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Located in Auckland Central Business District, Base Auckland is within a 5-minute walk of popular attractions such as Queen Street Shopping District and Auckland Town Hall. This 150-room, 3.5-star hostel welcomes guests with conveniences like a restaurant, a bar/lounge, and a nightclub. It's in central Auckland and also a short walk from Sky Tower and University of Auckland.


You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge or visit the onsite restaurant for a bite to eat. Get a pick-me-up at the coffee shop/café. For your convenience, breakfast is available for a fee.


Guests can expect WiFi and satellite TV.

Property features

Guests of Base Auckland enjoy features like a nightclub, WiFi in public areas, and an arcade/game room. The front desk is staffed 24 hours a day to help with luggage storage and tours/tickets. Additional amenities include a library, free newspapers, and laundry facilities.


  • Walking distance to Queen Street Shopping District and Auckland Town Hall
  • Onsite dining
  • Nightclub
  • WiFi in rooms and public areas (fees apply)

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The hostel offers a restaurant, a coffee shop/café, and a snack bar/deli. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. High-speed wireless Internet access is available for a surcharge. This Auckland hostel also offers a nightclub, a library, and tour/ticket assistance.

Base Auckland has designated areas for smoking.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Total number of rooms - 150 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Number of floors - 8 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Arcade/game room 
  • Snack bar/deli 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Library 
  • Nightclub 
  • Restaurant 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Television in common areas 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Snack bar/deli  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Arcade/game room  


Available in all rooms: WiFi (surcharge)

Available in some public areas: WiFi (surcharge)

Room Amenities

Base Auckland offers 150 accommodations with air conditioning. Satellite television is provided.

Rooms have partially open bathrooms. Bathrooms include showers. This Auckland hostel provides wireless high-speed Internet access for a surcharge. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Air conditioning 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Shower only 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Partially open bathroom 

Where to Eat

Base Auckland has a restaurant serving breakfast only.

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 2 PM


Check-out time is 10 AM

Payment types


  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

  • No onsite parking is available.

No rollaway/extra beds available

No cribs (infant beds) available

Room rates are based on 1 person. Extra-person charges apply for any additional guests (up to a maximum of 4, 6, or 8 guests per shared room). Guests reserving a Shared Room category for more than 1 person must specify the total number of guests in the Special Requests section at time of booking, or by contacting the property immediately after booking via this Web site. Contact information is provided on the booking confirmation email.


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • A television is available for an additional fee
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Auckland Base
  • Base Auckland
  • Base Hostel Auckland
  • Base Auckland Central Backpackers Hotel Auckland Central
  • Base Auckland Central Backpackers New Zealand

National Rating

Qualmark® assigns an official star rating for accommodations in New Zealand. This Backpacker property is rated 3 star plus and is displayed on this page as 3.5 stars.

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