Group Booking Terms and Conditions

Because you are making a Group Booking, there are additional Terms and Conditions that apply. Please read them and click 'I Accept' below to continue with your booking

General Group Booking Terms

By making a group reservation through you agree to the following terms and conditions as set by and as set by the hostel in question.

  • In order to make a group reservation on it is necessary to pay a deposit. The balance is due directly to the hostel according to their payment conditions.
  • The booking deposit is non-refundable.
  • Please note that any cancellations must be notified directly to the hostel at least 24 hours in advance of your scheduled arrival date, unless otherwise stated in the hostel's conditions.
  • are not responsible for changes or amendments to your reservation once it has been processed. All correspondence with regard to changes to your booking need to be dealt with directly with the hostel.
  • Cancellations for reservations must be made directly with the hostel and must conform with the individual hostels cancellation policy (see below)
  • It is your responsibility to pay the balance of your accommodation cost to the hostel in accordance with their payment conditions (see below). Failure to do so may result in your reservation being cancelled by the hostel.
  • Individual hostels may have special booking conditions relating to group stays, please read the hostel booking conditions carefully before making your reservation.

Hostel Specific Terms & Conditions

The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card ???? Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

The following group types are not accepted by this hostel: Holiday with Friends, Junior / Primary School, High / Secondary School, College / University, Business Trip, Stag/Hen/Bachelor Party, Sports Group, Cultural Group If you have misrepresented the type of group you are booking for, your booking may be cancelled by the hostel."

Any cancellations resulting from agreement to these terms and conditions under false pretences will result in loss of deposit.

Book more than 7 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
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Property Description

Kakapo Lodge YHA is central located, only a 2 minute walk form the famous Hanmer Springs Thermal Pools & Spa.

Relaxing inside the property is easy during winter with a Log Fire and Under-floor Heating as well as extra blankets on request. Cook up a storm in our large Communal Kitchen and Dining room.

Enjoy your time outside up on the sunny decks or down in the peaceful Garden and BBQ area, with lots of mountain views from all angles.

We have a range of DVD,s for hire which can be watched upstairs in the lounge. Or you can grab a book from our book exchange to read during your stay.

Downstairs are the computer terminals which offer internet as well as a place to upload all of your holiday snaps. WiFi is available throughout the property.

Bed and Room Movements

Whilst every endeavour will be made to ensure you are accommodated in the same room throughout your stay, due to limited availability at time of booking, it may be necessary for you to change rooms. If applicable, you will be advised of this at check-in. You will be accommodated in a room of similar or higher standard to that originally booked.
Due to limited availability at time of booking, multi-share accommodation for two or more guests may be provided in separate rooms. Every endeavour will be made to ensure this does not occur, but should this be necessary you will be advised at check-in. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 9.7

  • Security 9.2

  • Location 10.0

  • Staff 9.7

  • Atmosphere 9.2

  • Cleanliness 9.8

  • Facilities 9.4

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    27 Jan 2020
    CLEANEST HOSTEL EVER. The kitchen was incredibly clean and well equipped. The folks running this place were kind, helpful, asked us how we slept, and never stopped cleaning!!! Nice rooms, great location. Comfy beds. Lots of hooks - I love when hostels give you hooks! ❤️ Clean bathrooms, spotless shower stalls.
    USA, Couple, 41+
  • 10.0


    02 Jan 2020
    an excellent low cost hostel. very friendly fastidious owners who keep it immaculate
    New Zealand, Couple, 41+
  • 10.0


    02 Nov 2019
    Really welcoming!!!
    Ireland, Female, 25-30
  • 10.0


    30 Sep 2019
    Dry friendly welcoming staff. Warm sitting room with fire. Spotless kitchen. A good place to stay.
    New Zealand, Female, 41+
  • 10.0


    07 Sep 2019
    Very clean and welcoming. Great walking distance from the pools.
    New Zealand, Female, 18-24
  • 10.0


    20 Jul 2019
    Great stay, would highly recommend. Location is on the main road of the main village, so easy walk to the main attractions. Nice clean rooms with linen and heater provided. Was nice and cosy with the fire going in the downstairs lounge area. We stayed during a reasonable quiet time so got the TV lounge to ourselves to watch Netflix in the evening on two of the three nights. Full kitchen with utensils for cooking meals and fridge for storing food.
    New Zealand, All Female Group, 18-24
  • 10.0


    24 Feb 2019
    V friendly and clean. Had a super 2 night stop there when I went to the spa pools. Kitchen v well equipped. Manager was v friendly. It was a bit chilly so the wood burner was lit. Was v cozy.
    England, Female, 41+
  • 9.7


    15 Nov 2019
    LOvely staff and room. The only thing was the tv didn't work well.
    New Zealand, Female, 25-30
  • 9.1


    03 Apr 2019
    Nice spot. Clean. Nice staff
    Canada, Female, 41+
  • 8.0


    12 Oct 2018
    Really nice hostel! Really clean and we had single beds in our room, the rooms are just a little bit small!
    Germany, All Female Group, 18-24
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  • Free Parking
  • Linen Included
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Card Phones
  • Common Room
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Washing Machine
  • Wheelchair Friendly
  • Internet Access
  • Late check-out
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
  • Board Games
  • DVD's