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YHA Raglan

611 Wainui Road, Raglan, New Zealand

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Unique environmental sustainable accommodation on New Zealand’s beautiful West Coast.

  • Dorm
    From $18.58
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Raglan Hostel

Hostel Raglan

Hostelling International

Welcome to our hostel

YHA Raglan, Solscape Eco Retreat offers unique budget accommodation for the travelling surfer, backpacker, family or large group. This hostel is situated in Raglan on New Zealand’s beautiful west coast, 2 hours south of Auckland and overlooking the world famous surf break Manu Bay and Ocean Beach with magnificent views.

With a focus on environmental sustainability, YHA Raglan has unique backpacker accommodation in a recycled Railway Carriage or 'off the grid' eco-living in our Tipi Retreat or contemporary Eco Baches. Soak up the all day sun while you take in the expansive sea views from our spacious grounds or watch the sunset upon the Tasman Sea as it meets the northwestern coast and experience the enchanting twilight views of Raglan’s township encircled by the Whaingaroa Harbour.

YHA Raglan, Solscape Eco Retreat’s environmentally conscious backpacking facilities include non-toxic building materials, earth floors, solar powered LED lighting, solar heated indoor-outdoor showers, composting toilets and gravity-fed fresh mountain stream water. Enjoy your meals in a covered dining area sheltered amongst the punga ferns and manuka. The Raglan hostel staff are dedicated to preserving the natural environment, creating a space for raising awareness on all levels with emphasis on sustainable living and well-being while providing healthy, comfortable lodgings for the rest and rejuvenation of all guests.

Prices

Prices are non-member prices

Dorms - Per guest per night

Beds

Private - Per room per night

Rooms

Important info

  • 24-hour check-in is not available
  • 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.
  • Prices and product availability is as accurate as possible but may be subject to change during checkout

Facilities

Facilities

Leisure & Fitness

  • Common room
  • Garden
  • Terrace / patio

Accessibility

  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Food & Drink

  • Cafe/Bistro
  • BBQ
  • Self-catering kitchen

Facilities - Internet Access

  • Wifi - Charges Apply

Facilities - In-Hostel Services

  • Car Parking at Hostel - Free
  • Booking Centre for HI hostels worldwide
  • Conference Facilities
  • Library / Book Swap
  • Smoking Area
Opening times

Opening times

Open all year

Reception:
From 08:30 to 18:00
Check-in:
From 14:00 to 18:00

Get in touch

Get in touch

Main attractions

Main attractions

  • Ngarunui beach & Coastal Reserve (500m to 1km)
  • Manu Bay (500m to 1km)
  • Waireinga (Bridal Veil) Waterfall (More than 10km)

See the full list of attractions

Reviews

Reviews

The rooms with the old train containers are very nice and special. Unfortunately there is no current avaiable in the ro to charge mobile phones, cameras etc. The kitchen war a mess and really very dirty! The staff did not look after it, which was the biggest problem.

60%

Avatar for Andrea

Andrea,

Sun 17 Nov 2013

Super nice and very unique place with a great view over the bay

93%

Avatar for Johanna

Johanna,

Thu 24 Oct 2013

Location

Location
Around the hostel

Around the hostel

Nearby attractions

  • Beach (500m - 1km)
  • City Centre (5 to 10km)
  • Cycle trails (5 to 10km)
  • Golf course (5 to 10km)
  • Gym (5 to 10km)
  • Hiking / Walking trails (At or next to the hostel)
  • Local market (5 to 10km)
  • Mountainous Area (At or next to the hostel)
  • Museums / Art Galleries (5 to 10km)
  • National / State Park (At or next to the hostel)
  • Nightlife (5 to 10km)
  • Parks / Green Area (At or next to the hostel)
  • Restaurants (5 to 10km)
  • River / Harbour / Lake (500m - 1km)
  • Shopping area / Mall (5 to 10km)
  • Supermarket / Food store (5 to 10km)
  • Wooded Area (At or next to the hostel)
Getting to us

Getting to us

Airport
From Auckland International Airport head south on state highway 1. From Hamilton head west on state highway 23 to Raglan. From Raglan town follow Wainui Rd for 6km towards Manu Bay and on the left you will see the Solscape sign.
Bus
For info about buses from Auckland to Hamilton visit: www.intercity.co.nz. For info about buses from Hamilton to Raglan visit: www.busit.co.nz
Alternate Transport
Solscape is 6km from Raglan towards Manu Bay. We have ample car and van parking for guests.
Sports & activities

Sports & activities

  • Birdwatching
  • Boating
  • Canoeing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Walking / Hiking

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