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Airport Bed & Breakfast (Bed & Breakfast)

Your friendly, Kiwi host Laurel will ensure your stay is pleasant and relaxed and provide a wealth of local tourist information at Airport B&B.  Affordable, comfortable accomodation just 5 minutes from Auckland Airport.  Internet access & wifi. www.airportbnb.co.nz

Airport Skyway Lodge (Backpacker Hostel)

A small hostel near Auckland Airport that feels like home.  The Airport is just 5 minutes away via shuttle and they have a pool, spa pool (hot tub), wireless Internet and DVD’s while you wait for your flight.  www.skywaylodge.co.nz

Ascot Parnell (Bed & Breakfast)

A charming hideaway in a garden setting with city-skyline and harbour views.  Your hosts Bart & Therese Blommaert are passionate innkeepers with 20+ years hosting experience.  Their personal tips and love of their city will add a unique dimension to your Auckland stay. www.ascotparnell.com

Albans (Bed & Breakfast)

Friendly hosts Margaret and Geoff Albans provide quality bed and breakfast accommodation in the beautiful Mission Bay area of Auckland.  Their home is of the English Arts and Crafts era, with a relaxed atmosphere and large comfortable bedrooms and a bathroom in a separate wing of the house. www.albansbedandbreakfast.com

Bamber House (Backpacker Hostel)

Bamber house is a colonial mansion in the beautiful surroundings of Mt. Eden.  They have about 40 beds ranging from 6 bed dorms to ensuite double and twin rooms.  Auckland City is easily accessible by bus.  Bamber House provides a relaxed and cosy atmosphere and welcomes people from all over the World.  www.bamberhouse.co.nz

Borders Beyond (Backpacker Hostel)

Fun, laid back and central, quality hostel.  10 minute walk or 2 mins by bus to Queen Street (main CBD street).  Close to bars, cafes, entertainment, supermarkets, banks, shops, car hire, markets, the zoo, the museum, Mt. Eden and Eden Park.  Borders Beyond is a medium-sized, quiet, secure and homely hostel.  www.bordersbeyond.co.nz

Brown Kiwi (Backpacker Hostel)

The Brown Kiwi is a cosy travellers hostel offering you warmth, hospitality and local character.  “A real home away from home”.  A two minute stroll from Ponsonby Road where you can enjoy some of the best cafe’s, restaurants and clubs in the city.
A 5 minute bus ride or an easy 20 minute walk will have you at Auckland’s CBD (Queen Street) or at a beautiful harbour side beach.  Or just relax in the peaceful tropical garden and enjoy a drink or a BBQ dinner.  www.brownkiwi.co.nz

Choice Plaza (Backpacker Hostel)

Located right in the heart of where all the action is you will have amazing views of Auckland City no matter what floor you stay on.  Give us a chance to demonstrate our hospitality and to help make your stay in Auckland as economic and comfortable as possible.  Choice Plaza is an affordable, quality hostel with single, double, twin and dorm rooms available.  Website: Choice Plaza

City Garden Lodge (Backpacker Hostel)

For people who like to be in the centre of things without heavy traffic outside, this is the real backpackers’ experience in one of Auckland’s oldest residential areas, full of historic architecture and character.  Located in Parnell on the fringe of Auckland’s CBD.  City Garden Lodge has the city’s finest restaurants, cafes, art galleries and upmarket shopping all within easy walking.  www.citygardenlodge.co.nz

Freemans Backpackers Lodge (Backpacker Hostel)

Freeman’s Backpackers Lodge is a well-known backpackers lodge located just 10 minutes walk to Auckland’s city centre, Sky Tower and attractions of Auckland.  They have a reputation with travellers and tourists alike for being a friendly, cosy, clean and comfortable establishment with a homely atmosphere. www.freemansbackpackers.co.nz

FRIENZ (Backpacker Hostel)

Characterised backpackers accommodation in Auckland, located in the central city just over the road from Albert Park.  FRIENZ aim is to be the right accommodation provider by providing good value for money and is clean, comfortable and affordable for many travellers visiting Auckland.  www.frienz.com

K Road City Travellers (Backpacker Hostel)

Centrally located in Auckland City K Road City Travellers provide nice, clean and comfortable hostel and backpackers’ accomodation.  Various units include twin, double and shared dorms for up to 4 people.  Our staff will also provide you with excellent travel service and information about the area.  www.kroadcitytravelers.co.nz

Lantana Lodge (Backpacker Hostel)

Centrally located, immaculate and friendly.  Auckland City accommodation at Lantana Lodge is the next best thing to home offering all the amenities you need including free Internet and local calls.  Walking distance to the city centre. www.lantanalodge.co.nz

Maison Du Bois (Bed & Breakfast)

Maison Du Bois is a stylish bed and breakfast in central Auckland’s Meadowbank.  Friendly hosts Geoff and Sheridan Wood’s boutique bed and breakfast is close to the train, local cafes, restaurants, shops and includes all modern amenities with the choice of a home cooked or continental breakfast. www.maisondubois.co.nz

Newton Lodge (Backpacker Hostel)

Newton Lodge is great value for the backpacker visiting Auckland with fresh, refurbished and decorated rooms, spacious living areas and Sky TV all in an excellent location.  Walking distance to the popular K Road and close to Auckland’s central Queen Street you’ll find everything on your doorstep.  www.newtonlodge.co.nz

Oaklands Lodge (Backpacker Hostel)

Oaklands Lodge is a large, two storied house built in 1910 that has been converted into a top rated Backpacker Hostel who’s owners pride themselves on providing a clean, comfortable and enjoyable stay.  It is situated right next to beautiful Mt. Eden and Mt. Eden village with a bustling hive of cafe’s and restaurants is literally just around the corner.  Easy, cheap bus to town.  www.oaklands.co.nz

Pentlands (Backpacker Hostel)

Family owned and operated hostel offering clean, comfortable, affordable accommodation with a home away from home feel.  This colonial homestead is set in spacious park-like grounds giving you a sense of peace within the hustle and bustle of the central city.  Enjoy Pentlands with it’s friendly, relaxed atmosphere and close proximity to the bars, cafes and shops of vibrant Mt Eden Village. www.pentlands.co.nz

Ponsonby Backpackers (Backpacker Hostel)

Ponsonby Backpackers is a cosy, comfortable, and safe traveller’s hostel offering warm and friendly budget accommodation right in the heart and soul of Ponsonby! Cafes and bars, arts and crafts, restaurants, fashion designers and a wide variety of boutique establishments are all within a short stroll of the hostel.  www.ponsonby-backpackers.co.nz

Silver Fern Backpackers (Backpacker Hostel)

An upmarket backpackers located in Auckland central – just a short walk to the City Centre, shops, Art Galleries, Museums, cafes, pubs, nightclubs and restaurants.  Silver Fern have all modern facilities and car parking.  After experiencing the local activities come home to the comforts of our clean, spacious bedrooms, relax in the lovely lounge or watch a movie in the Cinema TV room.  www.silverfernbackpackers.co.nz

Surf ‘n’ Snow (Backpacker Hostel)

Fresh, modern, clean and stylish accommodation centrally located just across from Auckland’s spectacular Sky Tower and only steps away from shops and restaurants on Queen Street where you’ll find everything at your fingertips or ask the friendly, multilingual staff.  Excellent services with high standards at affordable prices in a clean, safe and friendly environment. www.surfandsnow.co.nz

Te Nikau Forest Retreat (Boutique Accomodation)

Nestled within amazing native bush, you won’t find accommodation that will give you a more genuine taste of New Zealand’s great outdoors.
Te Nikau Forest Retreat is perfectly placed in bush adjacent to the Hemi Matenga Scenic Reserve, tucked away in the private setting of breathtaking native forest. It allows you to escape the outside world, while still being close enough to be connected with it. www.tenikauforestretreat.co.nz

Uenuku Lodge (Backpacker Hostel)

Friendly backpackers’ accommodation in the heart of Auckland.  Uenuku Lodge is a small, comfortable and clean house, and is the only backpackers’ situated right on famous Ponsonby Road, Auckland’s trendiest multicultural suburb with many varied and interesting boutiques, shops, cafes, restaurants, bars… everything to make your stay colourful and lively.  www.uenukulodge.co.nz

YHA Auckland City (Backpacker Hostel)

YHA Auckland City is a large and central YHA with seven floors of mostly twin and double rooms – the upper ones with fine city views – plus well-equipped common areas and a large travel centre.  Website: YHA Auckland City

YHA Auckland International (Backpacker Hostel)

The YHA hostel in Auckland is staffed 24 hours and offers excellent amenities.  Located just off Queen Street, this YHA combines the excitement of the city with safe and secure accommodation.  There are small and large shared dorms, twin, double and en suite rooms available.  Website: YHA Auckland International