Hanmer Backpackers is the most centrally located hostel in beautiful Hanmer Springs. Our hostel is a small, cozy, friendly and warm Swiss chalet style backpackers providing excellent accommodation and service at low prices. We are the most affordable accommodation provider in Hanmer Springs for the independent traveller.
The main attraction in Hanmer Springs are the Thermal Pools, which are located a 3-4 minute walk from our hostel! But there's more, Hanmer Springs is a fabulous place for mountain biking, hiking / tramping, skiing, rafting, bungee jumping, quad biking, golf, fishing, shopping and many more things.
Our kitchen is well stocked with all the essential cooking equipment, fridges / freezers, free tea, plunger coffee, instant coffee, hot chocolate, milk for the hot drinks and a complete spice rack.
There is a nice outside patio with comfortable garden furniture and a gas BBQ and utensils.
The lounge has some comfy sofas, extensive book exchange, board games, guitar and a massage chair to take care of you sore muscles after a day full of activities.
Downstairs there is a big log burner that will keep the place cozy and warm, even in the winter.
All beds come with bed linen, extra blankets, hot water bottles and are fully made up.
We have 6 different rooms sleeping up to 22 people, varying from dorm (5beds) to private en suite rooms.
Our fireplace will keep you warm. We also have a lounge with TV, BBQ, garden and internet access.
We offer eight onsite parking spaces and two tent sites.
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Hostel Facilities & Policies
- Bicycle parking
- Board Games
- Book exchange
- Breakfast not included
- Card phones
- Ceiling fan
- Common Room
- Credit Cards Accepted
- Free City Maps
- Free Parking
- Hair Dryers
- Hot Showers
- Internet Access
- Jobs Board
- Laundry Facilities
- Linen Included
- Luggage Storage
- No Curfew
- Outdoor Terrace
- Taxes included
- Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
- Tours/Travel Desk
- Towels For Hire
- Vending Machines
- Washing Machine
- Wheelchair Accessible
Cancellation PolicyThis property has a 1 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.
Must-Read Hostel InfoThis property has specific Terms & Conditions.
Check in between 14:00 and 21:00, check out 10:00. All bed linen included / beds are fully made up. Free coffee, tea, hot chocolate, milk (for the hot drinks), BBQ and massage chair.
Minimum noise policy after 22:30.
Alcohol is allowed in moderation, intoxication is not. Smoking is not allowed inside. No under aged persons in dorm rooms unless supervised by an adult. Families are welcome though kids will have to be supervised by an adult at all times. Wireless internet only. No TV
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Right in the Heart of beatifull Hanmer Springs at the feet of Conical Hill. Along the main road (41 Conical hill road) 1 minute drive past the Information centre and hot pools.
1.5 hour drive from Christchurch.
Located right in the centre of town, on 41 Conical Hill Road, about 2-3 minute walk from the thermal pools. 1 minute from the supermarket, most pubs, restaurants, mini golf, mountain bike rental and other activities.