YHA Westport


With shared and private accommodation, TripInn is situated in a quiet side street only 100 meters from the Post Office and within easy walking distance to all shopping and evening entertainment.

Originally a stately gentleman's residence, built in the late 1860's, it is now protected under the NZ Historic Places Trust.

Beautiful gardens, woodwork and intricate pressed tin ceilings create a unique atmosphere. The large common rooms, the fully equipped kitchen, modern laundry and some accommodation are in the oldest part of the building.

More recent additions provide for double and twin rooms, while a new building with its own toilet and shower block contains five units suitable for families or groups.

TripInn caters for the budget conscious independent visitor, as well as families and small to medium size groups. Flexibility with 64 beds over 16 rooms accommodating 2,4,5,6 or 8 persons.

By Car:

Driving into town on main street, turn right at New world corner, sign pointing to backpackers ( into Wakefield Street) , turn second street on your left which is Queen Street. You will see our sign 50 meters down.

By Bus:

All busses drop you of at the i.site, only 100 meters from our hostel

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  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Storage
  • Library Exchange
  • Luggage Storage
  • Parking
  • Have an extreme West Coast experience while staying in Westport: abseiling, white water rafting, black water rafting, mountain biking, jet skiing… so many adventures, so little time!
  • Catch some fish in the Buller River or along the Westport beaches. The trout, snapper and whitebait are truly delicious.
  • Take some day trips from Westport to visit the seal colony at Cape Foulwind, the Carter Beach Golf Course or the fascinating Denniston Incline.


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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.