The Top 20 Hostels In North Island NZ
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New Zealand’s North Island is an incredible place to visit and has an endless amount of natural beauty. From stunning beaches to mountains and volcanoes to scenic drives and so much more, you'll never have trouble finding something to do in North Island, there is literally an itinerary for everyone. 

Getting around New Zealand is a breeze, especially with a variety of transport options. There are also a lot of great accommodations available for every budget, but staying in hostels is a perfect way to save money while you are traveling or backpacking in New Zealand.

Every hostel offers a unique experience, however, there are a few hostels in particular that really stand out!  

To help you plan your trip, we've compiled a list of the best hostels on New Zealand's North Island. When you head to the south, don’t miss out on our list of the best hostels on South Island.

If you are a budget traveler and have an RV or a campervan, there are many freedom camping options available to you as well while exploring North Island. Check out our list of North Island's 22 best freedom camping sites


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    Haka Lodge Auckland – Best Overall Hostel in Auckland

    Haka Lodge Auckland is one of the best hostels on the North Island and is located in a section within the city that’s considered a huge cultural center, peppered with coffee shops and boutiques. Haka Lodge Auckland hostel has a modern, comfortable, and appealing look. During the day you'll be able to take one of their organized tours. They offer a wide range of air-conditioned accommodations, ranging from 20-bed mixed dormitory accommodations to private rooms, all with shared bathrooms.

    Check-in and Check-out

    Check-in is from 02:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM. 

    Smoking Policy

    Haka Lodge Auckland does not permit smoking in any of its rooms or indoor areas.

    Car Parking

    Haka lodge does not have any car parking spaces. For short-term parking of a few hours, you can park on the paid-parking spaces on the street, be sure to get a parking ticket from the parking machines. There is also a Wilson car park within walking distance of the hostel.

    Address: 373 Karangahape Road, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010, New Zealand

    Nearby popular attractions: Nearby attractions include Real Groovy Records (0.3 miles), Karangahape Road (K Road) (0.2 miles), and Eagle Bar (0.1 miles). 

    Contact: +64 9-379 4559

    Rating: 

    • Google Review: 4.4/5
    • Tripadvisor rating: 4.5/5
    • Booking.com: 8.5/10
    • Hostelworld rating: 9.9/10

    Amenities:

    • Free WiFi
    • 24-hour security
    • Non-smoking room
    • 24-hour check-in
    • Express check-in / check-out
    • Laundry service
    • Self-serve laundry


    Attic Backpackers- Best Hostel for Solo Travelers in Auckland       

    Attic Backpackers is an ideal hostel for solo travelers, it has a large rooftop terrace where you can socialize and hang out with other travelers. The hostel itself puts plenty of effort into creating an inviting, laid-back, and sociable environment, setting up a big, covered deck with a dining area. The hostel also has a travel desk to help you plan your circuit around New Zealand. They offer a wide range of air-conditioned accommodations, ranging from 14-bed mixed dormitory accommodations to private rooms, all with shared bathrooms.

    Check-in and Check-out 

    Check-in starts from 2 pm, and check-out is anytime until 10 am. They also offer the option of Early check-in (10 am) and late check-out (2 pm), subject to availability, for a small $5 charge.

    Smoking Policy

    With the exception of the designated smoking area on the terrace, open between 7 am and 10 pm, The Attic operates a no smoking policy in all areas, rooms, and dorms. 

    Car Parking

    The Attic Backpackers does not have its own car parking spaces. For Guests wishing to park for free, they recommend the free roadside parking out in the Ponsonby/Herne Bay suburb area, to the West of the CBD – this would be a 30-40 minute walk to the hostel via Victoria St West.

    Address: 31 Wellesley Street West, Auckland Central, Auckland 1010, New Zealand

    Nearby popular attractions: Nearby attractions include Escapade NZ (0.2 miles), Great Escape (0.1 miles), and Escape Masters (0.1 miles).

    Contact: +64 9-973 5887

    Rating:

    • Google Review: 4.4/5
    • Tripadvisor rating: 4.5/5
    • Booking.com: 8.4/10    
    • Hostelworld rating: 8.5/10

    Amenities:

    • 24hr free WiFi
    • Luggage storage
    • Fully equipped kitchen
    • TV lounge with Sky TV
    • A spacious open deck area
    • Common areas
    • Jobs board 
    • A tour desk


    Metro Adventurer Backpackers' - Best Cheap Hostel in Auckland

    Metro Adventurer Backpackers is a top-budget hostel in Auckland for backpackers who want to stay close to lively Queen St. Backpackers staying at this hostel are within a 10-minute walk to the nightlife, cafes, and restaurants of Viaduct Harbour. Metro Adventurer offers a wide range of air-conditioned accommodations, ranging from 8-bed  mixed dormitory accommodations to private rooms, all with shared bathrooms.

    Check-in and Check-out

    Check-in at Metro Adventurer Backpackers is from 5:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

    Smoking Policy 

    Metro Adventurer Backpackers operate a no smoking policy in all areas, rooms, and dorms. 

    Car Parking

    On-site parking and private parking are available to guests staying at Metro Adventurer Backpackers.

    Address: 51 Hobson Street, Auckland Central, Auckland 1010, New Zealand

    Nearby popular attractions: Nearby attractions include Escapade NZ (0.3 miles), Great Escape (0.3 miles), and SkyTower (0.07 miles).

    Contact: +64 800 112 128

    Rating: 

    • Google Review: 4/5
    • Tripadvisor rating: 3.5/5
    • Booking.com: 7.6/10
    • Hostelworld rating: 6.9/10

    Amenities:

    • Parking
    • Free WiFi
    • Non-smoking rooms
    • 24-hour front desk
    • Laundry


    Hekerua Lodge Backpackers - Best Party Hostel in Auckland

    Hekerua Lodge Backpackers is a social hostel where gorgeous Waiheke beaches are right at your fingertips. There are tons of sociable activities for you to do here, like pizza nights, yoga classes, quizzes, drinking games, and paddleboarding. Hekerua offers a wide range of air-conditioned accommodations, ranging from 6-bed  mixed dormitory accommodations to private rooms, all with shared bathrooms. 

    Check-in and Check-out

    Check-in at Hekerua Lodge Backpackers is from 12:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM. Reception hours are 9am-1pm and 4pm-8pm.

    If you arrive after reception has closed, let the hostel know, and a key will be left outside in an envelope with your name on it.

    Smoking Policy

    Hekerua Lodge Backpackers does permit smoking in some areas and is not 100% smoke-free.

    Car Parking

    For those who wish to drive their own cars, Hekerua Lodge Backpackers has a car park available for guests. Parking is free for guests. 

    Address: 11 Hekerua Road, Oneroa, Auckland 1081, New Zealand

    Nearby popular attractions: Nearby attractions include Waiheke Island (0.6 miles), Waiheke Wine Centre (0.7 miles), and Sacred Blessing Sanctuary Gardens (0.7 miles)                                                           

    Contact: +64 9-372 8990

    Rating: 

    • Google Review: 4.4/5
    • Tripadvisor Rating: 4./5
    • Booking.com: 8.3/10
    • Hostelworld rating: 8/10

    Amenities:

    • Free Wifi
    • Laundry Facilities
    • Pool
    • Pets Allowed


    Waiheke Backpackers Hostel - Overall Best Hostel in Waiheke

    Waiheke Backpackers Hostel has its very own paradise, located above Onetangi Beach with stunning sea views. Backpackers can wake up to the sound of the seagulls or tui and head down the hill for a walk or run along Onetangi Beach. This hostel offers a wide range of air-conditioned accommodations, ranging from 4-bed  mixed dormitory accommodations to private rooms, all with shared bathrooms.

    Check-in and Check-out

    Check-in at Waiheke Backpackers Hostel is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

    Smoking Policy

    Waiheke Backpackers Hostel does not permit smoking in any of its rooms or indoor areas.

    Car Parking

    Free parking is available to guests.

    Address: 421 Sea View Road, Onetangi, Waiheke Island 1081, New Zealand

    Nearby popular attractions: Nearby attractions include The Waiheke Honey House and Cafe (0.4 miles) and St Andrew's by the Sea (0.5 miles).                                                                    

    Contact: +64 9-372 7003

    Rating: 

    • Google Review: 4.5/5
    • Tripadvisor rating: 5/5
    • Booking.com: N/A
    • Hostelworld rating: 9.4/10

    Amenities:

    • Free WiFi
    • Beach
    • Non-smoking hotel
    • Self-serve laundry


    Piha Beachstay - Overall Best Hostel in Piha

    Piha Beachstay is nestled in Piha Valley’s forested hills, this laid-back homestay is a 3-minute walk from Kitekite Falls and 2 km from Piha Beach. This hostel offers all-day sunshine, a private location, and a friendly, easy-going atmosphere. They have a wide range of air-conditioned accommodations, ranging from 6-bed  mixed dormitory accommodations to private rooms, all with shared bathrooms.

    Check-in and Check-out

    Check-in at Piha Beachstay Accommodation is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

    Smoking Policy

    Piha Beachstay does not permit smoking in any of its rooms or indoor areas.

    Car Parking

    Free parking is available to guests.

    Address: 38 Glenesk Road, Auckland 0772, New Zealand

    Nearby popular attractions: Nearby attractions include Piha Beach (0.8 miles), Kitekite Falls (0.7 miles), and Bethells Beach (4.6 miles). 

    Contact: +64 9-812 8381

    Rating: 

    • Google Review: 4.8/5
    • Tripadvisor rating: 4.5/5
    • Booking.com: 9.1/10
    • Hostelworld rating: 9.8/10

    Amenities:

    • Free Wifi
    • Laundry Facilities
    • Airport transportation


    YHA Waitomo Juno Hall - Overall Best Hostel in Waitomo

    YHA Waitomo Juno Hall is nestled on a working farm in an idyllic piece of New Zealand countryside. With its natural timber construction and spacious common areas, this comfortable chalet-style building will have you feeling right at home. Enjoy their swimming pool, beautiful views of the countryside and native forest. YHA Waitomo Juno Hall is also conveniently located near Waitomo Caves. They offer a wide range of air-conditioned accommodations, ranging from 6-bed  mixed and female dormitory accommodations to private rooms, all with shared bathrooms.

    Check-in and Check-out

    Check-in is from 2:00 PM - 8:00 PM. Late check-in is available during limited hours. Check-out is at 10:00 AM.

    Smoking Policy 

    This hostel does not permit smoking in any of its rooms but allows smoking in designated areas.

    Car Parking

    Free parking is available to guests. 

    Address: 600 Waitomo Caves Road, Waitomo Caves 3985, New Zealand

    Nearby popular attractions: Nearby attractions include Caveworld (0.8 miles), Ruakuri Walk (2.3 miles), and Ruakuri Cave (0.2 miles).

    Contact: +64 7-878 7649

    Rating: 

    • Google Review: 4.7/5
    • Tripadvisor rating: 4/5
    • Booking.com: 9/10
    • Hostelworld rating: 8.7/10

    Amenities:

    • Free WiFi
    • Laundry facilities
    • Swimming pool 
    • Picnic area


    Ariki Backpackers - Overall Best Hostel in Taranaki

    Ariki Backpackers is a fun, friendly laid-back hostel in the heart of New Plymouth. A complete list of recreational facilities is available at the hostel, but some notable ones include a golf course (within 3 km), garden, water sports (non-motorized), and karaoke. They offer a wide range of air-conditioned accommodations, ranging from 6-bed mixed and female dormitory accommodations to family rooms, all with shared bathrooms.

    Check-in and Check-out

    Check-in at Ariki Backpackers is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

    Smoking Policy

    Ariki Backpackers does permit smoking in some areas and is not 100% smoke-free.

    Car Parking

    Ariki Backpackers doesn't offer to park. But, paid public parking nearby is available to guests.

    Address: 25 Ariki Street, New Plymouth 4312, New Zealand

    Nearby popular attractions: Nearby attractions include Pukekura Park (0.2 miles), New Plymouth Coastal Walkway (0.2 miles), and Puke Ariki (0.06 miles).

    Contact: +64 6-769 5020

    Rating: 

    • Google Review: 4/5
    • Tripadvisor rating: 4/5
    • Booking.com: 8.2/10
    • Hostelworld rating: 8.1/10

    Amenities:

    • Free Wifi
    • Laundry Facilities
    • Bicycle Rental
    • Golf Course
    • Airport Transportation


    Braemar House B&B and YHA Hostel - Overall Best Hostel in Whanganui

    Braemar House B&B and YHA Hostel is a restored historic homestead that was built in 1880, making it one of the oldest houses in Wanganui. Located on the banks of the Whanganui River, the on-site owners and operators of this hostel, Alice and Calvyn, moved from South Africa to Whanganui in 1998 and now call New Zealand home. They’re very welcoming and have traveled extensively through the country so they’re a great source of information for your travel plans. They offer a wide range of air-conditioned accommodations, ranging from 6-bed dormitory accommodations to family rooms, all with shared bathrooms.

    Check-in and Check-out

    Check-in is from 01:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

    Smoking Policy 

    This hostel does not permit smoking in any of its rooms or indoor areas.

    Car Parking

    Free parking is available to guests.

    Address: 2 Plymouth Street, Whanganui 4500, New Zealand

    Nearby popular attractions: Nearby attractions include Quartz Museum of Studio Ceramics (0.6 miles), Kowhai Park (0.2 miles), and New Zealand Glassworks (0.7 miles).

    Contact: +64 6-348 2301

    Rating: 

    • Google Review: 4.6/5
    • Tripadvisor rating: 4.5/5
    • Booking.com: 8.9/10
    • Hostelworld rating: 9.2/10

    Amenities:

    • Free Wifi
    • Laundry Facilities
    • Breakfast available
    • Bicycle rental


    The Marion - Best Overall Hostel in Wellington

    The Marion Hostel is brand new and right in the center of Wellington. It’s clean with top-notch facilities while also being close to all the fun stuff going on in the city. This Hostel is furnished well with a very stylish interior, it's a relaxing and clean environment. Backpackers can also enjoy the view of Cuba Street from the rooftop terrace, or swap stories with new friends over a coffee. The Marion offers a wide range of air-conditioned accommodations, ranging from 10-bed mixed dormitory accommodations to family rooms, all with shared bathrooms.

    Check-in and Check-out

    Check-in at The Marion Hostel is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

    Smoking Policy

    The Marion Hostel offers a designated smoking area.

    Car Parking

    Paid public parking nearby and street parking are available to guests. 

    Address: 13 Marion Street, Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand

    Nearby popular attractions: Nearby attractions include Hawthorn Lounge (0.2 miles), The Library (0.2 miles), and Cuba Street (0.3 miles).

    Contact: +64 27 284 3887

    Rating: 

    • Google Review: 4.9/5
    • Tripadvisor rating: 4.5/5
    • Booking.com: 9.3/10
    • Hostelworld rating: 9.7 /10 

    Amenities:

    • Free Wifi
    • Laundry Facilities


    Trek Global - Best Hostel for Solo Travelers in Wellington

    Trek Global Hostel is an ideal hostel for solo travelers. Backpackers can meet and hang out with other travelers while attending free events hosted by the hostel itself. Travelers often have a blast here especially during the waning days of summer while indulging in some BBQ, drinks, and music for the hostel’s Farewell Summer BBQ event. Trek Global offers a wide range of air-conditioned accommodations, ranging from 6-bed dormitory accommodations to private rooms, all with shared bathrooms.

    Check-in and Check-out

    Check-in starts from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

    Smoking Policy

    Trek Global offers a designated smoking area.

    Car Parking

    Paid private parking on-site and secured parking are available to guests. 

    Address: 9 Oreily Avenue, Te Aro, Wellington 6141, New Zealand

    Nearby popular attractions: Nearby attractions include Wellington Cable Car (0.3 miles), City to Sea Bridge (0.2 miles), and Frank Kitts Park (0.2 miles).

    Contact: +64 4-471 3480

    Rating: 

    • Google Review: 3.9/5
    • Tripadvisor rating: 3.5/5
    • Booking.com: 8/10
    • Hostelworld rating: 8.7/10

    Amenities:

    • Free WiFi 
    • Laundry service 
    • Complimentary instant coffee
    • Bicycle rental


    Nomads Capital Backpackers -  Best Party Hostel in Wellington

    If you are the kind of backpacker who loves to party, then Nomad Capital Backpacker is an ideal choice for you. This hostel offers free breakfast, free tea, free coffee, free DINNER even, and on top of that,  it has an awesome onsite bar, offering heaps of fantastic food and drink deals every day, as well as nightly activities. This Hostel also has an onsite travel agency, which provides information on tours and activities in the Wellington area, and broader New Zealand. They offer a wide range of air-conditioned accommodations, ranging from 6-bed dormitory accommodations to private rooms, all with shared bathrooms.

    Check-in and Check-out

    Check-in at Nomads Capital Backpackers - Wellington is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

    Smoking Policy

    Nomads Capital Backpackers - Wellington does not permit smoking in any of its rooms but allows smoking in designated areas.

    Car Parking

    Street parking is available to guests staying at Nomads Capital Backpackers - Wellington

    Address: 118/120 Wakefield Street, Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand

    Nearby popular attractions: Nearby attractions include the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa (0.3 miles), Wellington Museum (0.3 miles), and City to Sea Bridge (0.2 miles).

    Contact: +64 4-978 7800

    Rating: 

    • Google Review: 3.7/5
    • Tripadvisor rating: 3.5/5
    • Booking.com: 7.6/10
    • Hostelworld rating: 7.7/10

    Amenities:

    • Free WiFi
    • Laundry service 
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Bicycle rental
    • Taxi service


    YHA Wellington - Best Cheap Hostel in Wellington

    YHA Wellington Hostel is an ideal hostel for backpackers with a tight budget, this hostel has very affordable rates while also offering great accommodations. They also have a cool espresso bar on site, open each morning for breakfast and coffees. YHA Wellington offers a wide range of air-conditioned accommodations, ranging from 6-bed dormitory accommodations to private rooms, all with shared bathrooms.

    Check-in and Check-out

    Check-in is from 02:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

    Smoking Policy

    YHA Wellington does not permit smoking in any of its rooms but allows smoking in designated areas.

    Car Parking

    YHA Wellington doesn't offer to park.

    Address: 292 Wakefield Street, Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand

    Nearby popular attractions: Nearby attractions include the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa (0.2 miles), Hawthorn Lounge (0.2 miles), and The Library (0.2 miles).

    Contact: +64 4-801 7280

    Rating: 

    • Google Review: 4.5/5
    • Tripadvisor Rating: 4/5
    • Booking.com: 8.7/10
    • Hostelworld rating: 9.2/10

    Amenities:

    • Free WiFi
    • Laundry service 
    • Bicycle rental 
    • Coffee shop


    YHA National Park Backpackers & Climbing Wall - Best Overall in Tongariro National Park

    YHA National Park is a popular budget hostel located right on the doorstep of Tongariro National Park, with magnificent views of Ruapehu, Tongariro, and Ngauruhoe. Backpackers visiting this hostel will be able to enjoy activities in and around the national park, like hiking, skiing, and cycling. This hostel offers a wide range of air-conditioned accommodations, ranging from 6-bed mixed dormitory accommodations to private rooms, all with shared bathrooms.

    Check-in and Check-out

    Check-in is from 02:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

    Smoking Policy 

    YHA National Park does not permit smoking in any of its rooms or indoor areas.

    Car Parking

    Free onsite parking is available for guests. 

    Address: 4 Findlay Street, National Park 3989, New Zealand

    Nearby popular attractions: Nearby attractions include Mt Ruapehu (0.3 miles), Tongariro Crossing Shuttles (0.3 miles), and Schnapps Mini Golf (0.5 miles).

    Contact: +64 7-892 2870 

    Rating: 

    • Google Review: 4.1/5
    • Tripadvisor rating: 3.5/5
    • Booking.com: 7.9/10
    • Hostelworld rating: 8.6/10 

    Amenities:

    • Bar/Lounge
    • Laundry service
    • Self-serve laundry 
    • Baggage storage 
    • Billiards
    • BBQ facilities


    Haka Lodge Taupo - Best Overall Hostel in Taupo

    Haka Lodge Taupo is an up-market backpacker's hostel in central Taupo with epic views of Lake Taupo. This hostel welcomes travelers from all over the world and has a large comfortable lounge, sunny outdoor barbecue area, and modern kitchen area for you to socialize in. Haka Lodge offers a wide range of air-conditioned accommodations, ranging from 9- bed mixed dormitory accommodations to private rooms, all with shared bathrooms. 

    Check-in and Check-out

    Check-in at Haka Lodge Taupo is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

    Smoking Policy 

    Haka Lodge Taupo does permit smoking in some areas and is not 100% smoke-free.

    Car Parking

    For those who wish to drive their own cars, Haka Lodge Taupo has a car park right on-site for maximum convenience. Parking is free for guests. Self-parking is conveniently available at the hostel.

    Address: 56 Kaimanawa Street, Taupō 3330, New Zealand

    Nearby popular attractions: Nearby attractions include Lake Taupo (0.4 miles) and Taupo Museum (0.4 miles).

    Contact: +64 7-377 0068

    Rating: 

    • Google Review: 4.4/5
    • Tripadvisor rating: 4.5/5
    • Booking.com: 8.5/10
    • Hostelworld rating: 8.7/10

    Amenities:

    • Free WiFi
    • Laundry service
    • Bicycle rental 
    • Hot tub
    • Housekeeping


    YHA Taupo- Finlay Jack's Backpackers - Best Overall Hostel in Taupo

    Finlay Jack’s Backpackers is a modern hostel for young travelers and it offers POD beds for privacy. Backpackers can do all sorts of fun activities while staying here, such as hiking the famous Tongariro crossing, trout fishing, skydiving, jet boating, white water rafting, mountain biking, and sailing on the Great Lake with the hostel's yacht 'Fearless'. Finlay Jack’s offers a wide range of air-conditioned accommodations, ranging from 8- bed mixed dormitory accommodations, including private rooms, all with shared bathrooms.

    Check-in and Check-out

    Check-in at YHA Taupo Finlay Jack's Backpackers is from 1:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

    Smoking Policy 

    This hostel does not permit smoking in any of its rooms or indoor areas.

    Car Parking

    Free parking, secured parking, and street parking are available to guests.

    Address: 20 Taniwha Street, Taupō 3330, New Zealand

    Nearby popular attractions: Nearby attractions include Taupo Market (0.3 miles), CraftyTROUT Shoppe (0.2 miles), and Starlight Cinema Centre (0.2 miles).

    Contact: +64 7-378 9292

    Rating: 

    • Google Review: 4.5/5
    • Tripadvisor rating: 4.5/5
    • Booking.com: 8.6/10
    • Hostelworld rating: 8.9/10

    Amenities:

    • Free WiFi
    • Laundry service


    YHA Rotorua - Best Overall Hostel in Rotorua

    YHA Rotorua is a modern, purpose-built backpacker hostel located conveniently so that you can have a complete Rotorua experience. This hostel offers a huge range of sightseeing attractions and activities to suit every taste and budget. They also offer a wide range of air-conditioned accommodations, ranging from 6- bed mixed dormitory accommodations to private rooms, all with shared bathrooms.

    Check-in and Check-out

    Check-in at YHA Rotorua is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

    Smoking Policy 

    YHA Rotorua does not permit smoking in any of its rooms but allows smoking in designated areas.

    Car Parking

    Free parking is available to guests.

    Address: 1278 Haupapa Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand

    Nearby popular attractions: Nearby attractions include Rotofobia (0.1 miles), Fancy Meow Cat Cafe (0.1 miles), and Eat Street (0.3 miles).                                                                       

    Contact: +64 7-349 4088

    Rating:

    • Google Review: 4.2/5
    • Tripadvisor rating: 4/5
    • Booking.com: 8.4/10
    • Hostelworld rating: 8.9/10

    Amenities:

    • Breakfast available 
    • Free WiFi 
    • Laundry service
    • Bicycle rental 


    Rotorua Central Backpackers - Best Budget Hostel in Rotorua

    Rotorua Central Backpackers hostel is an ideal hostel for tired travelers after a long day of hiking and exploring. This hostel offers excellent innerspring beds for the most comfortable sleep. They also offer a wide range of air-conditioned accommodations, ranging from 6- bed mixed and female dormitory accommodations to private rooms, all with shared bathrooms.

    Check-in and Check-out

    Check-in at Rotorua Central Backpackers is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

    Smoking Policy

    Rotorua Central Backpackers does not permit smoking in any of its rooms.

    Car Parking

    Free parking is available to guests.

    Address: 1076 Pukuatua Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand

    Nearby popular attractions: Nearby attractions include Fancy Meow Cat Cafe (0.3 miles), Tamaki Māori Village (0.07 miles), and Eat Street (0.3 miles).

    Contact: +64 7-349 3285

    Rating: 

    • Google Review: 4.4/5
    • Tripadvisor rating: 4.5/5
    • Booking.com: 8.8/10
    • Hostelworld rating: 7.1/10

    Amenities:

    • Free WiFi 
    • Laundry service 
    • Hot tub


    Tatahi Backpackers - Best Overall Hostel in Hahei

    Tatahi Backpackers boasts a cozy hideaway-like atmosphere and features a natural timber interior with high cathedral ceilings and an open floor plan to create a real sense of space. This hostel offers a wide range of air-conditioned accommodations, ranging from 6- bed mixed dormitory accommodations to private rooms, all with shared bathrooms.

    Check-in and Check-out

    Check-in at Tatahi Backpackers is from 1:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

    Smoking Policy

    Tatahi Backpackers does not permit smoking in any of its rooms.

    Car Parking

    Free parking is available to guests.

    Address: 9 Grange Road, Hot Water Beach 3591, New Zealand

    Nearby popular attractions: Nearby attractions include Hahei Beach Walk (0.3 miles), Cathedral Cove Walk (0.5 miles), and Shakespeare Cliff Scenic and Historic Reserve (4.0 miles).                                                                     

    Contact: +64 7-866 3992

    Rating:

    • Google Review: 4.7/5
    • Tripadvisor rating: 4.5/5
    • Booking.com: 9.1/10
    • Hostelworld rating: N/A

    Amenities:

    • Free WiFi
    • Laundry service
    • Housekeeping
    • BBQ facilities


    Anchor Lodge Backpackers - Best Overall Hostel in Coromandel

    Anchor Lodge is located among the beautiful native bush, overlooking Coromandel Harbour, and situated 500 meters from the town center. They have their own historic gold mine that can be explored, complete with glow worms. This hostel offers a wide range of air-conditioned accommodations, ranging from 9- bed mixed dormitory accommodations to private rooms, all with shared bathrooms.

    Check-in and Check-out

    Check-in at Anchor Lodge Motel is from 12:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

    Smoking Policy

    Anchor Lodge Resort does permit smoking in some areas and is not 100% smoke-free.

    Car Parking

    Parking is free for guests.

    Address: 448 Wharf Road, 3506 Coromandel Town, New Zealand

    Nearby popular attractions: Nearby attractions include The Coromandel Smoking Co. (0.3 miles), Kauri Block Track (0.05 miles), and Coromandel School of Mines & Historic Museum (0.7 miles).                                                               

    Contact: +6478667992

    Rating:

    • Google Review: 4.4/5
    • Tripadvisor rating: 4/5
    • Booking.com: 8.3/10
    • Hostelworld rating: 7.4/10

    Amenities:

    • Free WiFi
    • Laundry service
    • Bicycle rental
    • Swimming pool 
    • Spa
    • BBQ facilities


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