YHA Coromandel


YHA Coromandel is set in parklike grounds of an historic villa right in the heart of Coromandel town, on the Coromandel peninsula. From our spacious grounds you can take in the gorgeous views of the Coromandel Harbour and the magnificent sunrises and sunsets. A photographer's dream.

YHA Coromandel backpacker hostel is only 200 metres to the main street of town and many fine restaurants, bars and cafes.

The immaculately clean hostel includes a fully equipped kitchen, and sun drenched lounge with panoramic views of Coromandel Harbour. Enjoy our beautiful grounds and BBQ area. 

Tony & Linda offer all backpackers/guests a very warm and friendly welcome and comfortable stay, they are well informed and are always willing to offer information or advise on local activities, they will also be pleased to help you with your future travel plans around Coromandel Peninsula and throughout New Zealand.


“Large, leafy grounds with BBQ area, located just 200m from the town centre and near the harbour…” –The Rough Guide to New Zealand

By Bus/Shuttle

From Thames, The Intercity, Turley Murphy Bus and Magic Bus services will drop you at gate. Connections from other areas eg, Auckland, Tauranga & Rotorua drop you at Thames for the connection.

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  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Storage
  • Internet Access
  • Library Exchange
  • Locker Storage
  • Luggage Storage
  • Mastercard
  • Parking
  • TV Room
  • VISA
  • Taking a scenic Driving Creek Railways & Potteries train ride from Coromandel town.
  • Enjoying one of the many walks near Coromandel.
  • Kayaking and fishing on Coromandel Harbour
  • Watching the harbour and the world go by from a local café


  • (Apr 24th - Jan 2nd 2016) Thames Market offers a wide variety of stalls selling fruit, vegetables, plants, specialty foods such as artisan cheeses, Bavarian pretzels, samosas, artisan breads, all sorts of art, craft and collectibles, second hand ... Grahamstown
  • (Aug 1st - Aug 1st) Meditation – inner lessons for outer peace, simple teachings on the remembering of love, happiness, clarity of mind, simplicity and calm. Real peace is an inner achievement, and real happiness a spiritual blossoming ... Thames War Memorial Civic Centre
  • (Aug 1st - Aug 1st) Imperial Hotel
  • (Aug 1st - Aug 1st) The Sri Chinmoy Meditation Centre, is offering a Free Meditation Workshop, to all citizens residing in and around the Thames Coromandel district. This Work Shop will be held on Saturday 1st August 10am sharp until ... Thames War Memorial Civic Centre
  • (Aug 12th - Aug 19th) ‘I Choose Living’ Cancer Retreat We work with people devastated by the cancer diagnosis and help them get inner peace necessary for self-healing. The goal of the I Choose Life Retreat is to provide participants ... Mana Retreat Centre
  • (Aug 21st - Aug 23rd) Join Rita Celeste Leon for a life changing yoga and meditation workshop in one of the most sought out travel destinations in the world, Coromandel, New Zealand. Contact her directly by her emailing ... Mana Retreat Centre