COVID-19 alert: Travel requirements are changing rapidly, including need for pre-travel COVID-19 testing and quarantine on arrival.

Hostels in Auckland

Search over 1 million properties and 550 airlines worldwide

Members save 10% more on select hotels, cars, activities and holiday rentals. Sign up.

Free cancellation on most hotels. Because flexibility matters.

Featured Hostels in Auckland

No. 9 Hotel
3 out of 5
9 Manukau Road, Auckland, Auckland
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NZ$140 per night from 22 Apr. to 23 Apr.

Situated in the business district, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Eden Garden and Mt. Eden. Auckland War Memorial Museum and Auckland Domain are also within ...

4/5Very Good! (169 reviews)

"Easy access to Motorway. Had a roadside apartment and there was a lot of traffic noise during the night."…"

Reviewed on 4 Apr. 2021

No. 9 Hotel
Fort Street Accommodation
16-20 Fort St, Auckland
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NZ$34 per night from 14 Apr. to 15 Apr.

Located in Auckland Central Business District, this eco-friendly hostel is steps away from High Street and Queen Street Shopping District. Auckland Ferry Terminal ...

3.9/5Good! (17 reviews)

"Enjoyed our stay everything was clean and staff was helpful and friendly"…"

Reviewed on 11 Apr. 2021

Fort Street Accommodation
YHA Auckland International - Hostel
2 out of 5
5 Turner Street, Auckland
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NZ$75 per night from 12 Apr. to 13 Apr.

Located in Newton, this eco-friendly hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Sky Tower and SkyCity Casino. Auckland Ferry Terminal and Princes Wharf are also within ...

4/5Very Good! (162 reviews)

"Awsome being able to book parking and cheap parking at that but also stuff members i meet were tye nicest people ."…"

Reviewed on 18 Jul. 2020

YHA Auckland International - Hostel
You could be seeing lower prices

You could be seeing lower prices

With member prices, you could save 10% or more right now on thousands of properties.
The Station Accommodation
2 out of 5
131 Beach Road, Auckland
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NZ$50 per night from 12 Apr. to 13 Apr.

Located in Auckland Central Business District, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Auckland National Library of New Zealand, University of Auckland and ...

3.3/5 (205 reviews)

"Only slept in the room no comment it served its need"…"

Reviewed on 27 Mar. 2021

The Station Accommodation
City Lodge Accommodation - Hostel
5 out of 5
150 Vincent Street, Auckland Central, Auckland
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NZ$98 per night from 22 Apr. to 23 Apr.

Located in Newton, this eco-friendly hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Queen Street Shopping District, Sky Tower and The Civic. University of Auckland is ...

4.1/5Very Good! (777 reviews)

"Great price, central location, friendly staff, just a bit noisy."…"

Reviewed on 24 Jan. 2021

City Lodge Accommodation - Hostel
Haka Lodge Auckland - Hostel
2 out of 5
373 Karangahape Rd, Auckland
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NZ$75 per night from 12 Apr. to 13 Apr.

Located in Newton, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of Karangahape Road and Queen Street Shopping District. Sky Tower and University of Auckland are also ...

4.4/5Wonderful! (149 reviews)
Haka family!

"I love this place, so much so I booked more nights. The staff go above and beyond to help you and give great advice. I liked the privacy of the curtain on the bed. The place was spotless and there were always cleaners daily! There was free food that travellers left which was much appreciated!"…"

Reviewed on 17 Mar. 2020

Haka Lodge Auckland - Hostel
Surf 'N' Snow Backpackers - Hostel
2 out of 5
102 Albert Street, Auckland
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NZ$52 per night from 12 Apr. to 13 Apr.

Located in Auckland Central Business District, this hostel is steps away from SkyCity Casino, Sky Tower and Queen Street Shopping District. Auckland Ferry Terminal ...

2.3/5 (220 reviews)

"Well overall experience was ok. It was not that cleaned but one advantage was that it was in the heart of Auckland CBD."…"

Reviewed on 4 Jan. 2021

Surf 'N' Snow Backpackers - Hostel
Verandahs Parkside Lodge
2 out of 5
4-6 Hopetoun Street, Auckland
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NZ$80 per night from 12 Apr. to 13 Apr.

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 mile ...

4.4/5Excellent! (86 reviews)

"A lovely spacious clean place to stay : top notch !"…"

Reviewed on 14 Mar. 2020

Verandahs Parkside Lodge
YWCA Auckland
1 out of 5
103 Vincent Street, Auckland
Get Rates

Located in Auckland Central Business District, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Aotea Centre, Sky Tower and Queen Street Shopping District. University ...

4.1/5Very Good! (36 reviews)
You are at the right place

"Good location, great price for a single room, good facilities, best managers ever."…"

Reviewed on 1 Mar. 2020

YWCA Auckland
Choice Backpackers
2 out of 5
10 Wellesley Street East, Auckland
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NZ$49 per night from 14 Apr. to 15 Apr.

Located in Auckland Central Business District, this hostel is steps away from The Civic and Queen Street Shopping District. Sky Tower and University of Auckland ...

3.7/5Good! (59 reviews)
choice

"Nice clean cosy"…"

Reviewed on 31 Jul. 2020

Choice Backpackers
YMCA Hostel
4 out of 5
20 Pitt Street, Auckland
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NZ$78 per night from 13 Apr. to 14 Apr.

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 ...

4/5Very Good! (383 reviews)

"Clean. Helpful staff, friendly staff. Phoned me when I left driver license behind. quite affordable"…"

Reviewed on 6 Dec. 2020

YMCA Hostel
Queen Street Backpackers
1.5 out of 5
4 Fort Street, Auckland, Auckland
The price is NZ$59 per night from 13 Apr. to 14 Apr.

Located in Auckland Central Business District, this hostel is steps away from High Street and Queen Street Shopping District. Auckland Ferry Terminal and Sky ...

3.4/5 (32 reviews)

"Wouldn’t really recommend staying here. The noise from the partying on the street outside makes it really hard to sleep and the room itself was not very clean."…"

Reviewed on 17 Feb. 2020

Queen Street Backpackers
Haka Lodge Ponsonby
2 out of 5
2 Franklin Road, Auckland
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NZ$78 per night from 12 Apr. to 13 Apr.

Situated on the Strip, this hostel is within 1 mile (2 km) of Ponsonby Road, Sky Tower and SkyCity Casino. Aotea Centre and Queen Street Shopping District are ...

4/5Very Good! (5 reviews)

"Lack of secure parking. But other than that very nice stay. Comfortable bed, nice shower"…"

Reviewed on 5 Feb. 2021

Haka Lodge Ponsonby
Hobson Lodge - Hostel
2 out of 5
224 Hobson Street, Auckland, Auckland
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NZ$80 per night from 12 Apr. to 13 Apr.

Located in Newton, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Aotea Centre, Sky Tower and Queen Street Shopping District. University of Auckland and Viaduct Harbour ...

4.2/5Excellent! (43 reviews)

"The staff were incredibly helpful and friendly! I was welcomed warmly as soon as I entered the front desk and offered free luggage storage behind the front desk, and free full use of all the amenities until it was time to check-in! The hostel itself is very quiet and perfect to get a good rest of ..."…"

Reviewed on 17 Jan. 2020

Hobson Lodge - Hostel
Attic Backpackers
3.5 out of 5
31 Wellesley Street, Auckland
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NZ$80 per night from 14 Apr. to 15 Apr.

Located in Auckland Central Business District, this hostel is steps away from The Civic and Aotea Centre. Sky Tower and SkyCity Casino are also within 5 minutes. ...

4.1/5Very Good! (8 reviews)
Great hostel

"The Attic is a great hostel in the middle of Auckland’s CBD. It has a great kitchen, chill room, balcony and tv room. The room I was in had plenty of space for bags etc and the bed was okay. The staff are great and very friendly. My only complaint is that there are no individual power points or light ..."…"

Reviewed on 3 Nov. 2019

Attic Backpackers
Freemans Backpackers Lodge - Hostel
2 out of 5
65 Wellington Street, Auckland, Auckland
The price is NZ$65 per night from 10 May to 11 May

Situated in Auckland, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Karangahape Road, Sky Tower and Aotea Centre. Queen Street Shopping District and SkyCity Casino ...

3/5 (78 reviews)

"False advertising. Rude staff. Beds with one small blanket in winter. Old building and freezing cold-no insulation. Bathroom tap didn't turn on. Booked for 3 nights, thinking it had a private bathroom as advertised. Upon check in found out no room had private bathroom. All shared. Refused to refund ..."…"

Reviewed on 27 Jul. 2020

Freemans Backpackers Lodge - Hostel
Metro Adventurer Backpackers
2 out of 5
51 Hobson St, Auckland, Auckland
Get Rates

Located in Auckland Central Business District, this hostel is steps away from SkyCity Casino and Sky Tower. Viaduct Harbour and Princes Wharf are also within ...

3.7/5Good! (6 reviews)

"good location, close to restaurants and shopping, next to tower, close to downtown"…"

Reviewed on 21 Nov. 2019

Metro Adventurer Backpackers
Kiwi Airport Backpackers
2 out of 5
144 McKenzie Road, Mangere, North Island
Get Rates

Situated near the airport, this hostel is within 3 miles (5 km) of Villa Maria Estate, Ambury Regional Park and Otuataua Stonefields. Mt. Smart Stadium and Butterfly ...

3/5 (49 reviews)

"Backpackers small building was crowded (taken over) by a bunch of thugs, having meetings inside."…"

Reviewed on 2 Dec. 2020

Kiwi Airport Backpackers
Piha Beachstay - Hostel
2 out of 5
38 Glenesk Road, Piha, Auckland
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NZ$116 per night from 14 Apr. to 15 Apr.

Situated by the ocean, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Piha Surf School and Piha Beach. Waitakere Ranges and Karekare Beach are also within 6 miles (10 ...

4.8/5Exceptional! (36 reviews)
Nice stay in Phia

"Overall great stay. Walking distance to the beach and hiking trails. I did the Kite Kite trail and walked up and down Phia beach. Beautiful area."…"

Reviewed on 10 Mar. 2020

Piha Beachstay - Hostel
Newton Lodge - Hostel
2 out of 5
27 CROSS STREET, Auckland, Auckland
Get Rates

Located in Newton, this hostel is steps away from Karangahape Road and Queen Street Shopping District. Aotea Centre and Auckland City Hospital are also within ...

4.3/5Excellent! (3 reviews)

"its a nice hostel ti stay clen tidy and nice staff. parking is only thing a issue here"…"

Reviewed on 16 Jan. 2021

Newton Lodge - Hostel
Don't see what you're looking for?
See all available properties in Auckland
View all properties
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Other property types in Auckland

Hilton Auckland

Hilton Auckland

5 out of 5
Princes Wharf 147 Quay Street, Auckland
The price is NZ$242 per night from 15 Apr. to 16 Apr.
4.4/5Wonderful! (968 reviews)

"Great modern hotel, friendly and helpful staff and perfect location for our ferry to waiheke and restaurants in viaduct. Nice buffet breakfast also with a large selection of food."…"

Reviewed on 9 Apr. 2021

Hilton Auckland
SkyCity Hotel

SkyCity Hotel

4.5 out of 5
Corner Victoria and Federal Streets, Auckland
The price is NZ$237 per night from 2 May to 3 May
4.4/5Excellent! (1,417 reviews)

"There was a lot of noise in the morning from ongoing construction which started rather early on Saturday morning like 800am. Secondly noise levels in the corridors outside the room with people talking and hanging around the foyer near the lifts was not ideal."…"

Reviewed on 11 Apr. 2021

SkyCity Hotel
Cordis, Auckland by Langham Hospitality Group

Cordis, Auckland by Langham Hospitality Group

5 out of 5
83 Symonds Street, Box 2771, Auckland
The price is NZ$212 per night from 2 May to 3 May
4.6/5Exceptional! (1,289 reviews)

"Excellent location in the CBD, convenient to all amenities, clean and tidy hotel, however, the hotel looks a bit dated"…"

Reviewed on 27 Mar. 2021

Cordis, Auckland by Langham Hospitality Group
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Frequently asked questions

Should I stay in a hostel in Auckland?
By going with a hostel, you can cut your spending on accommodations and set aside more of your trip funds for exploring during your holiday. We’ve heard good things about the waterfront and other attractions in this destination, as well as activities like shopping.
What is a hostel?
No two hostels look the same, but these dorm-style accommodations all feature shared rooms (though many hostels also have private rooms), budget-friendly prices and a social atmosphere.
What are the best hostels in Auckland?
Ready to book a hostel? These ones have the best reviews from our customers and could be a good place to look first: No. 9 Hotel - Property features include free WiFi, a bar and a shared/communal kitchen. Rooms come with towels, showers and free toiletries. Fort Street Accommodation - Located within a 5-minute walk of Queen Street Shopping District and Britomart Transport Centre. Property features include free WiFi, a bar and a sauna. Rooms come with showers, lockers and hairdryers. YHA Auckland International - Hostel - Located within a 5-minute walk of Queen Street Shopping District. Property features include free WiFi, a 24-hour front desk and tour/ticket assistance. Rooms come with lockers. The Station Accommodation - Located within a 10-minute walk of University of Auckland and Spark Arena. Guests can enjoy free WiFi, tour/ticket assistance and laundry facilities. Rooms come with showers and linens. City Lodge Accommodation - Hostel - Located within a 5-minute walk of Queen Street Shopping District. Guests can enjoy free WiFi, a shared/communal kitchen and a 24-hour front desk. Rooms come with showers, desks and coffee/tea makers.
How many hostels should I expect to find in Auckland?
If you’re searching for somewhere affordable to stay in Auckland, one of Expedia’s 33 hostels could be a great choice for you.
When is the best time of year to stay in a hostel in Auckland?
Good weather’s always better when you’re discovering new places, so here are some stats about the seasons: The hottest months are usually January and February, with an average temperature of 18°C, while the coldest months are July and August, with an average of 11°C. Average annual precipitation for Auckland is 1250 inches.
What is there to see and do in Auckland?
Generally, Auckland is known for its restaurants, museums and local tours. Major attractions include Sky Tower, Auckland Ferry Terminal and Viaduct Harbour. Get out into nature with places such as Piha Beach, Omaha Beach and Auckland Domain. Cultural attractions include Aotea Centre, Auckland War Memorial Museum and The Civic.
What's the best way to get to and around Auckland while staying at a hostel?
Keep this information about transit options in Auckland in your back pocket to make the most of your stay: You can search for flights to the closest airport, which is Auckland (AKL-Auckland Intl.), located 10.9 mi (17.5 km) away. Once you’re on the ground, you might want to make use of public transport. To check out more of the area, catch a train at Auckland Britomart Station, Auckland Grafton Station or Auckland Mt Eden Station.

More trip options