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Hostel Directory
I've compiled a list of New Zealand hostels to help you decide where to stay during your travels. I'm not attempting to have the most massive list of hostels on the web, just to provide a good selection of hostels in popular destinations with reviews from fellow travellers. As I get time I'll add more cities and hostels, so don't despair if a place you like isn't listed - it will be eventually!

Word of mouth is probably the most reliable advice you'll get on where to stay and where to avoid, so click an area on the right and find somewhere worthy of laying your head down for a night or seven!

Booking Hostels Online

Many hostels on my lists have the option to book a bed online. To do this you'll need a creditcard and it's a relaxing option to frantically calling from place to place in search of beds. Keep in mind that hostels have to set aside a certain number of beds for online customers, so if you phone and they're full, there's a chance you might land a bed online, and vice versa. It's all secure and really straight forward, so save yourself some time and book online!

Hostel Memberships
New Zealand hostels are of a high quality and I have yet to find one that's not affiliated with either BBH, VIP, YHA or Nomads. What does all this mean? more

Hostel Reviews
I encourage anyone who's stayed in any hostel in New Zealand hostel to write in to let fellow travellers know what it was like. I'm a huge believer in word of mouth as the best way to find jewels and avoid perils while travelling, and the internet is a great way to spread your knowledge around the world! Please submit a review here and I'll post it to my site a few days later. Thanks!

North Island

Auckland Region




Bay of Plenty

Taupo Region

East Cape

Hawkes Bay


Wellington Region

South Island


Nelson Region

West Coast



Southland - Australia - Canada - Europe - New Zealand - - 2005 Kirsty Henderson