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Grafton Backpackers

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6A-6C Glenside Crescent, Auckland, 1010, New Zealand

Adults-only hostel within easy reach of Queen Street Shopping District
  • Free WiFi
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From 87 reviews. TripAdvisor Traveller Rating.

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

  • Not very central, but nice, clean hostel with big, comfortable kitchen/sitting area.…Jun 5, 2018
  • I stayed in a pod dorm and it was fine. Clean and in good condition, although I would…Mar 2, 2019

Grafton Backpackers

  • Standard Bed in 4 Bed Mixed Dormitory
  • Deluxe Shared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm, Shared Bathroom
  • Budget Bed in 4 Bed Mixed Dormitory, No Windows
  • Budget Bed in 2 Bed Mixed Room, No Windows
  • Standard Bed in 2 Bed Mixed Room
  • Standard Bed in 6 Bed Mixed Dormitory
  • Standard Bed in 8 Bed Mixed Dormitory
  • Budget Bed in 8 Bed Mixed Dorm, No Windows
  • Deluxe Bed in 10 Bed Mixed Pod Dormitory

What’s around Grafton Backpackers


  • In Newton
  • Queen Street Shopping District (8-minute walk)
  • Auckland Town Hall (16-minute walk)
  • University of Auckland (19-minute walk)
  • Auckland Domain (22-minute walk)
  • Sky Tower (22-minute walk)
  • Auckland War Memorial Museum (25-minute walk)
  • Mt. Eden (26-minute walk)

Getting around

  • Auckland (AKL-Auckland Intl.) 25-min drive
  • Auckland Mt Eden Station 11-min walk
  • Auckland Grafton Station 14-min walk
  • Auckland Newmarket Station 26-min walk

At a glance

Key facts


  • 120 rooms


  • Check-in time 1 PM-midnight
  • Check-out time is 10 AM
The front desk is open daily from 8 AM - midnight.
If you are planning to arrive after midnight, please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Please note: Guests over 40 years of age are not permitted in shared, mixed dorm rooms. However, these guests can book entire dorm rooms for their use.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum guest age is 18
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • No parking

Payment types at the property

Other information

  • Caters to adults only
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

At the hostel

Food and drink
  • Barbecue grills
  • Microwave in a common area
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace
  • Television in common areas
  • Disabled parking
  • Accessible bathroom

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
Freshen up
  • Shared bathroom
  • Shower only
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
  • Daily housekeeping

Grafton Backpackers’s small print

Also known as

  • Grafton Backpackers Auckland
  • Grafton Backpackers Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
  • Grafton Backpackers Hostel/Backpacker accommodation Auckland
  • Grafton Backpackers Auckland
  • Grafton Backpackers Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
  • Grafton Backpackers Hostel/Backpacker accommodation Auckland


Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Mandatory fees

Cash deposit: NZD 20.00 per stay

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

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Recent reviews

Good 7.4 From 18 reviews

Very good 8.0
Affordable accommodation in expensive Auckland
They have nice chil areas and clean washrooms. Washrooms on the third floor are far better than any other floor. Kitchen is very helpful when you are trying to avoid super expensive dine out in Auckland. Few minutes of walk from Sky Bus stop. Almost 30 mina of walk from Sky City hotel which is a common pickup point for many tours.
Muhammad Noman, ca4 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Good Times
Nice, tidy Backpackers. Definitely worth value for money
Lee, nzBusiness trip

Grafton Backpackers

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