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


  • Thames Market (Jan 5th - Oct 4th 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, ...
  • Coromandel Peninsula Art & Craft Fair (Aug 23rd - Aug 23rd) A variety of stalls of quality goods made by the artisans of the Coromandel Peninsula. Following the success of the inaugural Coromandel Peninsula Art and Craft Fair in 2013 the Mercury Bay Art Escape Trust is ...
  • DJ Ash-s (Aug 23rd - Aug 23rd) DJ Ash uses the latest and most advanced DJ hardware in the market, Pioneer CDj 2000’s and DJM 2000, combined with a high quality and powerful PA system and lighting.Main genre of music played by DJ Ash is Electro ...
  • Journey Woman (Aug 28th - Aug 31st) A chance to experience the profoundly dynamic tools of The Journey pioneered by Brandon Bays, at this sacred woman's only retreat. Experience the Divine presence of the real you. At this 4 day retreat you will ...
  • Richard Gilewitz's Acoustic Adventures and Guitar Workshop (Aug 30th - Aug 30th) Hosted by Creative Mercury Bay, American fingerstyle guitarist and international touring artist Richard Gilewitz performs live, then wraps up this two-tier event with a guitar workshop following the concert. Featured in ...
  • The End Times, What In The World Is Happening? (Sep 2nd - Sep 2nd) Join Mike Bain (co founder Media Ministries) as he looks at the world situation and how it lines up with Bible Prophecy for an hour long discourse. Mike is a long time student of eschatology (study of end times) a ...

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.