Welcome to our hostel
YHA Hanmer Springs, Kakapo Lodge is a two-storey purpose built backpacker hostel with a relaxed friendly atmosphere. This modern hostel is located just three minutes’ walk from the Hanmer Springs Thermal Pools and Spa and the village centre with all its many cafes, shops and restaurants.
Relaxing inside the YHA Hanmer Springs hostel is easy with its log fire, underfloor heating, movie hire, large kitchen and open common room. The backpacker accommodation at this Hanmer Springs hostel is spacious and well thought out with storage space and a table in each room. All en-suite accommodation has free towels as well as free soap and shampoo.
Enjoy the Southern Alps mountain views from the outdoor seating in the courtyard BBQ area, or from the sunny decks at this peaceful Hanmer Springs backpacker accommodation, and have a game of fetch outside with the friendly hostel dog. After a long soak in the Hanmer Springs thermal pools, or an invigorating mountain bike ride in the surrounding reserves, YHA Hanmer Springs, Kakapo Lodge is the perfect backpacker base from which to explore New Zealand.