Just 100 metres from a beautiful beach, YHA Paihia offers a high standard of accommodation in a central location in the Bay of Islands town of Paihia.
This comfortable backpacker hostel is right in the hub of the buzzing Paihia night life but you’ll leave the noise as soon as you step into your room. Relax in a peaceful and comfortable environment and dine in our covered outdoor area. A variety of backpacker accommodation is available, most including ensuites.
Paihia hostel facilities include a TV lounge with free movies to watch, outdoor BBQ area, well-equipped kitchen and WiFi internet access.
The YHA Paihia backpacker hostel caters for everyone including family friendly affordable accommodation. We have a travel desk with all the information you could need for your travels around Paihia and the Bay of Islands. Our hostel staff will help to organize a boat trip on the beautiful Bay of Islands, a tour to Waitangi Treaty grounds or up to Cape Reinga.
YHA Paihia now has a fully self contained apartment which sleeps up to 6 people with its own bathroom and fully equipped kitchen including dishwasher and laundry. For more info on this accommodation option contact the YHA Paihia hostel directly.
YHA Paihia gets consistently high ratings on online hostel review sites, one of the best backpacker hostels in the Bay of Islands. You will feel right at home at YHA Paihia.
From Whangarei head North on state highway. Once in Kawakawa, follow SH11 to Paihia. You will enter Paihia on Seaview Rd, McMurray Rd is the 1st street on the left before Paihia beach, YHA Paihia is just next to the tennis courts on the corner of King’s and McMurray Rds.
The bus station is in the centre of Paihia about 600m from the Hostel. When travelling on Intercity, Northliner, please ask your driver, at the time of boarding, to drop you off on King’s Rd. Magic, Stray and Kiwi Experience all end their journeys on King’s Rd as does Naked Bus.
The nearest Airport is Kerikeri (KKE) which is 25km away. All flights are met by shuttle buses and Taxis. The shuttle bus prices will vary depending on the number of passengers.
All Russell passenger ferries dock at the main wharf in the centre of Paihia. On exiting the wharf turn left and follow Marsden Rd along the beach until King’s Rd, turn left into King’s Rd YHA Paihia is on the corner of King’s and Mc Murray Rds.
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.