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On the edge of the Fiordland National Park, YHA Te Anau is the perfect location to access some of the world famous New Zealand tramps. This Qualmark 4+ star Gold rated hostel will impress you with its homely atmosphere and cosy accommodation just a block from the shores of Lake Te Anau. Facilities include warm common areas, fully-equipped kitchen, outdoor patio, herb garden, BBQ, 2GB free WiFi per day, TV room, free movies, laundry, and more. Our lounge has a fireplace and offers plenty of couch space to sink into with a book or while watching one of our free movies. Relax and enjoy the excellent amenities after a hard day exploring the natural splendour of Te Anau!
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Free Parking
Wheelchair Access
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Family Rooms
Accessible rooms
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I stayed in the Hostel for two nights and it was good. The stuff is friendly and help you out as far as possible. The Hostel was clean. There have been many parking spots, so it’s also easy when your arrive by car. The only...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank Magdalena P
Response from YHANewZealand, Manager at YHA Te AnauResponded 2 days ago

Thank you Magdalena for the kind review, I'm so glad our staff could help you with your stay, it's actually one of the most rewarding parts of the job to be able to help our guests. Kind Regards, Steff Ineson, Assistant Manager

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here for 2 nights and had a wonderful time. The hostel is well located and there’s free parking. Rooms and communal areas are spotlessly clean and spacious, tip- room 24 is lovely! The staff are helpful and friendly, especially Steph!

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Lawyer_M
Response from YHANewZealand, Manager at YHA Te AnauResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi there, I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay, thanks for highlighting the cleanliness of our hostel and I'm really happy to have helped :) Kind Regards, Steff Ineson, Assistant Manager

Reviewed November 2, 2018 via mobile

My first hostel experience and it was great! Booked the private double en-suite room. Room is spacious enough for two and it has a kettle with a couple of tea bags + 2 cups and stirrers. There’s a heater in the room, good for winter...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank wendys_hy279
Response from YHANewZealand, Manager at YHA Te AnauResponded November 6, 2018

Hi Wendy, Thanks for the review, we're rapt to hear we were your first hostel and you enjoyed your stay! YHA has a great standard for all the Hostels so you know you will get top service when you stay, Kind Regards, Steff Ineson, Assistant...More

Reviewed September 19, 2018 via mobile

Clean, spacious hostel with great amenities. Currently staying in a 3-bed room and decent amount of space. No lockers in the room but there are lockers available to hire in the hostel. You can hire towels as well. Pretty central to town and the activity...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank LeighK82
Response from YHANewZealand, Manager at YHA Te AnauResponded September 22, 2018

Hi Leigh, Thanks for the lovely review, I'm glad you found the location handy, people love how close to town we are :) Kind Regards, Steff Ineson, Assistant Manager

Reviewed May 13, 2018

I stayed at YHA throughout my travel around NZ. YHA Te Anau is the best one. The wifi was very fast. Luggage storage service was fine as well. The kitchen was clean. The room was well made. Only complain is that the number of plugs...More

Date of stay: April 2018
Thank minimize940314
Response from YHANewZealand, Manager at YHA Te AnauResponded May 15, 2018

Hi. Thank you for the brilliant review! That's great to hear we're your favorite :) Our free Wifi is perfect for guests wanting to send an email or connect with their families. We will take on board what you have said about the plugs, we...More

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"We stayed in 6 people shared rooms and they were good."
May 6, 2017
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"Our room on the north side ground floor was next to shared bathrooms. Pretty quiet overall."
Apr. 13, 2017
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Mar. 15, 2017
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"The bathroom on the ground floor offers a little more privacy."
Aug. 18, 2016
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US$28 - US$71 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
yha te anau hotel te anau
New ZealandSouth IslandSouthland RegionFiordland National ParkTe Anau
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