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YHA Managed YHA Te Anau


Hostel Details & Location

Host: Karl Quayle

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

Contact: +64 3 249 7847 Email this hostel

Reception: Summer: 8am - 9pm, Winter: 8.30am - 7pm

Location 29 Mokonui Street,

Te Anau

Short walk to lakefront


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How to get here

We’re located on Mokonui St, just off the Mckerrow St intersection. Free on-site parking and street parking available. It is highly advised to carry snow chains at all times during winter.

Bus: InterCity stops on Miro St, 450m from the hostel. Head out on the main road, take a right and the next right onto Mokonui St. Walk for 300m until you see the hostel on your left.

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Perfect for schools and large groups! Find out more

Relax in our cosy, homely atmosphere just a block from the shores of the gorgeous blue Lake Te Anau. This peaceful, super-clean hostel is a great place to recharge.

Park up by the fire in our spacious, comfy lounge; settle into a book or catch one of our free movies. Our kitchen is fully equipped, we have fresh spices, and the herbs in our ‘Edible Garden’ mean you can cook up your gourmet meal with ease. Guests love our outdoor deck and private native garden with a massive barbeque to get grilling on. Chat to the team for local tips and any booking help you might need.

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Guests love:

  • Fully-equipped kitchen
  • Free movies
  • 2GB free WiFi per day

Shared facilities:

  • 2GB free WiFi per day
  • Communal lounge
  • Communal dining area
  • Fully-equipped kitchen
  • Food storage area
  • Recycling stations
  • Outdoor area
  • BBQ
  • Herb garden
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Laundry facilities
  • Drying room
  • Free onsite parking
  • 24 hour guest access

Entertainment and activities:

  • Book exchange
  • Guitar
  • Communal TV
  • Free movies


  • After-hours check in on request
  • Luggage storage options
  • Travel & activity bookings
  • HI bookings
  • Convenience items for sale
  • Hair dryers
  • Hot water bottles
  • Towel hire
  • Bicycle storage

In-hostel payment options:

  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Union Pay
  • New Zealand Dollars
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Some of our Te Anau highlights:

  • We know everybody raves about Milford, but don't leave without checking out Doubtful Sound!
  • Fiordland Jet offers a great jet boat tour on the Waiau River - see some Lord of the Rings scenery and travel alongside the Kepler Track.
  • Visit the Glow Worm caves, with tours by Real Journeys

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