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


  • Almost Bollywood: The Director's Cut, Dinner & Show (Oct 31st - Nov 1st) The Open Book Theatre Company presents: 'Almost Bollywood: The Director's Cut' featuring items from Cabaret:the Musical as you have never seen them before. The setting is 'Rani's Nightclub' in downtown Mumbai, with Rani ...
  • Thames Market (Nov 1st - Jul 4th 2015) 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, ...
  • Rising Can Festival (Nov 8th - Nov 8th) A celebration of the rise of canned craft beer in New Zealand. Great canned beer from Baylands Brewery, Garage Project, Sawmill Brewery, Three Boys and Hot Water Brewing Co. Delicious food from a range of different ...
  • The NZ Guitar Quartet (Nov 8th - Nov 8th) The New Zealand Guitar Quartet – AOTNZ tour November 2014 As soloists in their own right, NZGQ members Jane Curry, Owen Moriarty, Tim Watanabe and Christopher Hill have garnered acclaim on concert stages around the ...
  • Fuel for Inspiration Weekend Retreat (Nov 8th - Nov 9th) Indulge in a truly inspiring retreat like no other, where you will find: Connection and Creativity: re-establish a sense of excitement and enthusiasm for the future as you connect with your creativity and meet ...
  • Waihi Goldmine Country Music Club (Apr 13th - Dec 14th) Every 2nd Sunday of each month (sorry no May clubday) Starting 12noon to 4pm Guest artist performs Afternoon tea supplied All welcome to come along & sing! Contact: (07)863-8994 or email: waihigmcmc@yahoo.co.nz

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.