If you are a budget traveller and enjoy meeting people of different nationalities, backpacker accommodation in New Zealand is for you. Backpackers and hostel accommodation offer a friendly environment where the emphasis is on getting travellers together.
Backpacker and hostel accommodation in New Zealand offers central kitchen and bathroom facilities and a mixture of shared rooms (dormitories) as well as single, twin and double rooms.
Backpacker accommodation is usually comfortable and reliable for a good night's sleep. Primarily geared towards younger travellers, backpacker accommodation in New Zealand is seen as a fun and sociable way to discover the country. Backpackers have an international flavour with a large number of backpacker visitors to New Zealand coming from Europe and North America.
Backpackers lodges can be found in most parts of New Zealand, especially adventure tourism hotspots, or places where young people are drawn to, like city centres or popular beach resorts. Compared to hotels and motels, backpacker accommodation is relatively cheap, with some offering deals for long stays.