YHA Mt Cook

Backpacker in Canterbury
Price range:
$38.00 - $46.00


Free 1GB per day for YHA members (valid for stays).

Come and relax in the welcoming YHA Mt Cook hostel after a busy day enjoying the majestic beauty of New Zealand’s tallest mountain Aoraki Mt Cook. Spacious backpacker accommodation will ensure a good night’s sleep in the natural surroundings of Aoraki Mount Cook.

YHA Mt Cook backpacker hostel, located in the centre of the South Island on the road between Queenstown and Christchurch, offers relaxed and homely accommodation with warm and inviting living areas with videos, games and a couple of guitars. Not only is there central heating throughout the backpacker hostel but also a cosy fire, extra heaters and a free sauna! In summer make use of the BBQ and picnic area outside and breathe in the pure New Zealand mountain air.

All local tour bookings can be arranged at the YHA Mt Cook hostel and the knowledgeable staff are happy to advise you on the best activities around Aoraki Mount Cook and the central South Island region.

The accommodation rates at YHA Mt Cook include $1 per night community levy to assist with Aoraki Mount Cook village development. The Mt Cook hostel staff work with the Department of Conservation (DOC) to help them preserve the Aoraki Mount Cook National Park for future generations.

Special features at YHA Mt Cook that backpackers love:
•Absolutely stunning location in the heart of Aoraki Mount Cook village.
•Can’t go past the free sauna to keep frostbite at bay!
•Central heating throughout the Mt Cook hostel and a cosy fire too.
•Great entertainment on offer: free videos, free games, Sky TV and guitars to sing along to in a cosy and warm lounge.
•YHA Mt Cook works with DOC to protect the natural environment of the Aoraki Mount Cook National Park.
•WiFi access throughout as well as card and coin internet access.

Members, ask for your free mobile SIM at the hostel!

  • 4.5 Stars
  • Barbecue
  • Board Games
  • Check-in Time: 1:00pm
  • Check-out Time 10:00am
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Clothesline
  • Communal Kitchen
  • Dining Room
  • DVD Player
  • Eftpos
  • Enviro-Silver with Qualmark
  • Fax
  • Freeview
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Games Room
  • Guest Laundry
  • Guest Lounge
  • High Speed wireless internet
  • In-house movies
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Library
  • Lounge Area with Fireplace
  • Luggage Storage
  • Non Smoking
  • Parking - Off street
  • Photocopier
  • Sauna
  • Serviced Rooms Daily
  • Shower Facilities
  • Ski Storage Area
  • Souvenirs
  • Store
  • Toilet Facilities
  • Travel Desk
  • TV Room
  • Washing machine and dryer
  • Weddings
  • Wheelchair Access


#1 - 8 Bed Mixed Dormitory

1 bed in a mixed dormitory with shared bathroom facilities.

#2 - 4 Bed Mixed Dormitory

1 bed in mixed dormitory with shared bathroom facilities.



If a cancellation is made within 48 hours of arrival day, loss of 100% of the total booking price.