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. YHA Nelson 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.
Most drop off at hostel (except InterCity – Bus depot 100m).
6km. Take a taxi or shuttle from the airport.
YHA 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.
YHA Nelson can cater for up to 97 people across 31 rooms.
Room types available are:
All bedroom doors have locks and require keys for access. A duplicate set can be provided for leaders to access all rooms allocated to your group.
YHA Nelson is a single building with two levels. We endeavor to keep all group members and the group leader in the same area.
Group members are accommodated in comfortable 3 - 8 bed rooms. Shared single sex bathroom facilities are available throughout the building.
All bedding is provided (duvets, sheets and pillows) and towels can be hired for $1 each.
Group leaders and supervisors can be accommodated in single, double or twin rooms. These rooms include all bed linen and towels.
Please note that we have a limited number of private rooms with ensuite facilities and they are subject to availability.
Find out more!
Contact YHA Nelson's Groups Coordinator. We're happy to help: firstname.lastname@example.org
YHA Nelson is a 5 star, Enviro Silver Qualmark rated hostel with the following facilities:
FREE booking service
A free booking service is provided for all land-based domestic travel and activities including: Interislander and Bluebridge ferries, Tranzalpine, Tranzscenic and Overland trains, Intercity coach travel and local shuttle services.
Find out more about accommodation for groups across the YHA Network.
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. We are the ideal accommodation for groups with easy access to Saxton Field.
We can help to arrange your activity bookings or transport to local activities. Just let us know, we are happy to help!
Most buses will drop passengers off at the hostel with the exception of InterCity – their bus depot is 100m from the hostel.
We are 6km from the airport and suggest taking a taxi or shuttle.
We offer bus parking and there is free overnight parking available near the hostel.
Have questions? YHA Nelson's Groups Coordinator will be happy to help: email@example.com
Travelling elsewhere in New Zealand? Get in touch with our National Groups Coordinator, Rod: firstname.lastname@example.org