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Bed in 4-Bed Mixed Dormitory Room
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1 Twin Bunk Bed
Room sleeps 1 guest
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Bed in 8-Bed Mixed Dormitory Room
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4.5-star eco-friendly hostel near Aoraki / Mount Cook

Popular property highlights

Free self parking
Free WiFi
Laundry facilities
Grocery/convenience store
Multilingual staff


Situated in a national park, this eco-friendly hostel is 0.5 mi (0.8 km) from Aoraki / Mount Cook Visitor Center and 1.5 mi (2.4 km) from Aoraki / Mount Cook. Kea Point Walk is 1.5 mi (2.4 km) away.

Property Features

A sauna, laundry facilities, and a library are available at this hostel. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, tour/ticket assistance, multilingual staff, and a convenience store are onsite.

Room Amenities

All rooms are shared and offer free WiFi and showers. Living rooms, dining areas, and phones are among the other amenities available to guests. Bathrooms are shared.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

  • Barbecue grill(s)
  • Library
  • Picnic area
  • Luggage storage
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Grocery/convenience store
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Year Built - 1982
  • Total number of rooms - 16
  • Television in common areas
  • Free self parking
  • Number of floors - 2
  • Free WiFi
  • Sauna
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Garden
  • Multilingual staff

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Separate living room
  • Free WiFi
  • Grocery/convenience store
  • Laundry facilities
  • Separate dining area


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • German


Free self parking

Room Amenities

YHA Aoraki Mt Cook - Backpacker offers 16 shared accommodations with air conditioning and blackout drapes/curtains. Accommodations offer separate living rooms. This Mount Cook hostel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Guests have access to shared bathrooms. Bathrooms include showers.

  • Air conditioning
  • Separate living room
  • Separate dining area
  • Free WiFi
  • Shared bathroom
  • Separate sitting area
  • Shared accommodations
  • Shower only
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Phone

Where to Eat

Breakfast is available for a surcharge and served each morning between 8:00 AM and 10:00 AM.

Nearby Things to Do

  • Snowboarding nearby
  • Boat tours nearby
  • Rock climbing nearby
  • Bicycle rentals on site
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Snowshoeing nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Downhill skiing nearby
  • Cross-country skiing nearby


  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 1:30 PM

Check-in time ends at 7:30 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18


Check-out time is 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.


  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

Noise-free rooms not guaranteed

No rollaway/extra beds available


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between NZD 6.50 and NZD 8.00 for adults, NZD 6.50 and NZD 8.00 for children (approximately)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Names

  • YHA Mt Cook Hostel
  • YHA Cook Hostel
  • YHA Mt Cook
  • YHA Cook
  • YHA Aoraki Mt Cook Hostel
  • YHA Aoraki Cook Hostel
  • YHA Aoraki Cook
  • Yha Mt. Cook Hotel Village
  • YHA Aoraki Mt Cook New Zealand/Mt. Village
  • YHA Mount Cook
  • YHA Aoraki Mt Cook Backpacker Hostel Mount Cook
  • YHA Aoraki Mt Cook Backpacker Hostel
  • YHA Aoraki Mt Cook Backpacker Mount Cook
  • YHA Aoraki Mt Cook Backpacker
  • YHA Aoraki Mt Cook

Awards & Affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in Qualmark, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.

National Rating

Qualmark® assigns an official star rating for accommodations in New Zealand. This Backpacker property is rated 4 star plus and is displayed on this page as 4.5 stars.

Official New Zealand Rating provided by Qualmark®

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