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YHA Aoraki Mt Cook

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Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

Have just stayed the1 night at the Mt Cook YHA would have liked to have stayed for 2 but that was not possible when I made the booking months ago. Even though the weather was not the best for Viewing the Mtn - actually never saw it at all due to cloud but that's ok the place is still amazing....

Thank Wishiownedacombi
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

We wanted to stay in the Mount Cook Village and struggled to find a place, so booked two beds here. It was really nicely situated with great views from all windows. The dormitory was clean, equipped with lockers. The bathroom was rather small but clean. Kitchen was well equipped and clean as well. The common rooms were spacious and comfortable.

Thank Adéla D
Knoxville, Tennessee
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was my first experience at a hostel (I am 59) and I must say I was pleasantly surprised. It was so clean and quiet. I do have to warn you that the customers make these amazing dishes in the kitchen and you will be tempted to ask them their recipes. The view from our window was amazing and the...

Thank CLeeGo
Catania, Italy
Reviewed 1 week ago

The way to go there is just georgous, probably the best hostel i have been in New Zealand. Everything is clean, the kitchen is well equiped. Nice staff. We very appreciate the sauna. Big windows everywhere to see the landscape, its a little chalet where its lovely to spend the holidays. You can also buy food there, which is nice...

Thank Marie-Anne M
George Town, Malaysia
Reviewed 13 October 2016

When we finally reached Aoraki Mount Cook Alpine Village, the sun had gone down and the weather began to turn cold. I parked my car after unloading passengers and luggage. Walking alone from the parking lot to YHA, I could see the snow-capped mountain in the background. While the wind whistling outside, I could hear the burst of laughters from...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Compared to other hostels in NZ this is defiantly on the more expensive side. However it is also a very nice spot. Decent kitchen, wood panelled walls, free sauna and brilliant views, if the weather allows. There is also a fairly well stocked shop. Handy considering there are very few shopping options in the village.

Thank JJXF123
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Really nice hostel, the price is relative cheap for the hostel wich is beautiful, clean, well take care, the staff helped us so much!!! I loved it! I would recomend it to everybody. The kitchen is spacious with all the things that you need.

Thank Delfina P
Kilgarvan, Ireland
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Friendly staff with nice size dorm rooms with lockable lockers for storage. Stayed here 3 nights and really enjoyed the view of Mt Cook from my room. Free good strength wifi Clean kitchen Sauna to relax after a long hike Comfortable communal area Tv room

Thank keithicus
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Reviewed 22 September 2016

They were three amazing days on accomodation here. Clean, tidy, good kitchen, you had something to shop inside de hostel, a sauna included in price. People at reception was really helpful and the town is sooooo pretty. If you are on travel in NZ you have to stay here.

Thank Gabriela C
Sherbrooke, Canada
Reviewed 16 August 2016

There isn't a lot of hostels or budget accommodations in Mt Cook, so I decided to go to the YHA because it was the cheapest. It's a nice hostel, but a little pricey (you can have an hostel as nice in another city for cheaper). The rooms were clean, the kitchen is large enough and clean. There is a nice...

Thank Marie-Eve J

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to YHA Mt Cook! Our beautiful alpine lodge in the Heart of Aoraki / Mt Cook National Park is the perfect base to explore and experience New Zealand's Southern Alps. Enjoy the natural beauty of the area by taking walks suitable for all ages and abilities. Kayaking, Skiing, Boating, Flying and Stargazing are all activities that can be enjoyed here in Aoraki / Mt Cook, as well as comfortable dining in the village's cafes and restaurants. ... more   less 

Additional Information about YHA Aoraki Mt Cook

Address: 1 Bowen Drive | cnr Bowen & Kitchener, Mt. Cook Village, Aoraki Mount Cook National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 8770, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Mackenzie District > Aoraki Mount Cook National Park (Te Wahipounamu) > Mt. Cook Village
Price Range: ₹ 1,799 - ₹ 3,695 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — YHA Aoraki Mt Cook 4.5*
Number of rooms: 72
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Yha Mt. Cook Hotel Mt. Cook Village
YHA Aoraki Mt Cook New Zealand/Mt. Cook Village
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