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Lively, cosy, and comfortable with stunning views out to Lake Wanaka and the mountains, YHA Wanaka is an incredibly popular hostel year-round. Our relaxed, welcoming vibe and open plan living/dining area get rave reviews in the likes of Lonely Planet. Our excellent communal facilities include several communal areas to relax in, plus a roaring log fire, pool table, reading area, balcony, and movie room. We're on hand to help you make the most of your time in Wanaka and can offer a free travel and activity booking service.
All reviews purple cow the kitchen great location double room free pool table private bathroom self contained unit bunk beds communal areas lake view new zealand minute walk great kitchen stayed for nights central location great facilities a great place to stay
This hostel was fantastic. It has a really nice view of the lake and it's in an ideal location for Wanaka. It's spacious with heaps of cool and clean facilities like the big kitchen, laundry room, drying room, reading room, TV room. The movie night...More
Really enjoyed our stay here. Dorm rooms are super spacious and have ensuite bathrooms which we loved. It’s an excellent location, walking distance to the lake and all bars and restaurants. Would highly recommend staying here.
Loved this hostel it was super chilled and set up really nicely. Great big and clean kitchen. The room was nice and spacious too and powerful shower which is an added bonus. It was cool that it offered a free pool table which obviously I...More
Very spacious lounge area and kitchen, nice warm rooms and a great view of the park and lake. Can't beat the location either, the entire town is pretty much a 5 min walk. Highly recommend staying here.
Perfect location with the view of the lake and mountains. 1 min away from the New World Supermarket.
Lots of comfortable seating and log fire to keep the place nice and warm and extra blankets in bedrooms too.
Plenty of plug sockets in common area...More
Response from YHANewZealand, Manager at YHA WanakaResponded 11 June 2018
Thanks so much for your review Maddy.
We think we have the best view in town too if not the country!!
Helen Bell - Hostel Manager
Xin Chao, washing and drying using machines in New Zealand is always a charge, about $3-4 dollars each. Regards Barry PS some motels may have washing machines that are free to use, but you will pay more for the room.