YHA Hamilton

Description

YHA Hamilton is centrally located in the vibrant city centre. Whether it’s for the nightlife or just a stroll along New Zealand’s longest river the Waikato, come stay with us. With a range of private and multi-share rooms all with ensuite as well as motel-style self contained units with air conditioning, you will be spoilt for choice. Sky TV and free to air channels are available in nearly all our rooms as well as the common room.

Everything is at your door step at YHA Hamilton, a supermarket across the road, on the bus route and an easy level walk to a huge choice of restaurants and bars.

YHA Hamilton offers a great range of affordable accommodation right in the heart of the city. Our central Waikato location is a perfect base to explore the surrounding area.

Quote

"I was greeted by a super friendly guy at the reception who was more than happy to show me around the hostel, once inside the room I was surprised at the creature comforts that I assumed a hostel would not have." -Guest review for TripAdvisor.com 2012

Car
If arriving by car we are located at the city end of Ulster St which is the main road into Hamilton from the North.
From the South if you locate the main CBD street which is Victoria, then Ulster is a continuation of Victoria Street.
 
Bus/Shuttle
Bus depot is a 10 minute walk. Public transport bus stop across the road.
 
Plane
  20km From Hamilton airport.
 

Get directions on Google

  • BBQ
  • Disabled Facilities
  • EFTPOS
  • Internet Access
  • Library Exchange
  • Luggage Storage
  • Mastercard
  • Parking
  • TV Room
  • VISA
  • River cruise or walk the river
  • Hot air ballooning
  • Visit Hamilton Zoo, home to over 600 New Zealand and exotic animals
  • Experience the popular club and bar scene
  • An easy drive to Waitomo Caves and black water rafting
  • Visit the West coast, world famous Raglan with its famous surf beach, Kawhia harbour or Hobbit town from Lord of the Rings

Events

  • Raglan Musicians Club - Open Mic Night (Jan 30th - Nov 27th)
  • Trigger Fish (Apr 24th - Apr 24th) Trigger Fish are Kura Happ (vocals/guitar) and Mo Newport (drums/percussion) and bring their unique style of reggae, soul, rnb and jazz flavoured grooves all the way over from the Cook Islands for a mini tour of ...
  • Nia Class - Dancing in Your Body's Way (Feb 21st - May 30th) Experience moving with pleasure and joy in this playful class that reconnects your mind and soul to your body through Your Body's Way. No experience needed, no shoes needed either! First class free! Classes start ...
  • West coast Party (Apr 26th - Apr 26th) M.O.A Promotions launch their new party night with 2 of NZ biggest up and coming producers T1R and DiFsound with support from M.O.A residents will be bring a bass heavy night on the 26th of April at the YOT club ...
  • Nia Class - Dancing in Your Body's Way (Feb 24th - Jun 18th) Experience moving with pleasure and joy in this playful class that reconnects your mind and soul to your body through Your Body's Way. No experience needed, no shoes needed either! First class free! Classes start ...
  • Arthur Ahbez (May 1st - May 1st) “..Ahbez’s songs are honest and compelling, with a musicality that seems effortless.” – Rip It Up “He's a psych-influenced folk-cum-rock guy who delivers a lovely line in dreamy acid-infused pop and Neil ...

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.