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Overview
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good36%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“purple cow”(22 reviews)
“the kitchen”(73 reviews)
“great location”(43 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
Breakfast included
4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 8 June 2018 via mobile

Perfect location with the view of the lake and mountains. 1 min away from the New World Supermarket. Lots of comfortable seating and log fire to keep the place nice and warm and extra blankets in bedrooms too. Plenty of plug sockets in common area...More

Thank MaddyRH22
Response from YHANewZealand, Manager at YHA WanakaResponded 12 June 2018

Thanks so much for your review Maddy. We think we have the best view in town too if not the country!! Helen Bell - Hostel Manager

Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

I know there are a lot of great hostels out there, but this is probably my favorite one so far. Or at least top three. This is a great location, just a minute walk to the grocery store, a couple minutes to the lake, or...More

Thank Rebekah G
Reviewed 1 May 2018

If you get the chance to visit Wanka, New Zealand then do yourself a favour and book into the Wanaka YHA, it is the cleanest accommodation that I have seen throughout the world. The view is wonderful and if you can stand the cold then...More

Thank Barry D
Reviewed 29 April 2018

I stayed here for 5 nights and transferred rooms three times. I was first staying in a self-contained 6 bed room (mixed) (No 25), once in a 4-female share(No 6) and in a 6-female share(No 8) The rooms were standard, the ensuite bathroom was nice....More

Thank Deborah M
Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

Very nice stay, thank you! Friendly staff and good location. We had our own bathroom for 6 people, which was also very clean. Big kitchen, lots of sitting place. Good WiFi, free parking Ended up staying an extra day.

Thank Marie v
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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Price range
US$46 - US$76 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$46 - US$76 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Traveller (128)
Room & Suite (44)
Dining (16)
Pool & Beach (2)
Family and Play Areas (4)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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Hui L
12 August 2018|
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Response from Barry D | Reviewed this property |
Xin Chao, washing and drying using machines in New Zealand is always a charge, about $3-4 dollars each. Regards Barry PS some motels may have washing machines that are free to use, but you will pay more for the room.
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April F
28 April 2016|
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Response from RawrrItsssAlexx | Reviewed this property |
There is a local ski Hill just a 30 minute drive. Cardrona as well as treble cone!
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"The motel type rooms"
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"self-contained are best"
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"If you are traveling in the summer, ask in advance about electric fans and fly screens."
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"All rooms are great"
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