The Attic Backpackers
Among restaurants and bars in the city centre, this contemporary hostel is a minute's walk from a bus stop, and a 4-minute walk from both Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki and the iconic Sky Tower.
Minimalist accommodations include private rooms, and mixed and single-sex dorms, all offering free Wi-Fi and use of linens. Bathrooms are shared; there's no air-conditioning.
Communal areas include a kitchen, a deck and a hip dining area with a piano, as well as a lounge featuring a flat-screen TV. Lockers are available, and parking is complimentary.