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Grafton House Backpackers

6 glenside cresent


Grafton Accommodation is a new Hostel and Boarding house located in Auckland City. With the Airport shuttle stopping right outside and being just a stones throw away from the nightlife, bars, restaurants and attractions of K Road and Queen Street, it makes us the perfect stop for your stay in this awesome city.

We specialise in small dorms and single/double rooms that give you the privacy you want but still give you the social Hostel life you expect.
With 3 floors each with its own kitchen, showers, toilets and TV areas, one dedicated for movie nights that allow you to plug in your laptop etc, were sure you'll find this the most spacious hostel you've stayed in. All facilities are available 24 hours with a special
decked area outside for those that want to party well into the night.

Each of our rooms comes with fresh bed linen, fridge, air con, heating and lots of natural light. With our staff of travelers and locals alike were sure they'll be able to help you find where you wanna go and where you wanna be.

Reception hours are 8am - 23:30pm


  • Adaptors
  • Air Conditioning
  • BBQ
  • Board games
  • Book Exchange
  • Common Room
  • DVD's
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Hot Showers
  • Housekeeping
  • Ironing board
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Postal Service
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Utensils
  • Vending Machines
  • Washing machine



Traveler Reviews

“Book this one! ”

Rating: 5 Reviewed on June 11, 2021

Great hostel. I had a private room, and it was clean and sunny. The facilities were nice, and the other backpackers were friendly. It has a popular backpackers bar downstairs, and is across the road...

“Would Recommend!”

Rating: 5 Reviewed on September 24, 2020

Great hostel! Very clean, spacious rooms, good common area (Apple TV/Netflix!), and so close to CBD. Honestly I’ve stayed in a few hostels in the area and this one is definitely 100x better. I’m...

“Don’t get in trouble with management during your stay”

Rating: 1 Reviewed on July 09, 2020

The hostel is ok, but beware for the unprofessional and incompetent manager. After my long-term stay and even working for this hostel, I was kicked out by him without giving me any valid ground for...


We are situated at the top end of Symonds St, just past Grafton bridge. You can see us on the left when you stroll across the motorway with the city behind you. Look to your right and you will see the famous K rd on your left and also Symonds Street cemetery and Gardens. There are various ways to get to us from the Airport, taxis, shuttles. The cheapest is the Air bus which picks up ( green on map ) and drops off either side of our accommodation ( Blue sops ) make sure you get the Mount Eden Rd route ask the friendly driver .

City - airport

A regular 10-minute Airbus Express service is available from the Airport providing a direct service into Auckland’s CBD. The service drops off at designated stops down Queen Street and terminates at the downtown Ferry Terminal next to Britomart for easy onward travel by Ferry, Bus or Train. Airbus operates two routes into the city via Mt Eden Road and Dominion Road where you can connect to central city surburbs including: Mt Albert, Mt Eden village, Mt Roskill, Sandringham, Newton and Grafton. Tickets can be purchased from Airbus Tickets Kiosks, direct from one of our friendly drivers (cash only) or pre book on-line at www.airbus.co.nz. Tickets cost NZ$16 one way or $28 return.


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All bookings will be charged a 15% non refundable deposit at the time of
booking, bookings are NOT confirmed until 15% deposit has been received. You will receive an email if the deposit has failed due to the bank card being declined and must provide a working bank card to confirm the booking. the reservation will be cancelled if no contact has been made or at the second time of trying. Any cancellations or changes must be made 48 hours before 1pm check-in time on the day of arrival. In the event of a no show the first

nights accommodation will be charged and the remainder of the booking

will be cancelled. We have a no refund policy after guests are checked in.