YMCA Hostel

YMCA Hostel

20 Pitt Street, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
+64 9303 2068

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YMCA Hostel
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Standard Room
Double room

About YMCA Hostel

  • Hostel Room
    An affordable stay with shared facilities
  • Clean and Tidy
    This stay has listed several different cleanliness practices.
  • Freebies
    This stay includes Wi-Fi for free
YMCA Hostel offers budget accommodation in the heart of Auckland CBD (Central Business District). Guests have access to a shared kitchenette, an outdoor seating area and lounge room with billiards and cable TV. The bars and clubs of Karangahape Road are a 2-minute walk from YMCA Hostel Auckland. It is 5 minutes’ walk to the city’s best shopping on Queen Street. All rooms include a small refrigerator, a heater and bed linen. There is also a wardrobe and work desk in each room. YMCA Hostel offers separate female and mixed dorm rooms. YMCA Auckland is only 15 minutes’ walk from The University of Auckland and Auckland University of Technology (AUT). It is a 10-minute walk to the bars, restaurants and cafes of Ponsonby.

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*Total includes estimated local taxes & fees payable on check out.

Prices are based on the total costs of the stay, including taxes and fees.

Amenities at YMCA Hostel

  • Fitness centre
  • Restaurant
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Parking
  • Laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Hairdryer
  • Express check-out

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Contactless check-in/check-out
  • Face masks for guests available
  • First-aid kit
  • CCTV in common areas
  • CCTV outside property
  • Hand sanitiser in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • 24-hour security
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitised
  • Guests can opt out of accommodation cleaning
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • Disinfection of high-touch surfaces


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Fan
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Towels/sheets (extra fee)
  • Dustbins


  • Quiet street view
  • Garden view
  • Inner courtyard view
  • Lockers
  • Carpeted
  • City view
  • Storage available

Accessibility and suitability

  • Lift
  • Accessible by lift
  • No smoking
  • Upper floors accessible by lift
  • Designated smoking area


  • Shared bathroom
  • Shower
  • Hairdryer
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper

Things to do

  • Casino
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Game room
  • Table tennis
  • Pool table


  • Snack bar
  • Restaurant
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Vending machine (snacks)

Services and conveniences

  • Concierge service
  • Key access
  • Express check-out
  • 24-hour front desk


  • Shared kitchen
  • Refrigerator
  • Kitchenette


  • Socket near the bed
  • Cleaning products
  • Wardrobe or closet


  • Grill
  • Garden


  • Laundry facilities
  • Laundry service


  • Fax/photocopying
  • Desk

Parking and transportation

  • Parking

Media and entertainment

  • Shared lounge/TV area

Family friendly

  • Kid-friendly buffet


  • Fitness centre

Reviews of YMCA Hostel

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7.7 Good
Pros:-Clean facility (rooms, beds, hangout area, bathrooms, kitchen) -Kitchen facilities worked. Majority of kitchen items were included (pots, pans, lids, cutting boards, utensils, etc.) -Decent location. Could access queen street in an instant. -Nearby asian market sells super cheap groceries for travellers on a budget. -Super awesome cleaning staff. -Had 0 problems with the bathroom and shower facilities.
Cons:-Nothing special about the desk/ reception staff. Not welcoming. Just didn't seem to care. Stereotypical employees who are only there for the paycheque, doing the bare minimum in terms of customer service to keep their jobs. I received better customer service from the cleaning staff.. how that makes sense I don't know. Little bit of a reorganization at that facility is in order. I'd be more inclined to return if I was greeted and managed by a cleaning staff member. What a joke. Also poor English by some of the reception staff. I have no issue with ESL but for a receptionist at a hostel.. c'mon.. lol. -Small kitchen. I am not joking when I say that there was a line-up for hostel clients standing outside the kitchen to cook and clean. Couldn't believe some clients were cooking up 3 course meals. You're in a hostel.. ramen with veggies then gtfo. -Strangest client base. I'm not quite into my 30s yet, couple years to go, and I feel old staying in a hostel. There were groups of 5-6, likely the same family, all of which were in their mid to late 40s. In have 0 problem with a diverse crowd at a hostel, and this is just to warn any future goers that if your uncomfortable sharing a dorm or facility with a 40yr man with a beard then I'd avoid. -Poor lounge layout for meeting others. Environment was very cold. Would not recommend if you're travelling solo and looking to meet other people. -Clients have to pay for Wi-Fi. And it's not a flat daily rates it's based on the number of MBs or GBs you can afford. It was something around $30 for 10GB. -First and last hostel I stayed in while in Auckland. My recommendation is to only choose this location as a last resort if your preferred choice is unavailable. At least it was clean and comfortable.


20 Pitt Street, Auckland 1010

What's nearby

  • Aotea Square0.5 km
  • Sky Tower0.8 km
  • Albert Park1 km
  • Queen Street Shopping District1.1 km
  • Viaduct Harbour1.5 km
  • Auckland Domain1.5 km
  • New Zealand Maritime Museum1.6 km
  • Auckland War Memorial Museum1.8 km
  • Auckland Harbour Bridge3 km
  • Auckland Zoo3.6 km
  • Kelly Tarlton's Sea Life Aquarium5.3 km
  • Cornwall Park5.3 km



Check in anytime after 14:00, check out anytime before 10:00


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Top tips for your stay at YMCA Hostel

  • If you’re after a cheap room at YMCA Hostel, then you should consider staying during the low season. The cheapest deals can generally be found in April and May.
  • Prices can also vary depending on which day of the week you stay. For the best room deals at YMCA Hostel, plan to stay on a Wednesday or Monday. The most expensive day is usually Thursday.
  • The cheapest price a room at YMCA Hostel was booked for on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was $63, while the most expensive was $63.
  • How long should you stay at YMCA Hostel? KAYAK users usually book their rooms here for 5 days.

FAQs when booking at YMCA Hostel

  • Where is YMCA Hostel located?

    YMCA Hostel is located at 20 Pitt Street in Central Business District, 1.4 km from the centre of Auckland. Aotea Square is the closest landmark to YMCA Hostel.

  • When is check-in time and check-out time at YMCA Hostel?

    Check-in time is 14:00 and check-out time is 10:00 at YMCA Hostel.

  • Does YMCA Hostel offer free Wi-Fi?

    Yes, YMCA Hostel offers free Wi-Fi.

  • How far is YMCA Hostel from the airport?

    YMCA Hostel is 16.7 km from Auckland Intl. YMCA Hostel is 83.3 km from Whitianga.

  • How does KAYAK find such great YMCA Hostel hotel deals?

    KAYAK scours the web for all room deals available at YMCA Hostel in Auckland and lets you compare them to find the best rate for your stay. Many different travel sites will offer discounts or deals at different times for rooms at YMCA Hostel and KAYAK will provide you with prices from a huge range of travel sites. That means that you can always find a great deal for YMCA Hostel.

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Value for money


Distance to city centre

1.4 km

Nearest airport

Auckland Intl

Distance to airport

16.8 km