Best Hostels in Auckland, New Zealand for Solo Travellers, Couples, and Groups

Best Hostels in Auckland, New Zealand for Solo Travellers, Couples, and Groups
Auckland is the largest city in New Zealand and is often the entry point for travelers to the country. It is located in the northern half of the North Island and sits on a narrow isthmus that connects the Northland Peninsula with the rest of the island.

Auckland has some nice hostels that offer social environments and fun activities. If you're traveling alone, or even if you're traveling with friends, hostels provide a fun environment where you can make some new friends.
How much do hostels in Auckland cost?

You can find our comprehensive analysis of all hostel prices in Auckland here. We've found the average prices of dorms and private rooms, as well as the typical prices of hostels with various amenities, too.



A good hostel for solo travellers, couples, families, and small groups.

Dorm Bed from $30.91
Private Room from $22.61
Overall Rating: 85%
373 Karangahape Rd Auckland City, Auckland
Haka Lodge is a fun place to stay in Auckland, New Zealand that appeals to all types of travelers. There are a wide variety of room types available including private rooms with private bathrooms, family rooms, and even a large dorm that sleeps twenty, for people on a particularly tight budget. Smaller dorms are also available if you want to save money but not share a room with 19 strangers. There's a female only room that sleeps five as well as co-ed rooms that sleep five, seven or eleven. The two family rooms have a large queen sized bed and a set of bunk beds, so they're perfect for families with kids.

The hostel also has all of the standard amenities including free wi-fi, lots of natural light, and any travel information that you could need. There is also a shared kitchen available to guests and a lounge area where you can relax. The atmosphere is social and mellow and the staff are friendly and helpful. This is a great place to stay in Auckland. The hostel has a great atmosphere that makes the experience fun.


A good hostel for couples, solo travellers, female travellers, and small groups.

Dorm Bed from $32.54
Private Room from $33.84
Overall Rating: 85%
15-31 Wellesley Street, Auckland
The Attic Backpackers is conveniently located in the middle of Auckland. It's just a block from the famous skytower and is a short walk from the famous Queen Street. If you want to be in the middle of the action, then this is the place to stay. The hostel is very clean and modern, and the staff is friendly and welcoming. It's a great place to base yourself during your time in Auckland.

The hostel has several great common areas where guests can hang out. On the top floor there's a large covered deck where you can relax. There's also a fully stocked, shared kitchen and a nice dining area. The hostel also has all of the standard amenities and as well as a travel desk where you can book any number of activites, transportation, or tours.

Single, double, and twin private rooms are available. There are also dorms that range in size from four beds to twelve beds, depending on your budget and preference. A four bed female only room is also available.


Dorm Bed from $31.63
Private Room from $31.63
(Prices vary by season)
Overall Rating: 96%
4-6 Hopetoun Street, Auckland
This terrific hostel offers friendly service, a common room, and board games. The good location and overall vibe also make it very popular. When it's time to eat, it's also nice because there's self-catering facilities. Wi-fi, laundry facilities, luggage storage, parking, and internet access are also on the list to make sure your stay is very comfortable.


Private Room from $26.68
(Prices vary by season)
Overall Rating: 96%
52 West Coast Road Glen Eden, Auckland
This terrific guesthouse offers friendly service and cable tv. The good location and overall vibe also make it very popular. When it's time to eat, it's also nice because there's free breakfast and self-catering facilities. Laundry facilities and parking are also on the list to make sure your stay is very comfortable.


Dorm Bed from $38.40
Private Room from $52.07
(Prices vary by season)
Overall Rating: 91%
54 Cook Street Auckland, Auckland
You'll love this hostel because of it's good location and quality amenities. It features friendly service, a bar, and a common room. When it's time to eat, it's also nice because there's a restaurant and a microwave. Wi-fi, laundry facilities, security lockers, luggage storage, 24 hour reception, key card access, internet access, air conditioning, and housekeeping are also on the list to make sure your stay is very comfortable.


Dorm Bed from $19.33
Private Room from $24.89
(Prices vary by season)
Overall Rating: 90%
421 Sea View Road Waiheke Island, Auckland
Waiheke Backpackers Hostel is very popular due to the atmosphere, great location, and long list of amenities. It features friendly service, bicycle hire, a common room, and board games. When it's time to eat, it's also nice because there's self-catering facilities and a microwave. Wi-fi, laundry facilities, security lockers, parking, and internet access are also on the list to make sure your stay is very comfortable.


Dorm Bed from $26.16
Private Room from $46.20
(Prices vary by season)
Overall Rating: 86%
11 Hekerua Road, Auckland
Hekerua Lodge Backpackers is very popular due to the atmosphere, great location, and long list of amenities. It features friendly service, a swimming pool, bicycle hire, a common room, board games, and cable tv. When it's time to eat, it's also nice because there's self-catering facilities. Wi-fi and internet access are also on the list to make sure your stay is very comfortable.


Private Room from $32.54
(Prices vary by season)
Overall Rating: 85%
150 Vincent Street, Auckland
This terrific hostel offers friendly service, a common room, board games, and cable tv. The good location and overall vibe also make it very popular. When it's time to eat, it's also nice because there's self-catering facilities and a microwave. Wi-fi, laundry facilities, luggage storage, 24 hour reception, key card access, parking, towels included, internet access, and housekeeping are also on the list to make sure your stay is very comfortable. And City Lodge is also child friendly.
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