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Independently owned and operated YHA Westport, TripInn


Hostel Details & Location

Host: Donna Mclaughlan & Jack Devine

Check in: 11:00 am Check out: 10:00 am

Contact: +64 3 789 7367 Email this hostel

Reception: 8.30am - 10pm

Location 72 Queen Street,


Near Victoria Square


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How to get here

We’re on Queen St, on the south side of Victoria Sq - look for the palm trees. Free on-site parking is available.


Bus: All buses drop off at the i-SITE, 450m away from the hostel. Take a left (south) down Palmerston St, then take the first left onto SH67. Take the second right onto Queen St and walk 100m to the hostel.

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Perfect for schools and large groups! Find out more

This historic 1860's building, originally a stately gentleman's residence, has a warm welcome and an easy charm. Enjoy our spacious common areas, beautiful gardens, woodwork and intricate pressed tin ceilings.

You'll find us in a quiet side street only 100 meters from the Post Office and within easy walking distance to all shopping and evening entertainment.

Our large common rooms, fully-equipped kitchen, modern laundry and some accommodation are in the oldest part of the building, while a new building with its own toilet and shower block contains five units suitable for families or groups.

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Guests love:

  • Bicycles available
  • Pool table
  • Outdoor area

Shared facilities:

  • Communal lounge
  • Communal dining area
  • Fully-equipped kitchen
  • Food storage area
  • Recycling stations
  • Outdoor area
  • BBQ
  • Herb garden
  • Laundry facilities

Entertainment and activities:

  • Games available
  • Pool table
  • Book exchange
  • Communal TV
  • Free movies
  • Guitar
  • Piano


  • After-hours check in on request
  • Luggage storage options
  • HI bookings
  • Hair dryers
  • Hot water bottles
  • Towel hire
  • Bicycles available
  • Bicycle storage

In-hostel payment options:

  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • New Zealand Dollars
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Some of our top picks in and around Westport:

  • Try abseiling, white water rafting, black water rafting, mountain biking, or jet skiing… so many adventures, so little time!
  • Catch some fish in the Buller River or along the Westport beaches - the trout, snapper and whitebait are truly delicious
  • Visit the seal colony at Cape Foulwind, the Carter Beach Golf Course or the fascinating Denniston Incline

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