Qualmark 5-Star Rated Backpacker Accommodation
YHA Nelson is a comfortable and popular 5-star hostel in the heart of sunny Nelson city and close to iconic cafes and restaurants. Use the YHA Nelson hostel as a convenient backpacker accommodation base to access the local National Parks including Abel Tasman and Kahurangi.
The excellent kitchen facilities in this Nelson hostel provide you with everything you need including an adjoining dining area and sunny garden with a courtyard BBQ. In the common areas we have foosball, table tennis, an extensive DVD collection and internet access. YHA Nelson’s backpacker accommodation and facilities are suitable for groups and disabled guests, and the two well-equipped kitchens allows for a dedicated kitchen when large groups come to stay.
Nelson is the arts and crafts capital of New Zealand and the renowned Nelson market is located next-door to the hostel. It runs on Saturdays and is the perfect place to pick up a unique memento or some great local produce. The YHA Nelson hostel is also near supermarkets, pubs, cafes and the Intercity bus station. For free travel and activity advice on your Nelson and New Zealand stay just ask the helpful hostel staff. YHA Nelson is cosy, clean and secure, come and stay and see what 5-star backpacker accommodation is like.
"YHA Nelson: this purpose-built hostel in a central location remains the best in town, with a wide range of accommodation and plenty of communal areas mean you never feel crowded and the staff are well informed and helpful." - The Rough Guide to New Zealand
Most drop off at hostel (except InterCity – Bus depot 100m).
6km. Take a taxi or shuttle from the airport.
Nelson is the accommodation leader for groups with many repeat customers annually. We provide quality, secure and affordable accommodation.
YHA Nelson accommodates all types of groups from schools and colleges, to sporting and cultural groups. Please contact us to discuss your requirements before making a booking.
YHA Nelson is set in the heart of Nelson, next to the famous Nelson Market and in within easy walking distance of the Trafalgar Centre, Trafalgar Park, Rutherford Hotel and the Nelson Colleges.
YHA Nelson is the ideal accommodation for groups with easy access to Saxton Field.
YHA Nelson can cater for up to 92 people across 31 rooms.
Room types available are:
YHA Nelson is a single building with two levels. We endeavor to keep all group members and the group leader in the same area. All bedrooms have locks. We can provide a spare set of keys to leaders to access all rooms allocated to your group if you wish.
Group members are accommodated in comfortable rooms with 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7 bed rooms. Shared single sex bathroom facilities are available. Bathrooms are throughout the building so they are always near bedrooms. All bedding is provided (duvets, sheets and pillows) and towels can be hired for $1.
Supervisors and tour leaders can be accommodated in private single, double or twin rooms. These rooms include all bed linen and towels. Please note: we have a limited number of rooms with ensuite facilities and they are subject to availability.
We know being a group leader is tough work at the best of times and you need to stay contactable as much as possible to keep things running smoothly. To help you stay connected YHA offers provides group leaders with free high speed WiFi during their stay.
Contact YHA Nelson direct on email@example.com or call our groups coordinator on .email