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YHA Hamilton

140 Ulster Street, Hamilton, New Zealand

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Overall Rating 80%

From 1 Review

Hostel rating (1)

Rating category Satisfaction percentage
Staff 80%
Cleanliness 80%
Location 100%
Security 80%
Service 80%
Comfort 60%
Green rating 80%

YHA Hamilton is centrally located in the vibrant city centre.

  • Private
    From €32.16
10 or more people?

Hamilton Hostel

Hostel Hamilton

Hostelling International

Welcome to our hostel

YHA Hamilton is centrally located in the vibrant city centre. Whether it’s for the nightlife or just a stroll along New Zealand’s longest river the Waikato, come stay with us. With a range of private and multi-share rooms all with en suite as well as motel-style self contained units with air conditioning, you will be spoilt for choice. Sky TV and free to air channels are available in nearly all our rooms as well as the common room.

Everything is at your door step at YHA Hamilton, a supermarket across the road, on the bus route and an easy level walk to a huge choice of restaurants and bars.

YHA Hamilton offers a great range of affordable accommodation right in the heart of the city and Rob and Karen will be sure to give you a warm and homely welcome. Our central Waikato location is a perfect base to explore the surrounding area.


Prices are non-member prices

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  • Limited
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Dorms - Per guest per night


Private - Per room per night


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  • Limited
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Important info

  • 24-hour check-in is not available
  • Government-issued photo ID is required to check in.
  • Children under the age of 17 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.
  • Membership can be purchased on arrival at hostel.
  • Rates quoted assume guests are not members of Hostelling International or a National Youth Hostel Association
  • A discount of 10 % of rates quoted is available to members on arrival.
  • Pets are not permitted in the hostel.
  • Prices and product availability is as accurate as possible but may be subject to change during checkout



Leisure & Fitness

  • Common room
  • TV room


  • Suitable for wheelchair users

Food & Drink

  • BBQ
  • Self-catering kitchen

Facilities - Internet Access

  • Computers - Charges Apply
  • Wifi - Charges Apply

Facilities - In-Hostel Services

  • Car Parking at Hostel - Free
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Library / Book Swap
Opening times

Opening times

Open all year

From 08:00 to 20:00
From 14:00 to 20:00

Get in touch

Get in touch

Tel. 64 7 957 1848

Fax. 64 7 957 1849

Main attractions

Main attractions

  • Visit Hamilton Zoo (More than 10km)
  • Waitomo Caves (More than 10km)
  • Hobbit town from Lord of the Rings (More than 10km)

See the full list of attractions



Quarto aquecido, ganhou muitos pontos... pois a cidade é muito fria. Acho que deveria ter café da manhã,seria de grande melhoria e ajuda para os hospedes.


Avatar for LILIANE


Thu 15 Sep 2016

A different sort of hostel, well planned and run.


Avatar for David R

David R,

Thu 13 Mar 2014

My individual room was cheap, but very very small (4,5 m²) : like a prison ! Its noisy (because the proximity of the road) Outside table an chairs are missing. The TV room is very well. All is very clean. The security is very good


Avatar for PATRICK


Thu 02 Jan 2014

it was horrible!!:/ first of all,a location was very bad,I couldn't find it easily but i missed it many times. second of all,a park was toooooooo tiny,its dangerous.actually,there were a lot of scratches on poles. third of all,the kitchen was tooooooooo tiny as well. fourth of all,the room hadn't been cleaned yet,when i have been there. only receptionist was good,she was friendly.


Avatar for 夏来


Tue 28 May 2013


Around the hostel

Around the hostel

Nearby attractions

  • Cinema (500m - 1km)
  • City Centre (500m - 1km)
  • Local market (500m - 1km)
  • Museums / Art Galleries (500m - 1km)
  • Nightlife (500m - 1km)
  • Shopping area / Mall (500m - 1km)
  • Swimming pool (2 to 3km)
  • Supermarket / Food store (Less than 500m)
  • Theatre (500m - 1km)
Getting to us

Getting to us

20 mins to Airport by car or taxi
10 minutes walk from the bus/isite along Anglesea street
Nearest port is Auckland just head south on state highway 1 until you reach Hamilton
Onsite parking available
Taxi would be the best 5 minutes

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