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YHA Motueka Laughing Kiwi Backpackers & Self Contained Bach, Motueka

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310 High StreetMotueka7120New Zealand

No-frills hostel in Motueka
  • Free WiFi and free parking
  • They charge 5% if you use a credit card.Mar 31, 2017
  • The hostel was close to town, so that was great for shopping and eating. The common room…Jul 12, 2016
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YHA Motueka Laughing Kiwi Backpackers & Self Contained Bach, Motueka

from $17
  • Room, 1 Queen Bed, Shared Bathroom (Private Double )
  • Shared Dormitory, Shared Bathroom (6 beds)
  • Room, 1 Double Bed, Ensuite (Ensuite)
  • Room, 2 Single Beds, Shared Bathroom (Private twin room)
  • Apartment, 3 Bedrooms (Self Contained Apartment)
  • Basic Cabin
  • Basic Cabin, 1 Double Bed
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At a glance

Key facts


  • Check-in time 2 PM-8 PM
  • Check-out time is 10 AM
The front desk is open daily from 8 AM - 8 PM
If you are planning to arrive after 8 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • Children (10 years old and younger) not allowed

  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Free self parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Barbecue grills
Things to do
  • Spa tub
  • Free bicycles on site
  • Kayaking on site
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Television in common areas

In the room

Stay connected
  • Free WiFi

YHA Motueka Laughing Kiwi Backpackers & Self Contained Bach, Motueka’s small print


This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

What’s around YHA Motueka Laughing Kiwi Backpackers & Self Contained Bach, Motueka


  • Motueka District Museum (8-minute walk)
  • Kaiteriteri Mountain Bike Park (8.4 mi / 13.6 km)
  • Kaiteriteri Beach (8.5 mi / 13.7 km)
  • Riuwaka Resurgence (10.5 mi / 16.9 km)
  • Marahau Beach (11.1 mi / 17.9 km)
  • Mahana Estates (12.5 mi / 20.1 km)
  • Kahurangi Estate (12.7 mi / 20.4 km)
  • Ngarua Caves (12.7 mi / 20.5 km)

Getting around

  • Nelson (NSN) 36-min drive
  • Free self parking

YHA Motueka Laughing Kiwi Backpackers & Self Contained Bach, Motueka

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