YHA Gisborne

Description

YHA Gisborne, a cosy and charming backpackers hostel, is set in spacious grounds within New Zealand’s sunniest city. Our backpacking guests love to relax in the sunshine or take in the many sights and activities that Gisborne has to offer. The hostel offers a warm and friendly atmosphere and is a very easy place to just chill out and unwind or take a walk to the surfing beaches at Wainui and Waikanae. Hire a bike and make sure you get up early to be the first in the world to see the sunrise of the new day at Wainui beach. 


YHA Gisborne is located in central Gisborne, only 15 minutes from the i-site and bus depot. Food and takeaway shops are just over the road, or make use of the well-equipped kitchen to whip up a meal to go with the great wines you’ve picked up from the Gisborne region.

YHA Gisborne comprises a variety of accommodation to suit any individual or group, available with 24-hour access. The hostel also has a large common room with a 42 inch TV, internet access (200MB per night free, $2 per 1GB of additional data), laundry and BBQ.

Quote

“Spacious and central associate YHA … with new carpets, a sunny deck and a cheery paint job.” –The Rough Guide to New Zealand

By Car:

Follow Gladstone Rd thru central CBD, over the bridge onto Wainui Rd and we are 400 metres past the harbour on the right, corner of Wainui Rd and Harris St, opposite Four Square. Street parking available.

By Bus/Shuttle:

1.5km from bus terminal at the information centre. 

Some Bus drivers will drop near the hostel if asked (politely) as they drive to wash and refuel near the hostel after main drop off.

Taxi $8, or 15 to 20 minute walk.

By Plane:

6km from Gisborne Domestic Airport.

There is no shuttle service.

Taxi $20.

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  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Storage
  • EFTPOS & credit cards
  • Garden & fresh herbs
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry
  • Street Parking
  • TV Room
  • Kaiti Hill offers the best walk for magnificent views over Gisborne and Poverty Bay and is right next to YHA Gisborne 
  • Hire a bicycle to watch the sunrise of the new day at Wainui beach – be the first in the world to see the sunrise
  • Visit the idyllic beaches and small settlements of the East Cape and observe traditional Maori culture on the many Maraes
  • Enjoy our nearby national arboretum, or for the adventurous, head a few kilometres further and try our natural rockslide
  • Visit the local vineyards, cidery and brewery
  • Feed  and pet stingrays with Dive Tatapouri if you dare

Events

  • (Feb 26th - Feb 26th) Celebrate #Seaweek2017! Come along and enjoy some time at the beach while doing something great for the community and the planet. Bring some gloves and a bucket to put your rubbish into. Moving towards a plastic bag ... Midway Beach
  • (Dec 12th - Sep 3rd 2017) Family photographs are one of our greatest personal treasures. The family photo album is the one item people consider they would ‘grab’ in a fire. We see them as a collection of life’s memories rather than an ... Tairawhiti Museum
  • (Dec 17th - Apr 2nd 2017) Opening 17 December, 10 am. Mauri Tangata Mauri Kōrero Mauri Whenua Te kotahi ā Tūrāhiri, ripo ana te moana. Descendants of Tūrāhiri, the ancestress of the Rongowhakaata people, are progenitors of unique ... Tairawhiti Museum
  • (Feb 28th - Feb 28th) Ukulele Heaven - The Nukes’ AOTNZ tour 26 Feb -27 March 2017. Part vaudeville, part rat-pack, part musical car crash, this talented trio of West Auckland musicians deliver humour and originality in equal measure. ... Poverty Bay Club
  • (Mar 2nd - Mar 2nd) Are you ready for the most exciting night out in NZ? The Death Do Us Part Danger Show is a thrilling, comedy cabaret circus like no other. Featuring knife-throwing, sword-swallowing and whip-cracking amongst other ... Smash Palace Bar
  • (Mar 2nd - Mar 2nd) Award-winning performer, David Klein is bringing his science storytelling show to town. Part theatre, part pop-learning, Tour de Science is an effervescent scientific and personal learning adventure. David shares his ... Dome Cinema

YHA Gisborne welcomes group accommodation reservations. We are able to supply up to 26 multi-share beds and 6 private rooms,including one family ensuite room. All rooms are of a comfortable size and we are able to offer good parking facilities within the hostel grounds. Please contact us to discuss your requirements.

Click here to read YHA New Zealand's full Groups Brochure.

Capacity and Room Types.

 YHA Gisborne can cater for up to 39 people across 10 rooms.

 Room types available are:

  • 1 x 10 bed multi-share.
  • 2 x 5 bed multi-share.
  • 1 x 6 bed multi-share.
  • 2 x twin private rooms.
  • 1 x single private room.
  • 2 x double private rooms.
  • 1 x family ensuite room.

The accommodation

Bedding to all rooms is supplied including towels for private accommodation. If required extra towels can be hired for $1.00 per towel.

Contact our Group Coordinators

Please contact YHA Gisborne directly on 06 8673269 or email gisborne@yha.co.nz or ph 0800 278299 for YHA NZ customer services.