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YHA Te Anau Reviews

29 Mokonui Street, Te Anau, New Zealand

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298 Total Reviews
  • 86%Value For Money
  • 85%Security
  • 95%Location
  • 87%Staff
  • 88%Atmosphere
  • 91%Cleanliness
  • 90%Facilities

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Kitchen can get a bit crowded at times but other than that its a cool hostel :-)


The hostel was fairly basic and the staff are friendly!


Internet could be free.


Great place. It has a pretty good location, only a few minutes walking from the bus stop. The wi-fi is awesome so I was able to get a lot done. There's a big kitchen so many people can work at one time. No complaints.


Fabulous stay. Quiet when needed. Facilities excellent. Highly recommend and we travel a lot!

  • 20th Dec 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Canada
  • Couple, 41+
  • (1 review)


After staying in Queenstown I found this place very unsocial. Everyone just seems to be sitting around on their phones. Facilities were good condition though.


A good hostel to stay at in this small town. Very clean and has good wifi and also an excellent kitchen.


Loved my stay here. Had everything I needed, and very friendly staff.


Nice hostel with lots of parking space if you have a car. Close to town center and the lake. Had a lovely stay!


Really lovely staff and warm friendly atmosphere. The kitchen is a good layout for a big busy place. Wifi signal a little weak upstairs but apart from that, this place is great. Piilanei (spelling?) is a gem :)


This hostel fantastic. Te Anau is very small, so it is not very far to get to the lake, or the grocery store from the hostel. The facilities within the hostel are for the most part very clean and organized. The common area is open, but is nice because it feels compartmentalized the way seating is arranged. The staff is very kind and helpful if you ask questions. You will have your questions answered and more, which is quite helpful if you don't have a plan of what you're doing.

  • 21st Oct 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)


Location of the hostel was perfect and the facilities good and clean. However, there were no free security lockers and the staff seemed to be there mainly to socialize with each other. When I asked about some activities, the staff seemed a bit uninterested in their response. The athmosphere was so and so, most people seemed to stay there for one night and then move on.

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