Get an overview of this hotelEco-friendly Mount Cook hostel in Mount Cook Village with free parking

Popular property highlights

Free self parking
Free WiFi
Laundry facilities
Grocery/convenience store
Multilingual staff

Location

Located in Mount Cook Village, this eco-friendly hostel is 0.5 mi (0.9 km) from Aoraki Mount Cook Visitor Center and 6.1 mi (9.9 km) from Tasman Lake. Lake Pukaki is 29.6 mi (47.6 km) away.

Property Features

A sauna, laundry facilities, and a library are available at this hostel. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, tour/ticket assistance, multilingual staff, and a convenience store are onsite.

Room Amenities

All rooms are shared and offer free WiFi and showers. Living rooms, dining areas, and phones are among the other amenities available to guests. Bathrooms are shared.

Hostel Amenities

Hostel Amenities

YHA Aoraki Mt Cook - Backpacker features a sauna, a library, and tour/ticket assistance. Wireless Internet access is complimentary. This eco-friendly hostel also offers barbecue grills, multilingual staff, and a garden. Onsite self parking is complimentary.

YHA Aoraki Mt Cook - Backpacker has designated areas for smoking.

  • Total number of rooms - 16 
  • Number of floors - 2 
  • Barbecue grill(s) 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Front desk (limited hours) 
  • Grocery/convenience store 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Library 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Garden 
  • Picnic area 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Free self parking 
  • Year Built 1982 
  • Sauna 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Television in common areas 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Separate living room  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Grocery/convenience store  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Separate dining area  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Shared bathroom 
  • Separate sitting area 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Phone 
  • Shower only 
  • Shared accommodations 
  • Separate dining area 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Separate living room 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 

Where to Eat

Breakfast is available for a surcharge and served each morning between 8:00 AM and 10:00 AM.

Nearby Things to Do

Recreational amenities at the hostel include a sauna.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Snowboarding nearby 
  • Downhill skiing nearby 
  • Cross-country skiing nearby 
  • Snowshoeing nearby 
  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals on site 
  • Boat tours nearby 
  • Rock climbing nearby 

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • In-room accessibility 
  • Roll-in shower 

Hostel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 1:30 PM

Check-in time ends at 7:30 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-out

Check-out time is 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

No rollaway/extra beds available

Noise-free rooms not guaranteed

Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: between NZD 6.50 and NZD 8.00 for adults, NZD 6.50 and NZD 8.00 for children (approximately)
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hostel Name

  • Mount Cook YHA
  • YHA Hostel Mount Cook
  • YHA Aoraki Mt Cook Hostel
  • YHA Mt Cook Hostel
  • YHA Cook Hostel
  • YHA Aoraki Cook Hostel
  • YHA Cook
  • YHA Aoraki Cook
  • Yha Mt. Cook Hotel Village
  • YHA Aoraki Mt Cook New Zealand/Mt. Village

Awards & Affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in Qualmark, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.

National Rating

Qualmark® assigns an official star rating for accommodations in New Zealand. This Backpacker property is rated 4 star plus and is displayed on this page as 4.5 stars.


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