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94 Brownston Street , 9305 Wanaka, New Zealand – Excellent location – show map
Excellent location – rated 9.5/10! (score from 709 reviews)
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Featuring stunning views out to Lake Wanaka and the mountains, YHA Wanaka offers relaxed and welcoming hostel accommodations. It features an open-plan living/dining area with a log fire to relax and enjoy the views.
The property's communal facilities include several communal areas to relax in, plus a billiards table, reading area, balcony, and movie room.
Guests can choose to stay in lively dormitory rooms or in the comfort of their own private rooms. The private rooms feature private bathrooms.
The staff at the tour desk can help with making the most out of your time in Wanaka and can offer a free travel and activity booking service. Guest laundry facilities are available.
Wanaka YHA is a 5-minute drive from Puzzling World and a 40-minute drive from Mount Aspiring Ski Fields.
This is our guests' favorite part of Wanaka, according to independent reviews.
Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.5 for a two-person trip.
Most popular amenities
- How much does it cost to rent a lock?We do not rent locks but they can be purchased from the front desk during reception opening hours.Answered on October 24, 2019
- Is it quiet at night?We aim to provide a quiet environment for our guests so that they can sleep well and have plenty of energy to explore the beautiful Wanaka outdoors.Answered on November 30, 2019
- Do you have ski storage?Yes we have storage for ski/snowboard gear in our drying roomAnswered on July 5, 2020
- We would just like to clarify whether or not we can bring a guide dog - fully trained and socialised. ThanksKia Ora! Yes, certified guide dogs are welcome to stay at YHA Wanaka. Please let us know if you have any further questions and we'd be happy to help.Answered on October 27, 2021
- Is checking in available after check-in time ? Like midnightKia Ora, Thanks so much for your interest in staying at YHA Wanaka! We have a late arrival procedure and guests are welcome to check in after the offi..Answered on September 14, 2021
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2:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in
7:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.
Children & Beds
Children of all ages are welcome.
Children 2 and above are considered adults at this property.
To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.
Crib and extra bed policies
The number of cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.
There are no extra beds available at this property.
All cribs are subject to availability.
The minimum age for check-in is 18
Pets are not allowed.
When booking more than 3 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.
YHA Wanaka accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.
The fine print
Please note for bookings of 10 or more guests, different policies and procedures may apply. For further information, please contact the property in advance, using the contact details found on the booking confirmation.
Please note due to limited availability at the time of booking, multi-share accommodations for two or more guests may be provided in separate rooms.
Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.
Please inform YHA Wanaka of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.
FAQs about YHA Wanaka
From the nearest airport, you can get to YHA Wanaka by:
- Car 1h
YHA Wanaka offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):
- Pool table
- Game room
- Golf course (within 2 miles)
Check-in at YHA Wanaka is from 2:30 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.
YHA Wanaka is 500 feet from the center of Wanaka.
The prices at YHA Wanaka may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.