YHA Auckland International


YHA Auckland International

5 Turner Street, Auckland 1010
Bus 31X, 258X, 267X, 299, 302, 309, 309X, 312, 390, 605, 606, CityLink (stop: 385 Queen Street)
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(09) 302 8200
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Large hostel; no atmosphere & could be cleaner
12 September 2006
Cons
Cleanliness needs improving
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Good kitchen facillities
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This is a large hostel lacking atmosphere like some of the smaller privately run hostels in NZ. The kitchen is well kept and clean with large fridges for storage. The bedrooms are kept clean but the bathrooms need improving; showers are poor. Toilets need sorting out - constant smell of stale urine which had a poor attempt by staff to be disguised by copius amounts of air freshner!! If your room backs onto the main street outside prepare to get little sleep - 'boy racers' sit outside revving engines and playing load music all night!! :(

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Excellent place with great facilities
9 May 2006
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clean, spacious rooms, great facilities
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Brilliant hostel, had a great time here ! The rooms are clean, nice kitchen. Friendly staff, wonderfull beds. Cool tv room. Would really recommend going here !

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Anonymous
Comfy, affordable, great Kitchen!!!
6 August 2005
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I stayed at the YHA international at the very end of my 7 month journey within New Zealand. It was a great place to get a good shower, and a great sleep. The beds don't creak (although they shake a bit if you sleeping on the top)... and the Kitchen is all that a backpacker would ever want. Big fridges, lots of pots and pans. the works. Ive stayed at other places in Auckland, and this one beats all the other ones by a long shot

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gporpino@hotmail.com
Dishonest and not helpful
18 April 2005
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I have to admit it is clean and safe, but they are not honest!!! I have paid for six nights in advance, and after four days they asked me and my mother to leave saying we have paid just four nights. They realised the mistake just some weeks after, when we received the money back on our credit card, but it was very disappointing.

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fars33r@hotmail.com
Great place to stay!
6 March 2005
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Although rates are a little high ($25 NZ for an 8 bed dorm) this hostel is unlikely to dissapoint. Cleaning standard is very high and you never have to queue for a shower/toilet. Beds are comfortable and 24 easy hour access is a blessing. Although entry to the hostel is very secure, there is no in-room security and the lockers available are rediculously expensive. Lockers in the rooms would go a long way to making hostel better! Only downsides were distance from city centre (20 minute-ish) walk and the lack of proper fans/AC in room. Very hot and stuffy at night. Oher than that top class hostel!

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Leigh and Paul
Good hostel, good location but BAD parking
31 January 2005
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We stayed in an ensuite double, which was fine, the TV in our room was an added bonus. Overall a good hostel, with a great location but no parking so we had to be up and out by 7am to avoid a ticket!!

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Anonymous
Good hostel
7 November 2004
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This hostel is great in every way, except that it could be a bit cleaner. It is still clean but I think the hosteller:bathroom ratio is a bit high. But rooms are really nice, very very clean and convenient. Rest of hostel is great!

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Anonymous
Clean, central, great kitchen
20 February 2004
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Nov 2003 - Right in the centre of town, near Queen Street, very clean, big kitchen. Quite pricey and you have to pay for parking - which you will need to book in advance - parking is a nightmare in Auckland.

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