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    YHA Wanaka

    94 Brownston Street, Wanaka 9305, New Zealand
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    Breakfast included
    4.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 289 reviews

    Reviewed yesterday

    I have been to Wanaka 5 times now and have stayed here for two of those stays. The Purple Cow is in a fantastic location so very close to town and shops, but not to noisy. We went a double ensuite self contained private. It...More

    Thank Renee W
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    View from main lounge is amazing. Excellent well supplied kitchen. Everything very clean. Great central location with supermarket, bars, restaurants and the lake all within easy walking distance and yet it's quiet. We stayed in a Twin Ensuite Private room. The Ensuite bathroom, kitchenette and...More

    Thank dlf40
    Response from YHANewZealand, Manager at YHA WanakaResponded 2 days ago

    Thank you so much for your outstanding review! We are always happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay thoroughly. Thanks for explaining the layout of our standard Double and Twin rooms. We have 2-bedroom units, each containing a double and a twin room. A...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    This was my first dorm experience of staying in a hostel but in an actual dorm- eased myself in by staying with my friend in a 4 bed female room. was perfect, wide bunk beds, all with plugs near your head and a big shelving...More

    Thank Fran S
    Response from YHANewZealand, Manager at YHA WanakaResponded 4 days ago

    Thank you very much for taking the time to leave us your excellent review!! I am thrilled to hear that your first dorm experience turned out be perfect. Thanks for commenting positive about the room facilities such as power plugs, shelving and secure lockers for...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    First,...it's a very nice hostel, but to charge for tidy rooms over $100 , sorry, not again. Wi-Fi doesn't work, tv remote control doesn't work, after changing room, tv works but always a annoying background sound. For that money better a motel ! If you...More

    Thank India2012
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    PLENTY OF HEAT. toilet door slides instead of opens. Nice kitchen/living area arrangement. Good hearty fire. Spacious rooms with lockers. Large toilet/shower area, clean. Central location. Good car parking and nice touch of a herb garden. Kitchen is large and well stocked. Good WiFi and...More

    Thank Alistair M
    Response from YHANewZealand, Manager at YHA WanakaResponded 4 weeks ago

    Thank you for staying with us and for taking your time to leave this excellent review! I am happy to hear that you enjoyed the cosy fire and all the facilities we have on offer. I hope you had a chance to help yourself to...More

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    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
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    • Free Parking
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Laundry Service
    • Price range
    • US$ 42 - US$ 94 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 33
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    • South Island >
    • Otago Region >
    • Wanaka
    • Also Known As
    • Yha Wanaka Purple Cow Hotel Wanaka
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    Response from RawrrItsssAlexx | Reviewed this property |
    There is a local ski Hill just a 30 minute drive. Cardrona as well as treble cone!
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