Pack up your bags travelers! Because you are going to know about a place where you’d want to again and again. If you are a traveler and want to explore a beautiful city, then there’s no better option than Auckland. The city is in the North Island of New Zealand and has the largest urban area. The astonishing Auckland is known as the multicultural city. Why? Because it is the home to the largest Polynesian population in the whole world.

This place is very unique in its own way. The beauty of this place just takes your breath away, and you’d love it to the moon and back. Moreover, this city has so many excellent places and breathtaking sights.

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There’s no doubt why this city hosts so many backpackers every year. And that’s why this city has so many excellent hostels as well. And there’s no better place for a backpacker (With a limited budget) to stay than a hostel. The hotels in this city are very expensive.

Choosing the best hostel can be a bit difficult, but don’t worry. Because below you’ll get to know about the 7 Best Hostels In Auckland.

So, keep on reading…

Nomads Auckland

HostelWorld (*7.3) Booking.com (*6.9) Map Starts at ($17) for 12 bed-dorm

**prices are shown for weekdays in Mid-season (April)

Because of the prime spot on their rooftop terrace, you’ll have panoramic views of the city skyline and the harbor that makes this hostel different from all other hostels. Just imagine having a kitchen on the rooftop so that you can watch the sunset while you cook. Feels great, isn’t it?

Nomads Auckland is located at the center of the Auckland city at the Fort Street which is near the Queen where you can find almost everything of your interest.

Their all private rooms are equipped with attached bathrooms and flat-screen TVs. They also offer separate female dorms with full privacy (All with attached bathrooms).

The facilities/services of this hostel are free city maps, free Wi-Fi, linens, adaptors, elevator, meeting rooms, wheelchair-friendly, reading light, hair dryers for hire, common room, key card access, self-catering facilities, 24-hour reception, internet access, luggage storage, tours, bar, cafe, meals available, tea and coffee making facilities, restaurant, and board games.

Haka Lodge Auckland

HostelWorld (*8.9) Booking.com (*8.7) Map Starts at ($25) for 20 bed-dorm

**prices are shown for weekdays in Mid-season (April)

Haka Lodge is famous for its wooden and brick interior that makes you feel so much comfortable and makes you feel at home.

The Haka lodge is located on Karangahape road which is considered to be the busiest street of the city as you will find all sort of shopping and fun activities there. And you can enjoy to your fullest.

This supreme hostel offers a wide range of room sizes with their solid, custom-made wooden beds and you can choose the bedrooms according to your requirements. Their private rooms and dorms are offered with attached bathrooms.

There are plenty of opportunities to make new mates in the open-plan common room and ultra-modern kitchen

The facilities/services of the hostel includes free city maps, free internet access, free parking, free Wi-Fi, linen, towels, air conditioning, bicycle parking, book exchange, common room, hair dryers, hot showers, meeting rooms, outdoor terrace, safe deposit box, security lockers, self-Catering facilities, steam room, 24-hour reception, housekeeping, laundry facilities, luggage storage, and many more.

The Attic Backpackers Auckland

HostelWorld (*8.9) Booking.com (* ) Map Starts at ($24) for 12 bed-dorm

**prices are shown for weekdays in Mid-season (April)

The Attic Backpackers is located in the heart of Auckland, on Wellesley Street. The Location of this excellent hostel on the top floor of the building makes it unique from all other hostels. The management has put so much effort into making it unique. The hostel offers the dining area at the covered deck on the rooftop which also allows people to socialize more.

This place has mixed rooms, plus double and twin rooms for duos who are after a bit of privacy. And some even come with en-suites. They also offer female only dorms that are for the privacy of the females.

If you have just finished a page-turner then swap for another at our book exchange, or flick through the Sky TV channels in the common room.

The facilities/services of this hostel are free breakfast, linens, free city maps, free Wi-Fi, adaptors, hot showers, security lockers, common room, key card access, self-catering facilities, hair dryers, outdoor terrace, ATM, tours, luggage storage, 24-hour security, housekeeping, 24-hour reception, tea and coffee making facilities, vending machines, DVD’s, games room, and PlayStation.

Base Hostel Auckland

HostelWorld (*6.6) Booking.com (*6.8) Map Starts at ($18) for 8 bed-dorm

**prices are shown for weekdays in Mid-season (April)

Base hostel Auckland is known for its 24-hour services and friendly staff members. Therefore people from all over the world prefer to live at this hostel. The location of this hostel is so easy and convenient that it does not take you long to reach your destination (You will get here in no time). The sublime hostel is located on Queen Street which is mainly the center of Auckland city.

This brilliant hostel has mixed rooms, plus double and twin rooms for duos who are after a bit of privacy – and some even come with en-suites. They also offer female only dorms that are for the privacy of the females. All the rooms and dorms are equipped with attached bathrooms.

The facilities of the hostel are free City Maps, free city tour, free internet access, free Wi-Fi, Linen, adaptors, air conditioning, bicycle parking, book exchange, common room, cooker, dryer, elevator, fridge, hair dryers, iron, key card access, meeting rooms, microwave, outdoor swimming pool, and outdoor terrace.

In addition, this hostel also offers the lessons for DJ with other fun activities.

YHA Auckland and International

HostelWorld (*8.6) Booking.com (*8.2) Map Starts at ($25) for 8 bed-dorm

**prices are shown for weekdays in Mid-season (April)

This hostel is located at the Turner Street which is near the top of Queen Street, just a few minutes from the heart of the city. It is perfect for accessing the city’s major attractions, plus heaps of restaurants, cafes and bars just a little walk away.

This hostel is recently refurbished and all the bedrooms have a wide range of sizes with their solid, custom-made wooden beds, and you can choose the bedrooms according to your requirements. Their private rooms and dorms are equipped with attached bathrooms.

In addition, the bathrooms won’t disappoint you at all. You will find them clean all the time.

The facilities/services of this terrific hostel include free City Maps, free city tour, free internet access, free Wi-Fi, linen, adaptors, air conditioning, bicycle parking, book exchange, common room, cooker, dryer, elevator, fridge, hair dryers, iron, key card access, meeting rooms, microwave, outdoor swimming pool, and outdoor terrace.

Queenstreet Backpackers Auckland

HostelWorld (*7.6) Booking.com (*7.2) Map Starts at ($19) for 8 bed-dorm

**prices are shown for weekdays in Mid-season (April)

The Queen Street Backpackers offers the best hospitality that you will ever find in any hostel as they have the experience of more than 30 years, making this unique hostel the best place to spend your time in.

This excellent hostel is located at the Queen’s Wharf in the city centre. You can find all your attractions on this single street. This street offers everything and every stall is just a few minutes away.

All the rooms of this superb hostel have big windows so you can enjoy natural light to your fullest. The hostel offers a wide range of sizes for your rooms with attached bathrooms. Plus, they provide you with a lounge where you can enjoy Netflix and other activities by socializing with anyone there.

The facilities/services of this hostel are free city maps, free Wi-Fi, linens, adaptors, elevator, meeting rooms, wheelchair-friendly, reading light, hair dryers for hire, common room, key card access, self-catering facilities, 24-hour reception, internet access, luggage storage, tours, bar, cafe, meals available, tea and coffee making facilities, restaurant, and board games.

Grafton House Accommodation

HostelWorld (*7.2) Booking.com (*6.9) Map Starts at ($21) for 10 bed-dorm

**prices are shown for weekdays in Mid-season (April)

This extraordinary hostel is located at just 4 to 6 minutes from iconic K Rd and surrounded by the great suburbs of Newmarket, Mt Eden, and Ponsonby at Glenside Cresent Street. You will find everything related to your interest. This excellent hostel has a great team that can help you plan and book your trip or assist you with the essential information to start your gap year in New Zealand.

This hostel offers the best views of the city because of its location. Plus, it has rooms with attached bathrooms and separate dorms for privacy purposes. The hostel also offers an awesome chill out/BBQ area where you can enjoy to your fullest and also socialize with other people.

The facilities/services of this hostel are free breakfast, linens, free city maps, free Wi-Fi, adaptors, hot showers, security lockers, common room, key card access, self-catering facilities, hair dryers, outdoor terrace, ATM, tours, luggage storage, 24-hour security, housekeeping, 24-hour reception, tea and coffee making facilities, vending machines, DVD’s, games room, and PlayStation.

Things to do in Auckland and some main attractions of this place

If you’re in Auckland, then at any cost, you can’t miss doing these things and visit some main attractions of this beautiful city.

You can visit the Hauraki Gulf Islands – It is one of the famous places to visit when you visit this city. It is located off the coast of Auckland, Hauraki Gulf’s 16 beautiful islands are ideal for outdoor activities like walking, horse riding, swimming, and dolphin and whale-watching. From the vineyards of Waiheke to the hiking trails of Rangitoto, the bird watching of Tiritiri Matangi to the secluded hot springs of Great Barrier, each of the islands offers something special, and you’d surely don’t want to miss them.

Waitemata Harbour is also one of the most visited places in Auckland. The Waitemata Harbour is the real name for what is often just called Auckland Harbour. It means “sparkling waters” in the Maori language, which is a very fitting name. Numerous islands dot the harbor, and a day spent on the water, with city views in the background, is a memorable way to tour Auckland.

A dizzying height, the Auckland Sky Tower is not only New Zealand’s highest building but also the tallest man-made structure in the Southern Hemisphere. The tower offers unbeatable views of Auckland’s skyline, with its distinctive spire visible from all corners of the city.

Auckland Zoo is a must visit place for kids as well as adults in Auckland and nobody wants to miss this place to see different kind of animals from all over the world. Large moats are used instead of bars to separate animals and visitors, meaning that natural habitats are replicated as much as possible. Enjoy seeing and learning about everything from African wetland animals to Australian desert creatures and native Kiwi flora and fauna.

For all the art lovers, there is a surprise for you people, and that is the Auckland Art Gallery, and an art lover would never want to miss this. The Auckland Art Gallery is home to the largest collection of artwork in New Zealand, with more than 17,000 pieces in its collection. Permanent and rotating exhibits show a wide range of art, from historical Maori and Pacific art to contemporary international works. A gallery visit is a great addition to any central-city sightseeing tour.

Another attraction in Auckland which everyone loves is the Auckland Museum and Institute. It is one of New Zealand’s finest, displays thousands of items including Maori and Pacific Island collections, reflecting the country’s history, culture, and nature. A dedicated children’s area allows kids to touch animals, fossils, and bugs. Visiting Auckland Museum is a must when spending time in New Zealand’s largest city.

Some other attractions and activities are Helicopter & Balloon Tours, Classes, Workshops, Cruises, Sailing, Water Tours, Cultural, and Theme Tours. You can enjoy Day Trips, Excursions, Food, Wine & Nightlife, Kid-Friendly games, Luxury & Special Occasions, Multi-day & Extended Tours, Outdoor Activities, Private & Custom Tours, Shore Excursions, Sightseeing Tickets & Passes, Spa Tours, Tours & Sightseeing, Transfers & Ground Transport, Walking & Biking Tours, and Water Sports.

Conclusion

After seeing the above hostels, we believe you don’t want to miss visiting this city at any cost. You can stay in hotels, but they’re not easy on pockets at all. So the best option for you is the hostel. And all of the above hostels are not less than any 5-star hotel. They are the 7 best hostels in Auckland.

All of them are at great locations, near all the fun activities, and food options. They are close to so many famous places, saving your precious time, and money.

The rooms and bathrooms of these hostels are planned according to your requirements and the best thing about these hostels is the staff which is available 24-hours for your service. Plus, they even guide you to explore the best places in Auckland.

So, don’t wait and come to Auckland.