Verandahs Backpackers Lodge
Verandahs operates from two stylish 1900s villas nestled in the heart of Auckland between the city centre, K Road and Ponsonby Road, Auckland's hippest boutique shopping, restaurant and bar area.
Offering double ensuite, double, twin, single, dorms and three- and four-person share rooms, it is suited to almost any kind of traveller.
Large clean kitchens and bathrooms ensure a comfortable stay and common areas provide the excuse you need to meet your fellow travelers.
The large verandahs provide stunning views of Auckland Harbour and Ponsonby and the spacious garden extends out onto Auckland's oldest park, making Verandahs the ideal place to relax, unwind and plan the rest of your travels.
Voted Best in Auckland 2013,2014,2015, 2016 *BBH Survey
Lonely Planet pick for Auckland and recommended by Rough Guide and Trip Advisor (Certificate of Excellence 2016 and Hall of Fame 2015)
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Hostel Facilities & Policies
- Airport Transfers
- Bicycle parking
- Board Games
- Book Exchange
- Breakfast Not Included
- Card Phones
- Common Room
- Credit Cards Accepted
- Telephone/Fax Facilities
- Free City Maps
- Free Parking
- Free WiFi
- Hair Dryers
- Hair Dryers For Hire
- Hot Showers
- Internet Access
- Jobs Board
- Self-Catering Facilities
- Late check-out
- Laundry Facilities
- Linen Included
- Luggage Storage
- No Curfew
- Reception (limited hours)
- Steam Room
- Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
- Tours/Travel Desk
- Towels For Hire
- Vending Machines
- Washing Machine
- Wheelchair Friendly
Cancellation PolicyThis property has a 1 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.
Must-Read Hostel InfoThis property has specific Terms & Conditions.
Reception is open from 8am to midday, and from 2pm to 7pm. Late arrivals can be arranged. 48 hours notice of cancellation is required. Mastercard, Visa and American Express are the only accepted credit cards.
DirectionsShow MapHide Map
From Aotea Square :
Walk up Vincent Street. Vincent St then joins into Hopetoun Street, go over the fly over bridge and then we are the 3rd last house on the right.
By the Airport Bus:
Get off at the intersection of Queen Street and Karangahape Road ( locals call it K' Rd). Turn right onto K' Rd and walk along to you reach Hereford Street on your right. Go down Hereford Street and turn left onto Hopetoun Street. We are the 3rd last house on the right. Fare is $16 per person.
By the Super Shuttle from the International or Domestic Airport:
They will deliver directly to our front door. Fare is $33 for one person or $41 for 2 persons and less for more.
By the Green 'Inner Link' Bus:
Get off at the Art Station exit on Ponsonby Road. Walk along Ponsonby Road for about 50 metres to Hopetoun St. Fare $1.90
By the Red 'City Link' Bus:
Get off at the Pitt St bus stop. Walk up the Road to Karangahape Road , (K'Rd) and turn right and walk along to you reach Hereford Street on your right. Go down Hereford Street and turn left onto Hopetoun Street. We are the 3rd last house on the right. Fare .50 cents.
By Car Heading North:
On the Auckland Hamilton Motorway, take the Kyber Pass Exit No 430. Turn left and go to the top of the hill and continue straight over the hill and down Newton Road over the flyover bridge up the next hill and through the traffic lights onto Ponsonby Road. Turn right at the next traffic lights into Hopetoun Street.
By Car Heading South:
On the Auckland Hamilton Motorway, cross the Harbour Bridge and take the first exit, Shelly Beach Road. Turn left into Jervois Road. Turn right into Ponsonby Road. Continue along Ponsonby Road till you see Western Park on the left and after turn left into Hopetoun St.
We are nestled in the heart of Auckland, just 12 minutes walk from the Aotea Square and right on the doorstep of K Road and Ponsonby Road, Auckland's hippest boutique retail spot. Easy access to public transport ensure that all of the city's attractions can be reached with the minimum of fuss.