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


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.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

YHA Aoraki Mt Cook features a sauna, a library, and tour/ticket assistance. High-speed wireless Internet access is complimentary. This eco-friendly hostel also offers barbecue grills, multilingual staff, and a garden. Complimentary self parking is available on site.

YHA Aoraki Mt Cook 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)  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Shared bathroom 
  • Separate sitting area 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Phone 
  • Shower only 
  • Shared accommodations 
  • Separate living room 
  • Separate dining area 
  • Free WiFi 
  • 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

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 


To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

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

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 1:30 PM

Check-in time ends at 7:30 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18


Check-out time is 10 AM

Payment types


  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel 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


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.

Hotel 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

Official New Zealand Rating provided by Qualmark®

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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