Attic Backpackers opened in 2014 and as of August 2021, we have had the pleasure of hosting over 70,000 guests, here at our award winning hostel.
The Attic has maintained a fabulous guest rating well over 8.0 on all our sales channels since opening and is usually Auckland’s highest-rating hostel. The owners and staff are proud of this success and the high standards we set and achieve for our guests. We love welcoming and hosting travellers to Auckland and we want you to enjoy your stay. Naturally, our hostel is not a 5* hotel but we do offer a great location, comfortable and uncrowded dorms, coded entry for safety, clear hostel rules for accepted behaviour, a clean environment with good facilities and a warm and friendly atmosphere. As a result, Attic has been voted ‘Most Popular Hostel in Auckland’ for 4 years running.
Why have so many guests stayed at Attic ?
✔️ Great Auckland CBD location only 50 metres from Queen Street
✔️ Great value for money whether you are an individual or a group
✔️ Comfortable beds with bed linen provided – all bed linen is washed in-house each & every time a guest departs
✔️ Opportunity to book an individual bed or an entire private sole use dorm
✔️ Good facilities including 5 common areas including a large covered rooftop terrace
✔️ All new arrivals are given a welcome tour of the hostel
✔️ Supermarket and multiple eating & entertainment options within 5 minutes walk
✔️ Shopping and key attractions such as the Skytower almost at your doorstep
✔️ PIN Coded entry to help ensure guest safety
✔️ Free super-fast Wi-Fi in all rooms and areas.
✔️ The hostel is located on one floor (top floor) so all rooms and facilities are easily accessible
✔️ Ability to mix and mingle as much or as little as you wish with other guests
✔️ The hostels common areas including bathrooms, kitchen & public areas are cleaned daily by our dedicated team
✔️ Attic is not a party hostel – we provide a great social environment but we also have rules around noise and in-house alcohol consumption
What type of people stay, or have stayed at Attic ?
⭐ Youth Groups
⭐ School Groups
⭐ University students on holiday
⭐ Charitable Trust Groups visiting Auckland
⭐ A small number of suitable longer term guests
⭐ University and School Sports Groups and Clubs
⭐ Special interest groups from a wide range of interests
⭐ Gateway travellers arriving into or departing from Auckland
⭐ Groups of friends coming to Auckland for a concert or weekend away
⭐ International backpackers and travellers from all 6 populated continents
⭐ Obviously our Australian trans-tasman bubble neighbours are always welcome
⭐ Sports supporters, teams and groups travelling to Auckland for a sporting event
⭐ Domestic kiwi travellers coming to Auckland for an event, a weekend away or a holiday
⭐ Repeat travellers to Auckland wanting affordable, clean accommodation in the heart of the city
⭐ Families with children accompanying their parents wanting an affordable stay (our age policy is 10+)
We’ve previously hosted groups from:
The Attic regularly hosts multiple groups at any one time. Groups are able to book private, sole-use dormitory rooms, these rooms range in size and are able to comfortably host between 4 to 12 persons. They’re a brilliant option to keep costs low and to keep the crew, team or whānau together while they’re here in Auckland, whatever the reason. Whether that’s to to attend events, concerts, sports or just a big night out!
We’ve listed below some of the entities, teams and education centres that we’ve hosted or will host in 2021.
We welcome the opportunity to host your group!
⭐ Waikato University UTSNZ Badminton, 5×5 Basketball and Netball Teams
⭐ Victoria University Handball Team
⭐ Canterbury American Football team
⭐ Football clubs from Christchurch and Taupo
⭐ Canterbury Choir Group
⭐ Hastings boxing gym youth group
⭐ Tolaga Bay Area School Spirit of Adventure Group
⭐ Ashburton Christian School
⭐ Gisborne Boys High School Year 11 History Quiz Group
⭐ Ultimate Frisbee Group from Christchurch
⭐ Equippers Church Youth Groups from Gisborne, Hastings and Pukekohe
⭐ Intro Travel Group Series (International tour series)
⭐ Opotiki College Group
⭐ NZ School of Tourism Hamilton
On behalf of Attic Backpackers, we welcome you to stay at Auckland’s multiple award winning and high rating ‘shared living’ hostel.
What do we look for in a great guest?
Regardless of whether you are an individual traveller, a group of friends or a larger group, we ask the following;
✔️ First and foremost, have a great stay!
✔️ Follow our simple, straight-forward hostel rules
✔️ Enjoy the experience of staying in a ‘shared living’ environment
✔️ Respect your fellow guests – keep noise to a limit, allow other guests a good nights sleep, tidy up after yourself.
✔️ Respect and thank our small team who work hard to provide you with an affordable, clean, friendly and safe environment.
✔️ Don’t damage the property as we want to be able to welcome future guests
✔️ Guests (of legal age) are welcome to enjoy a social drink on our rooftop terrace and social areas.
✔️ Excessive consumption of alcohol and rowdy, loud or non-inclusive behaviour will not be tolerated.
✔️ Respect other guests who may be asleep, if you plan on returning to the hostel after 11 PM
✔️ If you enjoyed your stay then please leave us a great review