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 photographers 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


  • Easter Weekend Mini Festival (Apr 18th - Apr 21st) 4 Days of Entertainment, Easter Fun 4 Kids, Workshops, Laughter Yoga Training, Healthy Food, Yoga, Dancing & Eco Market Stalls! Online Tickets: $105/$85/$65/$55 Welcome to a dynamic mini festival where we ...
  • Traditional Greek Easter celebrations with Sounds of Greece (Apr 18th - Apr 19th) Manolis and Maria of Al Camino, Whitianga, warmly invite you to join them for a wonderful, traditional Greek Easter special menu for two evenings over Easter weekend, 2014 - featuring a 100% Greek menu, including ...
  • Colville Village Festival of Arts (Apr 18th - Apr 27th) Colville Village Festival of Arts in conjuction with The Coromandel ArtsTour is a community oriented event run by CSSC (Colville Social Service Collective). This year we are extending the event from 3 days to 10 days ...
  • Coromandel Artstour 2014 (Apr 19th - Apr 19th) The Coromandel Artstour - Open Studios, Coromandel Town Two weekends of art - April 19/20/21, and April 26/27 The Coromandel Artstour is a self guided open studio event that takes you to the creative spaces of ...
  • Thames Market (Jan 5th - Jul 5th 2014) Every Saturday, market-goers will find fruit and veggies, seedlings and plants, flowers, preserves, artisan breads, international delicatessen, cheeses, cakes and cookies, all sorts of bacon and salamis, soaps, ...
  • Firemen's Market (Apr 19th - Apr 19th) This is an annual Easter event taking place at the Tairua Fire Station to raise funds for our volunteer fire brigade, not to be missed. This year the focus is on fire safety. See the Kitchen Fire Demonstrator showing the ...

YHA offers a range of accommodation to suit groups of all types. Find out how YHA can help your group with their accommodation, transport and activity needs.

Each hostel offers a range of accommodation options for your group. Please email our Customer Services team or phone freephone (within NZ) 0800 278 299.