YMCA AucklandYMCA provides clean and comfortable rooms at affordable prices in the heart of Auckland City. The hostel offers diverse types of rooms and lengths of stay.  All the rooms have a bed, bar fridge, linen, towels and a wardrobe.

Type of Accommodation

YMCA Hostel offers 104 private single rooms and a limited number of double/twin rooms. The toilet, shower and kitchen are shared with the other residents on the same floor.  There is 1 shower per 8 guests and 1 toilet per 6 guests (According to the Qualmark assessment rating system, this is the ratio for 5-Star properties). There are 2 kitchens on 2 different floors.

YMCA  Features & FacilitiesYMCA bathroom Auckland

  • Very cheap wireless internet plans
  • Internet kiosks
  • Public lounge with Sky satellite TV and a library of books
  • Dining room with TV and DVD player
  • Kitchenette (Cutlery and kitchen essentials can be hired at YMCA’s reception.)
  • Laundry with soap
  • Telephone booth with call forwarding to take incoming calls
  • Pool table
  • Public parking from 6 pm to 7 am on weekdays and all day at weekends
  • Option of joining the YMCA gym next door for only $10 per week (Gym membership must be booked at the same time you book your room.)

Bedroom featuresYMCA bedroom Auckland

  • Single bed; double bed or twin single beds in double/twin rooms
  • Closet
  • Storage space
  • Desk with a chair
  • Mini-fridge.
  • Well lit with 2 lights and a clear window to get plenty of sunlight

 

Rates

single room (1 - 8 weeks)single room (9 weeks +)double/twin roomoptional gym membership
2016 weekly rates$295$270$465+ $10 (per person, pay to YMCA on arrival)
2017 weekly rates$315$315$510+ $10 (per person, pay to YMCA on arrival)

Conditions

Deposit for students arriving in 2016
Short term students (from 1 to 8 weeks) only need to pay a $20 key deposit. Long term students (staying over 8 weeks) need to pay a $140 bond,  a $20 key deposit and a non-refundable $40 membership fee.

Deposit for students arriving in 2017
Short term students (from 1 to 4 weeks) need to provide their credit card details as a guarantee when they check in. Long term students (staying over 4 weeks) need to pay a $140 bond.

Arrival and Departure
Check-in: 2 pm
Check-out: 10 am
Late check-out available upon request

Noise and Restrictions
Guests must keep the noise level to a minimum after 10 pm. YMCA Hostel is an alcohol and drug free accommodation.  Therefore, you cannot drink or use illegal substances on the premises.

Visitors
Visitors have to provide information and sign the guest book at the reception. If a guest wants to have a visitor after 11 pm, they need to pay a $20 fee and must book this before 11 pm.

Additional  notes

LaundryYMCA laundry Auckland
Token operated laundries are available on 3 floors. Tokens cost $3 and laundry powder sachets cost $1.

Bed linen and towels
All the linen and towels are included. Linens are  changed once a week.  Housekeeping vacuums the room and empties the  rubbish bin daily from Monday to Thursday. Deep cleaning is available upon request for $25.  You can hire a vacuum from reception for personal use.

Security
YMCA Hostel has several security cameras. There is a Security Guard from 11 pm to 7 am. Smoke detectors and fire sprinklers are installed to prevent fire hazards.

Gym
The YMCA gym is just next door.  You have a 1-day free trial, then you can join the gym for $27.50 per week.

Location

  • 2 minutes’ walk from Karangahape Road, Auckland’s multi-cultural suburb and clubbing district
  • 5 minutes’ walk from Queen Street, the CBD with fantastic shopping
  • 10 minutes’ walk from Ponsonby, Auckland’s trendiest inner city suburb full of bars restaurants and cafes
  • 15 minutes’ walk from Languages International

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