

We should mention

This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties
Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms
Construction is underway at a neighboring building and there may be noise disturbance from the construction work
Alcohol is not served or permitted at this property

National rating

This Backpacker property is rated 4 stars.

Property is also known as

Hostel YMCA
YMCA Auckland
YMCA Hostel
YMCA Hostel Auckland
YMCA Hostel Auckland, New Zealand
Ymca Hotel Auckland Central
YMCA Hostel Auckland
YMCA Hostel Auckland
YMCA Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
YMCA Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation Auckland

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at YMCA Hostel and receive a full refund?
Yes, YMCA Hostel offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to YMCA Hostel cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
How much does it cost to stay at YMCA Hostel?
As of Jan 22, 2021, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at YMCA Hostel on Jan 25, 2021 start from $45, 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 YMCA Hostel pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at YMCA Hostel?
Self parking is available for NZD 15.
What time is check-in at YMCA Hostel?
Check-in is from 2 PM - 6 AM.
What time is check-out at YMCA Hostel?
Check-out is at 10 AM. Late check-out is available for NZD 25 (subject to availability).
Does YMCA Hostel provide a shuttle to the airport?
Yes, there's an airport shuttle.
Where is YMCA Hostel located?
Located in Newton, this eco-friendly hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Myers Park, Queen Street Shopping District, and Aotea Centre. Sky Tower and SkyCity Casino are also within 15 minutes. Auckland Mt Eden Station is 21 minutes by foot and Auckland Britomart Station is 21 minutes.
Very Good
Rating 5 - Excellent. 122 out of 387 reviews
5 - Excellent 32%
Rating 4 - Good. 166 out of 387 reviews
4 - Good 43%
Rating 3 - Okay. 70 out of 387 reviews
3 - Okay 18%
Rating 2 - Poor. 24 out of 387 reviews
2 - Poor 6%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 5 out of 387 reviews
1 - Terrible 1%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

4/5 Good

Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Definitely value for money - we got a private room that was very small but clean. Good for tight budgets and travellers passing thru.
Stayed 1 night in May 2020

4/5 Good

Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2020

5/5 Excellent

Business traveler
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, room comfort
custom feeling
It was a short stay but relaxing. The room faced to Pitt St on fifth floor was very hot in this season especially in afternoon ;-(
Stayed 4 nights in Feb 2020

5/5 Excellent

Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Great place/nice-quiet location and safe
Incredibly friendly/knowledgeable/professional and able to answer all questions..
Stayed 2 nights in Feb 2020

4/5 Good

Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Was nice and close to the CBD. Also had everything in h
Stayed 1 night in Jan 2020

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