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YHA Mt Cook Reviews

Cnr Bowen & Kitchener Drives, Mt Cook, New Zealand

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161 Total Reviews
  • 84%Value For Money
  • 84%Security
  • 96%Location
  • 96%Staff
  • 85%Atmosphere
  • 93%Cleanliness
  • 82%Facilities

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We stayed there for 2 nights and really enjoyed it. It was clean and the team was very helpful and friendly. :) Maybe the price could be a lil bit less.


Perfectly located right next to all the trails and hikes in Mt. Cook, helpful and friendly staff.


Great hostel, amazing scenery. Very quaint , super helpful and friendly staff. Big kitchen, quite clean. Bathrooms were alright.. mainly other guests that leave their mess, hairdryers are available at reception. Close to trails at Mt. Cook which was amazing. Wifi was pretty good and free!


Amazing location, right in the middle of incredible scenery. Staff was friendly and helpful, willing to spend those extra few minutes to go over great things. Large kitchen with lots of resources and FREE spices! Hostel was clean for the most part, basic untidiness was from other people staying in the hostel.


Great staff, cosy place, has a fireplace in the general area. Great kitchen, lots of spaces to cook, good equipment. Nice vibe, great location (all hikes are close and the landscape is beautiful). First night we had an eight bedroom dorm for ourselves, second night we were with five people. No lockers in the room (haven't seen them around, didn't look for them either though). Place gets cleaned very well! Paid WiFi for non-YHA members.


Great location, clean and cozy hostel with friendly staff!

  • 31st May 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Spain
  • Mixed Group, 25-30
  • (1 review)


Everything is very good, apart from the water pressure in the ladies shower room was extremely low.


This is one of the YHA hostels, which means it's generally great, but if you're not a YHA member, you don't get free wifi. I can't say much about the location since I was driving, but was easy to find when I was driving. Their kitchen is quite spacious, which is really important since there are no food options outside the hostel in the evening (meaning you have to prepare your own food).

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