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Verandahs Backpacker Lodge

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Business Type: Hostel


Superior, central location! Nestled between CITY CENTRE, K ROAD AND PONSONBY Rd (Auckland's hippest road). Stylish 1900s villas that boast clean and cosy ambiance. Ample balconies provide further relaxation and stunning views of CITY CENTRE, PONSONBY

Address: 4-6 Hopetoun Street, Auckland Central, Auckland New Zealand, 1011 Auckland City

Phone: view phone+64 9 360 4180

Contact Name: Campbell

Skype: verandahs,auckland


E-mail: send an e-mail


Built from prized native New Zealand Kauri timber, Verandahs two colonial style villas have been lovingly restored to surpass their original grandeur.

Whether you're spending time alone in our comfortable rooms or mixing with fellow travellers in our elegant lounge's, spacious garden or on our picturesque verandahs, you'll enjoy style, serenity and space in the heart of the city.

Verandahs is a family business, owned by three Kiwi brothers and their families. They have all travelled extensively and each brings unique skills and experiences to the partnership to ensure its success.

All Verandahs staff are friendly and approachable and at your service to ensure you enjoy all aspects of your stay.

We can provide the low-down on the city's attractions and surroundings, helping you get the most out of your stay in Auckland.  

The backpackers is managed by Campbell, one of the brothers, and Vicky, the wife of eldest brother Scott.

Hours of work

9am to 12pm, 2pm to 7pm


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

Departing 24 hours a day

Every 10 minutes weekdays (7am-7pm)

Every 15 minutes weekends (6am-7pm)

Catch the Airport Bus that goes via Dominion Road. Get off at the Bus Stop 1D at 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 $36 for one person or $44 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

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