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Surf 'N' Snow Backpackers
Surf 'N' Snow Backpackers
5.9 Okay
102 Albert Street, Auckland, New Zealand
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0.5 km from city centre, Auckland, New Zealand 
OkayBased on 1,601 reviews
5.9

Within a two minute walk of Sky Tower, Surf 'N' Snow Backpackers is set in the heart of Auckland. This historic hostel is an ideal base for exploring local vineyards as it is situated in the Greater Auckland Wine Region.

The Station Accommodation
The Station Accommodation
5.6 Okay
131 Beach Road, Auckland, New Zealand
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0.9 km from city centre, Auckland, New Zealand 
OkayBased on 9 reviews
5.6

Conveniently situated, The Station Backpackers allows for easy access to Auckland's best hot spots. It is located a brief walk from University Of Auckland.

Fort Street Accommodation
Fort Street Accommodation
5.8 Okay
16-20 Fort Street, Auckland, New Zealand
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0.2 km from city centre, Auckland, New Zealand 
OkayBased on 367 reviews
5.8

Located in Auckland CBD, this hostel is a short stroll from Queen Street. It is surrounded by a variety of nightlife spots and is within a five-minute walk of Auckland Ferry Terminal.

Freemans Backpackers Lodge - Hostel
Freemans Backpackers Lodge - Hostel
7.2 Good
65 Wellington Street, Auckland, New Zealand
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1.4 km from city centre, Auckland, New Zealand 
GoodBased on 223 reviews
7.2

Freemans Backpackers provides a comfortable setting when in Auckland. Those staying at the property can also take advantage of complimentary wireless internet throughout their stay.

Yha Auckland City
Yha Auckland City
8.3 Excellent
18 Liverpool Street, Auckland, New Zealand
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1.4 km from city centre, Auckland, New Zealand 
ExcellentBased on 6 reviews
8.3

Conveniently positioned, YHA Auckland City offers easy access to Auckland's popular tourist attractions. It is situated a brief walk from Queen Street and Karangahape Road.

Choice Backpackers
Choice Backpackers
7.0 Good
10 Wellesley Street East, Auckland, New Zealand
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0.7 km from city centre, Auckland, New Zealand 
GoodBased on 1,207 reviews
7.0

Conveniently situated, Choice Backpackers offers easy access to Auckland's popular tourist attractions. Only a short stroll from Queen Street, it provides comfortable rooms equipped with free wireless internet access.

Fat Camel Hostel
Fat Camel Hostel
7.5 Good
38 Fort Street, Auckland, New Zealand
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0.2 km from city centre, Auckland, New Zealand 
GoodBased on 4 reviews
7.5

Strategically located in the heart of the city, this 3-star hostel makes for an excellent base in Auckland. Surrounded by local bars and restaurants, it is a short walk from Auckland Ferry Terminal.

Lantana Lodge - Hostel
Lantana Lodge - Hostel
7.1 Good
60 St George's Bay Road, Auckland, New Zealand
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1.8 km from city centre, Auckland, New Zealand 
GoodBased on 152 reviews
7.1

Lantana Lodge is situated in Auckland and offers free wireless internet. This cosy hostel is an ideal base for exploring local vineyards as it is set in the Greater Auckland Wine Region.

Queen Street Backpackers
Queen Street Backpackers
7.1 Good
4 Fort Street, Auckland, New Zealand
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0.1 km from city centre, Auckland, New Zealand 
GoodBased on 921 reviews
7.1

Set in the heart of Auckland, Queen Street Backpackers is a short walk from Auckland Ferry Terminal, and provides easy access to nearby bars and eateries. It is situated a short stroll from Queen Street, Skycity Auckland and Sky Tower.

City Lodge Accommodation - Hostel
City Lodge Accommodation - Hostel
7.9 Good
150 Vincent Street, Auckland, New Zealand
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1.2 km from city centre, Auckland, New Zealand 
GoodBased on 1,719 reviews
7.9

Centrally situated, City Lodge - Backpackers Accommodation offers easy access to Auckland's best hot spots. It is located a brief walk from Queen Street, Sky Tower and Skycity Auckland.

Tips for booking a hostel in Auckland

Cheapest month:July
Most expensive month:February
Average price in Auckland:$45/night
Absolute cheapest price found:$10/night
Cheapest day:Monday
Most expensive day:Friday
$23 - $70
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$31 - $56
Average price per night. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.

Top rated Auckland hostels

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City Lodge Accommodation - Hostel
City Lodge Accommodation - Hostel
7.9 Good
150 Vincent Street, Auckland, New Zealand
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1.2 km from city centre, Auckland, New Zealand 

Centrally situated, City Lodge - Backpackers Accommodation offers easy access to Auckland's best hot spots. It is located a brief walk from Queen Street, Sky Tower and Skycity Auckland.

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Yha Auckland City
Yha Auckland City
8.3 Excellent
18 Liverpool Street, Auckland, New Zealand
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1.4 km from city centre, Auckland, New Zealand 

Conveniently positioned, YHA Auckland City offers easy access to Auckland's popular tourist attractions. It is situated a brief walk from Queen Street and Karangahape Road.

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YMCA Hostel
YMCA Hostel
7.9 Good
20 Pitt Street, Auckland, New Zealand
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1.4 km from city centre, Auckland, New Zealand 

Conveniently situated, YMCA Hostel offers easy access to Auckland's best tourist attractions. A short stroll from Karangahape Road, it provides comfortable rooms equipped with a desk, a refrigerator and a kitchenette.

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Haka Lodge Auckland
Haka Lodge Auckland
8.3 Excellent
373 Karangahape Road, Auckland, New Zealand
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1.7 km from city centre, Auckland, New Zealand 

Within a two minute walk of Karangahape Road, Haka Lodge Auckland is centrally situated in Auckland. It is conveniently positioned for those wishing to sightsee in the area.

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Fort Street Accommodation
Fort Street Accommodation
5.8 Okay
16-20 Fort Street, Auckland, New Zealand
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0.2 km from city centre, Auckland, New Zealand 

Located in Auckland CBD, this hostel is a short stroll from Queen Street. It is surrounded by a variety of nightlife spots and is within a five-minute walk of Auckland Ferry Terminal.

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Queen Street Backpackers
Queen Street Backpackers
7.1 Good
4 Fort Street, Auckland, New Zealand
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0.1 km from city centre, Auckland, New Zealand 

Set in the heart of Auckland, Queen Street Backpackers is a short walk from Auckland Ferry Terminal, and provides easy access to nearby bars and eateries. It is situated a short stroll from Queen Street, Skycity Auckland and Sky Tower.

7
City Garden Lodge - Hostel
City Garden Lodge - Hostel
6.9 Good
25 St Georges Bay Road, Auckland, New Zealand
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1.9 km from city centre, Auckland, New Zealand 

City Garden Lodge is set in Auckland and is close to nearby landmarks, including Holy Trinity Cathedral. It also offers a concierge, an express check-in and check-out feature and free Wi-Fi.

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Freemans Backpackers Lodge - Hostel
Freemans Backpackers Lodge - Hostel
7.2 Good
65 Wellington Street, Auckland, New Zealand
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1.4 km from city centre, Auckland, New Zealand 

Freemans Backpackers provides a comfortable setting when in Auckland. Those staying at the property can also take advantage of complimentary wireless internet throughout their stay.

Cheapest hostels in Auckland

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Surf 'N' Snow Backpackers
Surf 'N' Snow Backpackers
5.9 Okay
102 Albert Street, Auckland, New Zealand
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0.5 km from city centre, Auckland, New Zealand 

Within a two minute walk of Sky Tower, Surf 'N' Snow Backpackers is set in the heart of Auckland. This historic hostel is an ideal base for exploring local vineyards as it is situated in the Greater Auckland Wine Region.

$15
Avg. per night
Fort Street Accommodation
Fort Street Accommodation
5.8 Okay
16-20 Fort Street, Auckland, New Zealand
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0.2 km from city centre, Auckland, New Zealand 

Located in Auckland CBD, this hostel is a short stroll from Queen Street. It is surrounded by a variety of nightlife spots and is within a five-minute walk of Auckland Ferry Terminal.

$18
Avg. per night
Newton Lodge - Hostel
Newton Lodge - Hostel
8.0 Excellent
27 Cross Street, Auckland, New Zealand
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1.6 km from city centre, Auckland, New Zealand 

Newton Lodge is set in Auckland and is close to local attractions, such as the Aotea Centre. It is moments from Karangahape Road, restaurants and nightlife options.

$18
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Borders Beyond Backpacker
Borders Beyond Backpacker
10.0 Excellent
8 Nixon Street, Grey Lynn, Auckland, New Zealand
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2.2 km from city centre, Auckland, New Zealand 

Ideally situated for sightseeing, Borders Beyond Backpacker is a short stroll from several of the city's tourist attractions, including Karangahape Road. This property is conveniently located in Grey Lynn.

$18
Avg. per night
Kiwi Airport Backpackers
Kiwi Airport Backpackers
6.0 Good
144 McKenzie Road, Mangere, Auckland, New Zealand
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13.5 km from city centre, Auckland, New Zealand 

Kiwi Airport Backpackers provides a comfortable setting when in Auckland. It is conveniently positioned for those wanting to sightsee in the area.

$18
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Choice Backpackers
Choice Backpackers
7.0 Good
10 Wellesley Street East, Auckland, New Zealand
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0.7 km from city centre, Auckland, New Zealand 

Conveniently situated, Choice Backpackers offers easy access to Auckland's popular tourist attractions. Only a short stroll from Queen Street, it provides comfortable rooms equipped with free wireless internet access.

$19
Avg. per night
Queen Street Backpackers
Queen Street Backpackers
7.1 Good
4 Fort Street, Auckland, New Zealand
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0.1 km from city centre, Auckland, New Zealand 

Set in the heart of Auckland, Queen Street Backpackers is a short walk from Auckland Ferry Terminal, and provides easy access to nearby bars and eateries. It is situated a short stroll from Queen Street, Skycity Auckland and Sky Tower.

$22
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Haka Lodge Auckland
Haka Lodge Auckland
8.3 Excellent
373 Karangahape Road, Auckland, New Zealand
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1.7 km from city centre, Auckland, New Zealand 

Within a two minute walk of Karangahape Road, Haka Lodge Auckland is centrally situated in Auckland. It is conveniently positioned for those wishing to sightsee in the area.

$22
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Auckland hostel FAQs

  • What is the cost of a hostel in Auckland?

    $46/night is an average price for a hostel in Auckland throughout the year. Hostel prices do vary, and you’ll find that in November is the most expensive month to book, and in September is the cheapest month to book. Our users recently found Auckland hostels for as low as $11/night. In general, Auckland hostels for $32 or less are a good deal.

  • What’s the best hostel in Auckland?

    Based on rated reviews, the best hostel in Auckland is Haka Lodge Auckland. 705 users from HotelsCombined gave the Haka Lodge Auckland a 8.3/10 rating.

  • What hostel is closest to Auckland Intl Airport?

    The closest Auckland hostel to Auckland Intl Airport is Kiwi Airport Backpackers, which is 4.5 km away.

  • What area of Auckland is most popular to stay in?

    Auckland CBD is the most popular area of Auckland to stay in. In the past year, 14% of HotelsCombined users looking for Auckland hostels searched within Auckland CBD. Surf 'N' Snow Backpackers is a popular hostel in Auckland CBD if you choose to stay in the area.

  • What is the most popular hostel in Auckland closest to Auckland Zoo?

    Freemans Backpackers Lodge - Hostel happens to be the most popular Auckland hostel near Auckland Zoo among our users. The Freemans Backpackers Lodge - Hostel has a current rating of 7.2 from 223 HotelsCombined travellers. Auckland Zoo is also conveniently located just 3.3 km from this hostel.

  • Should I stay in a Auckland hostel?

    Aside from the fact that Auckland hostels tend to be more affordable than other stay types, they also have a more lively social scene. This social environment is perfect for individuals, couples, and even families who are looking to meet fellow travellers in Auckland.