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YHA Wanaka Purple Cow Hostel

94 Brownston Street, Wanaka, Wanaka, New Zealand

Free 1GB WIFI per day for members valid with stay YHA Wanaka, Purple Cow is situated in the stunning alpine village of Lake Wanaka New Zealand. Our central Wanaka location offers uninterrupted views of Lake Wanaka and New Zealand’s famed Southern Alps, with a range of warm and comfortable budget accommodation and great communal facilities. Read more

92% Overall Rating 39 out of 42 customers would recommend this property based on 42 reviews

Atmosphere 86%

Cleanliness 96%

Facilities 90%

Location 97%

Safety 92%

Staff 92%

Value 92%

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What's Included

  • Linen
  • Luggage Room

Facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Late Check-out
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Adaptors
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Board Games
  • Book Exchange
  • Cable TV
  • Card Phones
  • Common Room
  • DVDs
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Parking
  • Games Room
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Pool Table
  • Postal Service
  • Reading Light
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Steam room
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
  • Vending Machines
  • Washing machine

Purchasable Extras

  • Towel 0.72USD

Important Information

YHA Cancellations Policy
• To cancel any bookings a NZ$5.00 cancellation fee applies per transaction.
• For cancellations made before 6pm the day before arrival - full refund.
• For cancellations made after 6pm the day before arrival - no refund for the first night.
• Cancellations on bookings made on the day of arrival will receive no refund for the first night, normal cancellation policy applies for subsequent nights.
• If you do not advise the Hostel the non-arrival clause applies.

Check-in / Check-out

Earliest check-in: 14:00

Latest Check-out: 10:00

Policies

  • Age Restriction
  • Child Friendly
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • No Curfew
  • Taxes Included

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Wanaka?

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Free 1GB WIFI per day for members valid with stay YHA Wanaka, Purple Cow is situated in the stunning alpine village of Lake Wanaka New Zealand. Our central Wanaka location offers uninterrupted views of Lake Wanaka and New Zealand’s famed Southern Alps, with a range of warm and comfortable budget accommodation and great communal facilities. Read more

Shared Rooms

3 Bed Mixed Dorm

Sleeps 3

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Standard 4 Bed Male Dorm Ensuite

Sleeps 4

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Grade

Standard

Standard 4 Bed Female Dorm Ensuite

Sleeps 4

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Grade

Standard

Standard 6 Bed Female Dorm Ensuite

Sleeps 6

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Grade

Standard

Deluxe 6 Bed Mixed Dorm Ensuite

Sleeps 6

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Grade

Deluxe

Basic 6 Bed Mixed Dorm Ensuite

Sleeps 6

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Grade

Basic

Standard 4 Bed Mixed Dorm Ensuite

Sleeps 4

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Grade

Standard

Standard 6 Bed Mixed Dorm Ensuite

Sleeps 6

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Grade

Standard

Private Rooms

Deluxe Double Bed Private Ensuite

Sleeps 2

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Grade

Deluxe

Superior Double Bed Private Ensuite

Sleeps 2

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Grade

Superior

Standard Double Bed Private Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 2

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Standard

Standard Twin Private Ensuite

Sleeps 2

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Grade

Standard

Standard Double Bed Private Ensuite

Sleeps 2

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Grade

Standard

About YHA Wanaka Purple Cow

YHA Wanaka, Purple Cow backpacker hostel offers a choice of quality budget accommodation, designed for the independent traveler. YHA Wanaka accommodation boasts a great range of facilities, designed to make your stay as comfortable and enjoyable as possible. Our famed open plan lounge/dining area has a roaring log fire and boasts stunning views of Lake Wanaka and New Zealand's Southern Alps.

With great inside and outside areas the view is there to enjoy no matter the weather, whether curled up by the fire, playing a game of Pool on our free table during the winter or enjoying a BBQ out in the sun during summer.

Why not take advantage of our great projector room enjoy a movie or your local sport on SKY TV.

Please note:
YHA Cancellations Policy
• To cancel any bookings a NZ$5.00 cancellation fee applies per transaction.
• For cancellations made before 6pm the day before arrival - full refund.
• For cancellations made after 6pm the day before arrival - no refund for the first night.
• Cancellations on bookings made on the day of arrival will receive no refund for the first night, normal cancellation policy applies for subsequent nights.
• If you do not advise the Hostel the non-arrival clause applies.

Accommodation Information

A wide range of spacious accommodation from Lakeview Doubles to 6 Share Dorm rooms. All rooms have their own ensuite bathrooms.

Location Information

Wanaka is located right at the heart of the Southern Lakes region of New Zealand and is the gateway to the Mt. Aspiring National Park. It is surrounded by some of New Zealand’s best ski fields and excellent heli-skiing. Wanaka is a short drive from Queenstown and shouldn’t be missed. Its charming village atmosphere on the banks of such a beautiful alpine lake makes it an excellent holiday destination. Lake Wanaka often has perfect mirrored reflections of the towering Southern Alps.

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 1 day before arrival. After this date, charges will be applied by the property up to the first nights cost of the reservation, unless otherwise stated in the property’s conditions. Deposits paid are non refundable.