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.

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  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
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Property Description

YHA Te Anau offers peaceful, stylish backpacker accommodation just one block from the shores of Lake Te Anau and a few minutes' walk from the centre of town. This hostel has a wide selection of twin/double, en suite, family and shared rooms. Relax on the deck with a BBQ and use the fresh herbs growing in the Edible Garden to cook up your gourmet meal. Friendly staff will help you book activities and transport.

Guests 17 years or younger are not permitted to stay in dormitory accommodation unless that dormitory is privatised, where all beds are booked in the room and a minimum of one adult is part of the booking party. All guests 17 and under must be accompanied by an adult for any booking and that adult is responsible for actions of all the youths within that booking party.

Government issued photo identification is required for each guest upon check in

To cancel any bookings a NZ$5.00 cancellation fee applies per transaction.The guest can cancel free of charge until 72 hours before the time of check-in. The guest will be charged the total price if they cancel in the 72 hours prior to check-in. If you do not advise the Hostel the non-arrival clause applies.

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.

Covid 19 Update: Please note that due to the global health situation, current reception hours are:
8.30 am to 10.00am
2.30 pm to 6.00 pm View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 9.1

  • Security 9.2

  • Location 9.2

  • Staff 9.1

  • Atmosphere 8.1

  • Cleanliness 9.6

  • Facilities 9.0

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    29 Dec 2020
    This was a top quality hostel. We can highly recommend it as excellent accommodation. It is clean, tidy, as new condition. Kitchen supplies were all there with ample room in fridge and freezer. Bathrooms and bedrooms in excellent condition. Town is in walking distance.
    New Zealand, Female, 41+
  • 10.0


    15 Oct 2020
    Great people
    New Zealand, Male, 25-30
  • 10.0


    02 Oct 2020
    Really couldn't fault this place. Very clean, good location, plenty of parking and a big kitchen. Would recommend and stay here again.
    Scotland, Couple, 25-30
  • 9.7


    03 Jul 2020
    Really warm fireplace in the lounge, good big kitchen, lots of food storage. Very spaced out hostel, lots of room to move, especially when quiet. Courtyard and outside area. Washing machines could do with a clean. But otherwise no complaints, nice and clean. Would stay here again, very close to town.
    New Zealand, All Female Group, 25-30
  • 9.4


    28 Oct 2020
    Staff were real nice, the rooms were clean and all the facilities worked well. Only issue might have been the WiFi wasn't very good but apart from that can't fault it at all. Cheers for a good stay.
    England, All Male Group, 18-24
  • 8.9


    28 Oct 2020
    Super clean, great location. The only thing I would say is that the rooms should have lockers. - @gone_mishing
    USA, Female, 25-30
  • 8.3


    06 Oct 2020
    Nice hostel but the reception opening hours are pretty useless.
    Scotland, Couple, 25-30
  • 8.0


    23 Jul 2020
    Really nice hostel with a huge, well stocked kitchen and cozy living/eating area - the fireplace was very appreciated in winter! Bathroom and dorms were perfectly fine but got a little cold at night. A quick walk into town and down to the lake front.
    England, Female, 18-24
  • 8.0


    05 Mar 2020
    Enjoyed our stay here, although the town has limited things to do- it is very quiet. Our 4-bed dorm room was lovely. Comfortable and tidy. The kitchen was large and had pretty much everything you could need. Really liked the outdoor communal area (when the sun was out!)
    England, Couple, 25-30
  • 7.7

    Very Good

    06 Mar 2020
    A great hostel with lots of indoor and outdoor space, kept very clean, only a short walk from the town or the beach. Only complaint would be the lack of security in the room I stayed in. The door didn’t lock properly and no security lockers in the room. Only security lockers available were across the hostel and had to be paid for. Especially considering this was a female only dorm I would have appreciated at least a working lock on the door. Other than that a great hostel, enjoyed my stay.
    Canada, Female, 18-24
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  • Free City Maps
  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Towels Included
  • Adaptors
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Cable TV
  • Card Phones
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Common Room
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Jobs Board
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Reading Light
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Washing Machine
  • Wheelchair Friendly
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Fax Service
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Late check-out
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Postal Service
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Mini-Supermarket
  • Board Games
  • DVD's
  • Wi-Fi