Qualmark is New Zealand tourism's official quality assurance organisation.
All YHA New Zealand owned hostels bear the Qualmark symbol of quality. Our hostels range from 5 star qualmark ratings to 3 star.
"Only tourism businesses that maintain the highest standards in all aspects of business practices and meet Qualmark's comprehensive assessment criteria have earned the right to carry the Qualmark - New Zealand tourism's official quality mark." (qualmark.co.nz)
The following table shows the Qualmark Ratings:
Qualmark also run an enviro award, these awards recognise the environmental and socially responsible practices in place at a property: