Independently owned and operated

YHA Arthur's Pass, Mountain House


Hostel Details & Location

Host: Tash

Check in: 2:00 pm Check out: 10:00 am

Contact: +64 3 318 9258 Email this hostel

Reception: 9am - 5pm

Location: 84 West Coast Rd,

Arthur's Pass Village

Next door to the Arthur's Pass Store


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How to get here

You’ll find us on SH73, 100m after Avalanche Creek and next to the Arthur’s Pass Store. There is free on-site parking available. It is highly advised that all cars carry snow chains at all times in winter.

Train: The TranzAlpine train leaves both from Christchurch and Greymouth and goes through Arthur’s Pass. From the Railway Station, turn right (north) and travel up Main Rd for 500m to the hostel.
Bus: Buses pick up and drop off next door to the Arthur’s Pass Store.

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In the middle of Arthur's Pass Village, you'll find our cosy backpacker lodge complete with multiple room types, a spacious communal kitchen, and homely lounge. This well-located accommodation is a hiker's haven, and our guests enjoy the low-maintenance small-hostel feel they come home to.

We're happy to help with tips for your stay; YHA Arthur’s Pass staff are experienced kiwi listeners and can give good instructions about where to go to hear these special New Zealand birds. Keas visit the hostel frequently; let us know if you need help spotting them!

As groceries are expensive and limited in Arthur's Pass Village, we advise you to purchase groceries in Hokitika, Greymouth, or Christchurch before you arrive.

YHA Arthur’s Pass, Mountain House is also available for exclusive hire!

Right on the doorstep to the Arthurs Pass National Park this is an excellent location for a group get together. The hostel is ideal for smaller groups including families, hiking clubs, ski groups, school trips and team building exercises looking for a place just for themselves.

If you have any questions have a chat to Tash: [email protected] | 03 318 9258 or Click here to make a booking.

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Guests love:

  • Fully-equipped kitchen
  • Communal lounge
  • Free onsite parking

Shared facilities:

  • WiFi available
  • Communal lounge
  • Communal dining area
  • Fully-equipped kitchen
  • Food storage area
  • Recycling stations
  • BBQ
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free onsite parking
  • 24 hour guest access

Entertainment and activities:

  • Book exchange


  • After-hours check in on request
  • Luggage storage options
  • Travel & activity bookings
  • HI bookings
  • Hair dryers
  • Bicycle storage

In-hostel payment options:

  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • New Zealand Dollars
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Some of our Arthur's Pass highlights:

  • Take the Tranz Alpine train to experience one of the world’s best scenic railways
  • Spot the cheeky Kea and listen out for the famous New Zealand kiwi
  • Short walks include the roaring Devil's Punchbowl waterfall
  • Spectacular tracks, such as Avalanche Peak and Mount Bealey are within walking distance of our front door

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