YHA Auckland City


YHA Auckland City

18 Liverpool Street, Auckland 1010
Bus N10, N11, N26, N50, N62, SKY (stop: 490 Queen Street); 31X, 258X, 267X, 299, 302, 309, 309X, 312, 390, 605, 606, N10, N11, N26, N50, N62 (stop: 520 Queen Street)
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(09) 309 2802
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OK....
4 May 2007
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Dull
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Nice Deck!
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This hostel wasn't too bad I guess, it just wasn't great either. I stayed for one night before escaping to Northland, and on my way back home I stopped again in Auckland and stayed at Base, and had a blast. The good bits, a great deck and a nice and comfy lounge. The bad bits, cramped bedrooms and ewwky bathrooms.

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Don't stay in Auckland longer than you have to
9 March 2007
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It's in Auckland
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Everything's clean and tidy
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What a depressing city Auckland is. You won't want to stay there very long, so you might as well stay here. It's got all the facilities you would expect and is remarkably quiet considering its city location. There's not much atmosphere because no-one stays there long. Why would you in such a depressing place as Auckland when the rest of New Zealand is so awesome?

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Anonymous
not the best
14 June 2005
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we arrived at night, the staff was very unfriendly and had no idea of what he was doing (key, rate, room,reservation...)Room was very poor and expensive and the showers too small. No nice athmosphere! -we changed the hostel as soon as possible. But it is okay if you just need a place to stay for one or two nights.

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Shane W
All the basics you need, but no real atmosphere
23 January 2005
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The place was very clean and new, but I thought it was pretty boring. It's a bit of a walk up the hill on Queen Street coming from the Intercity bus interchange. Otherwise it's a good location and everything else was fine and the kitchen and dining area was very spacious and it was quiet in the night allowing me to sleep soundly, but it's nothing much more than a place to sleep, cook, and maybe watch TV or a movie.

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Crisp
Nothing special....
29 April 2004
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Large multi-story hostel located towards the end of Queenstreet (the main strip in Auk). Clean rooms and kitchen. Lounges are pretty relaxed and theres a decent sundeck/patio....the view, however, was pretty much blocked out by a building under construction across the way. Staff was cordial enough....got the impression that they didnt exactly love their jobs....but then again who does. Atmosphere was nothing special, just felt like a university dormitory. Make sure you have your key if you stay out late, otherwise you may have the enjoyable task of trying to convince the night security gaurd that you're staying there (Being drunk, obnoxious, and banging on the front door doesnt work). Its an OK place to stay if your just staying in Auk for a day or 2, otherwise, I'd recomend staying at a hostel in one of the suburbs. The Brown Kiwi in Ponsonby is a friendly place and the Lantana Lodge in Parnell is quite mellow.

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Anne
Run down
2 January 2004
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Hostel is old and in poor shape. The girl at reception tried to charge us $74 (rather than $60) for a double room on the grounds that there was an extra bed in the room!! Ladies had 1 shower and 2 toilets. Shoddy.

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Anonymous
Dirty dump!!
25 November 2003
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Enough said!

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Erwin Crama
Always happy to stay there
8 January 2003
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The staff are helpful and friendly. They always send on mail after you have checked out. There is a good international flavour about the place - but not too many loud mouthed Yanks hanging around. Maybe you have to fend for yourself in some trivial matters, but I have found assistance from staff in all my requirements. Grizzlers wouldnt be happy anywhere. LOve it !

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